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D.C. United's Luis Silva, center, celebrates with teammates after he scored the winning goal during an MLS soccer match against Orlando City, Friday, April 3, 2015 in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Stephen M. Dowell) MAGS OUT; NO SALES

Luis Silva’s return gives D.C. United a needed offensive spark

Given just 14 minutes to make an impact in his return to the field Friday, Silva didn’t disappoint. The attacking midfielder stepped up with a stoppage-time free kick that got past the wall and goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring 2-2 during a Champions League soccer match round of 16 second leg, between Real Madrid and Schalke 04 at Santiago Bernabeu stadium, in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Real Madrid loses 4-3 to Schalke but advances in Champions

- Associated Press

Cristiano Ronaldo rescued Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday with two goals in a pulsating 4-3 defeat to Schalke that saw the holders squeeze through to the quarterfinals with a 5-4 victory on aggregate.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring 2-2 during a Champions League soccer match round of 16 second leg, between Real Madrid and Schalke 04 at Santiago Bernabeu stadium, in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Real Madrid advances despite 4-3 loss to Schalke

- Associated Press

Iker Castillas made a pair of diving saves in the final minutes, and Real Madrid advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals despite a wild 4-3 loss to Schalke on Tuesday night that left them with a 5-4 aggregate win in the home-and-home series.

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Americans' new defense will be in attack mode when possible

- Associated Press

Meghan Klingenberg figured she could go above and beyond to further build team camaraderie, and it involved a box of beautiful gourmet doughnuts for her teammates before a recent World Cup tuneup.

Gordon's stoppage time goal gives LA 1-0 win vs. Houston

- Associated Press

Los Angeles' Alan Gordon headed home the winning goal in stoppage time to give the Galaxy a 1-0 victory over Houston on Friday, ending a five-game winless slump in Major League Soccer.

MLS Capsules

- Associated Press

Alan Gordon scored on a header in stoppage time to give the L.A. Galaxy a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Friday night, ending a five-game winless streak.

Conmebol President Juan Angel Napout arrives for a press conference in Asuncion, Paraguay, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Napout confirmed the independence of the disciplinary tribunal board regarding the Boca Juniors-River Plate case in which Conmebol authorities and referee Dario Herrera canceled a Copa Libertadores round of sixteen soccer match between the two rivalries after pepper spray was thrown from the stands towards River Plate players, before the start of the second half of the game. Boca was kicked out of the remainder of the Copa Libertadores competition. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

SAmerican soccer officials still get heat for Boca mayhem

- Associated Press

More than a week afterward, officials at Boca Juniors still believe the club was punished too harshly for the mayhem its fans caused in the Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match against bitter rival River Plate.

Court releases 4 suspects in soccer fight death

Associated Press

A Spanish court has released four suspects in the death of a soccer fan following a brutal street fight between rival "ultra" groups in the Spanish capital in November.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, receives a gift from FIFA President Sepp Blatter, during their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Tuesday he is on a "mission of peace" to resolve tensions between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer federations in the hope of staving off a Palestinian bid to oust Israel from the world governing body. (Mohamad Torokman/ Pool Photo via AP)

Palestinians complain to FIFA over detained player

Associated Press

The head of the Palestine Football Association has complained to FIFA that one of its players was detained by Israel, an incident he says illustrates his demand that the Israelis be suspended.