- Associated Press - Sunday, September 20, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Columbus Crew clinched a Major League Soccer playoff berth Saturday after Ethan Finlay and Kei Kamara scored in a 2-1 win over D.C. United.

Tyson Wahl beat Sean Franklin to a ball deep in United territory and passed it to Finlay, who beat a defender inside the box before blasting a left-footer past Bill Hamid to give Columbus a 1-0 lead in the 27th minute.

Kamara, who leads the MLS with 21 goals, raced behind the defense and put away a pass from Tony Tchani to make it 2-0 in the 47th minute.

A hand ball in the box by Chris Klute set up a penalty by Chris Rolfe that pulled D.C. United within one in the 68th, but a later goal was called offside.

In Montreal, Didier Drogba, Johan Venegas and Dilly Duka scored as a 10-man Impact beat New England 3-0 in a driving rainstorm to end the Revolution’s winning streak at six games.

The Impact are undefeated in four games since Mauro Biello replaced Frank Klopas as coach. They are sixth in the Eastern Conference, two points ahead of New York City FC for the final playoff spot.

Montreal went down a man in the 72nd minute when Marco Donadel, already on a yellow card, slid into defender Andrew Farrell. But only 4 minutes later, Drogba slipped a pass to Duka on the left side to extend the Montreal lead.

New York City’s Ned Grabavoy scored two second-half goals and set up another in a 3-1 victory over the San Jose.

Grabavoy scored in the 51st and 63rd minute for his first two goals of the season. David Villa scored another goal with an assist by Grabavoy two minutes later as City took a 3-0 lead.

Quincy Amarikwa scored in the 72nd minute for the Earthquakes. Chris Wondolowski scored from a penalty in the 76th minute to cap the scoring.

Real Salt Lake kept its playoff hopes alive after Devon Sandoval scored twice and Javier Morales converted a penalty in a 3-0 win over the LA Galaxy, while the Seattle Sounders beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-0 thanks to goals from Andreas Ivanschitz, Gonzalo Pineda and Obafemi Martins.

Sebastian Giovinco scored two goals and set up a third in Toronto FC’s 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids, and Bryan Rochez scored the lone goal in the 86th minute as Orlando City beat the Chicago Fire 1-0.

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