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October 4, 2010 at 1:10 PM

Race to MLS playoffs, six teams chasing three berths

With New York, Dallas and Columbus all clinching trips to the postseason (joining Los Angeles and Salt Lake), there are three remaining berth available. Chivas USA and Philadelphia joined a long list of eliminated teams.

Three weeks remain in the regular season and here are some scenarios for the next round of games courtesy of Major League Soccer.

Seattle Sounders FC will clinch a playoff spot this week IF:

— SEA defeats or ties KC Saturday

Colorado Rapids will clinch a playoff spot this week IF:

— COL defeats DAL AND

— SEA defeats or ties KC Saturday

San Jose Earthquakes will clinch a playoff spot this week IF:

— SJ defeats DC on Saturday AND

— SEA defeats KC

Kansas City Wizards will be eliminated IF:

— SEA defeats KC AND

— SJ defeats DC AND

— COL defeats DAL

Toronto FC will be eliminated IF:

— TOR ties or loses to CHV OR IF

— SJ defeats or ties DC

Chicago Fire will be eliminated IF:

— CHI ties or loses to CLB OR IF

— COL defeats or ties DAL AND

— SJ defeats DC

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