MLS Results

The MLS playoff race was largely unchanged from last week. The key results were Seattle's 1-0 win at Columbus and Chivas USA's 2-0 win at D.C. United. Seattle and Chivas opened up a five-point gap on ninth-place D.C. United in the  wild-card race. For all the weekend summaries current standings and leading scorers ...

MLS Playoff Race
(GP) EASTERN W L T GF GA P
(27) Columbus 12 5 10 40 29 46
(28) Chicago 10 7 11 38 34 41
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(GP) WESTERN W L T GF GA P
(28) Los Angeles 11 6 11 34 31 44
(28) Houston 12 8 8 36 27 44
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(GP) WILD CARDS W L T GF GA P
(28) Seattle 10 7 11 33 26 41
(26) Chivas USA 12 9 5 28 25 41
(28) Colorado 10 8 10 41 33 40
(27) New England 10 9 8 32 36 38
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(28) D.C. United 8 8 12 40 42 36
(27) Toronto FC 9 10 8 35 40 35
(27) Kansas City 8 11 8 29 35 32
(28) New York 4 18 6 22 45 18
(27) Real Salt Lake 9 11 7 38 34 34
(27) FC Dallas 9 12 6 45 43 33
(26) San Jose 7 12 7 32 43 28

Sept. 30 in Dallas
FC Dallas 1 New England 0. Goal: Cunningham (Benitez, Harris) 71.
FC Dallas - Sala, Pearce, Ihemelu, John, Benitez, Harris, Hernandez, McCarty, van den Bergh (Chavez 26; Rocha, 76), Cunningham, Ferreira.
New England - Reis, Barnes, Osei, Heaps (Igwe, 10), Alston, Thompson, Joseph, Larentowicz, Tierney (Nyassi, 69), Dube, Videira (Colaluca, 76).
Yellow Cards: FC Dallas - Harris 59, Rocha 88; New England - Videira 26, Osei 51.
Red Cards: FC Dallas - Rocha 91+; New England - Thompson 91+.
Referee: Ramon Hernandez.
Att.: 51,012.
 
Oct. 2 in Carson, Calif.
Los Angeles 1 Chicago 0. Goal: Donovan (Klein) 42.
Los Angeles - Ricketts, Franklin, Berhalter, Gonzalez, DeLaGarza, Klein (Magee, 67), Beckham, Birchall, Lewis (Jordan, 73), Buddle (Gordon, 88), Donovan.
Chicago - Busch, Prideaux, Brown, Conde (Husidic, 78), Banner, Pappa, Lowry (Carr, 64), Pause, Mapp (Dimitrov, 82), McBride, Nyarko.
Yellow Cards: Los Angeles - Birchall 45, Klein 63.
Referee: Alex Prus.
Att.: 21,679.
 
Oct. 3 in Columbus, Ohio
Columbus 0 Seattle 1. Goal: Levesque 36.
Columbus - Hesmer, Brunner, O'Rourke, Zayner (Lenhart, 64), Padula, Gaven, Burns (Ekpo, 71), Carroll, Rogers, Schelotto, Moreno (Renteria, 77).
Seattle - Keller, Riley, Hurtado, Marshall, Gonzalez, Ljungberg, Alonso, Evans, Zakuani (Le Toux, 64), Montero (Vagenas, 89), Levesque (Ianni, 69).
Yellow Cards: Columbus - Moreno 55, O'Rourke 62, Lenhart 95+; Seattle - Riley 84.
Referee: Ricardo Salazar.
Att.: 14,372.
 
Oct. 3 in Washington, D.C.
D.C. United 0 Chivas USA 2. Goals: Own goal 32, Padilla 53.
D.C. United - Kocic, Vaughn, Jakovic, James, Burch (Emilio, 62), Gomez (Moreno, 43), Olsen, Simms, Quaranta, Pontius, Khumalo (Fred, 46).
Chivas USA - Thornton, Talley, Bornstein, Cuesta, Jazic, Padilla (Marsch, 64), Lahoud, Nagamura, Kljestan, Braun, Santos (Galindo, 74).
Yellow Cards: D.C. United - Moreno 56, James 63, Pontius 84; Chivas USA - Cuesta 65.
Red Card: D.C. United - Olsen 65.
Referee: Kevin Stott.
Att.: 24,175.
 
Oct. 3 in Commerce City, Colo.
Colorado 1 New England 1. Goals: Casey pen. 58; Dube 8 (Mansally) 29.
Colorado - Burpo, Moor, Baudet, Palguta (Noonan, 46), Harvey, Kimura, LaBrocca, Mastroeni, Ballouchy, Casey (Diz, 88), Cummings.
New England - Reis, Alston, Barnes, Osei, Nyassi, Colaluca (Videira, 82), Joseph, Phelan, Igwe, Dube, Mansally.
Yellow Cards: Colorado - Ballouchy 9; New England - Osei 63.
Red Card: Colorado - Baudet 59.
Referee: Baldomero Toledo.
Att.: 16,535.
 
Oct. 3 in Santa Clara, Calif.
San Jose 1 New York 0. Goal: Johnson pen. 24.
San Jose - Cannon, Leitch, McDonald (Pitchkolan, 49), Luiz (Burling, 23), Corrales, Wondolowski, Elliott, Sanchez, Convey, Alvarez, Johnson.
New York - Coundoul, Johnson, Boyens, Petke, Hall (Borman, 57), Richards, Stammler, Ubiparipovic, Sassano (Mbuta, 82), Angel, Kandji.
Yellow Card: New York - Richards 46+.
Referee: Steven DePiero.
Att.: 10,525.
 
Oct. 4 in Houston
Houston 1 Kansas City 1. Goals: Landin (Mullan) 26;
Hercegfalvi (Lopez) 73.
Houston - Onstad, Hainault, Boswell, Cameron, Chabala, Mullan (Cochrane, 80), Clark, Holden, Davis (Ashe, 69), Weaver, Landin (Oduro, 63).
Kansas City - Hartman, Leathers, Besler (Myers, 76), Conrad, Harrington (Zusi, 67), Arnaud, Hirsig, Jewsbury, Lopez, Kamara (Hercegfalvi, 62), Wolff.
Yellow Cards: Houston - Hainault 2, Mullan 18, Chabala 88; Kansas City - Leathers 46, Kamara 49.
Red Card: Houston - Weaver 17.
Referee: Jorge Gonzalez.
Att.: 16,854.
 
Standings
EASTERN W L T GF GA P
Columbus 12 5 10 40 29 46
Chicago 10 7 11 38 34 41
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New England 10 9 8 32 36 38
D.C. United 8 8 12 40 42 36
Toronto FC 9 10 8 35 40 35
Kansas City 8 11 8 29 35 32
New York 4 18 6 22 45 18
WESTERN W L T GF GA P
Los Angeles 11 6 11 34 31 44
Houston 12 8 8 36 27 44
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Seattle 10 7 11 33 26 41
Chivas USA 12 9 5 28 25 41
Colorado 10 8 10 41 33 40
Real Salt Lake 9 11 7 38 34 34
FC Dallas 9 12 6 45 43 33
San Jose 7 12 7 32 43 28

Leading Scorers
PLAYER (TEAM) GP G
Cunningham (FC Dallas) 25 16
Casey (Colorado) 22 16
Montero (Seattle) 25 12
Schelotto (Columbus) 22 12
Donovan (Los Angeles) 23 11
De Rosario (Toronto FC) 25 11
Findley (Real Salt Lake) 24 10
Johnson (San Jose) 26 10
Angel (New York) 24 10
Wolff (Kansas City) 23 10

 

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