The Galaxy cemented their place as one of the top teams in the league with a convincing 4-0 win over New York, while Houston continues to fight for a playoff spot with a 2-0 win over Chicago.
Houston Dynamo 2-0 Chicago Fire
Houston climbed within five points of an Eastern Conference playoff spot with a 2-0 home win over the Chicago Fire. Omar Cummings opened the scoring for Houston, followed by a superb second-half strike from Boniek Garcia to seal the victory. The Dynamo travel to New York to battle the Red Bulls in a crucial matchup in the standings October 4th.
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Check out Garcia’s goal in the 67th minute via MLSsoccer.com
Goals: Cummings (15′), Garcia (67′)
Los Angeles Galaxy 4-0 New York Red Bulls
At the ripe old age of 34, Robbie Keane was a man amongst boys for the Galaxy Sunday night. Keane opened the scoring in the 8th minute with a brilliant individual effort. After taking a pass from Landon Donovan, Keane beat his defender before placing a delicate chip up and over the keeper. Donovan finished the night with one goal and three assists as the Red Bulls defense struggled to handle the Galaxy attack.
Goals: Keane (8′, 82′), Donovan (50′), Zardes (69′)