New York, Houston close on leaders
Thierry Henry's stunning second-half strike secured a 1-0 Major League Soccer win for the New York Red Bulls against
The former Arsenal and Barcelona striker controlled a diagonal pass on his chest before unleashing a left-footed volley which flew in off the far post in the 71st minute.
The victory lifted New York to second place in the Eastern Conference standings - one point adrift of Sporting Kansas City, who went down 2-1 against Houston at BBVA Compass Stadium.
Calen Carr's netted a goal in each half for the Dynamo, with Kei Kamara's 42nd-minute equaliser for Sporting in between.
David Beckham's deflected shot and 17-year-old Jose Villarreal's curling strike - his first MLS goal - nicked the point for the defending MLS Cup champions after first-half goals from Gershon Koffie and Barry Robson had put the Whitecaps in the driving seat.
The Western Conference-leading
Toronto FC clinched their third straight win with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory against
Finally, Miller Bolanos' 16th-minute goal gave Chivas USA a 1-0 triumph over the Portland Timbers at the Home Depot Center.