The Major League Soccer regular season concluded this past weekend with the LA Galaxy topping the table in terms of points and winning the Western Conference by four points over the Seattle Sounders. A revamped and rebranded Sporting Kansas City shocked the naysayers to win the Eastern Conference.
The playoffs to determine who will be crowned MLS Cup 2011 champions begin on Wednesday with the league’s first ever Wild Card Series. Playoff action runs until November 20th when the Final of MLS Cup 2011 takes place at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA.
Here are the MLS Cup 2011 Playoff matchups, schedule and broadcast (television on online video) listings.
- FC Dallas 0 vs. New York Red Bulls 2 — Wed., Oct. 26, 9 p.m. ET (FOX Soccer, TSN2)
- Colorado Rapids 1 vs. Columbus Crew 0 — Thurs., Oct. 27, 10 p.m. ET (Altitude 2, ONN, TSN2)
Eastern Conference Semifinals
- Colorado Rapids 0 vs. Sporting Kansas City 2 — Sun., Oct. 30 7 p.m. ET (FOX Soccer, TSN2)
- Philadelphia Union 1 vs. Houston Dynamo 2 — Sun., Oct. 30, time 5 p.m. ET (ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3)
- Sporting Kansas City 2 vs. Colorado Rapids 0 — Wed., Nov. 2, time 8 p.m. ET (FOX Soccer)
- Houston Dynamo 1 vs. Philadelphia Union 0 — Thurs., Nov 3, 8:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)
Western Conference Semifinals
- Real Salt Lake 3 vs. Seattle Sounders FC 0 — Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 p.m. ET (FOX Soccer, TSN2)
- New York Red Bulls 0 vs. LA Galaxy 1 — Sun., Oct. 30, 3 p.m. ET (ESPN or ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)
- Seattle Sounders FC 2 vs. Real Salt Lake 0 — Wed., Nov. 2, 10 p.m. ET (ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)
- LA Galaxy 2 vs. New York Red Bulls 1 — Thurs., Nov. 3, 11 p.m. ET (ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)
Eastern Conference Championships
- Sporting Kansas City 0 vs. Houston Dynamo 2 — Sun., Nov. 6, 5:30 p.m. ET (FOX Soccer)
- LA Galaxy 3 vs. Real Salt Lake 1 — Sun., Nov. 6, 9:00 p.m. ET (ESPN or ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)
MLS Cup 2011 — LA Galaxy vs. Houston Dynamo at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.; single-game final
Sun., Nov. 20