TORONTO (AP) – Christian Makoun converted a penalty in the fifth minute of injury and Inter Miami beat Toronto FC 1-0 on Tuesday for the first three-game winning streak in club history.
Miami has won five of its last six games, with a draw, including 1-0 wins over Cincinnati, Columbus and Toronto.
Inter have kept a clean sheet in four games in a row for the first time in club history.
Thanks to his good streak, he has reached 32 points, to place himself in fifth place in the Eastern Conference.
Toronto, which was left with 10 men, had six losses in a row. It is the last of the East with 15 units.
Makoun, who was brought down by Chris Mavinga, outwitted goalkeeper Alex Bono, who dived to the opposite side.
Kemar Lawrence received a direct red card in the 37th minute for holding Robbie Robinson and avoiding a clear scoring opportunity.
Also on Tuesday, the Columbus Crew beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1, with one goal from Darlington Nagbe and another from Spaniard Miguel Berry.
Reigning MLS champion Columbus had lost eight of his last nine games, including two in a row. He now has 30 points and is in ninth place in the East.
The Red Bulls number 23 and are eleventh.
Colombian Jáder Obrian added a double for FC Dallas to equal 3-3 with New York City FC.
Dallas climbed to 10th place in the West with 27 points. The New York team is fourth in the East with 35.
Darlington Nagbe and Miguel Berry scored 14 minutes apart late in the second half and the Columbus Crew beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Columbus (8-11-6) had lost eight of its last nine, including two straight defeats. New York (6-11-5) is winless in nine straight visits to Columbus, including the playoffs. New York’s last win at the Crew was a 2-1 victory in 2015.
Nagbe headed in a rebound in the 74th to tie it at 1. Berry had a rebound fall to feet at the back post and he got past his defender to send it by goalkeeper Carlos Miguel Coronel in the 88th.
New York scored in the 25th when Patryk Klimala sent home a loose ball in front of the net.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Jáder Obrian scored two goals to help FC Dallas tie New York City FC 3-3 on Tuesday night.
Dallas (6-10-9) has only lost one of its last six away matches — with three draws. New York City (10-8-5) had its seven-game home winning streak snapped. The seven-match run was a club record.
Dallas’ only lead came in the fourth minute when Obrian took advantage of a defensive mistake and easily sent it into the back of the net from close range. Dallas tied it at 2 in the 63rd when Jesus Ferreira ran past the defense for Ricardo Pepi’s through ball and sent goalkeeper Sean Johnson diving the wrong way. Obrian tied it at 3 by sending a shot from the corner of the 6-yard box off the hand of Johnson.
For New York, Maximiliano Morález tied it at 1 in the 20th minute by sending home Jesús Medina’s back-heel pass. In the 57th, Medina sent in a rebound of Morález’s shot for a 2-1 lead and Talles Magno scored his first MLS goal in the 68th.
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