2017 MLS Cup Playoffs - Knockout Round
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2017 MLS Cup Playoff field is set: Check out the Knockout Round matches

The field for the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs is set. 

The postseason kicks off with the single-elimination Knockout Round matches this week, hosted by the No. 3 and No. 4 seed in each conference. The top two seeds get automatic byes to the Conference Semifinal stage.

Eastern Conference

Knockout Round byes: #1 Toronto FC, #2 NYCFC

#3 Chicago Fire vs. #6 New York Red Bulls
Wed., Oct 25 @ 8:30 pm ET | UniMas, FS1 in USA; TSN, TVAS in Canada

#4 Atlanta United vs. #5 Columbus Crew SC
Thurs., Oct. 26 @ 7 pm ET | UniMas, ESPN2 in USA; TSN, TVAS in Canada

Western Conference

Knockout Round byes: #1 Portland Timbers, #2 Seattle Sounders

#3 Vancouver Whitecaps vs. #6 San Jose Earthquakes
Wed., Oct. 25 @ 10:30 pm ET | UniMas in USA; TSN, TVAS2 in Canada

#4 Houston Dynamo vs. #5 Sporting Kansas City
Thurs., Oct. 26 @ 9:30 pm ET | UniMas in USA; TSN, TVAS in Canada