The Colorado Rapids face the Portland Timbers on Thursday night in a Western Conference semifinal game.
The match will be presented to TVA Sports and TVA Sports direct, from 7 p.m.
The Rapids will try to honor their status as favorites, they who finished first in the standings of this same association during the regular season.
With 61 points in the regular season, they just edged the Seattle Sounders (60 points)
For their part, the Timbers finished fourth in the West during the regular season and defeated Minnesota United, 3-1, in the opening round of the playoffs.
The Timbers have the second-best offense in the West, scoring 56 goals but conceding almost as many, at 52. The Rapids have scored 51 regular season goals but allowed just 35.
The Rapids had secured a first-round playoff pass.