Galaxy still clear, Union upset
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Los Angeles Galaxy continue to command Major League Soccer's Western Conference, after beating Colorado Rapids 3-1 to maintain their six-point cushion at the summit.

Colorado did not help themselves, with Caleb Folan sent off in the second half and Drew Moor breaking the deadlock with an own goal.

Juninho and Chad Barrett also scored for the Galaxy, while Conor Casey grabbed the hosts' consolation.

Dallas keep their distance
FC Dallas remained within six points of the leaders with a 2-1 win over Chivas USA. Brek Shea and Goncalves Jackson scored either side of Michael Lahoud's effort for Chivas.

Penalties in either half from Edgar Espindola and Charlie Davies ensured a 1-1 draw between Real Salt Lake and DC United.

Seattle Sounders overcame the sending-off of Jhon Hurtado to seal a last-gasp 1-0 win against Toronto FC, Freddy Montero on hand with the 90th-minute winner.

Union upset by Vancouver
Philadelphia Union missed the chance to leapfrog New York Red Bulls at the top of the Eastern standings as they lost 1-0 to Vancouver Whitecaps. Terry Dunfield scored the only goal, leaving Philadelphia tied on 22 points with New York.

Columbus Crew went above opponents Houston Dynamo into third place with a 2-0 victory. Andres Mendoza and Bernardo Anor were on target for Columbus, who had Lovel Palmer sent off early in the second half.

Goals from Dominic Oduro and Rajko Lekic saw New England Revolution draw 1-1 with Chicago Fire.