2012 MLS Cup Playoff Race Update: Field Set

2012 MLS Cup Playoff Race Update: Field Set

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On October 22, 2012
  • 2012 MLS Cup Playoffs, 2012 MLS Season, 2012 Week 33, Features

The four playoff spots up for grabs this weekend were all claimed.

Below are the ten teams, five from each conference, that qualified for the 2012 MLS Cup Playoffs: 

Western Conference

San Jose Earthquakes
Real Salt Lake
LA Galaxy
Seattle Sounders FC
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 

Eastern Conference

Sporting Kansas City
Chicago Fire
D.C. United
New York Red Bulls
Houston Dynamo

With one week left in the season, it will be all about who gets seeded where. We know where San Jose will be placed, same for Vancouver, but after that it is nearly anyone’s guess.

Key games for this coming week to help determine these spots:

Philadelphia Union at Sporting KC

New York Red Bulls at Philadelphia Union

D.C. United at Chicago Fire

Vancouver Whitecaps at Real Salt Lake

Seattle Sounders FC at LA Galaxy