Soccer fever is hitting New York this week. After a scintillating first leg of Conference Semifinal action, the Audi 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs continue with four pivotal matchups on Sunday highlighted by a pair of contests in the Big Apple. With all four home teams winning in the first leg, home-field advantage will be all the more important as Colorado Rapids, FC Dallas, New York City FC and New York Red Bulls get their chance to host the second and final leg of the series.
Looking at recent history in the 2015 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals, the higher-seeded team trailed following the first leg in three of the four matchups, with all four home teams pulling out victories to advance to the Conference Championship. A thrilling slate of action is in store on Sunday as any of the four matchups could swing either way as teams battle to keep their title dreams alive.