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MLS Cup Playoffs are 🅱️ack and 🅱️etter than ever, meaning that we've certainly got some highlights from last night's action to throw in this lovely column.

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But first, you gotta see this:

Lol c'mon dude. 

To be fair, this man here was probably too elated by West Ham's second-half comeback in the English League Cup (which is kind of like the playoffs) against Tottenham to realize that he was actually still capable of suffering bodily harm. Hope he's alright. 

Look, it's not like West Ham wasn't, uhh, hamming it up, too...

That wasn't the only weirdness to hit the League Cup on Tuesday. Pour one out for the goalpost...

Anyway, Raphael Guerreiro needs to absolutely get out of here with this racket. 

😵 Have some respect, guy.

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Another sick goal, this one courtesy of Paulo Dybala. Take a bow, dude.

Not to be outdone, here's Cristian Techera taking a free kick:

Hot dog!

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That wasn't the only cool goal that Vancouver scored on the night. This one was especially sick, because it proves lightning does indeed strike twice. 

 

Are we seeing double here @whitecapsfc 👀// @audi #MLSCupPlayoffs

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Time is a flat circle, gang! Enjoy the playoffs tonight!

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