Jun 23, 2013 at 12am UK at ​RFK Stadium
DC United
1-0
EarthquakesSan Jose Earthquakes

Result: DC United edge past San Jose Earthquakes

Result: DC United edge past San Jose
A Chris Pontius penalty is enough for DC United to overcome San Jose Earthquakes at the RFK Stadium in Washington.

Bottom-of-the-table DC United have cut the gap on Toronto FC to two points in the MLS Eastern Conference with a narrow 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes.

Chris Pontius scored the only goal of the game at the RFK Stadium in Washington, converting from the spot in the 11th minute after Justin Morrow brought down Chris Korb inside the area.

Shea Salinas worked Bill Hamid as the visitors went in search of an equaliser, while Adam Jahn hit the woodwork with 17 minutes left on the clock.

However, Ben Olsen's men were able to hang on for all three points, which sees the Earthquakes stay eighth in the Western Conference, two behind the Colorado Rapids.

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Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Toronto34208671403168
2New York City FCNY City34169958421657
3Atlanta UnitedAtlanta341510964392555
4Chicago Fire341671161471455
5Columbus Crew34166125246654
6New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls34139124944548
7New England RevolutionNew England34137145359-646
8Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia34119145047342
9Montreal ImpactMontreal34116175257-539
10Orlando City34109153958-1939
11DC United3495203160-2932

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver33157114947252
2Seattle SoundersSeattle331311949391050
3Portland TimbersPortland33148115849950
4Sporting Kansas CityKansas331213839271249
5Houston DynamoHouston331211105445947
6San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes33128133653-1744
7Dallas331013104347-443
8Real Salt LakeSalt Lake33126154752-542
9Minnesota UnitedMinnesota Utd33106174567-2236
10Colorado RapidsColorado3396183147-1633
11Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy3388174462-1832
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