A look at the 2013 MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

08 October 4:53 pm

A look at the 2013 MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

By Adam Serrano

It looks like we may have the schedule in place for the 2013 MLS Cup Playoffs.

Multiple sources including SI.com’s Brian Straus and Seattle Times reporter Joshua Mayers have provided the complete schedule for this year’s MLS postseason.

As for how the Galaxy's quest for the postseason is shaping up, check my Playoff Picture piece for LAGalaxy.com

The full schedule is below…

Knockout Round: October 30 and 31 (single game, No. 4 seed hosts No. 5)

Conference semifinals: November 2-3 and 6-7 (home and home series hosted with the higher seed hosting the second leg. Scoring based on aggregate goals.  No. 1 seed playing the Knockout Round winner while the No. 2 seed plays No. 3)

Conference finals: November 9-10 and 23-24 (home and home series hosted with the higher seed hosting the second leg. Scoring based on aggregate goals. Higher seed hosts second leg. Two-week break between games due to FIFA international window)

MLS Cup: December 7 (hosted by team with best record in the regular season)

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Thoughts on the postseason schedule?