Lewis Morgan scored on a penalty kick in the 57th minute, leading Inter Miami a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.
The shot was set up when Houston's Aljaz Struna committed a foul in the penalty area. The goal was Morgan's fifth of the season.
Miami (5-10-2) won its second straight and moved within a point of Nashville for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Houston (4-6-7) and Colorado have 19 points and are tied for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
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