LA Galaxy top Seattle 1-0 in regular-season finale

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CARSON, California (AP) -Mike Magee scored from a Robbie Keane pass in the 83rd minute as the Los Angeles Galaxy hurt Seattle's playoff position with a 1-0 victory over the Sounders in the Major League Soccer regular-season finale.

The Galaxy got a late goal from a veteran substitute to win a game with much more importance for Seattle.

Los Angeles had already clinched fourth place in the Western Conference and will host the Vancouver Whitecaps on Thursday in a one-game knockout playoff for the right to face top-seeded San Jose in the conference semifinals.

The loss left Seattle in third place in the West with 56 points, allowing Real Salt Lake to finish second with 57 points.

In other matches, Chivas USA drew 2-2 at FC Dallas, while Columbus earned a 2-1 home win over Toronto FC.

Laurent Courtois and Juan Agudelo scored in extra time to lift Chivas into the draw with Dallas in their final match of the season.

Jackson and Fabian Castillo scored for Dallas, which finished sixth in the Western Conference.

Chivas USA closed the season with a club-record winless streak of 14 games and finished last in the Western Conference.

Courtois scored his first goal of the season in the first minute of added time to trim FC Dallas' lead to 2-1 and Agudelo earned the draw three minutes later.

At Columbus, Ohio, Federico Higuain scored from a penalty for his second goal of the game to give Columbus the win.

Higuain was taken down by Terry Dunfield in the 62nd minute before scoring his fifth goal. He also scored in the 17th minute.

Andrew Wiedeman scored for Toronto in the 27th minute when he ran on to a long pass from Ryan Johnson and beat goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum.

Toronto was winless in its final 14 games to finish bottom of the league.

The Crew finished sixth in the Eastern Conference with 52 points, one behind Houston for the final postseason spot.

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