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MLS makes smart format changes

Updated: November 20, 2011, 3:48 PM ET
By Leander Schaerlaeckens

LOS ANGELES -- Hours before Sunday night's 2011 MLS Cup final, Major League Soccer has announced major changes in its format for the 2012 season.

By and large, the changes are positive, and many of them had been advocated for in this space earlier this month.

The unbalanced schedule:

With the Montreal Impact joining the Eastern Conference as MLS's 19th team, the league will once again have an odd number of franchises. Consequently, it will return to an unbalanced schedule, ...

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