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Volume 22 No. 34
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Closing Shot: Survive and Advance

MLS rolls into the postseason with a new one-and-done playoff format that increases the pressure on each team but should amplify the attention on the league.
The New England Revolution sealed a playoff spot on Sept. 29 and will now face defending MLS Cup champion Atlanta United FC on Oct. 19. Photo: getty images Whenever Major League Soccer researched fan preferences in recent years, the league heard a desire for “games of consequence....

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