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Chivas-Timbers caps MLS Saturday TV trio

Three MLS matches are on cable today.

Sporting Kansas City opened the triple-header with a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on NBCSN. That result moved SKC into the Supporters Shield lead and eliminated Portland from Shield contention. It also ended the Union's playoff hopes.

At 2:30 p.m., the second game of NBCSN's doubleheader will feature San Jose and Dallas.

And at 7:30 p.m., the Portland Timbers will put their Western Conference title hopes on the line at Chivas USA in a game that will be shown on Root.

With a win, Portland becomes the conference's regular-season champions and gets with top playoff seeding. Anything less, and those honors go to Real Salt Lake.