MLS Cup Playoffs

Houston Dynamo defeats Philadelphia Union 1-0 and the Los Angeles Galaxy advances in MLS playoffs on Nov. 3

New York Red Bulls v Los Angeles Galaxy - 2nd Leg

CARSON, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Landon Donovan #10 of the Los Angeles Galaxy scores on a penalty kick in the second half against the New York Red Bulls in their Western Conference Semifinal at The Home Depot Center on September 9, 2011 in Carson, California. The Galaxy won 2-1 to advance to the Conference Finals. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

New York Red Bulls v Los Angeles Galaxy - 2nd Leg

CARSON, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Dane Richards #19 of the New York Red Bulls battles for the ball with Todd Dunivant #2 of the Los Angeles Galaxy in their Western Conference Semifinal at The Home Depot Center on September 9, 2011 in Carson, California. The Galaxy won 2-1 to advance to the Conference Finals. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

New York Red Bulls v Los Angeles Galaxy - 2nd Leg

CARSON, CA - NOVEMBER 03: The Los Angeles Galaxy set up a wall to defend a free kick by Thierry Henry #14 of the New York Red Bulls in their Western Conference Semifinal at The Home Depot Center on September 9, 2011 in Carson, California. The Galaxy won 2-1 to advance to the Conference Finals. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

New York Red Bulls v Los Angeles Galaxy - 2nd Leg

CARSON, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Landon Donovan #10 (C) of the Los Angeles Galaxy celebrates with Mike Magee #18 (L0 and Chris Birchall #8 after scoring on a penalty kick in the second half against the New York Red Bulls in their Western Conference Semifinal at The Home Depot Center on September 9, 2011 in Carson, California. The Galaxy won 2-1 to advance to the Conference Finals. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Union v Houston Dynamo - 2nd Leg

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Adam Moffat #16 of the Houston Dynamo shields the ball from Brian Carroll #7 of the Philadelphia Union in the second leg of the playoffs on November 3, 2011 at Robertson Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Dynamo won 1 to 0 and will play the Sporting K.C. Sunday, November 6, 2011. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Union v Houston Dynamo - 2nd Leg

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Sheanon Williams #25 of the Philadelphia Union heads the ball against Danny Cruz #5 of the Houston Dynamo in the second leg of the playoffs on November 3, 2011 at Robertson Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Dynamo won 1 to 0 and will play the Sporting K.C. Sunday, November 6, 2011. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Union v Houston Dynamo - 2nd Leg

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Brad Davis #11 of the Houston Dynamo heads the ball against Velijko Paunovic #16 of the Philadelphia Union in the second leg of the playoffs on November 3, 2011 at Robertson Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Dynamo won 1 to 0 and will play the Sporting K.C. Sunday, November 6, 2011. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Union v Houston Dynamo - 2nd Leg

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 03: Corey Ashe #26 of the Houston Dynamo attacks the ball against the Philadelphia Union in the second leg of the playoffs on November 3, 2011 at Robertson Stadium in Houston, Texas. The Dynamo won 1 to 0 and will play the Sporting K.C. Sunday, November 6, 2011. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Real Salt Lake v Seattle Sounders - 2nd Leg

SEATTLE - NOVEMBER 02: Alvaro Saborio #15 of Real Salt Lake heads the ball against Jhon Kennedy Hurtado #34 of the Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field on November 2, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Colorado Rapids v Sporting Kansas City - 2nd Leg

KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 02: Kei Kamara #23 of Sporting Kansas City reacts after the final whistle as Sporting Kansas City defeats the Colorado Rapids 2-0 to win the MLS playoff game on November 2, 2011 at LiveStrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Colorado Rapids v Sporting Kansas City - 2nd Leg

KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 02: C.J. Sapong #17 of Sporting Kansas City is congratulated by Davy Arnaud #22 after scoring during the MLS playoff game against the Colorado Rapids on November 2, 2011 at LiveStrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Colorado Rapids v Sporting Kansas City - 2nd Leg

KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 02: Kei Kamara #23 of Sporting Kansas City watches as Quincy Amarikwa #12 the Colorado Rapids heads the ball during the game on November 2, 2011 at LiveStrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Colorado Rapids v Sporting Kansas City - 2nd Leg

KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 02: Aurelien Collin #78 of Sporting Kansas City scores as goalkeeper Matt Pickens #18 of the Colorado Rapids tries to make a save during the MLS playoff game on November 2, 2011 at LiveStrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Colorado Rapids v Sporting Kansas City - 2nd Leg

KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 02: Players celebrate after the final whistle as Sporting Kansas City defeats the Colorado Rapids 2-0 to win the MLS playoff game on November 2, 2011 at LiveStrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Colorado Rapids v Sporting Kansas City - 2nd Leg

KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 02: Graham Zusi #8 of Sporting Kansas City chases a ball as Miguel Comminges #32 of the Colorado Rapids looks on during the MLS playoff game on November 2, 2011 at LiveStrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Colorado Rapids v Sporting Kansas City - 2nd Leg

KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 02: Jeff Larentowicz #4 of the Colorado Rapids battles Roger Espinoza #15 of Sporting Kansas City for the ball during the MLS playoff game on November 2, 2011 at LiveStrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Colorado Rapids v Sporting Kansas City - 2nd Leg

KANSAS CITY, KS - NOVEMBER 02: Matt Besler #5 of Sporting Kansas City heads the ball during the MLS playoff game against the Colorado Rapids on November 2, 2011 at LiveStrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)