The Crew are riding high on their 12 match unbeaten run, but they aren’t letting that momentum control them.
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The Columbus Crew took a huge first step to a birth in the MLS Eastern Conference finals after a 4-1 semifinal first leg win over New York City FC on Halloween.
The Timbers got their clean sheet in Houston, now their depth will be tested in the second leg thanks to a rash of injuries.
David Villa and Sebastian Giovinco highlight the MVP finalists while Atlanta United cleans up on nominations.
Soccer on TV this week features action from the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and the MLS Cup Playoffs.
The Houston Dynamo and Portland Timbers now have it all to do after a 0-0 draw at BBVA Compass Stadium on Monday evening in their semifinal first leg.
A pair of quarterfinals matches get underway in the MLS Cup Playoffs on Monday as the New York Red Bulls face Toronto FC while the Portland Timbers travel to face the Houston Dynamo.