HARRISON, N.J. — Seth Stammler scored in the 27th minute and the New York Red Bulls went into the World Cup break with their second consecutive win, 1-0 over Chivas USA on Saturday night.
Stammler scored his second goal of the season after the Chivas defense cleared the ball out about 30 yards in front of the goal. Stammler fired a low shot that easily beat diving goalkeeper Dan Kennedy to right post.
The Red Bulls (7-5-0) appeared to have a second goal in the 81st minute, but Juan Pablo Angel's score was after the officials ruled he was offside.
The win put the Red Bulls in a first-place tie in the Eastern Conference with Columbus. Chivas USA (3-8-1) remained in last place of the Western Conference.
Real Salt Lake 0, D.C. United 0
WASHINGTON — D.C. United held Real Salt Lake to one shot on goal and snapped its club-record five-game winning streak.
Real Salt Lake (6-3-2) managed just one shot on goal and became the first team to be shut out by United, which has allowed a league-worst 20 goals.
United (2-8-1) extended its unbeaten streak to four games, including two in MLS play.
United controlled much of the game and got two prime chances from Stephen King early in the second half. His first shot went wide after a steal from Jamison Olave just inside the box. Five minutes later, he gathered a ball from Andy Najer, but his shot bounced off the side of the net.
Real Salt Lake had its best opportunity in the 66th minute, when Alvaro Saborio's header missed off a corner.
Los Angeles Galaxy 4, Houston Dynamo 1
CARSON, Calif. — Jovan Kirvoski scored twice to lead Los Angeles past Houston.
Tristan Bowen and Alex Cazumba also scored for Los Angeles (10-0-2), which tied its own MLS record for most games without a loss to start a season. The Galaxy opened 12-0 in their inaugural season.
Houston's Cam Weaver scored his first goal of the season in the 7th minute to tie the score at 1-1. The Dynamo (5-7-1) lost their third straight.
Kivorski gave the Galaxy a 1-0 lead just 47 seconds into the match, the third-fastest goal in Galaxy history and the second Los Angeles has scored in the opening minute this season. He put them ahead for good in the 21st minute. Bowen scored in the 48th minute and Cazumba capped the scoring in the 56th.
FC Dallas 2, San Jose Earthquakes 0
FRISCO, Texas — Brek Shea scored twice within a 2-minute span in the second half to lift FC Dallas past San Jose.
Shea's first goal in the 58th minute was started by a volley from Heath Pearce to David Ferreira, who dribbled around Chris Wondolowski and then tapped a pass from the goal line to Shea, who scored on a left-footed one-timer from the top of the goalie's box.
Shea added another goal in the 60th minute when he raced past Earthquakes defender Chris Leitch and fired a right-footed shot into an empty net from 12 yards away.
FC Dallas (3-2-6) scored two goals in a game for the first time in seven games.
San Jose (5-4-2) is winless in its last six matches against Dallas dating back to September 3, 2005.
Colorado Rapids 1, Columbus Crew 0
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Drew Moor scored in the 85th minute to lead Colorado past Columbus.
Moor's first goal of the year ended a run of seven straight games at home without a win against the Crew for Colorado (6-3-1). The Rapids last beat the Crew in Denver on April 6, 2006.
The Rapids won their third straight overall, all by 1-0 scores. Goalkeeper Matt Pickens stopped three shots for his fourth shutout.
Matt Hesmer had four saves for Columbus (6-2-3), which is 0-2-1 in its last three games.
Seattle Sounders 3, New England Revolution 0
SEATTLE — Defender Leo Gonzalez scored his first MLS goal and later added his first assist to lead Seattle.
The Sounders (4-5-3) snapped a two-game losing streak, both of which were shutouts. Steve Zakuani and Fredy Montero also scored for Seattle, each picking up his fourth goal of the season. Goalkeeper Kasey Keller earned his fourth shutout.
The Revolution (3-7-2) lost for the third time in four games and have just one win in their last eight.
Prior to Gonzalez scoring midway through the 5th minute, the Sounders had gone 271 minutes without a goal at home. Their previous one was in the 4th minute of a 1-1 tie against Columbus on May 1.
Chicago Fire 2, Philadelphia Union 1
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Baggio Husidic and Marco Pappa both scored to help Chicago get its first win at home since April 24th.
Husidic scored in the 14th minute and Pappa extended the lead to 2-0 in the 74th for Chicago (3-3-4).
Danny Mwanga pulled Philadelphia (2-6-1) within a goal in second-half stoppage time, poking a right-foot shot past Fire goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra.