The Sports Almanac

Major League Soccer
Historical Standings
1996-1999


1990s 2000s 2010s

1996
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
GP
W
L
SOW
SOL
PTS
Tampa Bay Mutiny
32
19
9
1
3
58
D.C. United
32
15
13
1
3
46
New York/New Jersey Metrostars
32
12
15
3
2
39
Columbus Crew
32
11
12
4
5
37
New England Revolution
32
9
15
6
2
33
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
GP
W
L
SOW
SOL
PTS
Los Angeles Galaxy
32
15
9
4
4
49
Dallas Burn
32
12
12
5
3
41
Kansas City Wiz
32
12
13
5
2
41
San Jose Clash
32
12
11
3
6
39
Colorado Rapids
32
9
17
2
4
29
Conference Semifinals: D.C. United defeated New York/New Jersey Metrostars 2-3(SO), 1-0, 2-1
                                        Tampa Bay Mutiny defeated Columbus Crew 2-0, 1-2, 4-1
                                        Kansas City Wiz defeated Dallas Burn 3-2, 1-2, 4-1
                                        Los Angeles Galaxy defeated San Jose Clash 0-1, 2-0, 2-0
Conference Finals:        D.C. United defeated Tampa Bay Mutiny 4-1, 2-1
                                        Los Angeles Galaxy defeated Kansas City Wiz 2-1, 3-2(SO)
1997
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
GP
W
L
SOW
SOL
PTS
D.C. United
32
17
7
4
4
55
Tampa Bay Mutiny
32
14
13
3
2
45
Columbus Crew
32
12
13
3
4
39
New England Revolution
32
11
13
4
4
37
New York/New Jersey Metrostars
32
11
17
2
2
35
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
GP
W
L
SOW
SOL
PTS
Kansas City Wizards
32
14
9
7
2
49
Los Angeles Galaxy
32
14
12
2
4
44
Dallas Burn
32
13
14
3
2
42
Colorado Rapids
32
12
15
2
3
38
San Jose Clash
32
9
14
3
6
30
Conference Semifinals: D.C. United defeated New England Revolution 4-1, 2-1(SO)
                                        Columbus Crew defeated Tampa Bay Mutiny 2-1, 1-0
                                        Colorado Rapids defeated Kansas City Wizards 3-0, 3-2
                                        Dallas Burn defeated Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0(SO), 3-0
Conference Finals:         D.C. United defeated Columbus Crew 3-2, 1-0
                                        Colorado Rapids defeated Dallas Burn 1-0, 2-1
1998
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
GP
W
L
SOW
SOL
PTS
D.C. United
32
17
5
7
3
58
Columbus Crew
32
15
12
0
5
45
MetroStars
32
12
17
3
0
39
Miami Fusion
32
10
17
5
0
35
Tampa Bay Mutiny
32
11
15
1
5
34
New England Revolution
32
9
17
2
4
29
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
GP
W
L
SOW
SOL
PTS
Los Angeles Galaxy
32
22
6
2
2
68
Chicago Fire
32
18
11
2
1
56
Colorado Rapids
32
14
14
2
2
44
Dallas Burn
32
11
15
4
2
37
San Jose Clash
32
10
14
3
5
33
Kansas City Wizards
32
10
16
2
4
32
Conference Semifinals: Columbus Crew defeated MetroStars 5-3, 2-1(SO)
                                        D.C. United defeated Miami Fusion 2-1, 1-0(SO)
                                        Los Angeles Galaxy defeated Dallas Burn 6-1, 3-2
                                        Chicago Fire defeated Colorado Rapids 1-1, 1-0(SO)
Conference Finals:        Chicago Fire defeated Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0, 2-1(SO)
                                        D.C. United defeated Columbus Crew 2-0, 2-4, 3-0  
1999
EASTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
GP
W
L
SOW
SOL
PTS
D.C. United
32
17
6
6
3
57
Columbus Crew
32
13
9
6
4
45
Tampa Bay Mutiny
32
9
11
5
7
32
Miami Fusion
32
8
15
5
4
29
New England Revolution
32
7
13
5
7
26
MetroStars
32
4
20
3
5
15
WESTERN CONFERENCE
TEAM
GP
W
L
SOW
SOL
PTS
Los Angeles Galaxy
32
17
8
3
4
54
Dallas Burn
32
16
7
3
6
51
Chicago Fire
32
15
9
3
5
48
Colorado Rapids
32
14
9
6
3
48
San Jose Clash
32
9
10
10
3
37
Kansas City Wizards
32
6
18
2
6
20
Conference Semifinals: D.C. United defeated Miami Fusion 2-0, 1-0(SO)
                                        Columbus Crew defeated Tampa Bay Mutiny 2-0, 2-0
                                        Los Angeles Galaxy defeated Colorado Rapids 3-0, 2-0
                                        Dallas Burn defeated Chicago Fire 2-1, 0-4, 3-2
Conference Finals:         D.C. United defeated Columbus Crew 2-1, 1-5, 4-0
                                         Los Angeles Galaxy defeated Dallas Burn 2-1, 2-3(SO), 3-1