Wow. Look at that.
Two teams from the West are in the Western Conference final. Two teams from the East are in the Eastern Conference final. If that sounds simple and obvious, you must be new to the MLS playoffs.
The Los Angeles Galaxy and Houston Dynamo were each able to back up road wins in their first legs Sunday with home wins in their second legs Thursday to advance past the New York Red Bulls and Philadelphia Union, respectively.
Here’s how conference finals are shaping up (video highlights after the jump):
Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake, Sunday, 6 p.m., The Home Depot Center, Carson, Calif.
TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com, TSN2
Sporting KC vs. Houston Dynamo, Sunday, 2:30 p.m., LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, Kansas City, Kan.
TV: FOX Soccer
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Los Angeles Galaxy 2, New York Red Bulls 1 (L.A. advances 3-1 aggregate)
Houston Dynamo 1, Philadelphia Union 0 (Houston advances 3-1 aggregate)