Shakhtar Donetsk
Dinamo Zagreb
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Atletico Madrid
Bayer Leverkusen
9:55 AM UTC
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Club Brugge
Paris Saint-Germain
12:00 PM UTC
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Real Madrid
12:00 PM UTC
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Bayern Munich
12:00 PM UTC
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Tottenham Hotspur
Red Star Belgrade
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Manchester City
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Lokomotiv Moscow
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MLS Cup Conference Semifinals preview: Everything you need to know

And then there were eight. With Round 1 of the MLS Cup playoffs in the rear-view mirror, Jason Davis and Arch Bell detail the four Conference Semifinal matches taking place on Wednesday and Thursday night. Who will move on to the final four?

Jump to: NYCFC vs. Toronto | Seattle vs. Salt Lake | Atlanta vs. Philadelphia | LAFC vs. Galaxy

East: 1. New York City FC vs. 4. Toronto FC

Oct. 23, 7:00 p.m. ET

Backstory: NYCFC are one of the richest clubs in MLS and play in the biggest market....

Sacramento awarded latest Major League Soccer expansion franchise

MLS commissioner Don Garber is excited to have Sacramento Republic joining MLS after years of courtship.
LA Galaxy turned on the second-half magic to beat Minnesota 2-1 at Allianz Field. Watch MLS on ESPN+.
Philadelphia comes back from 3-1 down to win its first-ever playoff game. Watch MLS on ESPN+.
RSL advances to the Western Conference semis with a win over the Timbers. Watch MLS on ESPN+.
Wayne Rooney and D.C. United fall short in the playoffs again, losing 5-1 at Toronto FC. Watch MLS on ESPN+.

Major League Soccer announced Sacramento as the latest city to be granted an expansion franchise, expanding the U.S. top flight's ranks to 29 teams.

The investor group is led by billionaire Ron Burkle, co-owner of the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins, and includes Hollywood producer Matt Alvarez as well as local businessman Kevin Nagle.

That ownership will take control of the Republic, who play in the USL Championship -- the second division in U.S. soccer's pyramid -- before the club moves up to MLS in...

New MLS playoff format is a winner as Philly gets signature win, LA Galaxy set up 'El Trafico' semifinal at LAFC

The first round of the 2019 Major League Soccer playoffs is in the books, and it wasn't for the faint of heart. Here is a look back at Round 1 of the postseason.

JUMP TO: Sounders-FCD a match for the ages | What to do with Pity Martinez? | Philly finally has that game | Extra fun for Toronto FC | Time for Mr. October | The best sort of traffic to be stuck with | Credit where it is due

Absurdity in Seattle

There is always one game in the MLS playoffs that makes you feel...