The road to the 2021 MLS Cup is underway.
The Supporters’ Shield-winning New England Revolution and the Western Conference’s first-place team, the Colorado Rapids, each have first-round playoff byes.
The 26th edition of MLS Cup will be held Saturday, Dec. 11 at the home stadium of the team with the better regular-season record (3 p.m. ET, ABC).
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Here is the 2021 MLS playoff schedule with dates, times and television information. Live streams for ABC/ESPN games available on Watch ESPN; FOX games on FOX Sports Live. Games also available to be live streamed on fuboTV.
What is the 2021 MLS playoff schedule?
Nov. 25: Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers, 4:30 p.m. ET (FOX)
Nov. 28: Sporting Kansas City vs. Real Salt Lake, 3 p.m. ET (ABC)
Nov. 28: Philadelphia Union vs. Nashville SC, 5:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Nov. 30: New England Revolution vs. New York City FC, 7:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
Dec. 4: TBD vs. TBD, 6 p.m. ET (FS1)
Dec. 5: TBD vs. TBD, 3 p.m. ET (ABC)
Which teams are favorites to win MLS Cup 2021?
Entering the playoffs, the New England Revolution (+250) are favorites to win MLS Cup, according to Tipico Sportsbook.
Here are the odds for the other teams to win the league championship: Colorado Rapids (+400), Seattle Sounders (+650), Philadelphia Union (+900), Sporting Kansas City (+1000), New York City FC (+1000), Nashville SC (+1200), Portland Timbers (+2000), Vancouver Whitecaps (+3000), Orlando City SC (+3000), Atlanta United (+3000), Minnesota United (+3000), New York Red Bulls (+4000), Real Salt Lake (+5000).
Which teams have won MLS Cup?
2020: Columbus Crew over Seattle Sounders (Mapfre Stadium), 3-0
2019: Seattle Sounders FC over Toronto FC (CenturyLink Field), 3-1
2018: Atlanta United over Portland Timbers (Mercedes-Benz Stadium), 2-0
2017: Toronto FC over Seattle Sounders FC (BMO Field), 2-0
2016: Seattle Sounders FC over Toronto FC (BMO Field), 0-0 (Sounders won penalty shootout, 5-4)
2015: Portland Timbers over Columbus Crew (Mapfre Stadium), 2-1
2014: Los Angeles Galaxy over New England Revolution (StubHub Center), 2-1 (extra time)
2013: Sporting Kansas City over Real Salt Lake (Sporting Park), 1-1 (SKC won penalty shootout, 7-6)
2012: Los Angeles Galaxy over Houston Dynamo (Home Depot Center), 3-1
2011: Los Angeles Galaxy over Houston Dynamo (Home Depot Center), 1-0
2010: Colorado Rapids over FC Dallas (BMO Field), 2-1 (extra time)
2009: Real Salt Lake over Los Angeles Galaxy (Qwest Field), 1-1 (RSL won penalty shootout, 5-4)
2008: Columbus Crew over New York Red Bulls (Home Depot Center), 3-1
2007: Houston Dynamo over New England Revolution (RFK Stadium), 2-1
2006: Houston Dynamo over New England Revolution (Pizza Hut Park), 1-1 (Dynamo won penalty shootout, 4-3)
2005: Los Angeles Galaxy over New England Revolution (Pizza Hut Park), 1-0 (extra time)
2004: D.C. United over Kansas City Wizards (Home Depot Center), 3-2
2003: San Jose Earthquakes over Chicago Fire (Home Depot Center), 4-2
2002: Los Angeles Galaxy over New England Revolution (Gillette Stadium), 1-0 (extra time)
2001: San Jose Earthquakes over Los Angeles Galaxy (Crew Stadium), 2-1 (extra time)
2000: Kansas City Wizards over Chicago Fire (RFK Stadium), 1-0
1999: D.C. United over Los Angeles Galaxy (Foxboro Stadium), 2-0
1998: Chicago Fire over D.C. United (Rose Bowl), 2-0
1997: D.C. United over Colorado Rapids (RFK Stadium), 2-1
1996: D.C. United over Los Angeles Galaxy (Foxboro Stadium), 3-2 (extra time)
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