Red Bulls Playoff Central: 2011
2011 PLAYOFF CENTRAL
CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS: GAME 2
CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS: GAME 1
All-Time (Incl. 2011): 1-3-1
NY and LA have met three times in the MLS postseason. In 2001, the two teams faced off in the Quarterfinals with Game 1 taking place at The Rose Bowl in California. After a 1-1 tie in the first match, the series returned to Giants Stadium where NY crushed LA 4-1. NY fell 4-2 in Game 3 following an OT minigame, eliminating them from the playoffs.
WILD CARD MATCHUP
All-Time (Incl. 2011): New York 3 Dallas 0
Prior to 2011, NY and Dallas met twice in the history of MLS Cup playoffs with both meetings coming in 2000. The first match took place on Sept. 15 in Game 1 of the Quarterfinals, a meeting where NY walked away winners in a 2-1 finish. The series headed back to Dallas five days later where NY once again walked away victors in a 2-1 final.