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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Alan Gordon headed in Robbie Keane's cross in the 84th minute to break a tie in the Los Angeles Galaxy's 2-1 comeback victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night.
The Galaxy (15-5-9) clinched a playoff spot and moved to a first-place tie with the Western Conference rival Seattle Sounders for the MLS lead.
Keane made a nifty stutter move just outside the 18-yard box to get space for the assist.
Gordon had just entered the game in the 75th minute as a substitute for Gyasi Zardes.
Keane tied it in the 62nd minute. Zardes stripped FC Dallas defender Victor Ulloa in the middle of the box and fed Keane for his 15th goal of the season.
Blas Perez opened the scoring for FC Dallas (13-10-6) in the 54th minute with a header off Andres Escobar's cross.
RED BULLS 4, SOUNDERS 1
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his third hat trick of the season to help New York beat Seattle.
Wright-Phillips leads the MLS Golden Boot standings with 24 goals and has five regular-season games left to break the MLS record of 27 held by Roy Lassiter and Chris Wondolowski.
Wright-Phillips scored in the opening minute for New York (10-8-11). Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo's shot was blocked, but Wright-Phillips was there to clean it up at the 29-second mark. Lloyd Sam was tripped on his way to goal in the 53rd minute and Wright-Phillips converted the ensuing penalty kick. Less than two minutes later, Wright-Phillips sent home a cross. He was replaced by Tom Cahill in the 58th, and Cahill scored 7 minutes later
Clint Dempsey entered the game in the 60th minute and scored 2 minutes later for Seattle (17-8-3).
TIMBERS 3, WHITECAPS 0
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Fanendo Adi scored twice, Diego Valeri added a goal and an assist, and Donovan Ricketts had his fourth shutout in Portland's victory over Vancouver.
Portland (9-8-12) moved two points ahead of Vancouver (8-9-13) for the fifth and final playoff position in the Western Conference. Both teams have five games left.
Valeri opened the scoring in the 28th minute, volleying a cross from Jorge Villafana past goalkeeper David Ousted for his ninth goal of the season.
Adi scored his seventh and eighth goals of the season in the second half. The first came in the 66th minute, after Valeri's steal and pass gave sent Adi in one-on-one on Ousted. Adi struck again four minutes later.
UNITED 3, FIRE 3, TIE
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Matt Watson scored in the 78th minute to give Chicago the draw with D.C. United.
Chicago (5-7-16) tied the MLS record, set in 2011, with its 16th draw of the season.
Quincy Amarikwa gave Chicago the lead in the 16th minute. He settled a cross with his chest, took two touches to elude the defense and bent in a shot. Amarikwa was clipped inside the box in the 30th minute and Jeff Larentowicz converted the penalty kick for a 2-0 lead.
Luis Silva's penalty kick put D.C. (14-9-6) on the board in the 39th minute to snap United's two-game scoreless streak. Silva evened the match at 2 in the 54th minute when he sent a free kick from distance. D.C. took its first lead at 3-2 in the 68th minute.
Watson's tying shot from distance ricocheted off a defender and landed in the back of the net.
CREW 1, REVOLUTION 0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federico Higuain scored on a free kick in the 48th minute and Columbus ended New England's five-game winning streak.
Ethan Finlay won the free kick for the Crew (10-9-10), drawing a yellow card from Darrius Barnes. Higuain then curled it around the Revolution's wall into the upper-right corner for his 10th goal of the season.
Bobby Shuttleworth blocked Higuain's penalty kick in the 85th minute to keep New England (13-13-3) within a goal, but the Revolution failed to capitalize with a tying score in the final minutes.
The Crew moved alone into the fifth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, two points ahead of Philadelphia.
DYNAMO 0, UNION 0, TIE
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia held Houston Dynamo without a shot on goal in the scoreless draw.
Vincent Nogueira sailed a free kick from just outside the box wide in the 89th minute, and Pedro Robiero hit the post in stoppage time for the Union.
Unbeaten in their last six, the Union (9-9-11) are two points behind Columbus in the race for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. Houston is 9-13-6.
IMPACT 2, EARTHQUAKES 0
MONTREAL (AP) — Jack McInerney and Dilly Duka scored in the final 10 minutes to lift Montreal past San Jose.
The Impact (6-17-6) are last in the Eastern Conference and were officially eliminated from the playoffs after victories from Columbus and New York. San Jose (6-12-10) is eighth in the Western Conference.
McInerney got his eighth of the season and his first since June 29 in the 81st minute.
In the 88th, Di Vaio fed Duka near the San Jose area. He cut inside and put a shot between two defenders in off the far post for his third of the season.
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