Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
MLS this week ...
October 18th, 2011 12:06AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls


[DATEBOOK] The final week of the regular season begins Wednesday with one game. D.C. United and the Portland Timbers, who both have a game in hand on the other 16 MLS teams, play at RFK Stadium. United will be eliminated from playoff contention with a loss or tie; the Timbers must not lose to avoid elimination. For all the action ...

WEEK 32 SCHEDULE:
Oct. 19
8 p.m. ET
D.C. United vs. Portland

Oct. 20
8 p.m. ET
New York vs. Philadelphia,  ESPN2, ESPN Deportes

Oct. 22
12:30 p.m. ET
Toronto FC vs. New England, TSN
7 p.m. ET
Vancouver vs. Colorado
7:30 p.m. ET
D.C. United vs. Sporting KC
8:30 p.m. ET
Chicago vs. Columbus
9 p.m. ET
Real Salt Lake  vs. Portland
10:30 p.m. ET
San Jose vs. FC Dallas
Chivas USA vs. Seattle

Oct. 23
7 p.m. ET
Houston vs. Los Angeles, Galavision

STANDINGS:
Eastern Conference
PTS (GP) TEAM W-L-T +/1
48 (33) Sporting KC 12-9-12 49/40
48 (33) Philadelphia 11-7-14 44/35
47 (33) Columbus 13-12-8 41/41
---------------------------
46 (33) Houston 11-9-13 42/40
43 (33) New York 9-8-16 49/44
40 (33) Chicago 7-10-16 43/43
38 (32) D.C. United 9-12-11 48/50
32 (33) Toronto FC 6-13-14 34/57
27 (33) New England 5-16-12 36/56

Western Conference
PTS (GP) TEAM W-L-T +/-
67 (33) Los Angeles 19-4-10 47/25
60 (33) Seattle 17-7-9 53/36
52 (33) Real Salt Lake 15-11-7 43/35
------------------------------
52 (33) FC Dallas 15-11-7 40/35
46 (33) Colorado 11-9-13 42/30
40 (32) Portland 11-14-7 38/46
36 (33) Chivas USA 8-13-12 40/40
35 (33) San Jose 7-12-14 36/43
28 (33) Vancouver 6-17-10 34/53

Wildcard Race (top 4 qualify)
PTS (GP) TEAM W-L-T +/-
52 (33) FC Dallas 15-11-7 40/35
46 (33) Colorado 11-9-13 42/40
46 (33) Houston 11-9-13 42/40
----------------------------------------
43 (33) New York 9-8-16 49/44
40 (33) Chicago 7-10-16 43/43
40 (32) Portland 11-14-7 38/46
38 (32) D.C. United 9-12-11 48/50
---------------------------------------
36 (32) Chivas USA 8-12-12 40/39
35 (33) San Jose 7-12-14 36/43
32 (33) Toronto FC 6-13-14 34/57
28 (33) Vancouver 6-17-10 34/53
27 (33) New England 5-16-12 36/56

Tiebreakers
1) The highest position shall be awarded to the team with the better win/loss record in current regular season games against all other teams equal in points. (head-to-head competition)

2) If the teams are still equal in the standings, the highest position shall be awarded to the team with the greater goal difference against all other teams during the regular season. (goal differential)

3) If the teams are still equal in the standings, the highest position shall be awarded to the team scoring the greatest number of total goals against all other teams during the regular season. (total goals)

4) If the teams are still equal in the standings, the procedures described in this section shall be applied only to games played on the road by each team against all other teams during the regular season. (road 1-3)

5) If the teams are still equal in the standings, the procedures described in this section shall be applied only to games played at home by each team against all other teams during the regular season. (home 1-3)

6) If the teams are still equal in the standings, the highest position shall be awarded to the team with the fewest team disciplinary points in the League Fair Play table during the regular season.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Will Johnson: Timbers must face the reality    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Portland Timbers remain winless in seven games after another loss to old nemesis ...
Los Dos move into top spot    
[USL PRO: Week 5] LA Galaxy II got goals from Galaxy loan players Charlie Rugg and ...
Boyd scores twice, Bedoya adds goal in big Nantes win    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Terrence Boyd scored two goals -- his first goals in seven weeks -- as ...
Girls soccer handle takes on life of its own    
[SOCIAL MEDIA WATCH] SoccerGirlProblems (@SoccerGrlProbs) launched in 2011 to tweet humorously about the soccer problems of ...
De Grandpre returns to Red Bulls    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Marc de Grandpre is back with the New York Red Bulls, having been hired ...
Minnesota and New York top charts    
[NASL: Week 2] On a night when four of the five games were played before sellout ...
Dempsey involved in eight straight Seattle goals    
[MLS: The USA 20] Clint Dempsey, who had five goals in his last two games for ...
Luis Suarez interviews Paul McCartney    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Liverpool-born Beatles legend Paul McCartney was set to perform a concert ...
FC Dallas and Real Salt Lake set pace    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] A week after losing its first game of the season, FC Dallas rallied after ...
Rampone shows off hoops moves, nets first pro goal    
[NWSL: Week 2] Christie Rampone scored her first goal in a pro career that dates back ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives