SEATTLE (AP) – The Philadelphia Union moved to the top of Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win at the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.
Freddy Adu and Brian Carroll scored for a result which also delivered the Supporters' Shield - the prize for the best regular-season record - to the Los Angeles Galaxy, as Seattle can no longer catch them. That means the Galaxy will have home advantage throughout the playoffs.
Carroll scored with a low shot in the 70th minute to expand Philadelphia's lead to 2-0. He ran into the clear on the right side of the penalty box and received an on-point pass from Sebastien Le Toux.
Adu put Philadelphia ahead in the 60th minute, getting on the end of a cross from midfielder Gabriel Farfan.
Carroll made it 2-0 in the 70th, finding space in the penalty area and receiving a pass from Sebastien Le Toux.
Earthquakes 2, Revolution 1 In Foxborough, Massachussets, Chris Wondolowski scored twice to give San Jose victory over New England.
In a clash of two teams out of playoff contention, New England midfielder Benny Feilhaber scored to equalize in the 55th minute after Wondolowsi's opener.
San Jose ended a nine-match winless streak on the road.