This weekend's MLS action features several clashes between the hot and cold.
COLUMBUS CREW(winless in a club record nine games; three straight losses)
LOS ANGELES GALAXY(unbeaten in five games; five straight shutouts)
Saturday, 4 pm ET, live on ESPN2.
KANSAS CITY WIZARDS(six straight losses)
NEW YORK RED BULLS(two straight wins)
Saturday, 7:30 pm ET, live on HDNet & FSN-NY.
HOUSTON DYNAMO(unbeaten in nine games)
Saturday, 8:30 pm, live of Direct Kick, FSN-Houston & WB-56.
CHICAGO FIRE(two straight losses, both at home)
D.C. UNITED(six straight wins; undefeated in club record 13 games).
Saturday, 8:30 pm, live on Direct Kick, CSN-Chicago & CSN-DC.
REAL SALT LAKE
FC DALLAS(two straight wins)
Saturday, 10 pm ET, live on Direct Kick & FSN-SW.