Several results across MLS went well for the Sounders’ playoff chances yesterday, most notably getting three points out of their match with Chicago.
As you can see from the standings above, Seattle is sixth in the MLS points race. That can be a deceiving number because the Sounders still have played more league games than most of their competitors. But 32 points 22 games puts them close to 1.5-points-per-game pace that adds up to 45 points over a 30-season and usually brings playoff certainty.
Here’s how coach Sigi Schmid scouted the race last night after the Sounders 2-1 …