|4||Seattle Sounders FC||34||+1||48|
|5||Sporting Kansas City||34||+1||47|
|6||Real Salt Lake||34||-2||46|
|9||San Jose Earthquakes||34||-8||38|
West Ham come under increasing pressure over violence at the London stadium, and Neymar is at Barcelona due to Lionel Messi.
Nelson Valdez was elated after his winner led the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win against Sporting KC, but Peter Vermes was aggrieved at the result.
Didier Drogba could yet make his return for the Montreal Impact in the first leg of Sunday's Eastern Conference semifinals against the NY Red Bulls.
MLSsoccer.com's Russ Thaler and Andrew Wiebe are joined by Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson to break down the Seattle Sounders 1-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City in the Audi 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs Western Conference Knockout Round.
The Seattle Sounders' remarkable turnaround this season continued, as they beat Sporting KC in a thrilling MLS Cup knockout-round match.
Seattle Sounders move on to face FC Dallas, thanks to Nelson Valdez's 88th-minute goal that sank Sporting KC.