COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gyasi Zardes and Pedro Santos scored and the Columbus Crew overcame a two-goal deficit to tie FC Cincinnati 2-2 on Saturday night in the first regular-season game between the in-state rivals.
Columbus (7-14-5) is unbeaten in its last five games.
Santos ripped a rising left-footer from 30 yards out past the outstretched arms of goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton to tie it in the 62nd minute.
Darren Mattocks headed home a corner kick from Victor Ulloa in the 16th and Emmanuel Ledesma side-netted a finish in the 23rd minute to give Cincinnati a 2-0 lead. Roland Lamah played a cross from the left flank that slipped through three defenders in the area to Ledesma who patiently trapped it before blasting a right-footer.
Gyasi Zardes drew a foul, in the penalty area and converted from the spot in the 45th to make it 2-1 at halftime.
Expansion FC Cincinnati (5-17-3) is winless, with four losses, in its last five.
REVOLUTION 3, SOUNDERS 3, TIE
SEATTLE (AP) — Carlos Gil converted a penalty in the 87th minute to give New England the tie with Seattle.
The penalty kick was awarded when Seattle's Jordy Delem was called for a hand ball on Gil's attempted cross in the penalty area.
Michael Mancienne and Gustavo Bou also scored for New England (9-9-7).
Harry Shipp scored twice and Nico Lodeiro also connected for Seattle (11-7-6).
ORLANDO CITY 1, TORONTO FC 1, TIE
TORONTO (AP) — Patrick Mullins tied it in the 77th minute and Toronto FC played to the draw with Orlando City.
Benji Michel scored for Orlando City (8-11-6) in the 69th minute. Toronto is 9-11-5.