Joshua Mayers' MLS power rankings Rankings run each Wednesday during the regular season. Team (prev.) Comment 1 Real Salt Lake (1) Winning...

Joshua Mayers’ MLS power rankings
Rankings run each Wednesday during the regular season.
Team (prev.) Comment
1 Real Salt Lake (1) Winning CONCACAF Champions League could be biggest moment in MLS history.
2 L.A. Galaxy (2) Landon Donovan ended scoring drought with Player of Week performance.
3 N.Y. Red Bulls (5) DP forward Thierry Henry looked rejuvenated in back-to-back wins by combined 7-0 score.
4 Phila. Union (4) After stellar 2010 season, Sebastien Le Toux has no goals, one assist in five games.
5 Colorado Rapids (3) Three straight shutout losses; defending champs need Conor Casey back, and fast.
6 Houston (6) Unbeaten streak now five (tied for MLS high) thanks to late goals in consecutive games.
7 Columbus Crew (7) Defense’s shutout streak ended last week at 414 minutes, a club record.
8 Sounders FC (8) Barely held on to beat 10-man Rapids. How will team fare without Steve Zakuani?
9 N.E. Revolution (14) Eventful debut for Benny Feilhaber, with assist and red-card-drawing flop.
10 D.C. United (9) Looked surprisingly OK in 4-0 home loss to New York on national TV. Go figure.
11 FC Dallas (16) Form was turning around, but losing David Ferreira (broken ankle) is tremendous blow.
12 Portland (10) Team’s first DP, Diego Chara, made debut over weekend as second-half sub.
13 Sporting K.C. (12) Get fireworks ready: Four of five games this season featured five or more goals.
14 Vancouver (13) DP Eric Hassli has been suspended 3 times, most recently for yellow-card accumulation.
15 Chivas USA (18) Alejandro Moreno’s goal in Chivas’ first win broke team’s 313-minute scoreless streak.
16 S.J. Earthquakes (11) Team still tumbling, and it might get worse with next two games on road.
17 Chicago Fire (15) Newcomer Diego Chaves already has four goals, but Uruguayan forward needs help.
18 Toronto FC (17) Could red card to Tony Tchani last week open door for ex-Sounder Nathan Sturgis?