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MLS Midweek Rewind: Week 31

Photo by Joe Nicholson/USA TODAY Sports
Photo by Joe Nicholson/USA TODAY Sports

Four MLS matches were on Wednesday’s schedule, and several of the results could have major implications on the playoff picture.

The Seattle Sounders jumped above the red line via a Chad Marshall header, defeating the Chicago Fire, 1-0. The win sees the Sounders equal the Timbers on points, but the former owns the tiebreaker for sixth-place while also possessing a game in hand.

Toronto FC moved atop the Eastern Conference standings, but not in very exciting fashion. The Canadian side overcame a red card to seal a 0-0 draw with Orlando City, which was just enough to push TFC past the Red Bulls for first place in the East.

Elsewhere in the East, the Montreal Impact ended a horrible run with a vital win over the Earthquakes, while D.C. United extended the gap to four between themselves and the seventh-place New England Revolution.

Here’s a look at all of Wednesday’s MLS action:

A Chad Marshall header proved just enough to push the Seattle Sounders into a playoff position via a 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire. (READ)

The Montreal Impact halted their skid with a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes. (READ)

Lloyd Sam, Lamar Neagle and Alvaro Saborio scored to push D.C. United to a 3-0 win over the Columbus Crew. (READ)

10-man Toronto FC held on to seal a scoreless draw with Orlando City. (READ)

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