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Galaxy can't shoot Rapids

Posted: Sunday, April 28, 2002

PASADENA, Calif. -- John Spencer scored four minutes into overtime as the Colorado Rapids withstood a 21-shot barrage from the Los Angeles Galaxy for a 1-0 victory Saturday.

Rapids midfielder Pablo Mastroeni and Galaxy midfielder Cobi Jones were playing their final games for their MLS teams before reporting Wednesday to Cary, N.C., where the United States national team is beginning preparations for the World Cup.

It was the first loss of the season for Los Angeles (2-1-2), which had been Major League Soccer's last undefeated team. Scott Garlick made six saves for Colorado (3-2-1).

MetroStars 1, Earthquakes 1

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Clint Mathis scored a goal in his final game before heading off to play in the World Cup as New York-New Jersey tied San Jose.

Mathis, a likely starter for the U.S. team, scored for the MetroStars (3-2-1) in the 55th minute on a play set up by Rodrigo Faria and Diego Serna.

Revolution 2, Fire 2

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Joe Franchino scored in the 83rd minute to give New England a tie with Chicago.

Taylor Twellman also scored for New England (1-2-1).

Sergi Daniv and Ante Razov scored for Chicago (2-2-1).

Burn 1, Wizards 1

DALLAS -- Kansas City goalie Tony Meola made eight saves, including one in the 86th minute, as the Wizards tied Dallas.

Chris Klein opened the scoring for Kansas City (1-1-2) in the 15th minute, and Dallas (1-1-3) tied it on Jason Kreis' free kick in the 52nd minute.

Crew 1, United 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jon Busch had a shutout in his first career start, and Brian Maissonneuve scored the lone goal as Columbus beat D.C. United.

Columbus forward Brian McBride and United defender Eddie Pope played their last MLS games before joining the U.S. national team as it prepares for the World Cup.



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