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Taking a Look Back at Another High Scoring Soccer Weekend

Two teams scored 5 goals this weekend while there were a few standings moves in MLS and NASL

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Another high scoring weekend in Major League Soccer and a few moves in the standings made for a fun weekend of soccer in the United States.


It was another dominant weekend for the LA Galaxy in Major League Soccer. In their last 10 home games, the Galaxy have outscored their opponent 44-8. Along with dominating NYCFC this weekend, LA took control of the Supporters' Shield standings along with the Western Conference. Fighting for a playoff spot are the San Jose Earthquakes, tied with Seattle at 35 points. This weekend's Rivalry Weekend will be an exciting one in the MLS. The playoff picture is starting to take shape in both conferences.

Western Conference Standings

Holding on to the top spot in the Eastern Conference is DC United. Behind them are the New York Red Bulls. Earning seven points in their last three games and climbing up the table are the Columbus Crew. Both Expansion franchises are just barely out of the playoff picture. Tied with Montreal Impact at 28 points are New York City and Orlando City. It is going to be an exciting run towards the playoffs in Major League Soccer.

Eastern Conference Standings


Tampa Bay Rowdies looked to pad their playoff standings on Wednesday against Indy Eleven but Indy was able to take a 2-0 win on a Wednesday night in Indianapolis. New York Cosmos padded their first place standings on Saturday with a 3-1 win over Carolina. Minnesota United is now just one point behind Ottawa Fury and three points ahead of Tampa Bay for second place after beating the Rowdies on Saturday night. Puerto Rico FC announced Monday that they have appointed Adrian Whitbread as the club's head coach and Neil Sillett as the team's technical director. They will begin play in 2016.