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2018 MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

Nov 11, 2018; Kansas City, KS, USA; Sporting Kansas City forward Daniel Salloi (20) drives the ball upfield in the Western Conference semifinal against the Real Salt Lake at Children's Mercy Park. (William Purnell-USA TODAY Sports)

Major League Soccer’s 2018 regular season came to an end with 11 “Decision Day” matches that decided the Supporters Shield winner and matchups for the MLS Cup Playoffs. 

Below is the full playoff schedule so far, along with scores and recaps for matches already complete.

This post will be updated as additional dates and times are confirmed.

MLS Cup, Dec. 8

(Hosted at the home venue of finalist with best regular-season record)

Atlanta United vs. Portland Timbers

7:30 p.m. ET at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Ga.


Conference finals

(Two-game series, aggregate-goal, home-and-home format. Leg 1 — Nov. 25; Leg 2 — Nov. 29)

Western Conference

Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City

Eastern Conference

Atlanta United vs. New York Red Bulls

Conference semifinals

(Two-game series, aggregate-goal, home-and-home format.)

Western Conference

Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers

Sporting Kansas City vs. Real Salt Lake

Eastern Conference

New York Red Bulls vs. Columbus Crew SC (ESPN, TSN, TVAS)

Atlanta United vs. New York City FC (FS1, TSN, TVAS)

Knockout round

(Single-game elimination matches)

Western Conference

FC Dallas 1, Portland Timbers 2 — Recap/highlights

LAFC 2, Real Salt Lake 3 — Recap/highlights

Eastern Conference

New York City FC 3, Philadelphia Union 1 — Recap/highlights

D.C. United 2 (2), Columbus Crew SC 2 (3) — Recap/highlights







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