Playoff Scenarios: Atlanta clinch Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoff berth

The weekend phase of Week 28 could prove pivotal in terms of the Supporters' Shield chase and the race for the 2019 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. Here's a look at what could be decided for four teams by the end of this weekend, and how it might happen. Oh, and you might want to set aside some time to digest the Rapids' scenarios.

With New York City FC's 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes, LAFC can no longer clinch the Supporters' Shield on Saturday night.

Atlanta clinched thanks to FC Cincinnati's 1-0 win over Montreal.

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LAFC

LAFC

LAFC will clinch the Supporters’ Shield if:

  • LAFC win vs. Philadelphia AND ...
  • NYCFC lose vs. San Jose AND ...
  • Atlanta lose or tie vs. Columbus

ATL

Atlanta United

Atlanta will clinch a berth in the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs if:

  • Atlanta win vs. Columbus
  • – OR –
  • Montreal lose or tie vs. Cincinnati (MTL 0 - CIN 1)
  • – OR –
  • Atlanta tie vs. Columbus AND ...
  • D.C. United lose or tie vs. Portland AND ...
  • NY Red Bulls lose or tie vs. Seattle
  • – OR –
  • D.C. United lose vs. Portland AND ...
  • NY Red Bulls lose vs. Seattle

CLB

Columbus Crew SC

Columbus will be eliminated from playoff contention if:

  • Columbus lose or tie vs. Atlanta AND ...
  • New England win vs. Orlando City SC
  • – OR –
  • Columbus lose vs. Atlanta AND ...
  • Montreal win vs. Cincinnati

COL

Colorado Rapids

Colorado will be eliminated from playoff contention if:

  • Colorado lose vs. Toronto FC AND ...
  • San Jose win vs. NYCFC AND ...
  • FC Dallas win vs. Chicago AND ...
  • LA Galaxy win vs. Sporting KC
  • – OR –
  • Colorado lose vs. Toronto FC AND ...
  • Minnesota win or tie vs. Real Salt Lake AND ...
  • San Jose win vs. NYCFC AND ...
  • FC Dallas win vs. Chicago AND ...
  • Portland win vs. D.C. United
  • – OR –
  • Colorado lose vs. Toronto FC AND ...
  • Minnesota win or tie vs. Real Salt Lake AND ...
  • FC Dallas win vs. Chicago AND ...
  • Portland win vs. D.C. United AND ...
  • LA Galaxy win vs. Sporting KC
  • – OR –
  • Colorado lose vs. Toronto FC AND ...
  • Minnesota win or tie vs. Real Salt Lake AND ...
  • San Jose win vs. NYCFC AND ...
  • Portland win vs. D.C. United AND ...
  • LA Galaxy win vs. Sporting KC
  • – OR –
  • Colorado lose vs. Toronto FC AND ...
  • Minnesota win or tie vs. Real Salt Lake AND ...
  • San Jose tie vs. NYCFC AND ...
  • Portland tie vs. D.C. United AND ...
  • FC Dallas win vs. Chicago AND ...
  • LA Galaxy win vs. Sporting KC
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