How to watch FIFA 21 eMLS Cup: start time, stream, Last Chance Qualifier, schedule
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How to watch FIFA 21 eMLS Cup: start time, stream, schedule, results

Published: 21/Mar/2021 15:28 Updated: 21/Mar/2021 20:11

by David Purcell

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eMLS Cup is underway meaning the 12 best FIFA 21 players in North America will be locking horns with the 2021 title on the line. Here’s everything you need to know about the competitive esports event. 


  • New York City’s Didychrislito come into eMLS Cup as a strong favorite, and on Day One he absolutely dominated – with an 11-3 win over AlanAvi.
  • George Adamou, the defending champion, cemented his place in the Semi-Finals following a 2-1 win over Doolsta.
  • eMLS Cup Day 2 starts up on March 21 and it’s shaping up to be one of the most exciting to-date.

North America’s biggest competitive FIFA tournament has started up, with a prize pool of $40,000 and a huge gold trophy at stake. eMLS Cup kicked off on March 20 and ends a day later, on March 21.

Placing in the top three during this event will also secure them a ticket to the Global Series Playoffs, and a chance to qualify for the FIFA eWorld Cup later this year, so there’s clearly a lot to play for.

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eMLS Cup essentials

Stream

All matches are shown live on the official MLS Twitch channel, found below. All games will also be available to stream on their TwitterFacebook, and YouTube pages, as well as MLSsoccer.com and the free MLS app.

eMLS Cup Last Chance Qualifier bracket: AlanAvi wins

With only one spot left at the eMLS Cup, the 15 “best of the rest” duked it out for the chance to make the final stage.

eMLS Cup 2021 LCQ bracket
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AlanAvi tore up the rest of the competition to make it to the eMLS Cup.

After two days of action, FC Dallas representative ‘AlanAvi’ managed to take down TokyoRift 6-2 in the final.

Alan scored 25 goals (12-2, 7-4, 6-2) in his three sets in the Last Chance Qualifier, making him a worthy adversary in the eMLS Cup, even if he is coming from the last chance qualifier.

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eMLS Cup Playoffs bracket

The competition is underway, with top performers from League Series Two having secured higher placements in the bracket.

bracket for eMLS cup 2021 showing semi-finals.
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Bracket for eMLS Cup 2021.

Day one recap: Didychrislito hits double figures to set a marker

eMLS Cup has seen its fair share of shocks over the years, but day one of the 2021 finals was pretty much business as usual. Only CisseSZN fell to a shock exit, after beaten in extra-time by Godfather by a 3-2 scoreline.

In the opening game, AlanAvi continued his form from the Last Chance Qualifier. He got off to an absolute flyer, easing past PhilB94 by a 5-2 scoreline. The Toronto FC man mounted a comeback in leg two but it was in vain as the damage was done. Following them, Doolsta overcame Kid M3mito in the battle of former champions with the Nashville SC man taking home the victory with the 3-1 scoreline.

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In a more opening affair, Sporting KC’s Alekzandur handed out a lesson in attack, walking all over the Fiddle with a 7-4 aggregate victory. The FC Cincinnati man made it respectable in the end, but Alek was in fine form. A closer game followed as Godfather provided the only shock of the day, defeating CisseSZN and setting up a quarter-finals match-up with his brother, KingCJ.

In the first of two quarter-finals on the day, reigning champion Adamou saw off Doolsta in a close tie, as the Nashville SC man wouldn’t lie down. Though, that wasn’t the case for Didychrislito. He completely walked all over AlanAvi, hitting double figures and showing why he’s everyone’s favorite to win it all.

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eMLS Cup Schedule

Fixture Date PST EST GMT
PhilB 2-5 AlanAvi March 20 12.20PM 3.20PM 7.20PM
Kid M3mito 1-3 Doolsta March 20 1PM 4PM 8PM
Alekzandur 74 Fiddle March 20 2PM 5PM 9PM
Cisse 2-3 Godfather March 20 3PM 6PM 10PM
QF 1Adamou 2-1 Doolsta March 20 4PM 7PM 11PM
QF 2Didychrislito 11-3 AlanAvi March 20 5PM 8PM 12AM
QF 3 – KingCJ 2-3 Godfather March 21 12.20PM 3.20PM 7.20PM
QF 4 – xBleu vs Alekzandur March 21 1PM 4PM 8PM
SF 1 – Adamou vs Godfather March 21 2PM 5PM 9PM
SF 2 – Didychrislito vs xBleu/Alekzandur March 21 3PM 6PM 10PM
eMLS Cup Final – TBD vs TBD March 21 4PM 7PM 11 PM

eMLS Cup limited-edition jersey

Just because you’re watching from home doesn’t mean you can’t feel close to the action. You can also get your hands on the special 2021 eMLS Cup jersey – available on ShopMLS.com for $89.99.

These limited-edition black Adidas shirts will be worn by players in the tournament, and is customizable with names and numbers when purchased. All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of America charity, too. 

eMLS Cup 2021 highlights

With the action underway in eMLS Cup, you can find all the best goals and moments below. So if you missed anything, or want to watch a crisp finish a few times again, scroll down and check out the clips.

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How to enter giveaway

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There’s a huge eMLS Cup giveaway to get involved in!

There’s also a massive eMLS Cup fan giveaway to get involved in, too, with a load of amazing prizes to be given out. There will be 21 winners in total selected, and all fans have to do is sign up via the playr.gg/eMLSCup web page.

Prize list

  • Grand Prize (Two winners): eMLS SCUF Controller, JLab Studio Pro Headset, JLab Talk Pro Microphone, Limited Edition eMLS Cup Adidas Jersey, Coca-Cola Vintage Chic 4 Liter Mini Fridge, 12,000 FIFA Points.
  • Runner-Up Prize (19 winners): 12,000 FIFA Points.

If you would like to take part and are looking for specific instructions, more details on how to enter can be found here.

eMLS Cup results

March 20
PhilB 2-5 AlanAvi
Kid M3mito 1-3 Doolsta
Alekzandur 7-4 Fiddle
Cisse 2-3 Godfather
QF 1Adamou 2-1 Doolsta
QF 2Didychrislito 11-3 AlanAvi

 

March 21
QF 3 – KingCJ 2-3 Godfather
QF 4 – xBleu vs Alekzandur
SF 1 – Adamou vs Godfather
SF 2 – Didychrislito vs xBleu/Alekzandure
MLS Cup Final – TBD vs TBD

You can also follow all our event coverage on Twitter – @UltimateTeamUK, @FutWatch, and @eMLS.