Missing 11 players, Philadelphia kept its Eastern Conference final close, only for New York City's expensively assembled bench to seal a late win.
Substitute Talles Magno scored in the 88th minute as New York City FC rallied to reach its first-ever MLS Cup with a 2-1 win over Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Union are facing a COVID-19 crisis ahead of their Eastern Conference final clash with New York City FC on Sunday.
The MLS playoffs have been full of upsets, so who's now poised to make it to MLS Cup? We break down the conference finals and make our predictions.
Alexander Callens capped a perfect 5-for-5 shootout for NYCFC en route to a 5-3 win on penalty kicks over the top-seeded New England Revolution.
Just eight teams remain in the 2021 MLS Cup playoffs, and we break down and predict all four of this week's conference semifinal matchups.
Golden Boot winner Valentin Castellanos scored his first MLS playoff goal to lead New York City FC to a Round 1 win over Atlanta United.
With a wildly dramatic Decision Day behind us, ESPN breaks down every Round 1 matchup of the MLS Cup playoffs and predicts who will be moving on.
The 2021 MLS Cup playoff bracket is set following the last round of regular-season matches on Decision Day on Sunday.
Kacper Przybylko scored the lone goal for the Philadelphia Union as they played to a 1-1 draw Sunday against host New York City FC.
Twelve teams are fighting for six MLS Cup playoff places on Decision Day, and we break down how each club can confirm their spot in the postseason.
New York City FC followed up a six-game winless run by winning three straight, by a combined score of 10-1, to rocket up our MLS Power Rankings.
Valentin Castellanos had two goals and an assist to help New York City FC record a 3-1 win against host Inter Miami CF on Saturday.
There's barely a week left in the 2021 season, so we've looked at the table as of today to get a sense of how the MLS Cup playoffs could shape up.
Valentin Castellanos scored on a penalty kick in the 51st minute as New York City FC boosted its playoff chances in a win over the Chicago Fire.
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|Orlando City SC||34||13||12||9||+2||51|
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|Chicago Fire FC||34||9||7||18||-18||34|
|Seattle Sounders FC||34||17||9||8||+20||60|
|Sporting Kansas City||34||17||7||10||+18||58|
|Minnesota United FC||34||13||10||11||-2||49|
|Real Salt Lake||34||14||6||14||+1||48|
|San Jose Earthquakes||34||10||11||13||-8||41|
|Houston Dynamo FC||34||6||12||16||-18||30|