2017 USL Cup Playoffs results and schedule

It's down to Swope Park Rangers to defend the honor of MLS in next weekend's USL Cup final.

Sporting Kansas City's USL side is the lone MLS club-aligned team to reach this year's final, playing FC Dallas affiliate OKC Energy to a scoreless draw in Saturday night's semifinal before advancing 7-6 on penalties. They'll face Louisville City FC, who advanced on penalties following a 1-1 draw against New York Red Bulls II in the other semifinal Saturday. Junior Flemming forced extra time and penalties after hitting a second-half equalizer for New York.

As the top-seeded Eastern Conference team, Louisville will host the final Monday, Nov. 13 (9 pm ET | ESPN U) against Swope Park, the fourth-seeded team out of the West.

Swope Park also reached the final last season before losing 5-1 to Red Bulls II. They are aiming to become the second MLS-run team to win a USL title after Red Bulls II became the first.

 

USL Cup

Nov. 13 Louisville City FC vs. Swope Park Rangers 9 pm ET

Conference Finals

Eastern Conference

Sat., Nov. 4 Louisville City FC 0 (4) vs. New York Red Bulls II 0 (3) RECAP

Western Conference

Sat., Nov. 4 Swope Park Rangers 0 (7), OKC Energy 0 (6) RECAP

 

Conference Semifinals

Eastern Conference

Sat., Oct. 28 Louisville City FC 1, Rochester Rhinos 0 RECAP
Sat., Oct. 28 Tampa Bay Rowdies 1, New York Red Bulls II 2 (AET) RECAP

 

Sat., Oct. 28 Swope Park Rangers 1, Sacramento Republic FC 0 RECAP
Sat., Oct. 28 San Antonio FC 1 (1), OKC Energy 1 (4) RECAP

Conference Quarterfinals

Eastern Conference

Fri., Oct. 20 Louisville City FC 4, Bethlehem Steel FC 0 RECAP
Sat., Oct. 21 Rochester Rhinos 2, Charlotte Independence 1 (AET) RECAP
Sat., Oct. 21 Charleston Battery 0, New York Red Bulls II 4 RECAP
Sat., Oct. 21 Tampa Bay Rowdies 3, FC Cincinnati 0 RECAP

Western Conference

Fri., Oct. 20 Real Monarchs SLC 1 (1), Sacramento Republic FC 1 (3) RECAP
Sat., Oct. 21 San Antonio FC 2, Tulsa Roughnecks FC 1 RECAP
Sat., Oct. 21* Swope Park Rangers 1 (4), Phoenix Rising FC 1 (2) RECAP
Sat., Oct. 21 Reno 1868 FC 0, OKC Energy FC 1 RECAP

*Postponed due to weather, completed Sun., Oct 22.

 

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