Youri Djorkaeff scored his second goal of the game in the 86th minute as the New York/New Jersey MetroStars pulled out a 5-4 home win over the Eastern Conference-leading New England Revolution.

Djorkaeff scored the game-winner on a sharp-angled shot from the right wing. That came shortly after Mike Magee, who also had two goals for the MetroStars, scored the tying goal in the 76th minute.

* FIRE 2, CREW 1: Chris Rolfe scored his second goal of the game in the 84th minute to give Chicago a victory on the road.

Rolfe opened the scoring in the fifth minute, and Columbus's Knox Cameron tied it in the 80th minute.

* GALAXY 2, WIZARDS 2: Davy Arnaud and Josh Wolff scored late goals to earn host Kansas City a tie.

Arnaud scored in the 81st minute and Wolff tied it in the 86th.

Los Angeles scored two first-half goals off Landon Donovan's corner kicks, with Chris Albright connecting in the 26th minute and Herculez Gomez scoring in the 36th.

* EARTHQUAKES 2, CHIVAS USA 1: Alejandro Moreno scored in stoppage time to give San Jose a win on the road. Danny Califf scored for the Earthquakes in the 82nd minute.

FIFA U-17 Championship

Ryan Soroka, Kyle Nakazawa and Preston Zimmerman scored to lead the United States to a 3-2 victory over North Korea at the under-17 World Championships in Chiclayo, Peru. The victory moved the Americans into a tie with Italy atop Group C with three points.

Soroka scored off a throw-in, and Nakazawa connected on a free kick in the first half. Zimmerman scored the eventual game-winner off a corner kick in the 72nd minute.

"It was our first game in the World Championship and we came away with three points, so we accomplished our goal," said American Coach John Hackworth, who raised his record in international play to 13-3-1. "I'm proud of the guys' effort today, but we can play much better and were going to have to if we want to progress in this tournament."


Defending champion Chelsea defeated Charlton, 2-0, in London yesterday and has yet to yield a goal through six games in the English Premier League.

Hernan Crespo and Arjen Robben scored for Chelsea, which increased its lead to six points. Crespo, starting in place of Didier Drogba, headed in a goal in the 55th minute and Robben added another in the 60th.

Marlon Harewood, who had a hat trick last Monday, scored West Ham's first goal in a 2-1 victory at Fulham. The second came after Harewood's shot hit the post and bounced off goalkeeper Tony Warner before going in.

Luis Boa Morte scored for Fulham. U.S. striker Brian McBride had two good chances for Fulham, but West Ham goalkeeper Roy Carroll made two superb saves.

Tottenham missed a chance to move into third place after being held to a 1-1 tie at Aston Villa. James Milner gave the hosts the lead in the fourth minute, but Spurs substitute Robbie Keane scored the tying goal in the 78th minute.


Inter Milan bounced back from its loss at Palermo last week with a 3-0 home victory over Lecce.

Obafemi Martins, Dejan Stankovic and second-half substitute Julio Ricardo Cruz scored for Inter, which is tied with three other clubs with six points for first place in Serie A.

Parma got its first win of the season, getting a goal from Bernardo Corradi to beat Empoli, 1-0.