Latest MLS Cup News

Real Salt Lake eliminates Sounders in penalty shootout

Nov. 24, 2021 02:28 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — For 120 minutes, Real Salt Lake never threatened, failing to send even one shot in the direction of the Seattle Sounders net. When it came time for the penalty shootout, RSL was right on target. Justen Glad scored the deciding goal...

Sebastian Blanco scores twice, Timbers beat Minnesota 3-1

Nov. 21, 2021 20:50 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sebastian Blanco scored the go-ahead goal and adding an insurance score and the Portland Timbers eliminated Minnesota United from the MLS playoffs with a 3-1 opening-round victory Sunday. The fourth-seeded Timbers advanced to play the top-seeded...

Castellanos, Callens lift NYC FC past Atlanta United, 2-0

Nov. 21, 2021 17:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Golden Boot winner Valentín Castellanos and Alexander Callens scored less than four minutes apart early in the second half and New York City FC beat Atlanta United 2-0 on Sunday in the first round of the MLS playoffs. Fourth-seeded NYCFC will play at...

Isimat-Mirin, Zusi help Sporting KC beat Whitecaps 3-1

Nov. 20, 2021 20:26 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Nicolas Isimat-Mirin scored his first MLS goal, Graham Zusi added a goal and an assist and Sporting Kansas City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on Saturday in the opening round of the MLS Cup Playoffs. Isimat-Mirin tapped in to an empty net...

Glesnes scores in 123rd, Philadelphia advances in playoffs

Nov. 20, 2021 17:54 PM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Jakob Glesnes scored from distance in the 123rd minute and the Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday in the opening match of the MLS playoffs. The goal helped Philadelphia beat the Red Bulls in the opening round for the...

Philadelphia hosts Red Bulls in rivalry to open MLS playoffs

Nov. 19, 2021 16:05 PM EST

The last time the Philadelphia Union faced the New York Red Bulls to open the Major League Soccer playoffs was in 2019. And it was memorable — especially for the Union. Philadelphia fell behind 3-1 in the first half, only to come back and win 4-3 in extra time. Marco...

The MLS postseason comes into focus after Decision Day

Nov. 07, 2021 22:35 PM EST

Major League Soccer's Decision Day solidified the playoffs and decided the Golden Boot race, and it also marked the end of a legendary career for the league's most prolific scorer. Chris Wondolowski announced his retirement Sunday, shortly after his San Jose Earthquakes...

Whitecaps tie Sounders 1-1 for 1st playoff spot since 2017

Nov. 07, 2021 21:28 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Gauld pulled Vancouver even with a header in the 20th minute and the Whitecaps tied the Seattle Sounders 1-1 on Sunday night to earn a playoff spot on the final day of the regular season. Vancouver (12-9-13) reached the postseason...

Playoff-bound Timbers down Austin FC 3-0 on Decision Day

Nov. 07, 2021 21:24 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A goal by Sebastian Blanco in the 53rd minute was the final tally for the playoff-bound Portland Timbers in a 3-0 victory over Austin FC on Sunday night in the final regular-season game. The Timbers' playoff spot wasn't in doubt — they clinched...

Minnesota and Galaxy draw 3-3; Loons make playoffs, LA out

Nov. 07, 2021 21:19 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Adrien Hunou and Robin Lob scored early for Minnesota United, which played to a 3-3 draw with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday night to make the playoffs. The Galaxy, on the other hand, were eliminated because of a dramatic win by Real Salt Lake. ...