Chivas looks to extend unbeaten streak against Dallas
October 10, 2007
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
For some teams, the desperate fight for a playoff spot takes center stage, making their tasks straightforward. For others who have already qualified, the approach can be a bit trickier. With little at stake, the tendency to ease off the pedal can grow like a cancer, robbing a team of precious momentum and sharpness as the postseason gets closer. Yet the desire to give certain players rest is also a consideration.