David Villa cracks 50-plus goals, Tim Howard shines and the best of the MLS weekend

While the Confederations Cup was garnering the attention of most casual soccer fans, there was a full slate of matches in Major League Soccer this weekend. Here’s the scoreboard and what you need to know and see.

Saturday

New York City FC 2, Seattle Sounders 1
Atlanta United 3, Columbus Crew 1
Chicago Fire 2, New England Revolution 1
Montreal Impact 3, Orlando City 3
Toronto FC 2, D.C. United 0
San Jose Earthquakes 0, Sporting KC 0
Colorado Rapids 2, Portland Timbers 1
Real Salt Lake 1, Minnesota United 0
Vancouver Whitecaps 1, FC Dallas 1
Los Angeles Galaxy 2, Houston Dynamo 2

Sunday

Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls, 5 p.m. ET

Must-see moments

Big day for El Guaje

NYCFC star striker David Villa surpassed the 50-goal mark in his short MLS career, doing so in his 78th match as NYCFC beat the Seattle Sounders 2-1 in the pouring rain at Yankee Stadium. He actually scored both goals in the match and now has 51, an impressive mark for the league’s top striker. Take a look at the 50th goal, a fine PK.

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