- Associated Press - Thursday, July 17, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Benny Feilhaber scored three minutes into added time as Sporting Kansas City earned its fourth consecutive away win by beating the Columbus Crew 2-1 Wednesday in Major League Soccer.

Feilhaber rifled a shot off the crossbar from just outside the box to move Sporting KC into first place in the Eastern Conference.

C.J. Sapong’s header gave Sporting a 1-0 lead in the first half, before Columbus equalized when Chad Barson lofted a cross inside the that deflected off Igor Juliao’s shoulder for an own goal in the 69th minute.

Jermain Defoe scored from a penalty in the 63rd minute to give Toronto a 1-1 draw with Vancouver.

Vancouver took a 1-0 lead after Darren Mattock scored in the 50th minute.

At Chester, Pennsylvania, Conor Casey scored one goal in the 9th minute and set up another as the Philadelphia Union ended a seven-game winless streak at home with a 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls.

Casey touched a cross to Fred who slid the ball past goalkeeper Luis Robles in the 51st minute before Bradley Wright-Phillips leveled the scores New York in the 60th.

Philadelphia’s Sebastien Le Toux converted a penalty in the 69th minute.

Robbie Keane had two goals and set up two others for Los Angeles and Gyasi Zardes scored twice as the Galaxy extended the New England Revolution’s losing streak to six games with a 5-1 victory.

The Galaxy opened the scoring in the 10th minute with Keane’s perfectly placed ball from the corner of the box. He added another in the 78th minute.

The Revolution’s A.J. Soares was sent off in the 29th minute after a studs-up challenge. The Galaxy’s Dan Gargan took down Teal Bunbury inside the box seven minutes later and was shown a red card. Lee Nguyen converted the penalty kick for the Revolution.

Stefan Ishizaki scored the Galaxy’s other goal off a deflected free kick.

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