Posts in category "2010 Playoffs"
The Colorado Rapids are raising MLS Cup 2010 as league champions and the league seems to be doing everything it can to ensure that lesser teams continue to provide playoff surprises that aren’t necessarily wanted or needed by most of it’s fan base. Sure, an MLS Cup win is great for the fans of that... Read more »
So I did manage to get one half of the MLS Cup participants correct by predicting that Colorado would win the Eastern Conference. As it turns out, the first round battle between Real Salt Lake and FC Dallas probably featured the two best all around teams in MLS. Despite racking up 14 draws during the... Read more »
The Los Angeles Galaxy spared MLS the embarrassment of having to watch a conference final from a half empty Pizza Hut Park. LA shut down Fredy Montero and Seattle’s speed on the wings. Once Los Angeles grabbed the aggregate lead at 2-0 Seattle’s fate was sealed. The Galaxy will now host FC Dallas at the... Read more »
My pick (and Sam’s) to win and repeat as MLS Cup Champions were eliminated by FC Dallas after a 1-1 draw in Salt Lake City. Kevin Hartman kept RSL from tying the aggregate score and the loss of Javier Morales proved to be too much to overcome. These two were probably the best all around... Read more »
The Columbus Crew bowed out of the MLS playoffs in the most agonizing way possible. Losing on penalty kicks at home. Not only did they blow a 2-1 aggregate lead by allowing a late Conor Casey goal but the elimination came down to the final kick of the regular PK round. After all five Rapids players converted PK’s and... Read more »
A stellar game from Bobby Convey and the San Jose Earthquakes has ousted the New York Red Bulls from the MLS Cup playoffs. Convey scored 2 goals and added an assist on Chris Wondolowski’s game winner after being moved to left back as a result of an injury to Ramiro Corrales. Jon Busch provided a... Read more »
The MLS playoffs are set to begin this week without the local team but there are plenty of Fire related stories to follow on the way to MLS Cup in Toronto on November 23. A closer look at each first round match up provides more than a few reasons to watch. MLSsoccer.com’s Sam Stejskal and... Read more »