Soccer Insider: MLS playoffs


Posted at 12:40 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Houston, K.C. advance in MLS playoffs

The Houston Dynamo upset Supporters’ Shield winner New York and Sporting Kansas City overtook New England in MLS’s Eastern Conference playoffs.

By Steven Goff  |  12:40 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 11/06/2013

MLS notes: playoffs, coaches, video

The latest from the MLS playoffs. Columbus hires a head coach. A look at the Timbers Army documentary.

By Steven Goff  |  10:38 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 11/26/2012

MLS Cup at home comes with risk

The weather outlook is fine for Saturday's MLS Cup in Los Angeles, but by abandoning the pre-selected venue policy for the championship match, the league is risking wintry conditions and logistical issues.

By Steven Goff  |  03:05 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:41 PM ET, 11/18/2012

D.C. United 1, Houston Dynamo 1

A 1-1 draw wasn't good enough for D.C. United, which lost to the Houston Dynamo on a 4-2 aggregate in the MLS Eastern Conference finals. Houston will meet the Los Angeles Galaxy in an MLS Cup rematch.

By Steven Goff  |  11:41 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, houston dynamo, MLS, MLS playoffs

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 11/18/2012

D.C. United vs. Houston Dynamo

A draw or one-goal loss won't do it. D.C. United needs to defeat the Houston Dynamo by two today at RFK Stadium to force extra time in the MLS Eastern Conference finals. The Los Angeles Galaxy and Seattle Sounders will vie for the Western title tonight.

By Steven Goff  |  03:07 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, houston dynamo, MLS, MLS playoffs

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 11/18/2012

Sunday kickaround

D.C. United matchday primer: Links to stories about the player-supporter bond, profiles of Raphael Augusto and Bobby Boswell, injury report, TV information, weather outlook, tickets, parking, Galaxy-Sounders. Plus, a preview of today's local NCAA tournament matches.

By Steven Goff  |  08:18 AM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, houston dynamo, MLS, MLS playoffs, ncaa soccer

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 11/14/2012

D.C. United news & notes

The head of the U.S. referee organization says Houston's Andre Hainault should have been red-carded for his tackle on D.C. United's Raphael Augusto in Game 1 of MLS's Eastern Conference finals.

By Steven Goff  |  02:03 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, houston dynamo, MLS, MLS playoffs

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 11/13/2012

De Rosario likely to play Sunday

Sidelined for two months with a knee injury, Dwayne De Rosario appears on pace to play in a limited capacity in the second leg of MLS's Eastern Conference finals.

By Steven Goff  |  12:43 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:54 PM ET, 11/11/2012

Houston Dynamo 3, D.C. United 1

D.C. United suffered a 3-1 loss -- and three injuries -- against the Houston Dynamo in the first leg of the MLS Eastern Conference finals. Match report, video, poll:

By Steven Goff  |  10:54 PM ET, 11/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 11/11/2012

D.C. United vs. Houston Dynamo

D.C. United begins the MLS Eastern Conference finals today against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium. TV information, kickoff time, notes, lineups, subs:

By Steven Goff  |  03:01 PM ET, 11/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, houston dynamo, MLS, MLS playoffs

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Uniteds Andy Najar suspended 2 more games

MLS has suspended D.C. United's Andy Najar for an additional two matches, meaning he will miss both legs of the Eastern Conference finals against the Houston Dynamo.

By Steven Goff  |  04:32 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:15 AM ET, 11/09/2012

D.C. United 1, New York Red Bulls 0

D.C. United defeated the New York Red Bulls, 1-0, to advance to MLS's Eastern Conference finals for the first time in six years. United will face the Houston Dynamo in a two-leg series, starting Sunday in Texas. Match report, videos, poll, notes, stats:

By Steven Goff  |  03:15 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012

D.C. United at New York Red Bulls

No snow! The D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls playoff match will be played tonight. Promise. The winner heads to MLS's Eastern Conference finals, starting Sunday.

By Steven Goff  |  06:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:44 AM ET, 11/08/2012

D.C. United, Red Bulls will try again

D.C. United's playoff match against the New York Red Bulls was postponed because of snow in Harrison, N.J. They're now scheduled to play Game 2 of the MLS Eastern Conference semifinal series Thursday night.

By Steven Goff  |  02:44 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 11/07/2012

D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls

As a nor'easter strikes the Northeast, D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls prepare to tangle in the final leg of their MLS Eastern Conference semifinals.

By Steven Goff  |  05:57 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/06/2012

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United is making final preparations ahead of Wednesday's MLS playoff match against the New York Red Bulls in Harrison, N.J.

By Steven Goff  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, MLS playoffs, new york red bulls

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 11/05/2012

Soccer Outsider: D.C. United-New York match diary

United made every mistake possible and still managed a tie. Take solace in that good fortune heading into Wednesday's second leg.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:38 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:25 AM ET, 11/04/2012

D.C. United 1, New York Red Bulls 1

In its first MLS playoff match in five years, D.C. United settled for a 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls at RFK Stadium. Each club scored on an own goal, and United's Chris Pontius missed a penalty kick. Game 2 is Wednesday in New Jersey.

By Steven Goff  |  01:25 AM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 11/02/2012

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United's Dwayne De Rosario has been upgraded to questionable on the club's injury report, a sign that he might play in the Eastern Conference finals -- should United defeat the New York Red Bulls.

By Steven Goff  |  06:23 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, MLS playoffs, new york red bulls

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 10/31/2012

United, Red Bulls to play 1st leg in D.C.

Hurricane Sandy's impact on the New York area has forced MLS to move Saturday's playoff match between D.C. United and the Red Bulls to Washington.

By Steven Goff  |  05:11 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, MLS playoffs, new york red bulls