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There have been some upsets and surprises in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs, mostly thanks to Toronto FC’s upset win over the Eastern Conference’s No. 1-seeded New York City FC.

Still, it turns out plenty of those taking part in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs Bracket Challenge saw that coming – because 239 perfect brackets remain as the postseason shifts towards the Conference Finals. Not bad!

Who are those clever observers picking to advance to MLS Cup next week? Let’s take a look.

Fan Picks, Conference Finals

Los Angeles Football Club vs. Seattle Sounders (Tuesday, 10 pm ET | ESPN, TSN1/5, TVAS)

  • LAFC: ‭87.45‬%
  • Seattle Sounders: ‭12.55‬%

Atlanta United vs. Toronto FC (Wednesday, 8 pm ET | FS1, TSN1/4, TVAS)

  • Atlanta United: ‭53.13‬%
  • Toronto FC: ‭46.87‬%

How about MLS Cup? It will probably surprise no one that the consensus remains LAFC vs. everyone else.

  • 50.63% have LAFC winning it all
  • 32.64% like Toronto FC to sustain their underdog run all the way to their second league title
  • 11.71% are picking Atlanta to defend their 2018 triumph
  • 5.02% go for the Sounders to hoist the hardware again

Feeling bad about your own busted bracket? Don't kick yourself too hard – none of's so-called "experts" picked this final four in their own brackets... and since the internet ever forgets, here's a reminder of their picks:

MLS experts make their picks: Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs Bracket Challenge