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Shakeup at top of both conferences
by Paul Kennedy, July 14th, 2013 12:50AM

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[MLS REWIND Week 20] The Montreal Impact's defensive problems and the LA Galaxy's late-game woes continued on a day that saw a shakeup at the top of both conferences. Montreal fell to the New York Red Bulls, 4-0, and dropped from first place into a tie with the Red Bulls for second in the Eastern Conference behind Sporting Kansas City, which took over first place with a 3-0 win over Toronto FC. Andrew Jean-Baptiste scored four minutes into stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers a 2-1 comeback win over the Galaxy that moved them into second place in the Western Conference, where Real Salt Lake opened up a four-point lead with a 3-0 win at FC Dallas.

-- Thierry Henry had a goal and two assists. Eric Alexander, Tim Cahill and Peguy Luyindula also scored for the Red Bulls and Alexander and Cahill also hit the woodwork. Montreal has conceded 12 goals in the last four games during which it has earned only two points.

-- Soony Saad had the first two goals to lead Sporting KC past Toronto FC, which has one win in its last 16 games.

-- In international action, the Columbus Crew fell to Wigan Athletic, 2-1, before 8,393 fans at Crew Stadium.

MLS RESULTS, Week 20:
Saturday, July 13
Portland 2 LA Galaxy 1.
LA: Marcelo Sarvas (Hector Jimenez, Sean Franklin) 17
POR: Ryan Johnson (Darlington Nagbe, Diego Valeri) 27
POR: Andrew Jean-Baptiste (Diego Valeri) 90+4
Att.: 20,674.

Saturday, July 13
New York 4 Montreal 0.
NY: Eric Alexander (Thierry Henry) 10
NY: Thierry Henry (Fabian Espindola, Brandon Barklage) 16
NY: Tim Cahill (Thierry Henry) 63
NY: Peguy Luyindula 88
Att.: 17,235.

Saturday, July 13
New England 1 Houston 2.
HOU: Adam Moffat 49
NE: Saer Sene 55
HOU: Adam Moffat 79
Att.: 14,357.

Saturday, July 13
Sporting KC 3 Toronto FC 0.
KC:  Soony Saad (Seth Sinovic) 21
KC:  Soony Saad 51
KC: Claudio Bieler (Benny Feilhaber, Kei Kamara) 63
Red card: Toronto FC -- Reggie Lambe 56
Att.: 21,156.

Saturday, July 13

FC Dallas 0 Real Salt Lake 3.
RSL: Javier Morales 39
RSL: Ned Grabavoy (Kenny Mansally, Javier Morales) 79
RSL: Olmes Garcia (Javier Morales, Luis Gil) 90
Att.: 16,560.

Saturday, July 13
San Jose 1 Seattle 0.
SEA: Walter Martinez (Steven Lenhart) 48
Red card: Seattle -- Osvaldo Alonso 90+5.
Att.: 10,525.

Friday, July 12
Philadelphia 3 Chivas USA 1.
CHV: Jose Correa (Jorge Villafana) 14
PHI: Brian Carroll (Conor Casey, Sebastien Le Toux) 58
PHI: Michael Farfan (Sebastien Le Toux) 82
PHI: Conor Casey (Fabinho) 89
Red card: Chivas USA -- Josue Soto 79.
Att. 15,172.

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 20:
Sunday, July 14
7 pm ET
Vancouver vs. Chicago
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MLS STANDINGS:
Eastern Conference:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-

33 Sporting KC 9-5-6 30/20
32 New York 9-7-4 29/24
31 Montreal 9-5-4 31/29
30 Philadelphia 8-6-6 32/30
29 Houston 8-6-5 22/19
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24 New England 6-6-6 22/16
23 Columbus 6-8-5 23/23
21 Chicago 6-8-3 19/25
13 Toronto FC 2-9-7 16/27
10 D.C. United 2-13-4 8/29

Western Conference:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-

37 Real Salt Lake 11-5-4 32/18
33 Portland 8-2-9 30/18
31 FC Dallas 8-5-7 27/27
30 LA Galaxy 9-8-3 30/24
29 Vancouver 8-5-5  30/26
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27 Colorado 7-7-6 23/22
24 Seattle 7-7-3 21/20
24 San Jose 6-9-6 21/32
14 Chivas USA 3-11-5 17/35
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MLS LEADING SCORERS:
G PLAYER (TEAM)
11 Mike Magee (Los Angeles/Chicago)
11 Marco Di Vaio (Montreal)
10 Camilo (Vancouver)
10 Jack McInerney (Philadelphia)
9+1 Claudio Bieler (Sporting KC)
8 Dominic Oduro (Columbus)
7+1 Conor Casey (Philadelphia)
7+1 Thierry Henry (New York)
7 Robbie Keane (Los Angeles)

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 21:
Wednesday, July 17
9 pm ET
Colorado vs. New England
10:30 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. Toronto FC

Saturday, July 20
4 pm ET
Seattle vs. Colorado
Toronto FC vs. New York
7 pm ET
Montreal vs. FC Dallas
7:30 pm ET
Columbus vs. New England
Philadelphia vs. Portland
8:30 pm ET
Chicago vs. D.C. United
10 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Sporting KC
10:30 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. Vancouver

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 22:
Saturday, July 27
2 pm ET
Toronto FC vs. Columbus
7 pm ET
D.C. United vs. New England
Montreal vs. Sporting KC
New York vs. Real Salt Lake
Vancouver vs. Philadelphia, Univision Dep.
8 pm ET
Houston vs. Chicago, NBCSN
9 pm ET
Colorado vs. LA Galaxy
10:30 pm ET
San Jose vs. Portland

Sunday, July 28

11 pm ET
Seattle vs. Chivas USA, Univision Dep.


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