SKC and the Dynamo battled to a scoreless draw, clinching the playoffs for both sides.
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Brent Kallman scored late to earn a point for Minnesota United, but they are eliminated from playoff contention anyway.
The Vancouver Whitecaps edged Sporting KC to remain atop the West.
Sporting KC doesn’t have any true superstars, but the club continues to contend for trophies year after year.
Galatasaray is letting Nigel De Jong leave this January, with a move to D.C. United looking likely. Elsewhere, SKC signed a homegrown player while the Impact resigned a key forward to a new deal.
Erik Palmer-Brown is reportedly set to sign with Manchester City.
Hurricane Harvey has forced the postponment of Saturday’s Houston Dynamo-Sporting Kansas City match.