Donovan double denies RSL, Quakes win
Real Salt Lake threw away an early two-goal lead and were defeated 3-2 at home by the
The hosts were up two goals with little more than a quarter of the game gone, thanks to goals from Kyle Beckerman and Alvaro Saborio, but Landon Donovan crucially pulled a goal back before the half-hour to give
Mike Magee equalised five minutes after half-time and Donovan struck again in the 68th minute to earn his side just their fifth win of the season.
Real Salt Lake's slip allowed the
They left it late, though, after falling behind to Brian Mullan's 18th-minute goal. Substitute Alan Gordon equalised in the 83rd minute before Chris Wondolowski's 90th-minute penalty sealed victory.
There was also a crucial last-minute goal in Houston, where Will Bruin earned the Dynamo a 3-3 draw with Toronto FC. Toronto led 3-1 at half-time, Danny Koevermans scoring twice after Dynamo defender Bobby Boswell equalled Jeremy Hall's opener, but Bruin pulled one back in the 73rd minute before netting the late equaliser.
Juan Pablo Angel stepped off the bench to earn Chivas USA a 2-1 win over the Montreal Impact. Alejandro Moreno's opener was cancelled out by Felipe Martins, but Angel was introduced in the 78th minute and scored five minutes later to secure victory.
The Seattle Sounders finished level on a goal apiece with Sporting Kansas City despite the last-minute dismissal of Alvaro Fernandez, who was shown a straight red card having only been introduced as a substitute in the 81st minute.
Jacob Peterson put Sporting KC ahead in the eighth minute only for Patrick Ianni to equalise seven minutes later.
Meanwhile, Heath Pearce's 86th-minute goal earned the New York Red Bulls a 1-1 draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps, who had taken the lead 11 minutes earlier through Martin Bonjour.