UPDATE — Updated after Real Salt Lake held up its advantage over the Portland Timbers in the Western Conference finals. RSL, which won 4-2 in the first leg at home, earned a 1-0 road win Sunday at Jeld-Wen Field. That sets up a Dec. 7 MLS Cup at Sporting Kansas City. Salt Lake is seeking its second championship in five years. KC looking to cap a major success story since its re-branding.
Here is a quick look at the MLS playoff field with some dates and times TBD.
I’ll update this post over the next few weeks and a guide.
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Sounders FC 2, Colorado 0
Portland Timbers defeats Sounders FC, 5-3 on aggregate (first leg: 2-1 in Seattle; second leg: 3-2 in Portland)
Real Salt Lake defeats Los Angeles, 2-1 on aggregate (first leg: 0-1 in Los Angeles; second leg: 2-0 in Salt Lake)
Real Salt Lake defeats Portland Timbers, 5-2 on aggregate (first leg: 4-2 in Salt Lake; second leg: 1-0 in Portland)
Houston 3, Montreal 0
Houston Dynamo defeats New York Red Bulls, 4-3 on aggregate, after extra time (first leg: 2-2 in Houston; second leg: 2-1 in New York)
Sporting Kansas City defeats New England Revolution, 4-3 on aggregate, after extra time (first leg: 1-2 in New England; second leg: 3-1 in Kansas City)
Sporting Kansas City defeats Houston Dynamo, 2-1 on aggregate (first leg: 0-0 in Houston, second leg: 2-1 in Kansas City).
Real Salt Lake at Sporting Kansas City (1 p.m. on Dec. 7, ESPN)