TORONTO — Jozy Altidore scored his second goal of the game in the 86th minute and Toronto FC tied the New York Red Bulls 3-3 on Sunday to warp up a playoff spot.
Altidore took Michael Bradley’s pass and beat a defender, turning at the edge of the penalty box to fire the ball home. Altidore also scored in a free kick in the 68th minute to pull Toronto (13-8-8) within one. He has eight goals in his last nine games.
The Red Bulls (12-9-9) missed a chance to clinch a playoff spot, blowing 2-0 and 3-1 leads
Toronto is 7-1-2 in its last 10 games to take a two-point lead in the Eastern Conference to two points
The Red Bulls extended their club-record unbeaten streak in league play to 12 games (5-0-7).
Bradley Wright-Phillips, scoring in his sixth straight game, upped his season goals total to 20 with a pair for New York. The Red Bulls also got an own goal from Toronto’s Steven Beitashour.
Bradley also scored for Toronto, which fell behind 2-0 after 31 minutes.
GALAXY 2, SPORTING KC 2, TIE
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Landon Donovan scored 2 minutes after entering as a second-half substitute and Los Angeles tied Sporting Kansas City.
Donovan came on in the 74th minute and scored off a give-and-go with Robbie Rogers.
Los Angeles (11-4-15) moved into second place in the Western Conference standings — four points behind FC Dallas. Sporting KC (11-12-7) is five points ahead of Seattle for the sixth and final playoff spot.
Alan Gordon scored his second goal in two games in the seventh minute to give Los Angeles a 1-0 lead. Jacob Peterson tied it in the 50th, and Dominic Dwyer made it 2-1 in the 69th.