September 23, 2022 – Canadian Premier League (CPL) Press Release
Toronto, ON – Here are the playoff win/elimination scenarios for Canadian Premier League Game Week 25, which will be played Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25:
Game Week 25 Decisive Scenarios
Atlético Ottawa will earn* a berth in the CPL playoffs with a win over Cavalry FC at ATCO Field on Saturday, September 24.
Cavalry FC will earn a berth in the LPC playoffs with a win over Atlético Ottawa on Saturday September 24 at ATCO Field AND a Valor FC loss or draw against York United FC on Friday September 23 at York Lions Stadium.
Forge FC will secure a place in the LPC playoffs with a win over FC Edmonton at Clarke Field on Sunday 25th September AND a loss by Valor FC against York United FC on Friday 23rd September at York Lions Stadium.
*Atlético Ottawa must complete the league-required 2,000 minutes of under-21 play by the end of the regular season on Sunday, October 9 to qualify for the playoffs.
Elimination Scenarios for Game Week 25
HFX Wanderers will be knocked out of the CPL Qualifiers if Valor FC win their match against York United FC on Friday September 23 at York Lions Stadium OR if Wanderers lose or draw against Pacific on Sunday September 25 at Wanderers Grounds.
York United FC will be knocked out of the CPL playoffs if they lose or draw against Valor FC on Friday September 23 at York Lions Stadium or if Pacific FC win their game against HFX Wanderers on Sunday September 25 at Wanderers Ground.
FC Edmonton was eliminated from the playoffs on August 21.
The top four teams at the end of the regular season on Sunday, October 9 will qualify for the 2022 CPL Playoffs. The first-place team will face the fourth-place team and the second-place team will face the third-place team in a two-legged semi-final. The highest seed hosts the second leg of the semi-final.
The final will be a one-game knockout match, hosted by the highest ranked team remaining.
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