The conference finals are in the books and MLS Cup is set. Seattle takes out the worst to first story in Colorado and Toronto outscores Montreal in the battle of Canada.
Knockout rounds came and D.C., Philly, RSL, and SKC all just made cameo’s in the 2016 playoffs. L.A. was able to grind out a 1-0 victory at home. MTL with another 1-0 win up at Stade Saputo. TFC scored 2 goals at a rocking BMO Field, and SEA took it to FCD with a 3-0 victory in the great northwest.
Decision day came out of the gates hard and we try something new this week. We give a full “live” timeline update of all the goals and their impact on the playoff picture on the final week of the 2016 regular season.
The Penultimate week of the 2016 regular season has come and gone and the playoff races are getting interesting. The East is all but locked down, still 1 spot up for grabs and the order to fight for. Now the West is a different story with 4 teams fighting for 3 spots.
The rosters for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers were announced and with injuries to Zardes, Dempsey, and the pull out of Brooks there was room for some surprises and one of the bigger ones was the return of the Great Mustachio, Sacha Kljestan. The Red Bulls and Revolution played a match that was pedestrian, but out in Portland and down in D.C. goals were plentiful.
D.C. Week has come and gone for now and The Red Bulls gave up another second half lead. We had the pleasure of speaking to Cal and Hip from Designated Podcast about that game and get a little more insight into what’s going on in D.C. For the first time in over 36 away games Chicago finally manages a win away from Toyota Park and Finally we wrap up in Seattle. 50,000 fans were in attendance to watch their beloved Sounders take a 3-1 victory in the Cascadia cup over defending MLS Champions Portland Timbers
Thursday recording day due to some technical difficulties on Wednesday. The Red Bulls win convincingly at home against Montreal, Alejandro Bedoya makes his Union debut in a route over New England. Finally, Seattle and Lodeiro continue their late season push with a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake.