The Galaxy and Rapids played to a 1-1 draw tonight in Colorado.
The result moves LA one point ahead of Seattle in the MLS Western Conference standings, however the Sounders have a game in hand on both the Galaxy and Real Salt Lake (which is three points ahead).Pregame
The match begins with Seattle and LA exactly even with 49 points in 30 games -- two points before No. 2 Salt Lake, but win a game in hand.
This kind of seeding is no small thing this season, as the No. 2 and 3 seeds will meet in a home-and-away aggregate-score series, while the No. 4 and 5 seeds meet in a one-game loser-out game, with the winner advancing to face the No. 1 Western seed.
Here's a preview of the Colorado-LA match, which will be updated as it moves along.