2002 Major League Soccer season: Wikis

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2002 Major League Soccer season
Season 2002
MLS Cup Los Angeles Galaxy
Supporters' Shield Los Angeles Galaxy
2001
2003

This is a summary of the 2002 Major League Soccer season.

Contents

Final standings

Position Eastern Conference Points Played Wins Losses Ties Goals Against Difference Average attendance
1 New England Revolution 38 28 12 14 2 49 49 0 16,927
2 Columbus Crew 38 28 11 12 5 44 43 +1 17,429
3 Chicago Fire 37 28 11 13 4 43 38 +5 12,922
4 MetroStars 35 28 11 15 2 41 47 -6 18,148
5 D.C. United 32 28 9 14 5 31 40 -9 16,519
Position Western Conference Points Played Wins Losses Ties Goals Against Difference Average attendance
1 Los Angeles Galaxy 51 28 16 9 3 44 33 +11 19,047
2 San Jose Earthquakes 45 28 14 11 3 45 35 +10 11,150
3 Dallas Burn 43 28 12 9 7 44 43 +1 13,122
4 Colorado Rapids 43 28 13 11 4 43 48 -5 20,687
5 Kansas City Wizards 36 28 9 10 9 37 45 -8 12,255

MLS Cup Playoffs

Quarterfinals

September 25, 2002
Kansas City Wizards 2–3 OT Los Angeles Galaxy Rose Bowl: Pasadena, California
Attendance: 14,585
Preki 25'
Brown 70'
Ruiz pen 62'
Jones 85'
Ruiz 99'
September 28, 2002
Los Angeles Galaxy 1–4 Kansas City Wizards Arrowhead Stadium: Kansas City, Missouri
Attendance: 9,484
Albright 71' Simutenkov 19'
Quill 37'
Preki 70'
Fabbro 73'
October 2, 2002
Kansas City Wizards 2–5 Los Angeles Galaxy Rose Bowl: Pasadena, California
Attendance: 14,713
Klein 47'
Preki 72'
Ruiz 34'
Jones 45'+
Jones 62'
Ruiz 66'
Tennyson 93'

Los Angeles advance 6-3 on points.


September 26, 2002
Chicago Fire 0–2 New England Revolution Gillette Stadium: Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 6,306
Twellman 13'
Hernandez 60'
September 29, 2002
New England Revolution 1–2 Chicago Fire Cardinal Stadium: Naperville, Illinois
Attendance: 9,434
Kamler 28' Razov (pen) 43'
Razov 76'
October 2, 2002
Chicago Fire 0–2 New England Revolution Gillette Stadium: Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 6,954
Kamler 12'
Twellman 65'

New England advance 6-3 on points.


September 26, 2002
Columbus Crew 2–1 San Jose Earthquakes Spartan Stadium: San Jose, California
Attendance: 8,069
Buddle 38'
Garcia 81'
Donovan 54'
September 28, 2002
San Jose Earthquakes 1–2 Columbus Crew Columbus Crew Stadium: Columbus, Ohio
Attendance: 13,004
Graziani 58' Garcia 50'
McBride 81'

Columbus advance 6-0 on points.


September 25, 2002
Colorado Rapids 2–4 Dallas Burn Cotton Bowl: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 6,360
Valderrama 2'
Spencer (pen) 75'
Morrow 26'
Kreis 49'
Deering 68'
Martínez 70'
September 28, 2002
Dallas Burn 0–1 Colorado Rapids INVESCO Field: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 9,637
Carrieri 78'
October 2, 2002
Colorado Rapids 1–1 Dallas Burn Cotton Bowl: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 8,008
Spencer 22' Rhine 6'

  1–0 series OT  
Chung 1'

Rapids advance 1-0 in series overtime after 4-4 tie on points.


Semifinals

October 5, 2002
Colorado Rapids 0–4 Los Angeles Galaxy Rose Bowl: Pasadena, California
Attendance: 24,742
Califf 21'
Ruiz 24'
Hendrickson 71'
Ruiz 84'
September 28, 2002
Los Angeles Galaxy 1–0 Colorado Rapids INVESCO Field: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 12,367
Ruiz 64'

Los Angeles advance 6-0 on points.


October 6, 2002
Columbus Crew 0–0 New England Revolution Gillette Stadium: Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 11,387
September 29, 2002
New England Revolution 1–0 Columbus Crew Columbus Crew Stadium: Columbus, Ohio
Attendance: 10,245
Heaps 3'
October 12, 2002
Columbus Crew 2–2 New England Revolution Gillette Stadium: Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 9,216
McBride 80'
Washington 85'
Ralston 17'
Harris 47'

New England advance 5-2 on points.


MLS Cup 2002

October 20, 2002
Los Angeles Galaxy 1–0 2OT New England Revolution Gillette Stadium: Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 61,316
Ruiz 113'

Los Angeles, New England, and San Jose earn MLS regular-season berths to CONCACAF Champions' Cup 2003.

Columbus qualify as U.S. Open Cup champions.

Team Awards

Individual awards


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