Joshua Mayers’ power rankings
|Joshua Mayers’ power rankings
|Last week’s rankings in parentheses
||Real Salt Lake
||Backup GK Jeff Attinella was stellar (eight saves) in shutting out MLS champs on road.
||Top scoring team hosts Seattle on Saturday seeking first four-game win streak since 2009.
||Led the league with 511 fouls committed last year and already on pace to do it again.
||Michael Bradley’s goal from the tightest of angles was his first in MLS in nine years.
||Looked every bit the role of big brother in a 3-0 thrashing of Chivas in the SuperClasico.
||April (0-1) has brought Gregg Berhalter’s Crew back to Earth after perfect March (3-0).
||Jose Mari’s exquisite, curling strike from distance could be in the Goal of the Year mix.
||Hopes Nigel Reo-Coker is back soon after he concussed himself tripping over bike rack.
||Clint Dempsey’s hat trick surely brought some ease to tense USMNT fans pre-World Cup.
||The wheels came off after a shaky-at-best red card to David Horst, leading to a 4-1 loss.
||Similar to Bradley, returning U.S. int’l Maurice Edu scored his first league goal since 2008.
||Diego Chara scored twice on his 28th birthday, breaking his drought since 2011.
||NY Red Bulls
||Luis Robles made a career-high nine saves in Montreal, including six in first 25 minutes.
||Reigning MVP Mike Magee scored his season’s first, but couldn’t convert crucial late PK.
||If production doesn’t come from El Cubo or Mauro Rosales, it seemingly won’t come at all.
||In just three games, defender Victor Bernardez has tied career highs in goals (2), assists (1).
||Beat the Revs to snap a 15-game winless streak, tied for second-longest in MLS history.
||Offense is nonexistent, having been on the wrong end of four shutouts in five games.
||Might have made a move that could change the season, trading for Jack McInerney.