MLS PLAYOFFS

Kevin Cruz Quintana @The_Kcq94

 PHOTO CREDIT: MLS.COM

PHOTO CREDIT: MLS.COM

El Paso, TX – We have playoffs ladies and gentlemen and its going to be big. The MLS has had some ups and downs this season and some great additions that have brought the attention to US soccer and its impact to the sports world. With likes of players like Zlatan Ibrahimović in LA Galaxy, Wayne Rooney and his mid-season revival of DC United, and the beautiful finishes from the Mexican superstar Carlos Vela its been a great season and we are certain that the playoffs will be just as entertaining as the regular season was! For now, let’s break down today’s games!

 

New York City FC vs Philadelphia Union

 PHOTO CREDIT: MLS.COM

PHOTO CREDIT: MLS.COM

We have the first playoff match in the eastern conference where both teams have shined this season and have proven themselves worthy of being in the playoffs. New York will host the match once again after beating the Union 3-1 in their last match of the season, but it looks like it will be far more than just a knockout round match up. It will be a rematch where Philadelphia seek their first win in New York but will be tough against a team that is hungry to win the cup.

 photo credit: prosoccerusa.com

photo credit: prosoccerusa.com

The Union head coach Jim Curtain says that the team will have a different approach against New York FC and assures that it will be a different team going onto the pitch. Here’s a post-match interview of Jim Curtain on Sunday’s loss against NYFC.

 The match will be tonight at 5pm mountain time at Yankees Stadium don’t miss out on all the action this match will bring!



FC Dallas vs Portland Timbers

 photo credit: Jerome Miron- USATODAY Sports

photo credit: Jerome Miron- USATODAY Sports

The Western Conference is ready and in full effect for tonight’s match up where Dallas will host the first knockout round match against Portland timbers. Its going to be one match you don’t want to miss. Fc Dallas are coming into the playoffs after a 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids and now plan to regroup and get prepared to face Portland with a different mentality to seek the win.

 photo credit: Oregonlive.com

photo credit: Oregonlive.com

Portland Timbers are also coming into the playoffs with a 2-1 loss to Vancouver Whitecaps and will also have to make some adjustments to win tonight against Dallas and it won’t be easy. The Timbers and their fans are hoping that this 3-day break will be more than enough rest for them to come into the pitch refreshed and ready to go!

You can catch the game tonight at 7:30 pm mountain time don’t miss out on this exciting match up!