Tag: Playoffs

Postseason Update: Chivas USA 2-LA 2

In-stadium rivals [Chivas USA and the L.A. Galaxy played to an exciting 2-2 draw Sunday night](http://web.mlsnet.com/news/mls_news.jsp?ymd=20091101&content_id=7596496&vkey=news_mls&fext=.jsp), setting the stage for what will be the most important MLS “Super Clasico” to date next Sunday. Chivas USA got off to a hot start in the match and they took the lead in just the 4th minute when... Read more »

Findley's Late Goal puts RSL past Columbus

Real Salt Lake got a late goal from striker Robbie Findley [to defeat Columbus 1-0 in the opening game of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series Saturday night](http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/soc/6696128.html). The match looked to be headed to a scoreless draw, but that all changed in the 88th minute when Findley slotted home a Yura Movsisyan cross to give... Read more »

Matchday 10/31

The MLS playoffs continue tonight with Columbus traveling to Sandy, Utah to take on Real Salt Lake in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series (6 p.m. Direct Kick).  If Real Salt Lake is to have any chance against the regular season champion Crew they need a result tonight — as they typically struggle... Read more »

Fire vs. New England Revolution: Game 1 Preview

After three consecutive years suffering playoff heartbreak against the Revolution, the Fire will try to extend their playoff winning streak against the Revs to two series this Sunday, when the two sides meet at Gillette Stadium for Game 1 (1 p.m. on FSC) of their two game Eastern Conference Semifinal matchup. The series, which could... Read more »

Postseason Update: Seattle Sounders 0 - Houston Dynamo 0

The playoffs opened up last night in front of a raucous 30,000 + fans at Qwest Field in Seattle last night, but the expansion Sounders went home disappointed as they failed to find the back of the net in their [0-0 draw with the Houston Dynamo](http://web.mlsnet.com/mls/events/mls_cup/2009/news/article.jsp?ymd=20091030&content_id=7579462&vkey=mlscup2009&fext=.jsp). With the tie, Houston now only has to win... Read more »

The First Round Rundown

I’ve already taken a brief look at the Fire-Revolution first round series, but haven’t spent any time on the three other Conference Semifinals going on around the country in the next couple of weeks. That’s about to change though. Click after the jump for a quick rundown of the ‘other’ first round series. **Eastern Conference... Read more »

Fire set to take on Revolution in Playoffs

When the Fire played the New England Revolution on Oct. 17, many saw the match as a possible playoff preview. Now that the MLS regular season has come to a close those predictions of a Fire-Revolution postseason battle have come true. The sides will begin their two-leg Eastern Conference semifinal series at 3 p.m. Saturday... Read more »