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Countdown to Cup: 30 days to go

 

Countdown to Cup: 30 days to go
10 teams have a shot at reaching Los Angeles for MLS Cup on Nov. 20
 
NEW YORK (Saturday, October 22, 2011) – MLS Cup 2011, the 16th championship match in MLS history, takes place exactly 30 days (and 29 nights) from now: Sunday, November 20 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., live on ESPN, Galavision, and TSN2 at 9:00 p.m. ET.  
 
Seeding among the 10 playoff-bound teams is at stake in seven games today [game guides here] and the League’s regular season finale – LA Galaxy at Houston Dynamo – tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET on Galavision. 
 
That’s why today is a good day to:
 
1.     Apply for credentials (CLICK HERE).
2.     Book your flight to LA and contact MLS Communications about hotel options.
3.     Enjoy some of MLSsoccer.com’s Top 50 MLS Cup Moments (CLICK HERE).
4.     Download a hi-res version of the MLS Cup logo (CLICK HERE)
5.     Glance at the Postseason MLS Awards Process & Announcement Schedule (CLICK HERE).
6.     Print the MLS Cup Playoffs bracket (CLICK HERE) and plan a playoff preview.
7.     Praise the soccer gods that you don’t have to figure out any scenarios on Monday.
 
Possible dates of the MLS Cup Playoff games are here.
 
Details of the two Wild Card Matches will be announced Sunday night.