Category Archives: MLS Playoffs

Dynamo make statement with first-leg win vs. SKC

Houston extended their impressive run at home, as they continue to defend their home turf at BBVA Compass Stadium, thanks to a 2-0 victory over Sporting KC on Saturday. Continue reading »

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Rimando brilliant as RSL earns draw in Seattle

On a night when both goalkeepers were outstanding, it was Nick Rimando who stole the show, making a plethora of outstanding saves to help Real Salt Lake earn a 0-0 draw on the road in their Western Conference semifinal series vs the Seattle Sounders. Continue reading »

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MLS Playoffs: Galaxy vs. Whitecaps (Your Running Commentary)

  The Los Angeles Galaxy begin their quest to repeat as MLS Cup champions tonight when they take on the Vancouver Whitecaps in the Knockout Round match at Home Depot Center (10:30pm, NBC Sports). The Galaxy overcame a terrible start … Continue reading »

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MLS Playoff Preview: Galaxy vs. Whitecaps

  The Los Angeles Galaxy will begin their question for a second straight MLS Cup title tonight at Home Depot Center when they take on the Vancouver Whitecaps in the Western Conference Knockout Round match. The Whitecaps enter as a … Continue reading »

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MLS Playoffs: Fire vs. Dynamo (Your Running Commentary)

The 2012 MLS Playoffs kick off tonight with the Chicago Fire playing host to the Houston Dynamo at Toyota Park (9pm, ESPN2). The Dynamo are the road team, but enter the match with a wealth of experience. An MLS Cup … Continue reading »

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MLS Playoff Preview: Fire vs. Dynamo

By JOSE M. ROMERO The MLS postseason begins tonight with the Chicago Fire hosting the Houston Dynamo at Toyota Park in the Eastern Conference knockout round. The higher-seeded Fire are hoping the end to their regular season isn’t a reflection … Continue reading »

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MLS Playoffs: A closer look at which forwards fared the best (and worst) vs. playoff teams in 2012

So which of Major League Soccer’s top forwards fared the best when playing playoff-caliber competition in 2012? A closer look just might shed some light on which players will step up in the MLS playoffs. Continue reading »

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Ranking the 2012 MLS Playoff Teams

¬†Photo by ISI Photos.com Ten teams, one month and one special trophy. The 2012 MLS Cup playoffs begin tonight and the race to crown a champion is a wide-open one. The San Jose Earthquakes are the favorites to lift the … Continue reading »

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2012 MLS Playoffs kick off tonight (Who do you see winning MLS Cup?)

The 2012 MLS Playoffs kick off tonight with the Chicago Fire taking on the Houston Dynamo in the Eastern Conference wild card match-up at Toyota Park in a race that could see any number of teams lift the championship trophy … Continue reading »

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Red Bull Arena hit with power outage, but avoids flooding from Superstorm Sandy

Red Bull Arena avoided flooding during Hurricane Sandy’s devastating tour through New Jersey, but the arena and the area surrounding it was hit by a power outage: Continue reading »

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Plenty still up for grabs in MLS West

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By JOSE M. ROMERO Four teams in the MLS Western Conference have clinched playoff spots, with the San Jose Earthquakes having clinched the No. 1 seed. That much is known. From there, seeds 2 through 4 are … Continue reading »

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RSL left feeling the sting of missed opportunities

BY JONATHAN VERA CARSON, Calif.– The last time Real Salt Lake and the Galaxy competed for a trophy, it was the 2009 MLS Cup FInal and RSL took the championship. History did not repeat itself on Sunday as this time … Continue reading »

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