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MLS roundup: Red Bulls are tops in East

Peguy Luyindula had three assists and the New York Red Bulls beat the visiting Chicago Fire, 5-2, on Sunday to finish with Major League Soccer’s best record.

Ibrahim Sekagya scored early in the second half to help the Red Bulls (17-9-8) get to 59 points for the regular season, lifting them over Sporting KC, which had 58 points. Real Salt Lake led the Western Division with 56 points.

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It’s the first Supporters’ Shield for the Red Bulls, who will carry an eight-game unbeaten streak into the playoffs. The loss knocked Chicago (14-13-7) from the playoffs.

Sekagya’s second goal of the season made it 2-1 in the 49th minute, and Lloyd Sam scored seven minutes later for a 3-1 lead.

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Dynamo 2, D.C. United 1 — Boniek Garcia and Giles Barnes scored in the first half as visiting Houston (14-11-9) wrapped up a playoff spot.

 The Dynamo will host a knockout game against Montreal, with the winner advancing to face New York.

D.C. United (3-24-7) was winless in its final 12 games and set the MLS record for fewest victories in a season.

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Galaxy 1, Sounders FC 1 — Clint Dempsey finally got on the board in his ninth game back in Major League Soccer, scoring in the 30th minute for host Seattle in a draw with Los Angeles.

Robbie Keane scored for the Galaxy, who finished third in the West with the tie. Seattle dropped to fourth and will host Colorado in a knockout game.

Whitecaps 3, Rapids 0 — Camilo Sanvezzo scored three times to give him an MLS-best 22 goals as host Vancouver closed out its season with a win.

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