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Kick Off: USMNT draws with Peru | Canada rolls | Three key Wednesday tilts

Here is everything you need to know about MLS and North American soccer this morning:

USMNT pegged back late by Peru


Wednesday night guests Peru leveled with four minutes to play to hold the US national team to a 1-1 friendly draw. In our USMNT player ratings, young scorer Josh Sargent took home top marks. READ MORE | RECAP

Les Rouges rout Dominica

Canada continued their rampant start to Conacaf Nations league qualifying with a 5-0 stroll past Dominica in Toronto. Jonathan David notched a goal and an assist to stand at the top of the class in Daniel Squizzato’s player ratings. READ MORE | RECAP

Can D.C. go clear in playoff race?

In-form D.C. United can move four points ahead in the battle for the last playoff slot in the East by defeating a shorthanded Toronto FC outfit in Wednesday’s home tilt (7:30 pm ET | TSN2 in Canada, full TV & streaming info). The Reds have dropped just one of their last six in the US capital, but will be missing key players to suspension, injuries and international excursions. PREVIEW

SKC aim to reclaim second

Wednesday’s nightcap will see Sporting KC visit a Vancouver side desperate to keep playoff hopes alive (10 pm ET | TSN2 in Canada – full TV & streaming info). The visitors, who demolished Vancouver 6-0 earlier this year, can regain second place in the West with a victory. PREVIEW

Sounders invade Orlando City

Though weakened by some key absences, Seattle also have a midweek chance to improve their postseason lot on a trip to Orlando City (7:30 pm ET | TV & streaming info). The Lions, who have been shut out five straight times heading into this contest, have yet to defeat their Wednesday visitors in three tries (0-2-1). PREVIEW

Crew SC jump in Power Rankings

Columbus made the biggest jump of the week in our Power Rankings. Despite being idle, Gregg Berhalter’s boys climbed three spots to ninth. READ MORE

Herrera set for NYCFC return

New York City FC midfield ace Yangel Herrera is in line for a surprise return from injury against D.C. United this weekend. The Venezuela starlet was originally expected to miss the rest of the season, but has resumed full training and is slated for a sub shift to regain match fitness ahead of the playoffs. READ MORE

Tata to become El Tri boss?

According to Azteca Deportes reporter David Medrano, Atlanta United boss Tata Martino will leave to take over Mexico’s national team in December. However, Five Stripes exec Carlos Bocanegra has suggested it’s best not to believe everything you read. READ MORE Must-Watch


The Club & Country crew recaps the USMNT’s draw with Peru


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