Roland Lamah scored twice, Mauro Diaz had a goal and two assists, and
FC Dallas (11-10-13) needed at least a tie and some help to make the playoffs, but the
Lamah tied the score a 1-1 in the 37th minute and made it 3-1 in the 49th. He settled Carlos Gruezo's shot inside the six-yard box and sent an open shot into the back of the net for his first goal. After halftime, Lamah finished Diaz's corner kick with a glancing header.
Diaz's penalty kick goal in the 73rd capped the scoring against backup goalkeeper Brian Rowe.
Los Angeles (8-18-8) opened the scoring in the second minute on Michael Ciani's header of Romain Alessandrini's corner kick.