MLS Team of the Week: Valeri, Parkhurst, Robles Star in 2nd Legs

The two MLS Cup participants were determined on Sunday in two dramatic second legs in the conference final round of the playoffs. 

Portland secured the first berth in the championship match with a 2-2 draw at Toyota Stadium against FC Dallas. The Timbers used a late clearance from Nat Borchers and a 95th-minute goal from Lucas Melano to win 5-3 on aggregate. 

Columbus earned the right to host the MLS Cup with a 2-1 victory on aggregate over the New York Red Bulls. The Crew conceded a goal in the 93rd minute and came close to letting in a second two minutes later, but Kei Kamara shielded Bradley Wright-Phillips' shot off the line after it hit the right post. 

Each of the four teams had players who stood out on Sunday, but some of those talented athletes came up short in their respective quests to win a championship.

Continue reading to see who was named to our MLS Team of the Week from the conference semifinal second legs.&n...

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