Five things to note from MLS Week 31
October 27, 2008
By Steve Davis
1. A first look at the playoffs. Rarely are the postseason favorites so well defined. It's Columbus and Houston.
No warning bells were sounded in Week 31 as managers from both conference winners fielded first-choice lineups. Both were rewarded with agreeable results, a road draw for Houston and a 1-0 win for Columbus, which finally snuffed out D.C. United's turbulent season.