Playoff Scenarios: October 31, 2014

The semifinals stage is set, read the rules and scenarios now
Playoff Scenarios

Davy Arnaud vs. Thierry Henry - 2014

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The 2014 MLS Cup PLayoffs stage is set. 

In the East, the New York Red Bulls came from behind to beat the defending champions Sporting Kansas City 2-1 last night at Red Bull Arena. In the West, FC Dallas won in dramatic fashion, beating Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2-1 on Wednesday night. So, the Semifinals in both conferences are set.

Quick refresher:

2014 Playoffs: We could be heroes

The playoff-bound Black-and-Red is on a quest for its fifth star

5 reasons we're excited for the New York Red Bulls

D.C. United will face its most fierce rival in the Eastern Conference Semifinals
We're going to NY

Red Bull Arena in the snow

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The New York Red Bulls survived the knockout round of MLS Playoffs by beating Sporting Kansas City....

First of all, there’s no one reading this who has to read reasons we’re pumped to play the New York Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. It’s New York. That’s the only reason we need. But, just for kicks, here are a few more.

2014 D.C. United is playoff-ready

The Black-and-Red lead by experienced, post-season veterans
DCU is playoff ready

Ahead of tonight's knocout game between fourth place New York Red Bulls and fifth place Sporting Kansas City, here’s what we don’t know: our opponent for the Eastern Conference SemifinalsHere’s what we do know: we have a veteran, playoff-tested team.

Newsstand - October 30, 2014

A sampling of DCU-related media
Newsstand - October 30, 2014

Washington PostD.C. United went from worst to first

Washington TimesD.C. United leans on MLS Cup veterans as playoffs begin

Watch: #WeWantFive

D.C. United players and staff are ready for the Playoffs
Watch: #WeWantFive

This Sunday, November 2 (4:00 p.m. - Comcast SportsNet), D.C. United begins its quest for a fifth Major League Soccer title. The Black-and-Red hasn't hoisted the MLS Cup in ten years, but the hunger is as real as ever among players and staff.

Paxon picks D.C. United

An adorable MLS fan picks the Black-and-Red to win it all!
Paxon picks DCU

Q&A: Ben Olsen

"We know who we are, we know what we’re about, and we know the job we need to do." Olsen
Q&A: Ben Olsen

Ben Olsen at Training

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Your goal was Playoffs, now what?
There’s a whole new mood around here. They’ve been through this before, they understand the intensity and mentality it takes to have success. I can see it, in one day, the mindset is different.

Training Notes: October 28, 2014

The Black-and-Red begins Playoff preparation
Training Notes

Bill Hamid at training - 2014

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While it’s still uncertain which team United will face on Sunday, either the fourth seeded New York Red Bulls or fifth seeded Sporting Kansas City, the energy in practice was unquestionably high.

Newsstand - October 28, 2014

A sampling of DCU-related media
Newsstand - October 28, 2014

Washington PostReport to D.C. Council on soccer stadium deal is delayed

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