Standings: 'Caps move up, clinch postseason berth

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  • With Wednesday’s victory, Whitecaps FC have clinched a spot in the MLS Cup Playoffs for the second time in three seasons, and the sixth time overall
  • Whitecaps FC (46 points) move up to fifth place, passing Houston Dynamo FC (45 points), and tied on points with fourth place Real Salt Lake. They are three points back of second place Seattle Sounders FC (49 points)
  • Whitecaps FC would pass Seattle on Saturday with a victory, overtaking them on goal difference
  • Should Whitecaps FC win both of their remaining matches, they would pass both Seattle and LAFC and finish no lower than third place
  • The ‘Caps are currently four points up on San Jose for eighth place to avoid the wild card match
  • The tiebreakers in the standings are wins, followed by goal difference, followed by goals scored