This is how it ends
November 29, 2014

New England New York
Davies 2 Cahill
11.29.14 · Playoff

It ends in a tie.

It ends in a cavernous NFL stadium.

It ends on plastic turf.

It ends with a team dominating both legs of the series and still coming out on the short end.

It ends after that much-needed road goal is scored.

It ends, but not before a miraculous pass by Titi Henry leads to Tim Cahill slotting through the legs of Jose Goncalves.

It ends after a corner, when Charlie Davies hits the ball with his arm.

It ends when the ball skips on the turf and into the corner of the net.

It ends when, once again, the referees fail to make the right call.

It ends after a ball drops to Peguy Luyindula.

It ends, but not before it all becomes tied, with the playoff hero connecting to even the series, aggregate, away goals and all.

It ends after 40 minutes of knowing that one goal, one goal is all we need.

It ends after accessory to manslaughter Davies heads home the go-ahead-goal.

It ends when Titi Henry gets plowed down in the box by Rev keeper Bobby Shuttleworth.

It ends when no foul is called.

It ends with a fight.

It ends in tears.

It ends, when one bounce, one call, would have make it end differently.

It ends, like the previous 18 years, with no MLS Cup.

It ends, maybe (Please! Maybe not! Please!), the career of one of the greatest ever to play the game.

It ends.

Lineup: Robles, Oyongo, Olave, Sekagya, Eckersley, McCarty, Alexander, Luyindula, Sam, Henry, Cahill. Subs: Lade, Bover.

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