MLS Playoffs - Semifinal Round - Leg Two

Three teams will be eliminated from the MLS Playoffs tonight in the second leg of the MLS Playoffs - Semifinal Round. New York hosts D.C. United in a likely snowy Red Bull Arena (7 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Network). Kansas City hosts Houston (8 p.m., streamed live on and San Jose vs LA Galaxy (10 p.m. CT on ESPN2).

DC and NY tied 1-1 in Leg One. Houston beat KC 2-0 and San Jose beat LA 1-0. The team with the highest aggregate score advances.

Here are the staff picks and a chance for you to vote on who will win each Leg Two match:


Scott Brown: NY 2, DC 0 (NY advances); KC 1, HOU 0 (Houston advances); SJ 2, LA 2 (San Jose advances)

Robert Casner: NY 1, DC 2 (DC advances on PKs, 5-3); KC 2, HOU 1 (Houston advances); SJ 3, LA 2 (San Jose advances)

Mark Norris: NY 0, DC 1 (DC advances); KC 1, HOU 1 (Houston advances); SJ 3, LA 1 (San Jose advances)