Alan Gordon scored in the first half, and the Los Angeles Galaxy won for the first time in Denver in nearly eight years, beating the Colorado Rapids, 1-0, on Wednesday night.
Edson Buddle was scoreless for the Galaxy (6-0-1) after scoring nine goals in the first six games of the season. Donovan Ricketts had his fifth shutout of the year.
Colorado (3-3-1) lost at home for the first time in eight games dating to a 1-0 loss to Columbus in August 2009. The Rapids were shut out for the second straight game.
At DC United 2, Wizards 1: Danny Allsopp scored twice in the first half to help D.C. United (1-5-0) win for the first time this season, over Kansas City (2-3-1) in Washington. Allsopp, acquired as a free agent during the offseason, became the first Australian to score in MLS history.
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Chivas USA 4, at Revolution 0: Jesus Padilla scored twice, and Justin Braun and rookie Blair Gavina added goals as Chivas USA (3-3-1) downed New England (2-4-1).
For the second straight match, the Revolution was forced to play a man down when Marko Perovic was given a red card in the 29th minute.
FC Dallas 1, at Dynamo 0: Ugo Ihemelu scored in the 79th minute, and FC Dallas (1-1-4), playing the final 18 minutes a man down, held on to beat Houston (3-3-1).