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Derik Hamilton

Eastern Conference Roundup: May 18

D.C. United – 21 pts. | 2-1 win vs. Orlando City, 1-0 loss at Philadelphia, Week 12: at New England
After defeating Orlando City SC to claim the top spot in the Eastern Conference, D.C. United’s eight-game unbeaten streak came to an end in Philadelphia.

New England Revolution – 19 pts. | 1-1 draw vs. Toronto FC, Week 12: at Kansas City, vs. D.C. United
A first-half header from striker Juan Agudelo helped New England earn the draw and extend its unbeaten streak at home to 15 games.

New York Red Bulls – 17 pts. | 0-0 draw at FC Dallas, Week 12: vs. Philadelphia Union
The New York Red Bulls, known for their potent offense, flexed their defensive muscles on Saturday, pulling out of Frisco with a hard-fought away point.

Columbus Crew SC – 14 pts. | 0-2 loss at San Jose Earthquakes, Week 12: vs. Chicago Fire
Despite a Herculean effort from goalkeeper Steve Clark, Columbus Crew SC couldn’t manage to avoid the loss in San Jose after playing a man down for the final two-thirds of the match.

Orlando City SC – 12 pts. | 2-1 loss at D.C. United, 4-0 win vs. LA Galaxy, Week 12: at San Jose
After losing to top-seeded D.C. United earlier in the week, Orlando turned on the offensive burners against LA Galaxy, winning 4-0 in front of a hometown crowd of 40,122.

Toronto FC – 10 pts. | 1-1 draw at New England Revolution, Week 12: vs. Portland Timbers FC
A magnificent individual run and strike from captain Michael Bradley leveled the match, as Toronto FC came out of Foxborough with a point despite losing Jozy Altidore, who left the match early nursing his right hamstring.

Chicago Fire – 10 pts. | 2-2 draw at New York City FC, Week 12: at Columbus Crew SC
Chicago took an early 2-0 lead after being up a man for a majority of the match, but NYCFC battled back to salvage a point and snap a four-game losing streak.

Philadelphia Union – 9 pts. | 1-0 win vs. D.C. United, Week 12: at New York Red Bulls
The City of Brotherly Love got some from one of its own, as the hometown kid Zach Pfeffer scored a stoppage time winner to end Philadelphia’s four-game losing skid.

New York City FC – 7 pts. | 2-2 draw vs. Chicago Fire, Week 12: at Real Salt Lake
Down a man and a goal going into second half stoppage time, New York City FC equalized on Khiry Shelton’s first MLS goal to salvage a point against Chicago at Yankee Stadium.

Montreal Impact – 5 pts. | 4-1 win vs. Real Salt Lake, Week 12: vs. FC Dallas
After losing 3-2 to Toronto FC in the second leg of the Amway Canadian Championship semifinal, Montreal earned its first win of the 2015 MLS season against Real Salt Lake.


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