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MLS Cup Playoff matchups set, start on Wednesday

And now we know. After weeks of drama, the 2011 MLS Cup Playoff matchups are set.

Here they are (home team listed first):

Wild Card

  • FC Dallas vs. New York Red Bulls – Wed., Oct. 26, 9 pm ET (FOX Soccer, TSN2)
  • Colorado Rapids vs. Columbus Crew – Thurs., Oct. 27, 10 pm ET (Altitude 2, ONN, TSN2)

Eastern Conference Semifinals

First Leg

  • FC Dallas vs. Sporting Kansas City – Sat., Oct. 29, 7:30 pm ET (FOX Soccer, TSN) ... OR ...
  • Colorado Rapids / Columbus Crew vs. Sporting Kansas City – Sun., Oct. 30, 7 pm ET (FOX Soccer, TSN2)
  • Philadelphia Union vs. Houston Dynamo – Sun., Oct. 30, time TBD (ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3)

Second Leg

  • Sporting Kansas City vs. FC Dallas / Columbus Crew / Colorado Rapids – Wed., Nov. 2, 8 pm ET (FOX Soccer)
  • Houston Dynamo vs. Philadelphia Union – Thurs., Nov 3, 8:30 pm ET (ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)

Western Conference Semifinals

First Leg

  • Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle Sounders FC – Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 pm ET (FOX Soccer, TSN2)
  • Colorado Rapids / Columbus Crew / New York Red Bulls vs. LA Galaxy – Sun., Oct. 30, time TBD (ESPN or ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)

Second Leg

  • Seattle Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake – Wed., Nov. 2, 10 pm ET (ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)
  • LA Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids / Columbus Crew / New York Red Bulls – Thurs., Nov. 3, 11 pm ET (ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)

Conference Championships

  • Hosted by highest remaining seed – Sun., Nov. 6, 5:30 pm ET  (FOX Soccer)
  • Hosted by highest remaining seed – Sun., Nov. 6, time TBD (ESPN or ESPN2, Deportes, ESPN3, TSN2)