After some late Round One drama on Tuesday night, the lineup for the Conference Semifinals of the Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs is now complete.
It all kicks off with MLS' first-ever Thanksgiving Day game on Thursday. Get briefed on that, and the three other matchups, below.
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 25 at 4:30 pm ET
WATCH ON: FOX, FOX Deportes
- How they got here: Colorado earned a Round One bye after finishing first in the Western Conference; Portland beat Minnesota United 3-1 in Round One.
- Colorado at home in 2021: 9-1-7
- Portland on the road in 2021: 6-9-2
- Season matchups: Colorado had the better of the regular-season matchups, winning 2-0 in the only match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in October and drawing 2-2 in Portland the previous month.
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 28 at 3 pm ET
WATCH ON: ABC, ESPN Deportes
- How they got here: Kansas City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 in Round One; Salt Lake beat the Seattle Sounders 6-5 on penalties in Round One.
- SKC on at home in 2021: 10-3-5
- RSL on the road in 2021: 5-10-3
- Season matchups: The teams last met just over two weeks ago at Children's Mercy Park on Decision Day, when a stoppage-time goal from Damir Kreilach gave RSL the win and a place in the playoffs. RSL were also the victors, 3-1, when the teams met in Utah back in May.
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 28 at 5:30 pm ET
WATCH ON: ESPN, ESPN Deportes
- How they got here: Philadelphia beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 in Round One; Nashville beat Orlando 3-1 in Round One.
- Philadelphia at home in 2021: 11-3-3
- Nashville on the road in 2021: 4-4-9
- Season matchups: The two teams split the regular-season series. Nashville won 1-0 at Nissan Stadium in July before Philadelphia won by the same scoreline in the only matchup at Subaru Park, last month.
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 pm ET
WATCH: FS1, FOX Deportes
- How they got here: New England earned a Round One bye after finishing first in the Eastern Conference; NYCFC beat Atlanta United 2-0 in Round One.
- New England at home in 2021: 12-2-3 (best in MLS)
- NYCFC on the road in 2021: 4-8-5
- Season matchups: The teams met three times in 2021. New England won 3-2 at Red Bull Arena in June and again, 2-1, at Gillette Stadium in September. In between, NYCFC became just one of five teams to beat the Revs during the regular season, winning 2-0 at Yankee Stadium in August.