Just four teams now remain in the hunt for MLS Cup.
New York City FC became the final team to claim their spot in the Conference Finals, after upsetting Supporters' Shield winners New England Revolution in a penalty shootout following 120 thrilling minutes in Foxborough.
The Cityzens join the Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake in the final four, setting the stage for two intriguing matchups this weekend.
(4) Portland Timbers vs. (7) Real Salt Lake
Western Conference Final
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 pm ET
WATCH: FS1, FOX Deportes
- How they got here: Portland knocked off Minnesota United in Round One before going to top-seeded Colorado Rapids on Thanksgiving and getting the 1-0 upset; RSL have caused two big upsets, first ousting second-seeded Seattle Sounders in Round One then stunning third-seeded Sporting Kansas City in the Conference Semifinals.
- Portland at home in 2021: 12-4-2
- Salt Lake on the road in 2021: 6-10-3
- Season matchups: Portland dominated the teams' matchups during the regular season, winning all three by a combined score of 12-4, including 3-2 and 6-1 victories at Providence Park.
(2) Philadelphia Union vs. (4) New York City FC
Eastern Conference Final
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 5 at 3 pm ET
WATCH: ABC, ESPN Deportes
- How they got here: Philadelphia edged past the New York Red Bulls with a late extra-time winner in Round One before defeating Nashville SC in a penalty shootout in the Conference Semifinals; NYCFC also came out on top in a shootout during the Conference Semifinals, defeating No. 1 seed New England Revolution, after beating Atlanta United in Round One.
- Philadelphia at home in 2021: 12-3-4
- NYCFC on the road in 2021: 4-8-6
- Season matchups: The regular-season series was split, with NYCFC winning 2-0 at Subaru Park in May before Philadelphia got revenge with a 1-0 win at the same venue in August. The teams then played out a 1-1 draw at Yankee Stadium on Decision Day.