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Buddle blanked, not Galaxy

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.

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).