2012 MLS Playoff Race: Updated Scenarios

2012 MLS Playoff Race: Updated Scenarios

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On September 11, 2012
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  • 2012 MLS Cup Playoffs, 2012 MLS Season

Just as quickly as the San Jose Earthquakes clinched a playoff berth over the weekend, the team that helped them do it could be joining them. The Seattle Sounders FC are the next in line to get into the playoffs while two Eastern Conference clubs could be facing elimination this week.

Seattle Sounders FC will clinch a playoff spot IF

  • Seattle Sounders FC WIN against Portland Timbers on Saturday AND
  • San Jose Earthquakes WIN against Chivas. on Saturday

Toronto FC will be eliminated from playoff contention IF

  • Toronto FC LOSE or TIE against Chicago Fire on Wednesday OR
  • Toronto FC LOSE or TIE against Philadelphia Union on Saturday OR
  • Columbus Crew WIN or TIE against New York Red Bulls on Saturday OR
  • D.C. United WIN against New England Revolution on Saturday

New England Revolution will be eliminated from playoff contention IF:

  • New England Revolution LOSE to D.C. United on Saturday OR
  • New England Revolution TIE with D.C. United on Saturday AND
    • Chicago Fire WIN or TIE against Toronto FC on Wednesday AND
    • Columbus Crew WIN against New York Red Bulls on Saturday

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