largegarlic wrote:I watched the RSL v. LA Galaxy game the other night (Portland/Seattle was too late for me). The conditions made the game kind of scrappy, but there was plenty of tension and drama.
I'm pulling for RSL, Portland, or KC to win the MLS Cup. Houston is still a little too old-school MLS--very physical, reliant on wingers whipping crosses in to a big forward, reliant on set-pieces, etc. The other three kind of represent the potential of what MLS can become--great home crowds, up-tempo, possession-based styles, a mix of promising/already good US players and underrated foreigners, etc.
I typically enjoy the MLS playoffs, especially this year, where it seems the final teams all have good to outstanding fan support.
LA lost the the RSL tie when they actively traded a proven performer for a guy who was crap in his prime. No doubt in my mind LA advances if they still had Magee.