We are already in 20th week of my MLS predictions, which includes six intra-conference bouts on Saturday, and keep in mind that many teams missing some key starters, because 31 different MLS players represent their respective national teams in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
First-place Montreal Impact and third-place New York Red Bulls battle for Eastern Conference supremacy at Red Bull Arena. Straddling either side of the playoff red line are Houston Dynamo and New England Revolution, who square off at Gillette Stadium. In the West, FC Dallas look to lasso leaders Real Salt Lake, who sit three points ahead, and Saturday’s finale features two teams tied on points when the Portland Timbers host the LA Galaxy on NBC Sports Network (11 p.m. ET). Read More »