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Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City advance in MLS playoffs

Sporting Kansas City cruised to MLS’s Eastern Conference final with a 2-0 victory over the injury-depleted Colorado Rapids, capping a 4-0 aggregate triumph. SKC will host the Houston Dynamo or Philadelphia Union on Sunday at Livestrong Sporting Park. Match video:


Real Salt Lake survived a nervy second half to prevail against the Seattle Sounders, 3-2 on aggregate. The Sounders scored twice after the break to win the match, 2-0, but were unable to strike a series equalizer. In the Western final, RSL will either play at the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday or host the New York Red Bulls on Monday. Match video:


For Thursday’s TV information.....


Thursday’s matches (Eastern time)

Philadelphia at Houston 8:30 p.m. ESPN2, ESPN Deportes,

New York at Los Angeles 11 p.m. ESPN2, ESPN Deportes,

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.


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