Brad Stuver makes 6 saves, expansion Austin ties Crew 0-0

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP)Brad Stuver had six saves and expansion Austin FC played the defending champion Columbus Crew to a 0-0 tie Sunday night.

Stuver, a 30-year-old who made just nine combined appearances over his first eight MLS season, has two straight shutouts and three in the last four, games. Stuver, who has played every minute this season for Austin, leads MLS with 54 saves and is tied for the shutouts leads.

Austin (2-5-4), which has scored a league-low six goals this season, is scoreless over its last three games and has just one goal in its last seven.

Eloy Room had five saves for Columbus (4-3-3).

FC DALLAS 2, REVOLUTION 1

FRISCO, Texas (AP) – Ricardo Pepi had his first multi-goal game in MLS, Jimmy Maurer made four saves and FC Dallas beat the New England Revolution 2-1 on Sunday night.

The 18-year-old Pepi went into the game with four career goals, including two this season. Dallas (2-4-4) snapped a six-game winless streak.

Gustavo Bou scored for Eastern Conference-leading New England (7-2-2).

NEW YORK CITY FC 2, D.C. UNITED 1

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) – Keaton Parks and Thiago scored late goals to help New York City FC beat D.C. United 2-1.

The 20-year-old Thiago outran Donovan Pines down the right side, cut back to evade the defender and then rolled in a left-footer that deflected off the goalkeeper to give New York City (5-3-2) the lead in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

Parks tied it in the 84th on header off Maximiliano Moralez’s corner kick.

Nigel Robertha scored in the ninth minute for D.C. United (4-6-1).

RED BULLS 0, ATLANTA UNITED 0, TIE

ATLANTA (AP) – Bradley Guzan had four saves and Atlanta tied New York.

Guzan had his third shutout of the season United (2-2-6). Carlos Coronel made three saves for the Red Bulls (4-5-1).

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