Category Archives: MLS Playoffs

Timbers dominate Sounders, book place in Western Conference final vs. RSL

The Portland Timbers jumped all over the Seattle Sounders in Thursday’s Western Conference semifinal second leg, building a 3-0 lead before coasting to a 3-2 victory and 5-3 aggregate win to secure a place in the West Final vs. Real Salt Lake. Continue reading »

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Dynamo down Red Bulls on the road, advance to Conference finals

Thanks to another huge goal from substitute Omar Cummings, the Houston Dynamo shocked the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena, winning, 2-1, after extra time to move on to the Eastern Conference finals. Continue reading »

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Sporting KC top Revs in overtime, book place in East final vs. Dynamo

By ALAN HAINKEL KANSAS CITY, Kansas — In an intense, physical affair, Sporting Kansas City overcame a one-goal deficit from the first leg of their conference semifinal with the New England Revolution to force extra time at Sporting Park. Claudio … Continue reading »

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SBI Reader Poll: Was Olave’s tackle a red card?

Jamison Olave’s red card dismissal was a lightning rod for criticism, with some agreeing with the decision while others called the tackle no more than a yellow card. What side do you stand on? Continue reading »

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Franklin blast gives Galaxy 1-0 edge over RSL

On a night when Robbie Keane was uncharacteristically off the mark, it took a Sean Franklin blast to help give the LA Galaxy a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake in the first leg of their MLS Western Conference semifinal series Continue reading »

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Dynamo use impressive comeback effort to draw ten-man Red Bulls

The Houston Dynamo came back from a two-goal deficit at halftime to tie the ten-man New York Red Bulls, 2-2. Jamison Olave was shown a straight red card in the second half. Continue reading »

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