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North American Roundup: Henry gets first goal in MLS

HARRISON, New Jersey — Thierry Henry scored his first Major League Soccer goal in the second half of the New York Red Bulls' 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.

Dane Richards, who set up Henry's goal, scored late in the first half for the Red Bulls, who won for the third time in four matches and pulled four points behind first-place Columbus in the Eastern Conference.

The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for San Jose.

In other matches, the Philadelphia Union beat the New England Revolution 2-1, the Colorado Rapids downed Houston Dynamo 3-0, the Kansas City Wizards beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 and the Seattle Sounders edged the Chicago Fire 2-1.

Real Salt Lake played out a scoreless draw with Toronto FC, as did FC Dallas and the Columbus Crew.

Substitute midfielder Justin Mapp set up the equalizer in the 82nd minute and scored the winner in stoppage time as Philadelphia ended a six-match winless streak.

Mapp set up Jack McInerney for the equalizer with a short chip into the box, then converted a feed from Sebastien LeToux for the Union's match-winner, a left-footed drive from 14 meters out.

Jamie Smith scored his first goal of the season less than two minutes into the game, and Conor Casey and Omar Cummings also found the net in Colorado's dominant performance over Houston.

Kansas City's Davy Arnaud and Jimmy Conrad ensured the Wizards' win at Carson California.

The Galaxy had its lead over second-place Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer's Western Conference shrink to three points.

Fredy Montero scored both Seattle goals, including a header in second-half stoppage time, for a comfortable home win.

Montero, who has 10 goals for the season, found the equalizer in the 36th minute after John Thorrington gave Chicago the lead in the 28th.

The game marked the return of Swedish international and former English Premier League star Freddie Ljungberg to Seattle since he was traded by the Sounders to the Fire on July 30.

Nick Wingert and Will Johnson hit the post with shots in the final 10 minutes for defending MLS champion Salt Lake.

A week after having its 17-game home unbeaten streak end with a 4-1 loss to New York, Toronto managed a point at home in match where neither side pressed a consistent attack.

Dallas' draw set an MLS record for going unbeaten away from home and extended its overall undefeated streak to 12 matches.

Mexico: Cruz Azul, Santos claim Apertura wins

MEXICO CITY — Cruz Azul and Santos lead the Mexican Apertura football standings after both clubs claimed their fifth wins of the tournament on Saturday.

Emanuel Villa, Javier Orozco and Alejandro Vela scored to give Cruz Azul a 3-2 win over UANL Tigres, while Santos beat Atlas 3-1 with Carlos Morales, Cristian Benitez and Daniel Luduena scoring second-half goals.

Also on Saturday, Humberto Suazo missed a late penalty as Monterrey drew 1-1 with Chiapas, while Guadalajara played out a scoreless draw with UNAM Pumas. Cesar Gonzalez scored in the final minute as San Luis drew 1-1 with Atlante in the day's late match.

UAG Estudiantes drew 1-1 with Morelia on Friday.

The sixth round of matches continues Sunday with Puebla vs. Pachuca, Toluca vs. Queretaro and America vs. Necaxa.

Villa scored the opening goal for Cruz Azul at home against Tigres after a poor clearance from the visiting defense, but the lead lasted just a minute as Batista equalized from a cross by Francisco Acuna.

Tigres dominated possession, but fell behind just before half time when a center from Rogelio Chavez was met by a powerful header from Orozco.

Orozco has now scored five goals in the tournament and received his first call-up to the Mexican national squad earlier in the week.

Vela scored a third goal for Cruz Azul with a curling shot with the outside of his left foot, but Tigres cut the deficit again when Itamar Batista pounced on a mistake by defender Joel Huiqui to lob his second goal.

Jorge Torres Nilo was sent off for Tigres in the final minute as Cruz Azul held on to claim its fifth win in six games.

Santos kept pace atop the standings as Carlos Morales opened the scoring at home against Atlas in the 57th minute.

Cristian Benitez extended the lead in the 62nd and Daniel Luduena added a third in the 84th, before Fabricio Fuentes scored a consolation goal for Atlas in the 86th.

Chiapas took the lead at Monterrey with a Danilinho goal in the 24th, but the home side pulled level with a Suazo strike four minutes later.

Monterrey had an opportunity to take all three points, but Suazo skied an 80th-minute penalty.

Monterrey remains unbeaten after six games and sits in third place, three points behind the leaders.

Wilmer Aguirre scored the opening goal for San Luis in the 27th minute, but Matias Cardaccio equalized for Atlante in the 38th.

As the game looked to be heading for a draw, substitute Gonzalez hit the winner with a minute of regular time left.

In Sunday's results: Toluca 2, Queretaro 0; Puebla 3, Pachuca 1; America 1, Necaxa 1.

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