Crew slip past Revolution 4-3 in MLS

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -Jairo Arrieta scored twice as the Columbus Crew beat the New England Revolution 4-3 victory in major League Soccer on Saturday.

The Crew trailed 2-0 after goals by Ryan Guy in the 17th minute and Jerry Bengtson in the 23rd.

Federico Higuain scored for Columbus three minutes later with a 28-yard free kick and Arrieta leveled it at 2-2 in the 32nd before another Higuain free kick gave the Crew a 3-2 lead.

Lee Nguyen equalized again for the New England in the 81st minute with a penalty before Arrieta finished a long pass from Tony Tchani in the 86th.

In other matches the Montreal Impact downed D.C. United 3-0, the Houston Dynamo drew 1-1 with Toronto FC, the Seattle Sounders beat Chivas USA 6-2, the San Jose Earthquakes defeated the Colorado Rapids 4-1 and the Portland Timbers edged the Seattlke Whitecaps 2-1.

Patrice Bernier scored from the penalty spot and added another goal late in the second half for Montreal's win over United.

The victory extended the Impact's winning streak to five games and moved the club to within a point of the fifth-place United for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Marco Di Vaio also scored for Montreal.

Terry Dunfield scored in the 85th minute at Houston to give Toronto the draw

Dunfield headed a shot from 8 yards off the glove of Houston keeper Tally Hall, off the bottom of the crossbar and into the net.

Will Bruin put Houston ahead 1-0 in the 21st minute, taking a pass from Oscar Boniek Garcia, cutting through two Toronto defenders and chipping a shot from 12 yards.

Fredy Montero scored a hat trick and Mauro Rosales had a hand in three goals as the Sounders earned a big win at Carson California.

Brad Evans and Sammy Ochoa also scored for Seattle, which moved into a share of second place with Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference. The Sounders have won four of their last five games.

Montero scored his first two goals in the 27th and 34th minutes and completed the hat trick to reach 11 goals on the season.

Juan Agudelo scored from a penalty as Chivas went to halftime down 3-1. Miller Bolanos scored in the 64th minute, but Montero's goal 3 minutes later quieted the comeback.

At Santa Clara, California, Simon Dawkins and Alan Gordon each scored a pair of goals as the Earthquakes cruised to a victory over the Rapids.

The league-leading Earthquakes extended their unbeaten streak at Buck Shaw Stadium since Aug. 13, 2011.

Gordon extended his career-best single-season scoring mark to 11 goals with strikes in the 43rd and 75th minutes. Dawkins put San Jose up in the 11th minute and tallied again in the 68th for his fifth and sixth goals of 2012

Franck Songo'o scored the winner for Portland as the Timbers ended a nine-match winless streak with a victory over Pacific Northwest rival Vancouver.

Songo'o's goal, his first with the Timbers, came off a free kick in the 55th minute that beat Whitecaps goalkeeper Joe Cannon.

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