Lots at stake for Eastern Conference teams

[MLS SCHEDULE: Week 31] The New York Red Bulls and Chicago Fire, tied for second place in the Eastern Conference, square off on Saturday. They are among five teams still fighting for four playoffs berths with three games to play. This weekend's games will be followed by a 10-day break for World Cup 2014 qualifying. For all the action ...

WEEK 31: MLS SCHEDULE
Oct. 3 in Bridgeview, Ill.
Chicago 1 Philadelphia 3. Goals: Oduro (unassisted) 69; McInerney (Cruz) 7, Gomez (McInerney) 67, Hoppenot (M.Farfan) 87.
Chicago -- Johnson; Anibaba, Friedrich, Berry, Gargan (Alex 77); Fernandez (Franco 63), Pause (Oduro 46), Paladini, Nyarko; Rolfe, MacDonald.
Philadelphia -- MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Valdes, Gaddis; Lahoud, Carroll, M.Farfan; Cruz (Gomez 45+), Daniel (Albright 78), McInerney (Hoppenot 71).
Red Card: Chicago -- Franco 79.
Referee: Abbey Okulaja.
Att.: 16,375.

Oct. 3 in Vancouver
Vancouver 4 Chivas USA 0. Goals: Koffie (Miller) 11, Richards (Camilo) 35, Camilo (Richards, Robson) 62, Robson (Camilo) 73.
Chivas USA -- Kennedy, Riley, Joseph, Valencia (Delgado 73), Jazic, Vagenas, Zemanski, Bolanos, Courtois (LaBrocca 63), Moreno (Correa 63), Agudelo.
Vancouver -- Knighton, Lee, O'Brien, DeMerit, Harvey, Robson (Nanchoff 90), Koffie, Rochat, Watson, Miller (Richards 18), Camilo (Clarke 84).
Referee: Hilario Grajeda.
Att.: 17,777.

WEEK 31: MLS SCHEDULE
Saturday, October 6
Toronto FC vs. D.C. United, 1 pm
New York vs. Chicago, 3:30 pm NBC
Philadelphia vs. New England, 7 pm
Houston vs. Montreal, 8:30 pm
Colorado vs. San Jose, 9 pm
Los Angeles vs. Real Salt Lake, 9 pm NBCSN

Sunday, October 7
Columbus vs. Sporting KC, 4 pm
Chivas USA vs. FC Dallas, 7 pm Galavision
Seattle vs. Portland, 9 pm ESPN ESPN Deportes

STANDINGS:
EASTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T- +/-
58 *Sporting KC 17-7-7 39/25
53 New York 15-8-8 54/44
53 Chicago 16-10-5 43/39
51 D.C. United 15-10-6 48/40
49 Houston 13-8-10 44/37
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48 Columbus 14-11-6 39/39
40 Montreal 12-15-4 44/49
33 Philadelphia 9-15-6 34/37
29 New England 7-16-8 37/43
22 Toronto FC 5-19-7 35/59

WESTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T- +/-
61 *San Jose 18-6-7 65/39
52 *Real Salt Lake 16-11-4 44/34
50 *Los Angeles 15-11-5 55/43
49 *Seattle 13-7-10 45/31
42 Vancouver 11-12-9 35/40
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37 FC Dallas 9-12-10 38/41
31 Colorado 9-18-4 39/46
30 Portland 7-15-9 32/52
28 Chivas USA 7-17-7 21/53
*Clinched playoff berth.

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