troubleshooting Question

VPN failover on switch or on FW

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I need feedback on the preference to implement VPN failover on a layer 3 switch or on a FW. Basically, I will have a layer 3 switch connecting to a primary MPLS connection and the Internet as the VPN backup. My question is which scenario is best practice: 1 or 2 (see below)

scenario 1:
internet<-->fw<-->3560x<-->internal
                                |
                              MPLS CE router

scenario 2:
internet<-->fw<-->3560x<-->internal
                     |
            MPLS CE router
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