MLS Table Standings

2023 Major League Soccer Magic Numbers

Eastern Conference

East GP/R W D L PTS GD
MIA 16/18 10 4 2 34 +17   NC 49 50 49 45 45 44 41 42 42 39 39 34 36
CIN 15/19 10 3 2 33 +9 55   50 51 50 46 46 45 42 43 43 40 40 35 37
NYC 15/19 8 2 5 26 +3 NC NC   NC 57 53 53 52 49 50 50 47 47 42 44
CLB 14/20 6 6 2 24 +8 NC NC 59   59 55 55 54 51 52 52 49 49 44 46
NYR 14/20 6 5 3 23 +4 NC NC 60 NC   56 56 55 52 53 53 50 50 45 47
CLT 15/19 6 4 5 22 +1 NC NC NC NC NC   57 56 53 54 54 51 51 46 48
TOR 15/19 7 1 7 22 0 NC NC NC NC NC 57   56 53 54 54 51 51 46 48
PHI 14/20 4 6 4 18 +4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   57 58 58 55 55 50 52
DCU 15/19 4 6 5 18 -4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC 55 55 50 52
NSH 14/20 3 7 4 16 -3 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 59   60 57 57 52 54
ORL 14/20 4 4 6 16 -7 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 59 60   57 57 52 54
ATL 14/20 3 4 7 13 0 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   60 55 57
MTL 14/20 3 4 7 13 -14 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 60   55 57
CHI 15/19 2 5 8 11 -13 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC
NWE 13/21 2 1 10 7 -17 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 61  

Western Conference

West GP/R W D L PTS GD
RSL 15/19 8 5 2 29 +13   NC 53 55 51 50 50 49 45 47 44 47 42 39
MIN 13/21 7 4 2 25 +7 61   57 59 55 54 54 53 49 51 48 51 46 43
LAG 15/19 6 7 2 25 +5 NC NC   NC 55 54 54 53 49 51 48 51 46 43
LAF 14/20 7 3 4 24 +6 NC NC 58   56 55 55 54 50 52 49 52 47 44
AUS 15/19 6 5 4 23 +2 NC NC NC NC   56 56 55 51 53 50 53 48 45
COL 15/19 6 4 5 22 +1 NC NC NC NC NC   57 56 52 54 51 54 49 46
VAN 14/20 5 4 5 19 +3 NC NC NC NC NC 60   59 55 57 54 57 52 49
HOU 14/20 5 3 6 18 -2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   56 58 55 58 53 50
SEA 15/19 4 5 6 17 0 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC 56 NC 54 51
STL 14/20 3 7 4 16 -2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 58   57 60 55 52
POR 15/19 4 4 7 16 -2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC 55 52
DAL 13/21 3 4 6 13 -4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 61 63 60   58 55
SKC 14/20 2 5 7 11 -4 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   57
SJE 15/19 3 2 10 11 -11 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC  

Domestic Competition

Seven teams from each conference qualify for the playoffs:

  • The top ranked team receives a first round bye
  • The next six teams play in a single elimination head-to-head tournament, with the #1 seed playing the winner for the 4/5 seed game in the second round
Clinched playoff berth
Eliminated from the playoffs

CONCACAF Competition

Five clubs from Major League Soccer qualify for the CONCACAF Champions League.

  • MLS Cup winner
  • Supporters' Shield winner
  • Club with highest points in conference opposite of Supporters' Shield winner
  • US Open Cup winner
  • Canadian Championship winner

Tie for any position

  1. Total number of wins
  2. Goal Differential (GD)
  3. Goals For (GF)
  4. Fewest Disciplinary Points
  5. Away Goals Differential
  6. Away Goal For
  7. Home Goals Differential
  8. Home Goal For
  9. Coin Toss (tie of 2 clubs) or Drawing of Lots (tie of 3 or more clubs)

Tiebreaking procedures from mlssoccer.com

Updated: May 26, 2024 8:00pm GMT