MLS Table Standings

2023 Major League Soccer Magic Numbers

Eastern Conference

East GP/R W D L PTS GD
MIA 17/17 10 4 3 34 +15   NC 49 49 50 43 42 42 42 38 40 39 39 32 36
CIN 16/18 10 3 3 33 +7 52   50 50 51 44 43 43 43 39 41 40 40 33 37
NYR 15/19 7 5 3 26 +6 NC NC   57 NC 51 50 50 50 46 48 47 47 40 44
NYC 15/19 8 2 5 26 +3 NC NC 57   NC 51 50 50 50 46 48 47 47 40 44
CLB 14/20 6 6 2 24 +8 NC NC 59 59   53 52 52 52 48 50 49 49 42 46
TOR 16/18 7 2 7 23 0 NC NC NC NC NC   53 53 53 49 51 50 50 43 47
CLT 16/18 6 4 6 22 -1 NC NC NC NC NC NC   54 54 50 52 51 51 44 48
PHI 15/19 4 7 4 19 +4 NC NC NC NC NC NC 57   57 53 55 54 54 47 51
NSH 15/19 4 7 4 19 -1 NC NC NC NC NC NC 57 57   53 55 54 54 47 51
DCU 16/18 4 6 6 18 -6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC NC 48 52
ORL 15/19 4 5 6 17 -7 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 55   56 56 49 53
ATL 15/19 4 4 7 16 +2 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 56 NC   57 50 54
MTL 15/19 4 4 7 16 -12 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 56 NC 57   50 54
CHI 16/18 2 6 8 12 -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 59  

Western Conference

West GP/R W D L PTS GD
RSL 16/18 8 6 2 30 +13   52 54 NC 47 49 46 48 43 42 46 43 38 38
LAG 16/18 7 7 2 28 +7 NC   NC NC 49 51 48 50 45 44 48 45 40 40
LAF 15/19 8 3 4 27 +8 57 55   NC 50 52 49 51 46 45 49 46 41 41
MIN 14/20 7 4 3 25 +5 59 57 59   52 54 51 53 48 47 51 48 43 43
AUS 16/18 6 5 5 23 0 NC NC NC NC   NC 53 NC 50 49 53 50 45 45
VAN 15/19 6 4 5 22 +4 NC NC NC NC 55   54 56 51 50 54 51 46 46
COL 16/18 6 4 6 22 -1 NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC 51 50 54 51 46 46
HOU 15/19 6 3 6 21 0 NC NC NC NC 56 NC 55   52 51 55 52 47 47
POR 16/18 5 4 7 19 0 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   53 NC 54 49 49
SEA 16/18 4 6 6 18 0 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC   NC NC 50 50
STL 14/20 3 7 4 16 -2 NC NC NC NC NC NC 60 NC 57 56   57 52 52
DAL 14/20 3 4 7 13 -6 NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 60 59 NC   55 55
SKC 15/19 2 5 8 11 -5 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 57  

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 30, 2024 9:00am GMT