Minnesota United slowly drifted further down the Western Conference table over the last few weeks as they hit a slump and only picked up one point over the last six games.
The Loons welcomed Vancouver Whitecaps to St. Paul in a match that was critical to both teams' postseason hopes.
Have a closer look at how the drama unfolded as MLS Decision Day came to a close with our photo gallery.
As the sixth seed MNUFC will travel down to Texas to take on third seed FC Dallas in the first round of the playoffs. Tune in on October 17 at 8:30pm to cheer on the Loons.