Timbers celebrate, Decision Day, 10.18.17
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Timbers Playoff Scenarios: Check out the seeding scenarios for Portland on Decision Day presented by AT&T

Having defeated D.C. United 4-0 last week at Providence Park, the Portland Timbers punched their ticket into the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs. This Sunday on MLS Decision Day, presented by AT&T, Portland plays host to Vancouver Whitecaps FC (1pm PT, ROOT SPORTS, presented by Dutch Bros.) in a match that will determine where Portland will be seeded heading into the playoffs and which game they will host. Here's all the scenarios:

Portland Timbers will clinch No. 1 seed in Western Conference IF:

  • Portland Timbers win vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday
     

Portland Timbers will clinch a Knockout Round bye IF:

  • Portland Timbers tie vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday

AND

  • Seattle Sounders FC tie or lose vs. Colorado Rapids on Sunday

AND

  • Sporting Kansas City tie or lose vs. Real Salt Lake on Sunday

-- OR --

  • Seattle Sounders FC lose vs. Colorado Rapids on Sunday

AND

  • Sporting Kansas City tie or lose vs. Real Salt Lake on Sunday

For a full playoff scenario breakdown for teams across the league, visit MLSsoccer.com.

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