MLS Playoff Race: Updated Scenarios For Week 30

MLS Playoff Race: Updated Scenarios For Week 30

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On October 6, 2011
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  • 2011 MLS Playoffs, 2011 MLS Season, 2011 Week 30, Features

With three weeks left there are still seven playoff berths on the line. Many teams can clinch in the next game while one hopes to hold on to their slim hopes.

FC Dallas will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs if:

  • they defeat Chicago (Oct. 12)

OR

  • they tie Chicago (Oct. 12) AND
  • there is a winner in the Portland-Houston game (Oct. 14) AND
  • New York loses to Kansas City (Oct. 15)

Colorado Rapids will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs if:

  • they defeat Real Salt Lake (Oct. 14) AND
  • Portland and Houston tie (Oct. 14) OR
  • New York ties or loses to Kansas City (Oct. 15) OR
  • D.C. United loses to Vancouver (Oct. 12)

Sporting Kansas City will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs if:

  • they defeat New York (Oct. 15)

Columbus Crew will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs if:

  • they defeat New England (Oct. 15) AND
  • there is a winner in the Portland-Houston game (Oct. 14) AND
  • New York loses to Kansas City (Oct. 15)

Philadelphia Union will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs if:

  • they defeat Seattle (Oct. 8) AND
  • there is a winner in the Portland-Houston game (Oct. 14) AND
  • New York loses to Kansas City (Oct. 15)

LA Galaxy will win the Supporters’ Shield if:

  • Seattle Sounders FC fail to win vs. Philadelphia (Oct. 8)

Chicago Fire will be eliminated from MLS Cup Playoffs contention if:

  • they lose to FC Dallas (Oct. 12) AND
  • Houston wins or ties vs. Portland (Oct. 14) AND
  • New York ties or defeats Kansas City (Oct. 15)

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