The Best Matches at MLS Next Cup Playoffs

The Best Matches at MLS Next Cup Playoffs
by Tom Hindle
June 29, 2022

Tournament play can be defined by tight contests, meetings between teams so determined not to lose that the quality of soccer on display can devolve.

That was seldom the case in week one of the MLS Next Cup Playoffs. Here was a tournament full of enticing matchups, flowing attacks and memorable goals.

While there were plenty of top contests worth watching, here are the five best games from the tournament’s first weekend.

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