But if RSL wins 2-1, 3-2, or 4-3, it loses. And, of course, a loss or a tie is also bad.
Soccer competitions can be weird.
Elsewhere on TV ...
NCIS (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The pilot is missing after a helicopter crash.
Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4); More eliminations.
The Voice (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The remaining contestants perform for the coaches.
Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): The crisis is recounted from the vantage points of President John F. Kennedy, Cuban leader Fidel Castro and Soviet chief Nikita Kruschchev.
Raising Hope (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Jimmy and Sabrina go on a marriage retreat.
Hart of Dixie (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Zoe wants to keep it casual with Wade - until she sees him wth another woman.
Ben and Kate (7:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Ben's crazy ex comes for a visit.
NCIS: Los Angeles (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A congressional aide is hit by a car and killed - was it murder?
Happy Endings (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Dave and Alex start seeing each other again. (Season premiere)
Go On (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The group plans a scavenger hunt for Ryan's birthday.
Secrets of the Dead (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Fascinating documentary about how the U.S. and the USSR were closer to nuclear war than many imagined - how one many prevented a Soviet submarine from firing a nuclear weapon that could have set off armageddon.
New Girl (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Jess fills in for Cece at a car show.
Emily Owens, M.D. (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Emily tries to get fast approval for an unorthodox procedure.
Don't Trust the B.... in Apartment 23 (8:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Despite Chloe's advice to drop the idea, James tries to arrange a "Dawson's Creek" reunion. (Season premiere)
The Mindy Project (8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Danny agrees to be Mindy's new gynecologist.
Vegas (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A maid is murdered.
Private Practice (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A young girl vanishes from the ER.
Parenthood (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Max is giving a speech the day of Kristina's surgery.
Frontline (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A report on the debate over climate change and how it's affected by politics.
Pretty Little Liars (9 p.m., ABC Family): The girls spend Halloween aboard the Rosewood Ghost Train. And Adam Lambert performs, weirdly enough.
POV (11 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): "Sun Kissed" looks at how a Navajo reservation has a surprising number of cases of a condition that makes exposure to sunlight fatal.
Sons of Anarchy (11 p.m., FX): Jax takes matters into her own hands.
Covert Affairs (11 p.m., USA): The team tries to track down a Mossad asset.