MLS Week 20: Results & Standings

FC Dallas remained first in the MLS Supporters' Shield race, three points ahead of the Colorado Rapids, when it tied the Rapids, 1-1. The race tightened in the Eastern Conference, where the New York Red Bulls and Montreal Impact won big.



The Impact's Didier Drogba and Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco both had hat tricks, ending droughts dating back to May.



Streaks:
UNBEATEN

15  Colorado (8-0-7)
LA Galaxy (4-0-2)
WINLESS
Columbus (0-3-5)
5 Orlando City (0-2-3)

WEEK 20:
Friday, July 22
Real Salt Lake 1 San Jose 1.
SJ: Chris Wondolowski 9
RSL: Luke Mulholland (Javier Morales, Joao Plata) 64
Real Salt Lake -- Rimando; Beltran, Glad, Maund, Wingert (Phillips 72); Beckerman, Mulholland (Allen 83); Martinez, Morales, Plata; Movsisyan (Garcia 44).
San Jose -- Bingham; Cato, Wynne, Bernardez, Stewart; Quintero (Salinas 63), Alashe, Godoy (Thompson 89), Dawkins; Wondolowski, Amarikwa (Barrett 75).
Att.: 19,842.
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Saturday, July 23
Portland 1 LA Galaxy 2.
LA: Robbie Keane (Giovani dos Santos, Jeff Larentowicz) 7
LA: Gyasi Zardes (Emmanuel Boateng, Jelle Van Damme) 11
POR: Zarek Valentin (Darlington Nagbe) 41
LA Galaxy -- Rowe; DeLaGarza, Steres, Van Damme, Romney; dos Santos (Magee 88), de Jong (Husidic 70), Larentowicz, Boateng (Lletget 63); Zardes, Keane.
Portland -- Gleeson, Powell, Borchers (Okugo 45+1), Taylor, Valentin (Grabavoy 85), Zemanski (McInerney 71), Chara, Nagbe, Valeri, Melano.
Att.: 21,144.
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Saturday, July 23
Toronto FC 4 D.C. United 1.
TOR: Sebastian Giovinco 21
DC: Jared Jeffrey (Sean Franklin, Lloyd Sam) 24
TOR: Marco Delgado 29
TOR: Sebastian Giovinco 39
TOR: Sebastian Giovinco (Mark Bloom) 90+1
Toronto FC -- Bono; Morrow, Moor, Zavaleta, Beitashour; Delgado, Endoh, Cheyrou, Chapman (Altidore 72); Giovinco, Hamilton (Ricketts 71).
D.C. United -- Worra; Kemp, Birnbaum, Opare, Franklin; Sarvas (Neagle 58); DeLeon, Jeffrey, Acosta, Sam (Nyarko 71); Saborio (Mullins 58).
Att.: 26,349.
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Saturday, July 23
Montreal 5 Philadelphia 1.

MTL: Didier Drogba (Ambroise Oyongo, Ignacio Piatti) 19
MTL: Didier Drogba 42
MTL: Didier Drogba 52
PHI: Chris Pontius (Walter Restrepo) 72
MTL: Ignacio Piatti (Ambroise Oyongo) 87
MTL: Matteo Mancosu (Patrice Bernier) 90+1
Montreal -- Bush; Oyongo, Cabrera, Camara, Toia; Mallace (Donadel 68) Bernier, Shipp, Piatti (Ontivero 89), Salazar; Drogba (Mancosu 79).
Philadelphia -- Blake; Gaddis, Marquez, Yaro, Rosenberry; Carroll, Barnetta; Pontius, Alberg (Herbers 57), Le Toux (Restrepo 57); Sapong (Fernandes 78).
Att.: 20,801.


