MLS Goals: Former Gooner Ljungberg scores for Seattle; Casey’s hat-trick for the Rapids downs the Galaxy

LA Galaxy 2 – Colorado Rapids 3 (MLS, April 4, 2009) Conor Casey was the man of the hour for the Rapids, scoring a hat-trick including a goal after an incredible 16 seconds of the match. Omar Gonzales and Alan Gordon had given the Galaxy a 2-1 lead before the high-profile club fell to yet another glorious home defeat.

New England Revolution 2 – FC Dallas 1 (MLS, April 4, 2009) Second half goals by Sainey Nyassi and Steve Ralston were enough for the Revs to overcome a first half deficit and notch their sixth straight victory over Dallas.

Toronto FC 0 – Seattle Sounders 2 (MLS, April 4, 2009) Seattle won the battle of the MLS newbees, with Freddy Ljungberg netting his first goal Stateside in the 15th minute with a clever give-and-go with Nate Jaqua, with the Swede racing into the box to finish past keeper Greg Sutton. Steve Zakuani ensure the visitors’ third straight win since joining the league in the second half.