MLS: What's left to be decided in the Western Conference

New England and Real Salt Lake clinched playoff berths on Sunday, leaving just two spots up for grabs.

Portland and FC Dallas currently sit in six and seventh place in the Western Conference, but San Jose remains alive despite its five defeat in a row, as does Colorado.

The Rapids would pull off the greatest turnaround in MLS history if they make the playoffs after starting out 0-9-2.

Here's the schedule:

Sunday, October 6
FC Dallas vs. Sporting KC
Portland vs. San Jose
LAFC vs. Colorado

Here's what they need to do.

-- Portland clinches if ...
1. It beats or ties San Jose; OR
2. FC Dallas doesn't win.

-- FC Dallas clinches if ...
1. It beats Sporting KC; OR
2. It ties Sporting KC and San Jose doesn't beat Portland; OR
3. San Jose loses to Portland and Colorado doesn't beat LAFC.

-- San Jose clinches if ...
1. It beats Portland; OR
2. It ties Portland, FC Dallas loses to Sporting KC, and Colorado beats LAFC by one goal or doesn't beat LAFC.

-- Colorado clinches if ...
1. It beats LAFC and FC Dallas and San Jose lose; OR
2. It beats LAFC by two or more goals, FC Dallas loses and San Jose ties.

Eastern Conference Standings:
1. *NYCFC, 61 points (33)
2. (+1) *Atlanta United, 55 points (33)
3. (-1) *Philadelphia, 55 points (33)
4. *D.C. United, 49 points (33)
5. *NY Red Bulls, 48 points (33)
6. *Toronto FC, 47 points (33)
7. *New England, 45 points (33)
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8. Chicago, 39 points (33)
9. Montreal, 38 points (33)
10. (+1) Columbus, 38 points (33)
11. (-1) Orlando City, 37 points (33)
12. FC Cincinnati, 23 points (33)
Note: In parentheses are games played.
*Clinched playoff berth.

Western Conference Standings:
1. *LAFC, 69 points (33)
2. *Minnesota United, 53 points (33)
3. (+1) *Seattle, 53 points (33)
4. (-1) *LA Galaxy, 51 points (33)
5. *Real Salt Lake, 50 points (33)
6. Portland, 46 points (33)
7. FC Dallas, 45 points (33)
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8. San Jose, 44 points (33)
9. Colorado, 42 points (33)
10. (+1) Sporting KC, 38 points (33)
11. (-1) Houston, 37 points (33)
12. Vancouver, 34 points (33)
Note: In parentheses are games played.
*Clinched playoff berth.

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