Eredivisie contenders Ajax and PSV secured comfortable wins over PEC Zwolle and Excelsior respectively.
CSKA Moscow gave up two points in their title race after being held at home by FC Krasnodar.
Watch Guangzhou Evergrande drop two valuable points against Shanghai SIPG in their push for a sixth successive title.
Kevin Ellis' late back-heel goal earned Sporting Kansas City a road win to leap over Portland in the Western Conference table.
An all Western Conference affair ended scoreless between RSL and Dallas, with neither side ever imposing their will on the match.
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