Updated 2013 MLS Playoff Scenarios

Updated 2013 MLS Playoff Scenarios

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On October 14, 2013
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  • 2013 MLS Playoffs, 2013 MLS Season

There are two weeks left in the season and eight spots still available for grabs in the MLS Cup Playoffs. A few teams can clinch this weekend. Here is how they can do it:

Houston Dynamo will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs IF

  • Houston Dynamo win vs. New York Red Bulls on Saturday

AND IF

  • Montréal Impact tie or lose vs. LA Galaxy on Wednesday

THEN

  • Chicago Fire tie or lose vs. Toronto FC on Saturday OR
  • New England Revolution tie or lose vs. Columbus Crew on Saturday

 

OR IF

  • Houston Dynamo win vs. New York Red Bulls on Saturday

AND IF

  • Montréal Impact win vs. LA Galaxy on Wednesday

THEN TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

  • Philadelphia Union tie or lose vs. Montréal Impact on Saturday AND/OR
  • Chicago Fire tie or lose vs. Toronto FC on Saturday AND/OR
  • New England Revolution tie or lose vs. Columbus Crew on Saturday

 

Montréal Impact will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs IF

  • Montréal Impact win vs. Philadelphia Union on Saturday AND
  • New England Revolution tie or lose vs. Columbus Crew on Saturday

 

OR IF

  • Montréal Impact win vs. LA Galaxy on Wednesday AND
  • Montréal Impact tie vs. Philadelphia Union on Saturday

AND

  • Chicago Fire lose vs. Toronto FC on Saturday OR
  • New England Revolution tie or lose vs. Columbus Crew on Saturday

 

Chicago Fire will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs IF

  • Chicago Fire win vs. Toronto FC on Saturday AND
  • Montréal Impact win vs. Philadelphia Union on Saturday AND
  • New England Revolution tie or lose vs. Columbus Crew on Saturday

 

New England Revolution will be eliminated from playoff contention IF

  • New England Revolution lose vs. Columbus Crew on Saturday

AND TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

  • Houston Dynamo win or tie vs. New York Red Bulls on Saturday AND/OR
  • Chicago Fire win vs. Toronto FC on Saturday AND/OR
  • There is a winner in Montréal Impact vs. Philadelphia Union

 

OR IF

  • New England Revolution tie vs. Columbus Crew on Saturday AND
  • Houston Dynamo win vs. New York Red Bulls on Saturday AND
  • Montréal Impact win vs. Philadelphia Union on Saturday AND
  • Chicago Fire win vs. Toronto FC on Saturday

 

Columbus Crew will be eliminated from playoff contention IF

  • Columbus Crew lose or tie vs. New England Revolution on Saturday

OR TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

  • Montréal Impact win vs. LA Galaxy on Wednesday OR
  • Montréal Impact win vs. Philadelphia Union on Saturday OR
  • Philadelphia Union win vs. Montréal Impact on Saturday
  • Chicago Fire win vs. Toronto FC on Saturday

 

Portland Timbers will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs IF

  • Portland Timbers win or tie vs. Real Salt Lake on Saturday

OR

  • San Jose Earthquakes lose or tie vs. LA Galaxy on Sunday

OR

  • Colorado Rapids lose or tie vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday

 

Real Salt Lake will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs IF

  • Real Salt Lake win vs. Portland Timbers on Saturday

OR

  • Real Salt Lake tie vs. Portland Timbers on Saturday AND
  • Colorado Rapids lose or tie vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday OR
  • San Jose Earthquakes lose or tie vs. LA Galaxy on Sunday OR
  • LA Galaxy lose to both Montréal Impact on Wednesday and San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday

OR

  • LA Galaxy win vs. San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday AND
  • Colorado Rapids win vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday

 

Seattle Sounders FC will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs IF

  • Seattle Sounders FC win vs. FC Dallas on Saturday

OR

  • Seattle Sounders FC tie vs. FC Dallas on Saturday AND
  • Colorado Rapids lose or tie vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday OR
  • San Jose Earthquakes lose or tie vs. LA Galaxy on Sunday OR
  • LA Galaxy lose to both Montréal Impact on Wednesday and San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday

OR

  • LA Galaxy win vs. San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday AND
  • Colorado Rapids win vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday

 

Colorado Rapids will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs IF

  • Colorado Rapids win vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday AND
  • LA Galaxy win vs. San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday

 

LA Galaxy will clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs IF

  • LA Galaxy win vs. San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday

OR

  • LA Galaxy win vs. Montréal Impact on Wednesday AND
  • LA Galaxy tie vs. San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday OR
  • Colorado Rapids lose vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday

 

Vancouver Whitecaps FC will be eliminated from playoff contention IF

  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC lose vs. Colorado Rapids on Saturday

OR

  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC tie vs. Colorado Rapids on Saturday AND
  • LA Galaxy win or tie vs. Montréal Impact on Wednesday AND
  • San Jose Earthquakes win vs. LA Galaxy on Sunday

 

San Jose Earthquakes will be eliminated from playoff contention IF

  • San Jose Earthquakes lose vs. LA Galaxy on Sunday AND
  • Colorado Rapids win vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday

 

New York Red Bulls and Sporting Kansas City have clinched a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs.

D.C. United, Toronto FC, Chivas USA and FC Dallas have been eliminated from playoff contention.

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