Celebration - 11.4.18 - New York Red Bulls - Group Hug

SCENARIOS | How Crew SC can advance to the Eastern Conference Championship

Columbus Crew SC defeated the New York Red Bulls, 1-0, in Leg 1 of the Eastern Conference Seminals on Nov. 4.

With Leg 2 on Nov. 11 at Red Bull Arena, here is how the Black & Gold can secure its third Eastern Conference Championship berth in the last four seasons:

If Columbus wins Leg 2:

Columbus advances to the Eastern Conference Championship

If Columbus and New York draw in Leg 2:

Columbus advances to the Eastern Conference Championship

If Columbus loses 1-0 in Leg 2:

Two guaranteed 15-minute periods of extra time will be played. In extra time, a road-goal advantage does not continue. If the aggregate score remains tied after extra time, penalty kicks will decide who advances.

If Columbus loses 2-1 in Leg 2:

Columbus advances to the Eastern Conference Championship on the road-goals tiebreaker.

If Columbus loses by two or more goals in Leg 2:

New York Red Bulls advance to the Eastern Conference Championship.

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