Week 11 of the 2020 MLS season would have wrapped up on Sunday, bringing a jam-packed slate to a close. But with the COVID-19 pandemic keeping things on pause, another version of our FIFA 20 simulations are here.
Check out the full video, commentary and standings rundown below.
FC Cincinnati 0, New York Red Bulls 3
Orlando City 3, Houston Dynamo 0
Orlando rolled past Houston at home thanks to three different goalscorers. Orlando remains one of the clubs to beat in the Eastern Conference, while Houston’s struggles in the Western Conference continue.
Colorado Rapids 2, LA Galaxy 3
LA held on for the win against Colorado, powered by a Sebastian Lletget brace and strike from Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez. Younes Namli pulled one back in the 79th minute, but it was too little too late.
Columbus Crew SC 1, Montreal Impact 1
Two below-average sides from our simulations split the points, as Bojan’s strike cancelled out Youness Mokhtar’s opener. Columbus, who started the year strong, haven’t translated that success to the virtual pitch.
Sporting Kansas City 3, Toronto FC 0
In one of the week's more surprising results, Sporting took down Toronto, one of the more consistent Eastern Conference opponents in our FIFA simulations. Now, sporting sit only a few points removed from the West’s top four.
D.C. United 1, Houston Dynamo 1
FC Cincinnati 3, New England Revolution 0
Orlando City 1, Minnesota United 3
In perhaps the week’s biggest match, as based on our simulated standings, Minnesota got the last laugh. A Kevin Molino brace powered their 10th win of the season, making the Loons the first club to reach double-digit wins.
Philadelphia Union 2, Atlanta United 3
The Union have been surging, but cooled down after Pity Martinez's splended free kick decided the game in favor of Atlanta. The Five Stripes are slowly climbing up the table, while the Union’s slip-up has Orlando hot on their tracks.
Real Salt Lake 2, Portland Timbers 0
Portland have endured a rough few weeks, and this time dropped a 2-0 decision against Real Salt Lake. With a league-leading eight losses in the West, Portland have some ground to make up for any postseason run.
San Jose Earthquakes 0, LAFC 1
Seattle Sounders 1, Colorado Rapids, 2
LA Galaxy 1, New York Red Bulls 3
The week’s prime-time matchup had both clubs coming off midweek wins, but only New York carried that momentum forward. They picked up a 3-1 win on the road, and are on track to do some damage in the East as we approach the season’s halfway point.
Eastern Conference Standings
- Philadelphia Union (22 points)
- Orlando City SC (20 points)
- FC Cincinnati (14 points)
- Atlanta United (14 points)
- Toronto FC (13 points)
- D.C. United (13 points)
- New York Red Bulls (13 points)
- New England Revolution (11 points)
- Montreal Impact (11 points)
- NYCFC (10 points)
- Chicago Fire (9 points)
- Columbus Crew SC (9 points)
- Inter Miami CF (0 points)*
Western Conference Standings
- Minnesota United (32 points)
- Real Salt Lake (24 points)
- Seattle Sounders (19 points)
- LAFC (17 points)
- Colorado Rapids (17 points)
- Sporting Kansas City (16 points)
- LA Galaxy (16 points)
- FC Dallas (14 points)
- Houston Dynamo (11 points)
- Portland Timbers (10 points)
- San Jose Earthquakes (7 points)
- Vancouver Whitecaps (5 points)
- Nashville SC (0 points)*
* = unable to simulate matches