Valeri scored in the 16th and 29th minutes for a 2-0 Timbers lead.
The Timbers extended their unbeaten streak to eight games and will hold top seed in the West when the MLS playoffs begin next weekend.
Chivas USA (6-20-8) became the 15th club in league history to lose 20 games in a season.
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