Cahill strikes in Red Bulls comeback
Recent signing Tim Cahill was among the scorers as New York Red Bulls hit back from 2-0 down to beat Portland Timbers in the latest round of Major League Soccer matches.
Chinedu Dike and Darlington Nagbe had Portland 2-0 up inside 32 minutes but Kenny Cooper netted within seven minutes of his 36th-minute introduction and Cahill, who only joined the club last month, equalised just before half-time.
Heath Pearce then capped an impressive comeback with the 83rd-minute winner, which moves New York to within two points of Eastern Conference leaders Sporting Kansas City.
Houston Dynamo drew 2-2 with
The Western Conference clash between DC United and Philadelphia Union ended 1-1. Brian Carroll gave Philadelphia an eighth-minute lead but they were pegged back by Amobi Okugo's 71st-minute own goal.
There was a fiery end to the contest, with DC United duo Emiliano Dudar and Branko Boskovic and Union's Sheanon Williams all landing red cards.