Chivas USA’s Western Conference decider Saturday with the Houston Dynamo was so dull, the biggest talking point came after the final whistle when the opposing coaches exchanged words and shoves.
Still, Chivas USA got the point they needed to clinch the top seed in the West.
The Galaxy’s playoff hopes are still alive too after Real Salt Lake remarkably actually won a game and L.A. will set up a pulsating first-round series with Chivas USA with a win over the Fire at noon today on FSN. Lose or tie and the Galaxy are out and Chivas USA plays Chicago instead.
Despite the fact we’re unlikely to see much of Beckham Sunday, there was the inevitable Blanco-Beck’s news conference Saturday in Chicago and the equally inevitable story on the “meeting” of the two superstars.
Meanwhile, Briana Scurry played in goal as the U.S. women tied Mexico 1-1 Saturday.