The international break has come and gone, meaning the revamped MLS Cup playoffs are about to kick off. A 14-team field, single elimination all the way to MLS Cup, no more international breaks interrupting the postseason in its most dramatic moments -- the 2019 playoffs have a fresh, vibrant feel. With that buzz firmly established, we break down each of the six Round 1 matchups, which start Saturday.
Once an unheralded striker who played the majority of his matches in the second and third tiers of English football, Bradley Wright-Phillips is hoping a reinvention will extend his career. At 34 years old, the MLS veteran's offseason shake-up to his lifestyle might extend his foray into Major League Soccer's record books.
Last winter, Wright-Phillips made the decision to become a vegan.
The New York Red Bulls forward initially raised eyebrows in the dressing room with his choice, challenging long-held...