If "momentum" is really a thing, then Columbus vs. New England in the Eastern Conference semifinals should produce the best soccer of the early rounds of the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs, presented by AT&T. The two teams will face each other for 180 minutes (at least) starting on Saturday (4 pm ET; Univision Deportes, MLS LIVE and FREE stream on MLSsoccer.com) at Crew Stadium, and there's already a bit of chatter between the two sides.
Previa Playoffs | Columbus Crew abre en casa su primera serie en tres años, contra New England Revolution
OBETZ, Ohio – The lone forward role in Columbus Crew head coach Gregg Berhalter’s system has been something of a revolving door in 2014.
New York Red Bulls' playoff hopes rescued by "huge lift" from supersub Peguy Luyindula vs. Sporting KC
HARRISON, N.J. – Trailing by a goal and facing playoff elimination on Thursday night, the New York Red Bulls needed a spark to jolt their attack and unlock Sporting Kansas City’s defense.
They turned to their French veteran.
Most total MLS goals, single season
Regular season + Playoff goals, 1996-2014
Los mejores equipos en la temporada regular tienen mayores probabilidades de ser campeones de la Copa MLS
La probabilidad dice que Seattle Sounders será campeón de la Copa MLS
FC Dallas playmaker Díaz suspended for Sunday playoff game vs. Seattle
The MLS Disciplinary Comittee has fined and suspended FC Dallas midfielder Mauro Díaz for the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinal series against the Seattle Sounders (Sunday, 9 pm ET on ESPN2 and TSN2), it was announced Friday.
PRO announces ref assignments for MLS conference semifinals
The Professional Referee Organization has announced the referee assignments for Major League Soccer's conference semifinals, to be played Nov. 1-10:
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1
Eastern Conference Semifinals first leg
#RSLvLA: West rivals lock horns yet again (8 pm ET, NBCSN/NBCSports.com)
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS - FIRST LEG