MLS Cup Play-Offs Review
The Houston Dynamo shocked the Portland Timbers in MLS’ Western Conference semifinals on Sunday, beating the top seed 2-1 at Providence Park to advance to the conference finals against the Seattle Sounders.
After taking a 4-1 win in the first leg at home, the Crew were forced to hang on for dear life as NYCFC stormed to a second-leg win. The Columbus Crew are heading to the Eastern Conference finals despite falling 2-0 to New York City FC in the second leg of their semifinal tie.
Toronto FC lost the second leg of its Eastern Conference semifinal second leg against New York Red Bulls 1-0, but still advanced on away goals as the tie ended 2-2 on aggregate.