Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs Conference Finals are set! First look at both matchups

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