regular season of MLS It ended after 34 days of intensity, emotions and great matches, resulting in the emergence of playoffs, part of the tournament where 14 teams (7 per conference) play all that has been accomplished in the year and will have a Honduran presence.
It’s important to emphasize that on this day, not only did 34 other Hondurans leave without the big party, but the two Mexicans with the greatest reversals in MLS, Carlos Vela and Chicharito Hernandez, were eliminated as the LAFC was beaten by the Colorado Rapids and left. out, while LA Galaxy tied but his last-gasp win for Salt Lake knocked them out of this stage.
How are the qualifiers put together in MLS?
First place in the Eastern and Western Conferences goes straight to the semi-finals, while they are scaled from second to seventh in this round of playoffs to see who makes it.
Matches are 2 against 7, 3 against 6, and 4 against 5, with the winner of the last pair competing against the leader of the conference, and the other winners of the final are measured against each other.
This is how Eastern Conference duels will be played
In this sector New England was the absolute leader, who collected 73 units in 34 games, outperforming second place by 19 points. Taking into account what was mentioned in the previous point, the intersections will be as follows:
Philadelphia vs New York Red Bull
Nashville vs Orlando City
NYC FC – Atlanta United (El Ganador Enfrenta A New England)
Western Conference duels in the MLS
On the other side in the MLS, the conference leader was the Colorado Rapids, the same thing that threw Carlos Villa and LAFC out of the playoffs, because with 61 points he went straight to the semi-finals.
Other crossings that will occur will be as follows:
Seattle Sounders vs Real Salt Lake
Kansas City vs Whitecaps
Portland Timbers vs. Minnesota (the winner goes to Colorado).
When do the MLS 2021 qualifiers start?
Postseason soccer in the United States will begin on November 20 with the first round.
What is the date of the MLS Cup 2021 finals?
The conference finals will take place on 4 and 5 December. The MLS Cup Final will be on December 11th.
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