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Playoff Ticket Information

Season Ticket Members

  • Season Ticket Members are guaranteed priority access and first right to their existing Season Ticket location(s) for a home playoff game at Exploria Stadium, should we host. Details on how to secure your ticket(s) will be communicated to Members directly by their respective Member Services Representatives.

Non-Season Ticket Members

  • If you are not a Season Ticket Member, but would like to become one and secure ticket priority for an eventual home playoff game at Exploria Stadium, click here.
  • At this time, we cannot guarantee that non-Season Ticket Members will have access to an eventual home playoff game. However, if tickets do become available, groups of 10+ will have priority access to tickets. Click here to be contacted to join the playoff group priority list.
  • If you are not a Season Ticket Member or do not have a group of 10+ but want to be contacted if tickets become available for single match purchase, please click here to be placed on the waitlist.

Playoffs Format

At the end of the 2021 MLS Regular Season, the top seven teams from both the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference (14 Clubs total) will qualify for the Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs. The Audi MLS Cup Playoffs will again consist of single-elimination matches hosted by the higher-seeded team and follow a straight bracket format through MLS Cup on Dec. 11. Current standings can be viewed here.

Round One:

  • Round One will consist of six single-elimination games that will feature six teams from each the Eastern Conference and Western Conference (12 teams total).
  • The No. 2-7 seeds in each the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference will compete in Round One while the No. 1 seeds in each the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference earn a first-round bye.
  • Round One Matchups: No. 2 vs. No. 7, No. 3 vs. No. 6, No. 4 vs. No. 5
  • The six winners, three from each conference, advance to the Conference Semifinals.

Conference Semifinals:

  • The Conference Semifinals will consist of four single-elimination games, two games in each conference.
  • The No. 1 seed in each conference will host the winner of the No. 4 vs. No. 5 from Round One.
  • The winner of No. 3 vs. 6 will play the winner of No. 2 vs. 7, with the higher-seeded team hosting.
  • The winners advance to the Conference Finals.

Conference Finals:

  • The Conference Finals will consist of two single-elimination games, one game in each conference.
  • The higher-seeded team in each conference will host the lower-seeded team.
  • The winner from each conference, the Conference Champion, advances to MLS Cup.
2021 Playoff Bracket

Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

Round One

  • Nov. 20 - 12:00 PM ET - Univision, TUDN, local English-language broadcast, TSN, TVA Sports
  • Nov. 20 - 3:00 PM ET - Univision, TUDN, local English-language broadcast, TSN, TVA Sports
  • Nov. 21 - 3:00 PM ET - ABC, ESPN Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports
  • Nov. 21 - 5:30 PM ET - ESPN, ESPN Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports
  • Nov. 23 - Time TBD - FS1, FOX Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports
  • Nov. 23 - Time TBD - FS1, FOX Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports

Conference Semifinals

  • Nov. 25 - 4:30 PM ET - FOX, FOX Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports
  • Nov. 28 - 3:00 PM ET - ABC, ESPN Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports
  • Nov. 28 - 5:30 PM ET - ESPN, ESPN Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports
  • Nov. 30 - Time TBD - FS1, FOX Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports

Conference Finals

  • Dec. 4 - Time TBD - FS1, FOX Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports
  • Dec. 5 - 3:00 PM ET - ABC, ESPN Deportes, TSN, TVA Sports

MLS Cup

  • Dec. 11 - 3:00 PM ET - ABC, UniMás, TUDN, TSN, TVA Sports
2021 Playoff Caendar