News

Donovan goal gives MLS 2-1 win over Bayern Munich

Donovan goal gives MLS 2-1 win over Bayern Munich

The MLS All Star game scoreboard at Providence Park. August 6th, 2014. Photo: KPUG/KPUG - Doug Lange

ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Landon Donovan scored the go-ahead goal in a 2-1 victory over German power Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in the Major League Soccer All-Star game.

Making his record 14th All-Star appearance, Donovan dribbled the ball to the top of the box before blasting it past German World Cup goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the 70th minute.

The Bundesliga champions had seven members of the World Cup-winning German national team, but most of them remained on the bench until about the final 10 minutes.

The MLS team included several players from the U.S. World Cup squad that advanced out of the group stage in Brazil, including Seattle’s Clint Dempsey and Toronto’s Michael Bradley.

Donovan, the L.A. Galaxy striker who was left off the U.S. World Cup team, got a standing ovation from the crowd when he was subbed out following his goal.

Bradley Wright-Philips of the New York Red Bulls tied it for the All-Stars early in the second half. Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring for Bayern early in the first half.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Sports

Crosby helps Penguins beat Lightning to force Game 7

Fresh
Sidney Crosby Twitter

Game 7 is Thursday night, with the Penguins hoping to reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2009 and the Lightning looking to advance to the Cup Final for the second straight year.

2 hours ago in Sports

Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

Fresh
OKC wins Twitter

The Warriors must win Game 5 on Thursday in Oakland to keep their season alive.

9 hours ago in Sports

No exaggeration, NBC Preakness ratings up over last year

pimlico

The figures were released Tuesday by NBC, based on data from The Nielsen Company. The Preakness had a 5.8 rating and 14 share, up 5 percent from last year's race (5.5 rating, 13 share).

9 hours ago in Sports

Mark Sanchez a surprise participant in Broncos OTAs

broncossanchez16145640710800

The Super Bowl champs' new starting quarterback had been expected to miss the first week of workouts after a weight room mishap May 13.

12 hours ago in Entertainment

Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

15-overlay-11

A Pennsylvania judge ordered entertainer Bill Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004.

Bellingham Traffic