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MLS playoffs kick off with wild card match tonight

The MLS playoffs kick off tonight with the first of two wild card matches, this one sending the Red Bulls to FC Dallas. (Here's a very interesting 10-things-to-know piece by Jeff Carlisle for

The basics:

WILD CARD MATCHESWednesday, October 26 FC Dallas vs. New York Red Bulls, 6 p.m. (FOX Soccer)

Thursday, October 27Colorado Rapids vs. Columbus Crew, 7 p.m. (Direct Kick,