Real Salt Lake have closed the gap at the top of the MLS Western Conference after thrashing the Colorado Rapids 5-1.
Toronto president Tim Leiweke does not expect QPR target Jermain Defoe to play for the club again, while Ron Vlaar's Villa future is unclear.
Ghana international Samuel Inkoom is excited at the prospect of playing in America after joining DC United.
Kalif Alhassan rescued a vital point for the Portland Timbers and a 3-3 draw with San Jose Earthquakes in the MLS.
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his 21st goal of the season as the New York Red Bulls defeated Sporting Kansas City 2-1.