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Joshua Mayers’ MLS power rankings
Rankings will run Wednesdays during the regular season
Team (prev. rank) Comment
1. Montreal (2) Can’t deny anymore that the Impact deserves No. 1 after a perfect — and stunning — 4-0 start
2. L.A. Galaxy (1) Landon Donovan is back, and just in time for the team’s visit Tuesday to the White House
3. San Jose (4) Might a Goal of the Week nominee against Seattle start another Wondo hot streak?
4. Houston (5) One game short of equaling RSL’s regular-season home unbeaten streak of 34 from 2009-11
5. Vancouver (3) Faces Chivas USA with a 3-0-2 advantage and 304-minute shutout streak head to head
6. Columbus (11) Ben Speas dedicated his goal to former teammate and friend Kirk Urso, who died last year
7. FC Dallas (12) Chris Seitz earned a shutout in his first start since famously donating bone marrow last May
8. Sporting K.C. (6) Hasn’t been very exciting with no goals in 193 minutes and none allowed in 249 minutes
9. Chivas USA (14) Player of the Week Juan Agudelo has been an integral piece to surprising early success
10. Philadelphia (10) Stayed busy during a bye week with a friendly against Mexico’s Pumas UNAM, a 1-0 win
11. Sounders FC (7) League struggles could continue with some focus on Tuesday’s start to the CCL semifinals
12. D.C. United (8) 19-game home unbeaten streak came to an end with a 2-1 loss to the Crew at RFK
13. Real Salt Lake (9) Still winless in the state of Texas, falling to 0-19-3 after a 2-0 road loss in Dallas
14. New England (15) Had won six straight home openers before last week’s scoreless draw vs. Sporting K.C.
15. N.Y. Red Bulls (13) Longest winless streak to start a season in team history is six games. Already at four this year
16. Toronto FC (16) Newcomer Robert Earnshaw has all three of the team’s goals through three games
17. Portland (17) Off to face the Rapids with a 0-3 record at DSG Park. Will there be another snowstorm?
18. Colorado (18) A stunning lack of composure from Drew Moor was the latest woe in a sorry 0-3-1 start
19. Chicago (19) Scored its first goal over the weekend, but that’s little consolation when you allow four
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