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RBNY Playoff Watch 2014 - Week 28

Things are heating up for the Eastern Conference as we come down the stretch.

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Standings as of Week 27

Rank Team Points Games Played Games Left Games Left vs NY Possible Points
1 D.C. United 47 28 6 0 65
2 Sporting Kansas City 45 29 5 1 60
3 New England Revolution 42 28 6 0 60
4 New York Red Bulls 38 28 6 0 56
5 Columbus Crew 37 28 6 1 55
6 Philadelphia Union 37 28 6 0 55
7 Toronto FC 34 27 7 1 55
8 Houston Dynamo 32 27 7 1 53
9 Chicago Fire 30 27 7 0 51
10 Montreal Impact 21 28 6 0 39

Remaining Opponents

Remaining Opponents Overall Rank* Points Earned+ Games Played#
Sporting Kansas City 6 4 2
Seattle Sounders 1 0 0
LA Galaxy 2 0 0
Houston Dynamo 14 3 2
Toronto FC 13 1 2
Columbus Crew 9 4 2

* Based on current Supporter's Shield Standings.

+ Points Red Bulls have earned against opponent in 2014.

# Number of Games Played against opponent in 2014.

  • Opponents Above Red Bulls in Standings: 3
  • Opponents Bellow Red Bulls in Standings: 3
  • Average Rank of Remaining Opponents: 7.50
  • Points Earned Against Remaining Opponents: 12
  • Points Per Game (PPG) Against Remaining Opponents: 0.67

Remaining Strength of Schedule (SOS)

SOS is based on the current position in the Supporter's Shield standings. The lower a SOS, the better the opposition. For calculation of SOS, please see the data here. The Montreal Impact have been left out of this because, while not mathematically eliminated, the odds for them are very low.

Team SOS Previous SOS Movement*
New York 7.50 7.00 0.50
Houston 9.50 9.57 -0.07
Philadelphia 9.60 9.67 -0.07
Sporting KC 9.67 11.14 -1.47
Chicago 10.40 10.67 -0.27
New England 11.00 10.80 0.20
Columbus 11.00 12.00 -1.00
Toronto 11.43 12.13 -0.70
D.C. 13.00 12.50 0.50

* A negative movement means that the remaining schedule has gotten harder, a positive movement means the remaining schedule is easier.

Red Bulls' MLS Matches This Week

  • 7:30 pm Eastern, 20 September - Home vs Seattle Sounders

Other Matches To Watch This Week

Ranking used here is for the Eastern Conference.

  • Saturday, 20 September
    • #6 Philadelphia Union vs #8 Houston Dynamo - 7:00 pm, MLS Live
    • #5 Columbus Crew vs #3 New England Revolution - 7:30 pm, MLS Live
    • #9 Chicago Fire vs #1 D.C. United - 8:30 pm, MLS Live
  • Sunday, 21 September