Recapping Saturday's Major League Soccer action.FC Dallas 2, Colorado Rapids 2
FRISCO, Texas — David Ferreira and Milton Rodriguez each scored a goal, and FC Dallas set an MLS record for the longest unbeaten streak in a single season at 19 games Saturday with a 2-2 tie against the Colorado Rapids.
FC Dallas (12-2-14) also equaled the overall league mark set by Columbus, which won or tied 19 straight games over the 2004-05 seasons. Dallas also set the single-season record for ties, a mark previously held by four teams.
Jeff Cunningham entered the game as a substitute in the 72nd minute for FC Dallas but failed to score, remaining tied with DC United's Jamie Moreno for the most career goals in MLS with 132.
Jeff Larentowicz scored for the Rapids (11-8-9) in the 13th and 51st minutes, tying it at 2 when he scored on a header from 6 yards away off a corner kick by Jaime Smith.San Jose Earthquakes 2, D.C. United 0
WASHINGTON — Chris Wondolowski scored twice and San Jose clinched the first playoff appearance since its rebirth.
The Earthquakes, who reformed in 2008 after the original team became the Houston Dynamo in 2006, needed a win and a Kansas City loss to clinch a playoff spot. Seattle beat Kansas City 2-1 later Saturday.
United (6-19-3) set a club record for defeats in a single season. They went 8-18-6 in 2000.New York Red Bulls 0, Real Salt Lake 0
HARRISON, N.J. — The Red Bulls tied defending MLS champion Real Salt Lake to hold on to first place in the Eastern Conference.
The Red Bulls (14-8-6) were playing without starting goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul and midfielder Dane Richards, both away on international duty. They still controlled most of the action Saturday but couldn't score through a strong Real defense.
Real Salt Lake (14-4-10) remained in second place in the Western Conference. Real was the last team with .500 or better record the Red Bulls will play until the postseason.Chivas USA 3, Toronto FC 0
CARSON, Calif. — Jorge Flores, Jesus Padilla and Rodolfo Espinoza scored in the second half for Chivas USA.
Zach Thornton made three saves for his sixth shutout as Chivas USA (8-15-4) broke a three-game losing streak. Toronto FC (8-13-7) lost its third consecutive game.
Flores began the scoring in the 51st minute by leaning to poke Espinoza's right-wing cross into the net from four yards. The goal was Flores's first since May 31, 2008.