The previously unfancied duo of FC Dallas and Colorado Rapids are vying to become the third new MLS Cup champions in succession in a one-off match that will take place away from American soil for the first time.
Colorado Rapids commenced their MLS play-off campaign with a 1-0 home against Columbus Crew thanks to a lone first-half strike from Pablo Mastroeni
The Galaxy dropped their first points of the MLS season, and NY striker Juan Pablo Angel scored a penalty winner for the second weekend running.
USA coach Bob Bradley speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his side's start to South Africa 2010 qualifying and the FIFA Confederations Cup.
FIFA.com takes a closer look at the USA national team, for nearly a century reflecting diverse patterns of immigration to the famed melting pot.