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Joshua Mayers’ power rankings
Last week’s rankings in parentheses
Rank Team Comment
1 (2) LA Galaxy Landon Donovan is nearing MLS’s career goals record, will reportedly sign a new deal.
2 (3) Real Salt Lake Scored seven goals in two games last week, essentially half D.C.’s production all season.
3 (1) Portland Becomes the sixth team in a row to lose the week after going No. 1: the curse continues.
4 (6) Montreal Marco Di Vaio has taken the league lead with 15 goals after netting four in two games.
5 (8) Sounders FC Players throughout the league marveled at Sunday’s record of 67,385 at CenturyLink.
6 (7) Colorado Will a bye week cool off what has been one of the league’s hottest streaks at 5-0-4?
7 (4) NY Red Bulls Suffered one of the more stunning defeats in recent memory with a road loss at Chivas.
8 (5) Sporting KC Suddenly sinking in the East with four losses in five games, the past two by shutout.
9 (10) San Jose On a 4-1-1 run, but could have three starters suspended ahead of a clash with Galaxy.
10 (14) New England Federal Way’s Kelyn Rowe named player of the week for dazzling two-goal display.
11 (9) Philadelphia A 5-1 loss to the Revs was astonishingly the second time Union has conceded five.
12 (15) Chicago Win vs. KC came on the first goal from one of the league’s great names: Hunter Jumper.
13 (16) FC Dallas Coach gave it straight, saying Eric Hassli’s back pain would lessen if he lost weight.
14 (11) Houston How’s your depth? Currently in a stretch of seven games in three weeks due to CCL.
15 (12) Vancouver The cure for two shutout losses? Chivas USA, which has allowed a league-high 45 goals.
16 (13) Columbus Hosts Seattle on Saturday with star Federico Higuain suspended and having just lost 4-0.
17 (19) Chivas USA Three goals against New York were the most for the team in 21 games dating to March.
18 (17) Toronto FC A battle of East bottom-feeders (a 1-1 tie with D.C.) was deemed the “Relegation Bowl.”
19 (18) DC United Could be the first team officially eliminated from playoff contention this weekend.
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