Who's qualified for 2018 MLS Cup playoffs and who's been eliminated?
The Major League Soccer regular season is nearing its conclusion, which means clubs have their sights firmly set on qualifying for the MLS Cup playoffs, which begin on Oct. 31.
Seven teams have clinched a postseason berth, and another eight have already been eliminated, including defending champion Toronto FC. That leaves eight clubs fighting for their right to extend their season beyond Decision Day on Oct. 28.
So, who's in? Who's out? Who has it all to play for?
Clinched playoff places (six per conference)
Eastern Conference: Atlanta United, New York Red Bulls, New York City FC, Philadelphia Union
Western Conference: FC Dallas, Sporting Kansas City, LAFC
Eliminated from postseason contention
East: Chicago Fire, Orlando City, Toronto FC, New England Revolution
West: Colorado Rapids, San Jose Earthquakes, Minnesota United, Houston Dynamo
- Columbus Crew (48 points, 32 games played)
- D.C. United (44 points, 31 games played)
- Montreal Impact (43 points, 32 games played)
- Portland Timbers (51 points, 32 games played)
- Seattle Sounders (50 points, 31 games played)
- Real Salt Lake (46 points, 32 games played)
- LA Galaxy (45 points, 32 games played)
- Vancouver Whitecaps (43 points, 31 games played)