Santa Clara, Ca – Saturday, August 25, 2012: The San Jose Earthquakes defeated the Colorado Rapids 4-1 at Buck Shaw Stadium.
Despite going on a late surge to finish the regular season, the New England Revolution lamented not finding their form earlier in the year that might have helped them secure a playoff berth.
The opening round schedule is set for the start of the MLS Cup playoffs.
The New York Red Bulls secured first place in the Eastern Conference, while NYCFC held onto second place heading into the MLS playoffs.
The Portland Timbers collapsed in Vancouver to miss the postseason, while FC Dallas claimed the Supporters’ Shield on MLS Decision Day.
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Brad Davis has joined a growing list of MLS veterans set to retire at the end of the 2016 season.
Christian Pulisic and Andrew Wooten scored goals, headlining Saturday’s Americans Abroad action.
Chelsea’s clash with Manchester United headlines Sunday’s morning slate before the final matches of the MLS regular season take over in the afternoon.