NEW YORK – And then there were four.
Fourteen teams have competed in the MLS Cup Playoffs and this weekend, Major League Soccer will crown the Eastern and Western Conference champions, setting the stage for MLS Cup.
Following a pair of upsets that saw Western Conference No. 7 seed Real Salt Lake defeat the No. 2 seed Seattle Sounders FC and No. 3 seed Sporting Kansas City, the Claret and Cobalt will look to continue its incredible postseason run, traveling to face No. 4 seed Portland Timbers in the Western Conference final at Providence Park on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. ET (FS1, FOX Deportes, TSN, TVA).
In the East, New York City FC rose above the record-setting New England Revolution in a shootout, advancing to the Eastern Conference final for the first time in team history. As the lower seed, No. 4 seed NYCFC will travel to No. 2 seed Philadelphia Union for the Eastern Conference Final this Sunday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. ET (ABC/ESPN Deportes/TSN/TVA Sports).
MLS Cup, will be played on Saturday, Dec. 11, hosted by the team with the best regular season record, broadcast live in the U.S. on ABC, UniMás, TUDN, and in Canada on TSN and TVA Sports.
Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs Schedule
Round One (Six Games)
(The No. 1 Eastern Conference seed and the No. 1 Western Conference seed will have a Round One bye. The No. 2 seed will host the No. 7 seed, the No. 3 seed will host the No. 6 seed, and the No. 4 seed will host the No. 5 seed)
Saturday, Nov. 20
Philadelphia Union 1-0 New York Red Bulls
Sporting Kansas City 3-1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Sunday, Nov. 21
New York City FC 2-0 Atlanta United
Portland Timbers 3-1 Minnesota United FC
Tuesday, Nov. 23
Nashville SC 3-1 Orlando City SC
Seattle Sounders FC 0-0 (5-6) Real Salt Lake
Conference Semifinals (Four Games)
(The No. 1 seed will play the winner of No. 4 vs. No. 5. The winner of No. 2 vs. No. 7 will play the winner of No. 3 vs. No. 6, with the higher-seeded club hosting)
Thursday, Nov. 25 (Thanksgiving Day)
4:30 p.m. ET Colorado Rapids 0-1 Portland Timbers
Sunday, Nov. 28
Sporting Kansas City 1-2 Real Salt Lake
Philadelphia Union 1-1 (2-0) Nashville SC (3)
Tuesday, Nov. 30
New England Revolution 2-2 (3-5) New York City FC
Conference Finals (Two Games)
(Advancing two Eastern Conference teams will play in the Eastern Conference Final and the two advancing Western Conference teams will play in the Western Conference Final. Gamers are hosted by the team with the higher regular season points total.)
Saturday, Dec. 4
6:30 p.m. ET Portland Timbers (4) vs. Real Salt Lake (7)
(FS1 / FOX Deportes / TSN / TVA Sports)
Sunday, Dec. 5
3 p.m. ET Philadelphia Union (2) vs. New York City FC (4)
(ABC / ESPN Deportes / TSN / TVA Sports)
MLS Cup (One Game)
(Eastern Conference Final winner vs. Western Conference Final winner, hosted by the team with the most regular season points)
Saturday, Dec. 11
3 p.m. ET (ABC / UniMás / TUDN / TSN / TVA Sports)