Playoff Race Standings

Eight of the 10 MLS teams earn a playoff spot, regardless of which conference they are in. Therefore, the MLS playoff race looks like this:

Team (wins-losses-ties) points (goal difference)
1. San Jose (12-7-2) 38 pts (+14)
2. Dallas (8-4-7) 31 pts (+2)
3. Colorado (9-9-3) 30 pts (-5)
4. Los Angeles (9-7-3) 30 pts (+1)
5. MetroStars (9-9-2) 29 pts (+2)
6. Kansas City (7-6-7) 28 pts (0)
7. Chicago (8-8-3) 27 pts (+5)
8. Columbus (7-9-4) 25 pts (-4)
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9. New England (7-12-1) 22 pts (-7)
10. D.C. United (6-11-2) 20 pts (-8)

Note: Colorado holds the first tiebreaker against Los Angeles (2-0-1 in head-to-head competition).

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