Houston win Eastern Conference Chamionship, Winner of Seattle/LA to host MLS Cup

18 November 3:14 pm

Houston win Eastern Conference Chamionship, Winner of Seattle/LA to host MLS Cup

By Adam Serrano

 

The MLS Cup will take place at either The Home Depot Center or CenturyLink Field in Seattle after the Houston Dynamo advanced from the Eastern Conference with a win over D.C. United. 

The winner of the Western Conference Championship between the LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders FC will host the Cup Final on Dec. 1 by virtue of their regular season point totals, each of which were higher than Houston.

The Dynamo, who were the lowest seed in the Eastern Conference, advanced to the MLS Cup Final after drawing D.C. United 1-1 at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. in the second leg, sealing a 4-2 win on aggregate. Houston defeated the Eastern Conference's highest seeded team Sporting Kansas City in the Western Conference Semifinal as well as the Chicago Fire in the Knockout Round in the before defeating United.