Originally Posted by ArrowheadHawk
This piss ass performance is turning me off to soccer once again. I try to get into this sport but over and over I see the dumbest rules that negatively effect the game in my opinion.
The MLS adopted its playoff format from the Champions Cup League, because American audiences tend to value playoffs more than the traditional European leagues' format.
So, you're either going to get the home-and-home format--and therefore, a playoff-- or the team with the highest points at the end of the season will be crowned champions. Would you rather the latter?