It seems the Colorado Rapids have found their footing. While it’s too late for them to make the MLS Cup Playoffs, the Rapids can close out their season on a high note when they host postseason-bound Real Salt Lake — one of the strongest road teams in the league — at home Saturday night in Commerce City, Colo. The Rapids (5-16-12, 27 points) struggled through a three-match home losing skid in May, and since then,
Following four straight draws, FC Dallas will try to cement a spot in the MLS playoffs when they host the Colorado Rapids on Saturday in Frisco, Texas. The match was originally scheduled for Oct. 4 but never kicked off after a lengthy delay because of heavy rain and lightning. The stakes are high for FC Dallas (10-10-12, 42 points), who need a win over the Rapids on Saturday to clinch a berth in the postseason.
The Houston Dynamo have already booked their place in the MLS Cup Playoffs and will try to improve on their seeding when the already-eliminated Colorado Rapids pay a visit Saturday. The match closes Houston’s home regular-season schedule and ends a brutal run of seven games in 22 days. Within that, the Dynamo (12-11-9, 45 points) defeated Inter Miami to win the U.S. Open Cup final on Sept. 27 and qualified for their first postseason since
It’s a tight race for the playoffs in the MLS Western Conference, and few teams are more familiar with it than FC Dallas. Coming off a 0-0 draw with their Texas rivals, the Houston Dynamo, FC Dallas (10-10-11, 41 points) sit in the ninth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference and will have to keep pace with the rest of the jockeying clubs to earn their spot in the postseason. They will host