With the regular season done, now the real fun begins. Full details on the 2018 MLS Cup playoffs, including who plays whom and when, can be found below.
Playoff schedule (all times ET)
Conference championship first leg: Eastern Conference
- Sunday, Nov. 25; 5 p.m.: Atlanta United vs. New York Red Bulls (ESPN, ESPN Deportes / ESPN+)
- Sunday, Nov. 25; 7:30 p.m.: Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City (FS1 / FOX Deportes / FOX Sports Go)
Second leg: Eastern Conference
Columbus Crew SC coach Gregg Berhalter declined to speak about his future or the United States national team's coaching vacancy after his team was eliminated from the MLS playoffs on Sunday night.
Berhalter, who for months has been widely considered the favorite to become the next U.S. coach, watched Columbus let a slim first-leg lead slip away in a 3-0 defeat to the New York Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
But asked after the game if he wanted to comment on his future plans, Berhalter...
Daniel Royer scored in the 73rd and 76th minutes to secure the series victory for the New York Red Bulls with a 3-0 win over the Columbus Crew in the in the second leg of the total goals Eastern Conference semifinal at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., on Sunday.
The Red Bulls won the aggregate 3-1 and will play Atlanta United in the conference final beginning Nov. 25 at Atlanta followed by the second leg at home on Nov. 29.
New York's Alex Muyl scored in the 17th minute for a 1-0 lead that leveled...