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KANSAS CITY, KS – Vancouver Whitecaps FC have an opportunity to clinch a berth in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs on Saturday night against Sporting Kansas City (6 p.m. PT on TSN2 and TSN 1040).


Here’s how they can do it.


Scenario 1: Defeat Sporting KC.


Scenario 2: Draw with Sporting KC, AND
Houston Dynamo loss vs. Minnesota United FC


Scenario 3: Draw with Sporting KC, AND
RSL loss or draw vs. LA Galaxy


Scenario 4: RSL loss vs. LA Galaxy, AND
San Jose Earthquakes loss or draw vs. Portland Timbers


As you can see, a Whitecaps FC victory would automatically clinch their playoff spot on Saturday. With any other result, they would require some help. In the event of a victory over Sporting KC, it’s also possible the ‘Caps could clinch a home playoff game.


Here’s how that would happen.


Scenario 1: Defeat Sporting KC, AND
FC Dallas loss or draw vs. Orlando City SC, AND
Houston Dynamo loss or draw vs. Minnesota United FC

Scenario 2: Defeat Sporting KC, AND
Seattle Sounders FC loss or draw vs. Philadelphia Union, AND
Houston Dynamo loss or draw vs. Minnesota United FC

Kickoff for Saturday’s match is set for 6 p.m. PT on TSN2 and TSN 1040 radio.

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