MLS Table Standings

2023 Major League Soccer Magic Numbers

Eastern Conference

East GP/R W D L PTS GD
DCU 1/33 1 0 0 3 +2   99 99 99 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 96 96 96
MIA 1/33 1 0 0 3 +2 99   99 99 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 96 96 96
CLT 1/33 1 0 0 3 +1 99 99   99 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 96 96 96
CLB 1/33 1 0 0 3 +1 99 99 99   97 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 96 96 96
CHI 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC   99 99 99 99 99 99 99 98 98 98
MTL 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC 99   99 99 99 99 99 99 98 98 98
CIN 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC 99 99   99 99 99 99 99 98 98 98
NSH 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC 99 99 99   99 99 99 99 98 98 98
NYR 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC 99 99 99 99   99 99 99 98 98 98
ORL 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC 99 99 99 99 99   99 99 98 98 98
PHI 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC 99 99 99 99 99 99   99 98 98 98
TOR 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC 99 99 99 99 99 99 99   98 98 98
ATL 1/33 0 0 1 0 -1 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   99 99
NYC 1/33 0 0 1 0 -1 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 99   99
NWE 1/33 0 0 1 0 -2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 99 99  

Western Conference

West GP/R W D L PTS GD
POR 1/33 1 0 0 3 +3   99 99 99 97 97 97 94 99 99 96 96 96 96
DAL 1/33 1 0 0 3 +1 99   99 99 97 97 97 94 99 99 96 96 96 96
LAF 1/33 1 0 0 3 +1 99 99   99 97 97 97 94 99 99 96 96 96 96
MIN 1/33 1 0 0 3 +1 99 99 99   97 97 97 94 99 99 96 96 96 96
HOU 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC   99 99 96 NC NC 98 98 98 98
SKC 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC 99   99 96 NC NC 98 98 98 98
STL 1/33 0 1 0 1 0 NC NC NC NC 99 99   96 NC NC 98 98 98 98
RSL 2/32 0 1 1 1 -2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC NC NC NC NC
LAG 0/34 0 0 0 0 0 102 102 102 102 100 100 100 97   102 99 99 99 99
VAN 0/34 0 0 0 0 0 102 102 102 102 100 100 100 97 102   99 99 99 99
AUS 1/33 0 0 1 0 -1 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 97 NC NC   99 99 99
SJE 1/33 0 0 1 0 -1 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 97 NC NC 99   99 99
SEA 1/33 0 0 1 0 -1 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 97 NC NC 99 99   99
COL 1/33 0 0 1 0 -3 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 97 NC NC 99 99 99  

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: February 26, 2024 3:00am GMT