MLS Cup Playoffs, Supporters' Shield scenarios heading into final weekend of 2013 regular season

2013 MLS Playoffs

WEST EAST
1 - Portland Timbers
2 - Real Salt Lake
3 - LA Galaxy
4 - Seattle Sounders FC
5 - Colorado Rapids
1 - New York Red Bulls
2 - Sporting KC
3 - New England Revolution
4 - Houston Dynamo
5 - Montreal Impact

SUPPORTERS' SHIELD WINNER: New York Red Bulls

View the final standings table

Western Conference scenarios

  • Portland Timbers have clinched the No. 1 seed
  • Real Salt Lake have clinched the No. 2 seed
  • LA Galaxy, Seattle Sounders, and Colorado Rapids could each finish in any of the remaining spots, 3rd, 4th, or 5th

If LA beat Seattle and Colorado beat or tie Vancouver, then

  • LA will finish 3rd and face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Semifinals
  • Colorado will finish 4th and host Seattle in Knockout Round
  • Seattle will finish 5th and play at Colorado in Knockout Round

If LA beat Seattle and Colorado lose to Vancouver, then

  • LA will finish 3rd and face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Semifinals
  • Seattle will finish 4th and host Colorado in Knockout Round
  • Colorado will finish 5th and play at Seattle in Knockout Round

If Seattle beat LA and Colorado beat Vancouver, then

  • Seattle will finish 3rd and face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Semifinals
  • Colorado will finish 4th and host LA in Knockout Round
  • LA will finish 5th and play at Colorado in Knockout Round

If Seattle beat LA and Colorado tie or lose to Vancouver, then

  • Seattle will finish 3rd and face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Semifinals
  • LA will finish 4th and host Colorado in Knockout Round
  • Colorado will finish 5th and play at LA in Knockout Round

If LA and Seattle tie, and Colorado beat Vancouver, then

  • Colorado will finish 3rd and face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Semifinals
  • LA will finish 4th and host Seattle Sounders in Knockout Round
  • Seattle will finish 5th and play at LA in Knockout Round

If LA and Seattle tie, and Colorado tie or lose with Vancouver, then

  • LA will finish 3rd and face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Semifinals
  • Seattle will finish 4th and host Colorado in Knockout Round
  • Colorado will finish 5th and play at Seattle in Knockout Round

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