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03 November 5:05 pm

FC Dallas' 1-1 draw with Seattle in the first leg of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday night gave the Sounders a slight edge heading into next Monday's second leg at CenturyLink Field. Seattle's advantage is due to the new away goals tiebreaker for this year's postseason. You can get a thorough explanation of the away goals rule and all the other intricacies of a two-leg playoff series HERE. Here are the advancement scenarios for both clubs depending on the result of the second leg:

Second
Leg Result
What It
Means
Appropriate
Reaction
FC Dallas win
(by any margin)
FC Dallas advances
Seattle win
(by any margin)
Seattle advances
0-0 draw Seattle advances
(away goals tiebreaker)
1-1 draw Two 15-minute extra time
periods will be played.
If still tied, match will be
decided by penalty kick shootout.
Any other draw
(2-2, 3-3, 4-4, etc.)
FC Dallas advances
(away goals tiebreaker)

 

03 November 1:21 pm

FC Dallas continued its run in the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs, presented by AT&T, with a 1-1 draw against Seattle Sounders FC in the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinals at Toyota Stadium Sunday night. The draw gives the Sounders a slight edge heading into the second leg of the series in Seattle next Monday, November 10 at 9:30 pm CT(TV: NBCSN).

We'll be hosting a #RedForGlory Watch Party at Alamo Drafthouse in Richardson for that Monday night matchup.  Admission to the watch party will be free, but you can secure your seat early buy purchasing a $5 food and beverage voucher for the event.

REGISTER: MLS Cup Playoffs Watch Party at Alamo Drafthouse | FC Dallas vs. Seattle Sounders

The winner of the series between Dallas and Seattle will face the winner of the other semifinal between the LA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Championship. Check out the Western Conference Playoffs schedule below or see the complete Playoffs schedule on MLSsoccer.com.

KNOCKOUT ROUND

HOME VS AWAY

FC Dallas

West 4 seed

2-1

Vancouver Whitecaps

West 5 seed

WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL - SEA vs FCD

HOME VS AWAY

FC Dallas

West 4 seed

1-1

Seattle Sounders

West 1 seed

Seattle Sounders

West 1 seed

Monday

Nov 10
9:30 pm CT

FC Dallas

West 4 seed

WATCH PARTY
TV: NBCSN |  NBCSports.com | UDN | TSN2 | RDS2

WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL - LA vs RSL

HOME VS AWAY

Real Salt Lake

West 3 seed

0-0

LA Galaxy

West 2 seed

LA Galaxy

West 2 seed

Sunday

Nov 9
6:30 pm CT

Real Salt Lake

West 3 seed

TV: ESPN2 | Deportes | WatchESPN | TSN2 | RDS2

WESTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

HOME VS AWAY

TBD

West

Nov 22-23

TBD

West

TV: TBD

TBD

West

Nov 29-30

TBD

West

TV: TBD

MLS CUP

HOME VS AWAY

TBD

Conference Champion

Sunday
Dec 7

2:00 PM CT

TBD

Conference Champion

ESPN  |  UniMas  |  TSN1  |  RDS1  |  Sirius XM

 

02 November 10:47 pm

FC Dallas played Seattle Sounders FC to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinals at Toyota Stadium Sunday night. Goalkeeper Raul Fernandez made seven saves in the match and FC Dallas took the lead from the penalty spot in the first half. Andres Escobar was taken down in the penalty box by Seattle midfielder Marco Pappa and Michel converted the PK in the 34th minute.

First Half Highlights

Seattle managed to tie things up midway through the second half when Osvaldo Alonso just barely got his head to a free kick by Pappa in the 64th minute and redirected it past Fernandez. Fabian Castillo nearly got the go-ahead goal late on if not for an exceptional save by Stefan Frei to keep things level.

Second Half Highlights

31 October 3:44 pm

Scott and Daniel break down the first leg of FC Dallas' Western Conference Semifinal series against Seattle Sounders FC.

30 October 10:10 am

FC Dallas opened the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs, presented by AT&T, with a 2-1 Knockout Round win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Wednesday night. The victory advanced FCD to the Western Conference Semifinals where they'll face Clint Dempsey and the Supporters' Shield-winning Seattle Sounders.

MLS Cup Playoffs Tickets: FC Dallas vs. Seattle Sounders FC

FC Dallas will host the first match of the series this Sunday, Nov. 2 before wrapping up the two-leg series in Seattle on Monday, Nov. 10. The winner will face the winner of the other semifinal between the LA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Championship. Check out the Western Conference Playoffs schedule below or see the complete Playoffs schedule on MLSsoccer.com.

