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Major League Soccer



SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC
Current MLS Cup Holders
MLS PLAYOFFS HISTORY

3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie
1996-1999 1 point for a Shootout Win (SW)
Through 2016 Season
*2017 Expansion Team
**2018 Expansion Team
Team Records   MLS Cup Champions  Eastern Conference Champions  Western Conference Champions
RANK
TEAM
W(SW)
D
L
POINTS
GAMES
1 Los Angeles Galaxy 294(11) 139
216
1038
662
2
FC Dallas
263(15)
128
253
932
662
3
Columbus Crew SC
257(13)
135
257
919
662
4
Sporting Kansas City
254(16)
140
253
918
663
5
D.C. United
257(18)
128
259
917
662
6
New York Red Bulls
255(11)
134
262
910
662
7
Colorado Rapids
236(12)
140
274
860
662
8
New England Revolution 233(17)
132
281
848
663
9
Chicago Fire
232(5)
145
217
846
599
10
San Jose Earthquakes
211(19)
138
232
790
530
11
Real Salt Lake
143
102
143
531
388
12
Houston Dynamo
130
108
118
498
356
13
Seattle Sounders FC
123
60
81
429
264
14
Toronto FC
91
89
144
362
324
15
Philadelphia Union
72
66
96
282
234
16
Portland Timbers
72
63
69
279
204
17
Vancouver Whitecaps
68
57
79
261
204
18
Montreal Impact
58
41
71
215
170
19
New York City FC
25
16
27
91
68
20
Orlando City SC
21
22
25
85
68
21
Atlanta United FC*
0
0
0
0
0
22
Minnesota United FC*
0
0
0
0
0
23
Los Angeles FC**
0
0
0
0
0
MLS Cup Champions   Team Records  Eastern Conference Champions  Western Conference Champions
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
SCORE
1996
D.C. United Los Angeles Galaxy
3-2 (OT)
1997
D.C. United Colorado Rapids
2-1
1998
Chicago Fire D.C. United
2-0
1999
D.C. United Los Angeles Galaxy
2-0
2000
Kansas City Wizards Chicago Fire
1-0
2001
San Jose Earthquakes Los Angeles Galaxy
2-1 (OT)
2002
Los Angeles Galaxy
New England Revolution
1-0 (OT)
2003
San Jose Earthquakes
Chicago Fire
4-2
2004
D.C. United
Kansas City Wizards
3-2
2005
Los Angeles Galaxy
New England Revolution
1-0
2006
Houston Dynamo
New England Revolution
1-1 (4-3 PK)
2007
Houston Dynamo
New England Revolution
2-1
2008
Columbus Crew
New York Red Bulls
3-1
2009
Real Salt Lake
Los Angeles Galaxy
1-1 (5-4 PK)
2010
Colorado Rapids
FC Dallas
2-1 (OT)
2011
Los Angeles Galaxy
Houston Dynamo
1-0
2012
Los Angeles Galaxy
Houston Dynamo
3-1
2013
Sporting Kansas City
Real Salt Lake
1-1 (7-6 PK)
2014
Los Angeles Galaxy
New England Revolution
2-1 (OT)
2015
Portland Timbers
Columbus Crew SC
2-1
2016
Seattle Sounders FC
Toronto FC
0-0 (5-4 PK)

MLS SEMIFINALS
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
POINTS
2000
Kansas City Wizards
Los Angeles Galaxy
4-4 AET

Chicago Fire
MetroStars
6-3
2001
Los Angeles Galaxy
Chicago Fire
7-1

San Jose Earthquakes
Miami Fusion
6-3
Eastern Conference Champions  Western Conference Champions  MLS Cup Champions  Team Records
1996-1999 Best of Three Series  2000-2001 No Conference Designations 2002 Point System
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
GAMES
1996
D.C. United
Tampa Bay Mutiny
2-0
1997
D.C. United
Columbus Crew
2-0
1998
D.C. United
Columbus Crew
2-1
1999
D.C. United
Columbuis Crew
2-1
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
POINTS
2002
New England Revolution
Columbus Crew
5-2
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
SCORE
2003
Chicago Fire
New England Revolution
1-0
2004
D.C. United
New England Revolution
3-3 (4-3PK)
2005
New England Revolution
Chicago Fire
1-0
2006
New England Revolution
D.C. United
1-0
2007
New England Revolution
Chicago Fire
1-0
2008
Columbus Crew
Chicago Fire
2-1
2009
Real Salt Lake
Chicago Fire
0-0 (5-4PK)
2010
Colorado Rapids
San Jose Earthquakes
1-0
2011
Houston Dynamo
Sporting Kansas City
2-0
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
1ST LEG
2ND LEG
TOTAL SCORE
2012
Houston Dynamo
D.C. United
3-1
1-1
4-2
2013
Sporting Kansas City
Houston Dynamo
0-0
2-1
2-1
2014
New England Revolution
New York Red Bulls
2-1
2-2
4-3
2015
Columbus Crew SC
New York Red Bulls
2-0
0-1
2-1
2016
Toronto FC
Montreal Impact
2-3
5-2 AET
7-5

Western Conference Champions  Eastern Conference Champions  MLS Cup Champions  Team Records
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
GAMES
1996
Los Angeles Galaxy
Kansas City Wiz
2-0
1997
Colorado Rapids
Dallas Burn
2-0
1998
Chicago Fire
Los Angeles Galaxy
2-0
1999
Los Angeles Galaxy
Dallas Burn
2-1
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
POINTS
2002
Los Angeles Galaxy
Colorado Rapids
6-0
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
SCORE
2003
San Jose Earthquakes
Kansas City Wizards
3-2
2004
Kansas City Wizards
Los Angeles Galaxy
2-0
2005
Los Angeles Galaxy
Colorado Rapids
2-0
2006
Houston Dynamo
Colorado Rapids
3-1
2007
Houston Dynamo
Kansas City Wizards
2-0
2008
New York Red Bulls
Real Salt Lake
1-0
2009
Los Angeles Galaxy
Houston Dynamo
2-0 AET
2010
FC Dallas
Los Angeles Galaxy
3-0
2011
Los Angeles Galaxy
Real Salt Lake
3-1
YEAR
WINNER
LOSER
1ST LEG
2ND LEG
TOTAL SCORE
2012
Los Angeles Galaxy
Seattle Sounders FC
3-0
1-2
4-2
2013
Real Salt Lake
Portland Timbers
4-2
1-0
5-2
2014
Los Angeles Galaxy
Seattle Sounders FC
1-0
1-2
2-2 (ag)
2015
Portland Timbers
FC Dallas
3-1
2-2
5-3
2016
Seattle Sounders FC
Colorado Rapids
2-1
1-0
3-1