Drew Moor scored in the 25th minute to lead the Colorado Rapids to a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night in Commerce City, Colo.
Moor scored for the second time in two games on a header and goalkeeper Matt Pickens got his seventh shutout as Colorado (11-9-12) ended a five game winless streak.
Colorado pulled one point behind Dallas for fourth place in the Western Conference.
FC Dallas (13-11-7) lost it’s fourth straight, all by shutouts — extending its scoreless streak to 360 minutes, four shy of the franchise mark set in 2003.
Before Moor’s goal, Colorado had several shots go wide of both posts. Kouke Kimura broke free and sailed a shot over the crossbar in the 6th minute. FC Dallas goalkeeper Kevin Hartman had to flick away Sanna Nyassi shot’s from 25 yards out in the 23rd. But Hartman couldn’t stop Moor’s header from in front of the crease off a corner kick by Nyassi.
Fire 1, Dynamo 1: Chicago’s Dominic Oduro scored against his former team to lift the Fire to a draw with the Dynamo at Houston.
Colin Clark scored for the Dynamo (10-9-13), which missed an opportunity to reclaim first place in the Eastern Conference. Houston is tied with Philadelphia in second.
Chicago (7-8-16) extended its unbeaten streak to four games, but failed to pick up ground in the playoff race.
Red Bulls 1, Toronto FC 1: Thierry Henry scored in the 88th minute to lift the New York Red Bulls to draw with Toronto FC in Canada.
Danny Koevermans scored in the 50th minute for Toronto FC (6-13-13), which was officially eliminated from postseason contention.
Toronto appeared poised to win until Henry redirected a corner kick that pulled the Red Bulls (8-8-15) even and preserved their playoff chances.
Koeverman gave Toronto the lead when he took a pass from Ryan Johnson at the left corner of the box and calmly slotted it past New York goalkeeper Frank Rost.
Henry had a chance in the 64th minute, firing a shot from the left corner of the box that Toronto goalkeeper Milos Kocic made a dive to save.
Galaxy 2, Real Salt Lake 1: In Carson, Calif., Chad Barrett scored the tying goal and Los Angeles benefited from an own goal for its fourth straight win.
David Beckham helped set up both scores for Los Angeles (18-3-10), which remained MLS’ only team unbeaten at home — improving to 11-0-5.
Fabian Espindola scored in the 45th minute for Real Salt Lake (15-10-6), which lost its third straight.
Earthquakes 1, Sporting KC 1: San Jose’s Chris Wondolowski and Sporting Kansas City’s Teal Bunbury scored within a minute of each other late in Santa Clara, Calif.
Wondolowski, the Earthquakes’ leading scorer, broke open what had been a dreary match in the 85th minute by burying a left-footed volley at the far post for his 12th goal of the season.
Bunbury responded in the 86th minute on a pass from C.J. Sapong.