KNOCKOUT ROUND

HOME VS AWAY

FC Dallas

West 4 seed

2-1

Vancouver Whitecaps

West 5 seed

WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL - SEA vs TBD

HOME VS AWAY

FC Dallas

West 4 seed

Sunday

Nov 2
8 pm CT

Seattle Sounders

West 1 seed

TV: ESPN2 | Deportes | WatchESPN | TSN2 | TICKETS

Seattle Sounders

West 1 seed

Monday

Nov 10
9:30 pm CT

FC Dallas

West 4 seed

TV: NBCSN |  NBCSports.com | UDN | TSN2 | RDS2

WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL - LA vs RSL

HOME VS AWAY

Real Salt Lake

West 3 seed

Saturday

Nov 1
7 pm CT

LA Galaxy

West 2 seed

TV: NBCSN | NBCSports.com | RDS2

LA Galaxy

West 2 seed

Sunday

Nov 9
6:30 pm CT

Real Salt Lake

West 3 seed

TV: ESPN2 | Deportes | WatchESPN | TSN2 | RDS2

WESTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

HOME VS AWAY

TBD

West

Nov 22-23

TBD

West

TV: TBD

TBD

West

Nov 29-30

TBD

West

TV: TBD

MLS CUP

HOME VS AWAY

TBD

Conference Champion

Sunday
Dec 7

2:00 PM CT

TBD

Conference Champion

ESPN  |  UniMas  |  TSN1  |  RDS1  |  Sirius XM

 

29 October 10:38 pm

FC Dallas edged out Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2-1 in the Western Conference Knockout Round of the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs, presented by AT&T, Wednesday night. Dallas scored the first goal of the match when Mauro Diaz set up rookie forward Tesho Akindele for a goal in the 40th minute.

First Half Highlights

Vancouver equalized in the 64th minute on a goal by Erik Hurtado, but FCD would retake the lead 20 minutes later when Whitecaps center back Kendall Waston was called for a handball in the box. Michel converted from the spot to clinch the win for FC Dallas.

Second Half Highlights

28 October 1:38 pm

FC Dallas returns to the postseason for the first time since 2011 when the team hosts Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Toyota Stadium Wednesday night. Scott and Daniel get you ready for the start of FCD's playoff run with the Keys to the Match, driven by Toyota.

27 October 10:06 am

It's official, the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs presented by AT&T will kick off in North Texas. It all starts when FC Dallas hosts Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Toyota Stadium this Wednesday, October 29 at 8 pm.

Get your FC Dallas Playoff tickets NOW!

After the two midweek Knockout Round matches it goes straight into the Conference Semifinals this weekend. Check out the Western Conference Playoff schedule below or see the complete Playoff schedule on MLSsoccer.com.

KNOCKOUT ROUND

HOME VS AWAY

FC Dallas

West 4 seed

Wednesday

Oct 29
8 pm CT

Vancouver Whitecaps

West 5 seed

TV: TSN1 | TWCSC-Texas  | MLS LIVE | TICKETS

WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL - SEA vs TBD

HOME VS AWAY

TBD

West 4/5 seed

Sunday

Nov 2
8 pm CT

Seattle Sounders

West 1 seed

TV: ESPN2 | Deportes | WatchESPN | TSN2 | TICKETS

Seattle Sounders

West 1 seed

Monday

Nov 10
9:30 pm CT

TBD

West 4/5 seed

TV: NBCSN |  NBCSports.com | UDN | TSN2 | RDS2

WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL - LA vs RSL

HOME VS AWAY

Real Salt Lake

West 3 seed

Saturday

Nov 1
7 pm CT

LA Galaxy

West 2 seed

TV: NBCSN | NBCSports.com | RDS2

LA Galaxy

West 2 seed

Sunday

Nov 9
6:30 pm CT

Real Salt Lake

West 3 seed

TV: ESPN2 | Deportes | WatchESPN | TSN2 | RDS2

WESTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

HOME VS AWAY

TBD

West

Nov 22-23

TBD

West

TV: TBD

TBD

West

Nov 29-30

TBD

West

TV: TBD

MLS CUP

HOME VS AWAY

TBD

Conference Champion

Sunday
Dec 7

2:00 PM CT

TBD

Conference Champion

ESPN  |  UniMas  |  TSN1  |  RDS1  |  Sirius XM

25 October 10:00 pm

FC Dallas dropped a 2-0 result to the Portland Timbers in the regular season finale at Toyota Stadium on Saturday night. Portland took a 1-0 lead in the first half on a goal by Darlington Nagbe.

First Half Higlights

The second half featured two disallowed goals for FC Dallas. The Timbers eventually iced the game with a Maximiliano Urruti goal in the 82nd minute.

Second Half Highlights

12 October 8:54 pm

Hear from head coach Oscar Pareja, forward David Texeira and defender Zach Loyd after FCD's 2-1 playoff-clinching win against the LA Galaxy.