Playoff Scenarios: How Western Conference teams can clinch this Sunday

Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders, Sporting KC, and Houston Dynamo all clinched a berth in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs. Vancouver failed to clinch the number 1 seed in the Western Conference. Real Salt Lake, FC Dallas, and San Jose all remain alive in the playoff chase.

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DAL

FC Dallas

FC Dallas will clinch a berth in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs if:

  • FC Dallas win vs. Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday and ...
  • Real Salt Lake lose vs. Colorado Rapids on Sunday and ...
  • San Jose Earthquakes lose vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday

HOU

Houston Dynamo

Houston Dynamo will clinch a berth in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs if:

  • Houston Dynamo win vs. Sporting Kansas City on Sunday
  • – OR –
  • Houston Dynamo tie vs. Sporting Kansas City on Sunday ✓ and two of ...
    • Real Salt Lake tie or lose vs. Colorado Rapids on Sunday ✓ AND/OR
    • FC Dallas tie or lose vs. Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday ✓AND/OR
    • San Jose Earthquakes tie or lose vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC ✓ on Sunday
  • – OR –
  • TWO OF ...
    • FC Dallas lose vs. Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday ✓ AND/OR
    • Real Salt Lake lose vs. Colorado Rapids on Sunday ✓ AND/OR
    • San Jose Earthquakes lose vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday

    NYC

    New York City FC

    New York City FC will clinch a Knockout Round bye if:

  • NYFC lose to NE (2-1)
  • New York City FC win vs. New England Revolution on Sunday and ...
  • Atlanta United tie or lose vs. New York Red Bulls on Sunday
  • – OR –
  • New York City FC tie vs. New England Revolution on Saturday and ...
  • Atlanta United lose vs. New York Red Bulls on Sunday and ...
  • Chicago Fire tie or lose vs. Philadelphia Union on Sunday

  • POR

    Portland Timbers

    Portland Timbers will clinch a berth in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs if:


    SJ

    San Jose

    San Jose Earthquakes are eliminated from playoff contention if:

    • San Jose Earthquakes lose vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday and ...
    • FC Dallas win vs. Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday

    RSL

    Real Salt Lake

    Real Salt Lake are eliminated from playoff contention if:

    • Real Salt Lake lose vs. Colorado Rapids on Sunday and ...
    • FC Dallas win vs. Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday

    SEA

    Seattle Sounders FC

    Seattle Sounders FC will clinch a berth in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs if:

  • Seattle Sounders FC win vs. FC Dallas on Sunday ✓ (Recap & highlights)

  • SKC

    Sporting Kansas City

    Sporting KC will clinch a berth in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs if:

    Sporting Kansas City will clinch a Knockout Round bye if:

    • Sporting Kansas City win vs. Houston Dynamo on Sunday and ...
    • Portland Timbers lose vs. D.C. United on Sunday and ...
    • Seattle Sounders FC lose vs. FC Dallas on Sunday

    VAN

    Vancouver Whitecaps FC

    Vancouver Whitecaps FC will clinch No. 1 seed in Western Conference if:

    • Vancouver Whitecaps FC win vs. San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday
    • – OR –
    • Vancouver Whitecaps FC tie vs. San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday ✓ and ...
    • Sporting Kansas City tie or lose vs. Houston Dynamo on Sunday ✓ and ...
    • Portland Timbers tie or lose vs. D.C. United on Sunday and ...
    • Seattle Sounders FC tie or lose vs. FC Dallas on Sunday

    Vancouver Whitecaps FC will clinch a Knockout Round bye if:

    • Vancouver Whitecaps FC tie vs. San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday ✓ and ...
    • Sporting Kansas City tie or lose vs. Houston Dynamo on Sunday ✓ and either...
      • Portland Timbers tie or lose vs. D.C. United on Sunday OR
      • Seattle Sounders FC tie or lose vs. FC Dallas on Sunday
    • – OR –
    • Portland Timbers tie or lose vs. D.C. United on Sunday and ...
    • Seattle Sounders FC tie or lose vs. FC Dallas on Sunday

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