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Eastern: Sporting KC in lead; Western: Timbers clinch first
by Paul Kennedy, October 27th, 2013 12:44AM

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[MLS REWIND: Week 35] Sporting Kansas City moved into the lead for the Supporters' Shield and took over first place in the Eastern Conference with a 2-1 win at Philadelphia that knocked the Union out of playoff contention. Meanwhile, the Portland Timbers clinched first in the Western Conference with a 5-0 win at Chivas USA.

The only team to clinch a playoff berth was Colorado, which was all but mathematically secure before San Jose's 2-1 win over FC Dallas. Montreal's 1-0 loss at Toronto left the door open for Chicago to overtake the Impact with a win or tie against New York and New England and Houston to do the same with wins on Sunday.

New York needs to beat Chicago to win the Supporters' Shield and take first place in the Eastern Conference.

Video: Weekend Timeline

MLS WEEK 35, Results:
Saturday, October 26
Philadelphia 1 Sporting KC 2.
KC: Graham Zusi (Lawrence Olum, Matt Besler) 47
PHI: Jack McInerney (Jeff Parke) 88
KC: Lawrence Olum (Teal Bunbury) 90+2
Att.: 18,462.

Saturday, October 26
Toronto FC 1 Montreal 0.
TFC: Robert Earnshaw (Jonathan Osorio) 16
Att.: 13,211.

Saturday, October 26
San Jose 2 FC Dallas 1.
SJ: Walter Martinez (Justin Morrow) 27
SJ: Chris Wondolowski (Steven Lenhart) 57
DAL: Stephen Keel (Blas Perez) 90
Att.: 10,525.

Saturday, October 26

Chivas USA 0 Portland 5.
POR: Diego Valeri 16
POR: Diego Valeri 29
POR: Rodney Wallace (Diego Valeri, Mamadou Danso) 34
POR: Ryan Johnson 72
POR: Will Johnson 76   
Att.: 11,024.

Wednesday, October 23
Real Salt Lake 2 Chivas USA 1.
RSL: Alvaro Saborio 49.
RSL: Joao Plata 52.
CHV: Julio Morales (Carlo Chueca) 77.
Att.: 20,447.

MLS WEEK 35, Schedule:
Sunday, October 27
1:30 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Houston NBC
4 pm ET
Columbus vs. New England
5 pm ET
New York vs. Chicago UniMas
8 pm ET
Vancouver vs. Colorado
9 pm ET
Seattle vs. LA Galaxy ESPN
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MLS STANDINGS:
Eastern Conference:
PTS (GP) TEAM W-L-T +/-

58 (34) *Sporting KC 17-10-7 47/30
56 (33) *New York 16-9-8 53/39
49 (34) Montreal 14-13-7 50/49
49 (33) Chicago 14-12-7 45/47
48 (33) New England 13-11-9 48/38
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48 (33) Houston 13-11-9 39/40
46 (34) Philadelphia 12-12-10 42/44
41 (33) Columbus 12-16-5 42/45
29 (34) Toronto FC 6-17-11 30/47
16 (33) D.C. United 3-23-7 21/57
*Clinched playoff berth.

Western Conference:
PTS (GP) TEAM W-L-T +/-
57 (34) *Portland 14-5-15 54/33
56 (34) *Real Salt Lake 16-10-8 57/41
52 (33) *LA Galaxy 15-11-7 52/37
51 (33) *Seattle 15-12-6 41/41
51 (33) *Colorado 14-10-9 45/35
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51 (34) San Jose 14-11-9 35/42
45 (33) Vancouver 12-12-9 50/45
44 (34) FC Dallas 11-12-11 48/52
26 (34) Chivas USA 6-20-8 30/67
*Clinched playoff berth.
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MLS LEADING SCORERS:
G PLAYER (TEAM)
20 Marco Di Vaio (Montreal)
20 Mike Magee (LA Galaxy/Chicago)
19 Camilo (Vancouver)
15 Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy)
13 Diego Fagundez (New England)
13 Dominic Oduro (Columbus)
12+1 Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake)
12+1 Jack McInerney (Philadelphia)
11+1 Chris Wondolowski (San Jose)
11 Tim Cahill (New York)
11 Federico Higuain (Columbus)
11 Blas Perez (FC Dallas)


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