MLS: Colorado 2, Chivas USA 1

Oct. 19, 2008 at 7:22 PM
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CARSON, Colo., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Goals by Colin Clark and Conor Casey enabled the Colorado Rapids to stay alive in the Major League Soccer playoff race Sunday with a 2-1 win over Chivas USA.

Colorado (11-14-4) can make the playoffs with a win in its next match -- against Real Salt Lake Saturday. Chivas USA (12-11-6), has already clinched a playoff berth.

Clark opened the scoring with a header into the side netting in the 67th minute.

Chivas USA's Jonathan Bornstein tied the contest less than 5 minutes later

Casey hit the match-winner, getting the ball in the penalty area and firing a shot past Colorado goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul with 5 minutes left on the clock.

Chivas plays Houston Saturday, ending its regular-season schedule.

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