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Saturday, July 23
Columbus 2 Orlando City 2.
CLB: Tony Tchani (Justin Meram) 20
CLB: Ola Kamara pen. 45+6
ORL: Kevin Molino 65
ORL: Cyle Larin (Kevin Molino) 70
Columbus -- Clark; Afful, Parkhurst, Wahl, Ashe; Trapp, Tchani; Mabwati (Finlay 59), Saeid (Higuain 71), Meram (Duka 83), Kamara.
Orlando -- Bendik; Alston, Hines, Mateos, Boden; Ceren, Carrasco (Higuita 66); Barry (Rivas 60), Baptista (Kaka 60), Molino; Larin.
Att.: 20,034.
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Saturday, July 23
New England 1 Chicago 0.
NE: Je-Vaughn Watson (Chris Tierney) 85.
New England -- Shuttleworth, Watson, Goncalves, Woodberry, Farrell, Caldwell (Fagundez 58), Tierney, Rowe, Nguyen (Koffie 88), Bunbury, Kamara (Kobayashi 90 +5).
Chicago -- Johnson, Kappelhof, Campbell (Alvarez 89), Meira, Thiam, Polster, Igboananike (Stephens 76), Goossens, Accam, de Leeuw.
Att.: 21,872.
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Saturday, July 23
Colorado 1 FC Dallas 1.
COL: Marlon Hairston 44
DAL: Victor Ulloa 69.
Colorado -- Howard; Williams (Miller 46), Watts, Sjoberg, Burch; Cronin, Azira, Hairston (Solignac 79), Powers (Pappa 84), Gashi.
FC Dallas -- Seitz; Harris, Zimmerman, Hedges, Figueroa; Acosta, Gruezo (Ulloa 80), Hollingshead (Jara 86), Diaz, Barrios; Akindele (Craft 79).
Att.: 18,178.
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Saturday, July 23
Houston 0 Vancouver 0.
Houston -- Willis; Williams, Rodriguez (Mansally 13), Horst, Anibaba; García, Alex, Warner (Barnes 80), Wenger (Maidana 67); Torres, Bruin.
Vancouver -- Ousted; Waston, Seiler, Parker, Harvey; Jacobson, Laba, Bolanos, Mezquida (Perez 67), Morales (Techera 85); Kudo (Hurtado 74).
Att.: 16,465.
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Sunday, July 24
NY Red Bulls 4 New York City 1.
NY: Bradley Wright-Phillips (Sacha Kljestan, Felipe) 20
NY: Ronald Zubar (Sacha Kljestan) 23
NY: Sacha Kljestan pen. 41
NYC: Thomas McNamara (RJ Allen, Andrea Pirlo) 43
NY: Bradley Wright-Phillips 70
Red Cards: New York City -- White 89.
NY Red Bulls -- Robles; Lade, Zubar, Collin, Zizzo, McCarty (S.Wright-Phillips 90+2), Muyl, Kljestan, Grella (Veron 72), B.Wright-Phillips (Davis 84).
New York City -- Saunders; White, Brillant, Allen (Hernandez 80), Mena, Pirlo (Bravo 87), Lampard, Iraola (Taylor 69), Villa, McNamara, Harrison.
Att.: 25,219.
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Sunday, July 24
Sporting KC 3 Seattle 0.
SKC: Dom Dwyer (Roger Espinoza, Graham Zusi) 21
SKC: Jacob Peterson (Saad Abdul-Salaam, Ike Opara) 45+3
SKC: Dom Dwyer 79
Sporting KC -- Melia; Abdul-Salaam (Sinovic 85), Opara, Olum, Medranda; Feilhaber, Mustivar, Espinoza; Peterson (Porter 77), Dwyer, Zusi (Hallisey 41).
Seattle -- Frei; Mears, Evans, Marshall, J.Jones; Roldan, Friberg (Alfaro 46), Dempsey; Gomez (Scott 46), Morris, Ivanschitz (Farfan 64).

MLS Standings:
EASTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
33 New York City 9-7-6 35/39
31 NY Red Bulls 9-9-4 36/28
30 Philadelphia 8-7-6 35/33
29 Montreal 7-5-8 35/30
27 Toronto FC 7-7-6 25/23
26 New England 6-7-8 27/33
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23 Orlando City 4-5-11 32/35
22 D.C. United 5-8-7 19/25
19 Columbus 3-7-10 26/32
17 Chicago 4-10-5 17/25

WESTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
41 FC Dallas 12-6-5 35/31
38 Colorado 10-2-8 23/14
35 LA Galaxy 9-3-8 34/19
31 Sporting KC 9-10-4 27/25
31 Real Salt Lake 8-6-7 30/31
30 Vancouver 8-8-6 33/35
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29 Portland 7-7-8 33/33
26 San Jose 6-6-8 22/23
20 Seattle 6-12-2 20/27
19 Houston 4-9-7 23/26

Leading Scorers:
G PLAYER (TEAM)
13 David Villa (New York City)
12 Ignacio Piatti (Montreal)
11 Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC)
11 Bradley Wright-Phillips (NY Red Bulls)
10 Fanendo Adi (Portland)
10 Ola Kamara (Columbus)
10 Cyle Larin (Orlando City)
10 Dom Dwyer (Sporting KC)
9 Diego Valeri (Portland)
8 Kei Kamara (New England)

WEEK 21:
Saturday, July 30
7:30 pm New York City vs. Colorado
Sunday, July 31
2:00 pm Sporting KC vs. Portland FOX
4:00 pm Seattle vs. LA Galaxy ESPN, ESPN Deportes
6:00 pm D.C. United vs. Montreal
7:00 pm Philadelphia vs. Real Salt Lake
7:00 pm Chicago vs. NY Red Bulls
7:00 pm FC Dallas vs. Vancouver
7:30 pm Orlando City vs. New England
7:30 pm Toronto FC vs. Columbus
9:00 pm Houston vs. San Jose
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