MLS: Wolff's goal gives KC tie

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) " Josh Wolff scored two goals late in the second half to help the Kansas City Wizards rally for a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Fire on Saturday night.

Wolff's tying goal came with a minute left in regulation, as he knocked in a pass from Michael Harrington at the back post, securing a point for the Wizards (2-2-1).

That came after Wolff, a member of the Fire from 1998-2002, converted a cross from Claudio Lopez at the same spot of the field in the 78th minute.

The goals were Wolff's first of the season after he had three in 11 games last year.

Despite the tie, the Fire (2-0-3) extended their season-opening unbeaten streak to a franchise record five games.

Red Bulls 2, Real Salt Lake 0

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) " Macoumba Kanji ended the longest scoring drought in franchise history with a goal in the second minute and added an assist for the Red Bulls.

New York (1-2-2) had scored only one goal in its first four matches, but that came on an own goal in a 1-1 tie against New England in its home opener March 28.

But on Saturday night, Kanji knocked home a crossing attempt from Dane Richards that was initially stopped by keeper Nick Rimando just 1:35 into the game. He later assisted on Juan Pablo Angel's first goal of the season in the 57th minute.

Angel scored 33 goals in his first two seasons with the Red Bulls.

The victory enabled the Red Bulls to continue their domination over Real Salt Lake, improving to 4-0-6 overall, including a 1-0 victory in last year's MLS Western Conference finals. RSL dropped to 2-2 this season.

Chivas USA 2, Sounders 0

CARSON, Calif. (AP) " Chivas USA benefited from an own goal by Seattle and went on to beat the Sounders.

Seattle defender James Riley put the ball into his own net in the 32nd minute, and Chivas' Chukwudi Chijindu scored his first career goal in the 84th minute to seal the win in a match that drew 15,463 to the Home Depot Center.

Each side was missing a player due to suspension. Chivas midfielder Paulo Nagamura and Seattle goalkeeper Kasey Keller picked up red cards in their rsepective matches last week and each served automatic one-match penalties.

Chivas (4-0-1) extend its lead over Seattle (3-2-0) to four points atop the Western Conference, and became the first team in MLS to have double digits in the standings.

Galaxy 1, Earthquakes 1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Bryan Jordan scored in the 76th minute to lift Los Angeles to a draw with San Jose.

Pablo Campos scored in the first half for San Jose (1-1-2), which played without injured midfielder Darren Huckerby.

San Jose defender Chris Leitch sent a long pass down the middle to Campos, who got behind the entire Galaxy defense. Campos was 1-on-1 against Jamaican goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts. Campos faked left and pushed a right-footed shot the other way past a diving Ricketts.

Los Angeles (0-1-3) tied it when Jordan took a perfect pass from former Earthquakes forward Landon Donovan and headed a shot past goalkeeper Joe Cannon.

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