Chicago hoping to capitalize on home-field advantage

November 4, 2008
By Jeff Carlisle
Playoff soccer is often about which team can impose its will on the opposition. In some cases, it's about applying brute force in key parts of the field. In others, it's about finding that nugget of creativity needed to unlock the opponent's defense, often in the face of relentless pressure. After playing to a gritty 0-0 stalemate in the first leg of their total-goals playoff series, Chicago and New England will meet again on "MLS Primetime Thursday" (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2) to see who has the greater ...

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