Sporting Kansas City 1-0 D.C. United
United 3, Impact 1
New England 2, D.C. United 1
Chris Pontius converted a penalty kick in the 11th minute to give the D.C. United a 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.
D.C. United defender Robbie Russell has retired after a 13-year career in Major League Soccer and in Europe, and will study medicine at Georgetown University.
MLS has suspended Real Salt Lake defender Abdoulie Mansally one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for head-butting D.C. United midfielder Perry Kitchen in the 61st minute of Saturday's game.
Former U.S. national team and D.C. United forward Josh Wolff is retiring as a player and will be a full-time assistant coach with the Major League Soccer club.
D.C. United will be without Andy Najar for the Eastern Conference final after Major League Soccer suspended the defender for two games.
The second leg of the Eastern Conference semifinals between D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls was postponed by snow Wednesday night.