LA Galaxy can clinch a berth in the 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs as soon as this Wednesday

LOS ANGELES -- The LA Galaxy can clinch a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs this Wednesday. 

The Galaxy can clinch their first postseason berth since 2016 with a win or a draw and ties in Wednesday's San Jose Earthquakes vs. Philadelphia Union match and the game between Portland Timbers and New England Revolution.

If Guillermo Barros Schelotto's team does not get a result in Utah, they can still earn a playoff berth if the Earthquakes draw the Union and the Timbers fall to the Revolution or if the results are swapped. 

The LA Galaxy head into Wednesday's trip to Rio Tinto Stadium on a two-game winning streak and sit in fourth place in the Western Conference.

The complete scenarios heading into Wednesday's match are below:

LA Galaxy will clinch a berth in the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs IF

  • LA Galaxy win vs. Real Salt Lake

-- OR --

  • LA Galaxy tie vs. Real Salt Lake AND
  • San Jose Earthquakes tie vs. Philadelphia Union AND
  • Portland Timbers tie vs. New England Revolution

-- OR --

  • San Jose Earthquakes tie vs. Philadelphia Union AND
  • Portland Timbers lose vs. New England Revolution

-- OR --

  • San Jose Earthquakes lose vs. Philadelphia Union AND
  • Portland Timbers tie vs. New England Revolution
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