- Associated Press - Sunday, October 26, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice to tie the MLS season goal record, and the New York Red Bulls beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 in the league’s regular-season finale on Sunday night.

With his 26th and 27th goals, Wright-Phillips joined Chris Wondolowski (2012) and Roy Lassiter (1996) atop the list.

The Red Bulls (13-10-11, 50 points) also overtook Sporting KC for the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference. Sporting KC (14-13-7, 49 points) dropped to the fifth spot and will visit the Red Bulls for an immediate rematch in the knockout round Thursday night.

Wright-Phillips scored his record-tying goal in the 70th minute. His first goal came when he finished Eric Alexander’s pass in the 15th minute.


CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Felix Borja scored in the 32nd minute to lead Chivas USA over San Jose in the season finale for both teams.

Erick Torres beat defender VĂ­ctor Bernardez along the end line and bounced his shot off the far post. Borja was in the middle of the box for the rebound and finished with a left-footed toe punch for his third goal of the season.

With the future of the franchise in limbo, the win could mark the end of Chivas USA (9-19-6).

Earthquakes (6-16-12) goalkeeper Jon Busch broke the club record for saves in a season, recording his 138th in the 62nd minute.


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Bernardo Anor scored in the 90th minute, and Columbus earned the No. 3 seed and a knockout-round bye with a victory over Philadelphia.

The Crew (14-10-10) advanced directly to the conference semifinals and will face the No. 2 seed New England Revolution (17-13-4) in a two-game series starting next weekend.

Anor was in the right position from 1 yard out to finish Tony Tchani’s deflected shot for the game-winner.

Zach Pfeffer tied the game for the Union (10-12-12) in the 85th minute with his first career MLS goal.

Jairo Arrieta opened the scoring for the Crew with a breakaway goal in the 13th minute.



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