NEW YORK ( Associated Press) – Dom Dwyer scored in the 86th minute to guide Atlanta United to a 2-2 draw on Sunday, resulting in Nick Cushing replacing Ronnie Delia as coach for four games in MLS. Won.
Argentine striker Valentin Castellanos scored for NYC (8-4-5) in the 39th and 58th minutes as Dallas’ Jesus Ferreira topped the MLS scoring chart with 10 goals.
Dwyer tied Atlanta (5-7-5) near Mexican attacker Ronaldo Cisneros.
Delia guided NYC to their first MLS title last season, then left to manage Belgian club Standard Lige on 13 June. Since then, NYC has lost to Philadelphia and joined with Colorado, Cincinnati and Atlanta.
United also scored through Josep Martínez, which was Venezuela’s fifth league goal this season.
Both the teams will play next Saturday. NYCFC hosts the New England Revolution, and United plays at home against Austin.
In Foxborough, Massachusetts, Brazil’s Brenner scored for Cincinnati in a 2–2 draw with the Revolution.
Brenner leveled the match for Cincinnati (7-7-4) in the 77th minute with the help of Argentina’s Luciano Acosta.
Also Argentine Gustavo Bou and Colombian Dylan Borrero scored a goal each for Revolution’s Cause (6-5-7).
In St. Paul, Minnesota, Paraguayan forward Luis Amarilla scored the deciding goal in Minnesota United’s 3-2 win over Real Salt Lake.
Amarilla won the match in the 61st minute to put United (7-8-3) ahead 3-0. Argentina’s Emanuele Reynoso assisted in the goal.
United also got two goals from Renoso.
Venezuelan winger Jefferson Savarino and Ecuadorian midfielder Anderson Julio scored a goal each for RSL (8-5-5).
In other results, Dutch goalkeeper Eloy Room saved three shots for the Columbus crew and Andre Blake saved four shots for the Philadelphia Union in a scoreless draw.
Jaroslav Nijgoda scored the tying goal for the Portland Timbers in a 2–2 draw against Nashville.
The Timbers also scored through Colombian forward Diron Esprila.
A goal from Andre Shinyashiki gave Charlotte FC a 2-1 win over Houston Dynamo.
Fafa Picoult gave a discount for Dynamo (6-9-3).
New York Red Bulls beat Sporting Kansas City 1-0; The San Jose Earthquakes beat the Chicago Fire 2-1.