A Look at Slow Starting 2016 MLS Cup Playoff Teams

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki There are four defending 2016 MLS Cup Playoff teams that are crashing and burning early on. This happens every season in a league defined by parity. Both conference champions got off to slow starts and ended up missing the playoffs last year and the eventual champion Seattle […] READ MORE


Jordan Morris Goal Lifts Seattle Sounders to MLS Cup Final

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki The Seattle Sounders are the Western Conference¬†champions. After finding themselves well outside the playoff hunt in late July, the Sounders have made an improbable run all the way through the Western Conference field. They won today’s match over the Colorado Rapids¬†by 1 -0 score thanks to an […] READ MORE