New York Red Bulls beat Toronto FC 5-0 to go top of the Major League Soccer Eastern Conference, while Sporting Kansas City extended their unbeaten run and there were victories for Columbus Crew and Chivas USA.
FIFA.com previews the upcoming Major League Soccer season, with the newly-expanded 16th edition of the competition set to be an intriguing contest between high-profile clubs and USA's lesser lights.
Colorado Rapids secured their first Major League Soccer championship by defeating FC Dallas in extra time, but it took an own goal from George John to break the deadlock in a windy Toronto.
Four teams celebrated reaching the Conference finals in the USA as a duo booked places in the play-offs in Mexico, while FC Seoul won Korea Republic’s regular season.
After a 2-1 second-leg victory against Columbus Crew, Colorado Rapids needed a penalty shootout to reach the Eastern Conference final, while FC Dallas beat Real Salt Lake 3-2 on aggregate to book their place in the Western Conference final.
Only four teams will finish the weekend alive in the race for gold in the USA, while play-off places will be claimed in Mexico and the regular season will reach its conclusion in Korea Republic.