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Joshua Mayers’ MLS power rankings
Rankings will run Wednesdays during the regular season
Team (prev. rank) Comment
1. L.A. Galaxy (1) Player of the Month Mike Magee has five goals, two away from a career best
2. Sporting K.C. (4) Winning streak versus D.C. is up to five games, shutout streak is up to 429 minutes
3. FC Dallas (3) Would’ve earned a fourth straight win were it not for a last-minute goal by Toronto
4. Houston (2) Can set an MLS record with a 35-game home unbeaten streak Sunday against Chicago
5. Montreal (5) Coach Schallibaum will be suspended Sunday vs. Crew after getting a red card last game
6. Chivas USA (6) Will look to end an eight-game unbeaten streak to Rapids (0-6-2) at home this weekend
7. Columbus (7) Hasn’t lost at home in 11 straight games dating to 2012 after a 1-1 tie with the Union
8. Vancouver (9) Returns to BC Place as one of two West teams (Dallas) that’s perfect this year at home
9. San Jose (8) Gave up the tying goal to Whitecaps while two players were off the field changing cleats
10. Real Salt Lake (10) Alvaro Saborio missed a PK in a 1-0 loss at Rapids; he’d been 12 for 12 (8 for 8 in MLS)
11. Philadelphia (13) Young forward Jack McInerney has three goals in five games, seven goals in his last 11
12. Toronto FC (14) Darel Russell narrowly avoided a red card, later scored a brilliant equalizer vs. Dallas
13. N.Y. Red Bulls (11) Two top scorers are the two offseason imports from RSL: Jamison Olave, Fabian Espindola
14. D.C. United (12) Hosts longtime rival New York this weekend with a 39-22-11 advantage in the series
15. Portland (17) Caleb Porter’s first win as an MLS coach came in a complete performance vs. Houston
16. Colorado (18) Rookie goalkeeper Clint Irwin was impressive in a shutout win against rival RSL
17. Chicago (19) Maicon Santos came off the bench to earn the fifth two-goal game of his career
18. Sounders FC (15) Sinking in rankings leaguewide even after a bye; being the only winless team will do that
19. New England (16) Has support from across MLS after Kevin Alston was diagnosed with a form of leukemia
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