Roma defeats MLS All-Stars 3-1

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AS Roma MLS All StarsKANSAS CITY, Kan. — A raucous crowd packed into one of Major League Soccer’s glitzy new stadiums to watch a team comprised of its best players on a picturesque late-summer night.

All that was missing was the outcome fans desired.

Italian powerhouse AS Roma, led by longtime star Francesco Totti and American midfielder Michael Bradley, scored 4 minutes into the game Wednesday night, then added two second-half goals to rout a team of MLS All-Stars 3-1 and dampen what had been a festive celebration of soccer in Kansas City.

Kevin Strootman and Alessandro Florenzi each had a goal and an assist, and Junior Tallo also scored for Roma, the three-time Serie A champions. Omar Gonzalez of the Los Angeles Galaxy scored the only goal for the MLS side in second-half stoppage time. Read more

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