Monday, July 11, 2011

MLS Power Rankings: Week 17

There was very little movement in the rankings this week as Chivas USA was the only club not in last week's top ten to this week.  The Goats were the only team to move up multiple spots as they rose three spots while there are six teams that dropped a single spot.

1. Los Angeles Galaxy (1)
Record:  10W-2L-9D
Last Week: 2-1 Win vs Chicago Fire
Next Week:  No Match
Beckham leads LA to a victory with goal and assist as unbeaten extends to 12(6W 6D)

2. Seattle Sounders (2)
Record:  9W-4L-8D
Last Week:  3-2 Win at Portland Timbers
Next Week:  July 16 vs Colorado Rapids
Sounders extend unbeaten streak to 8 (5W 3D) by beating Cascadia rival on road

3. Real Salt Lake (4)
Record: 8W-3L-6D
Last Week:  2-0 Win vs FC Dallas
Next Week:  July 16 at Vancouver Whitecaps
Solid victory against another top team in the West.

4. FC Dallas (3)
Record:  10W-5L-4D
Last Week:  2-0 Loss at Real Salt Lake
Next Week:  July 16 vs DC United
Dallas were blanked in Salt Lake ending their 3 game winning streak

5. Philadelphia Union (6)
Record: 7W-4L-7D
Last Week:  0-0 Draw at San Jose Earthquakes
Next Week:  July 16 at New England Revolution
 Scoring struggles continue on the road for the Union

6. New York Red Bulls (5)
Record:  6W-4L-10D
Last Week:  5-0 Win vs Toronto FC, 1-0 Loss vs DC United
Next Week:  July 16 at Chivas USA
NY score at will versus TFC, then are beaten by DeRo late

7. Columbus Crew (7)
Record:  7W-5L-6D
Last Week: 1-0 Win at Vancouver Whitecaps
Next Week:  July 16 vs San Jose Earthquakes
Late goal steals Crew a victory on the road

8. Colorado Rapids (8)
Record:  6W-5L-9D
Last Week:  1-1 Draw at Sporting Kansas City, 2-1 Win vs Vancouver Whitecaps
Next Week:  July 16 at Seattle Sounders
Rapids will be travel to Seattle for first time since Zakuani injury

9. DC United (9)
Record:  5W-5L-7D
Last Week: 1-0 Win at New York Red Bulls
Next Week:  July 16 at FC Dallas
New acquisition (DeRosario) helps beat rivals on the road

10. Houston Dynamo (10)
Record:  5W-6L-8D
Last Week:  2-0 Win vs Toronto FC
Next Week:  July 16 vs Sporting Kansas City
The Dynamo pick up an important three points

11. Sporting Kansas City (11)
Record: 5W-6L-7D
Last Week:  1-1 Draw vs Colorado Rapids, 1-1 Draw vs Chivas USA
Next Week:  July 16 at Houston Dynamo
SKC drop points at home with late draws.

12. Chivas USA (15)
Record:  5W-7L-7D
Last Week:  2-1 Win vs San Jose Earthquakes, 1-1 Draw at Sporting Kansas City
Next Week:  July 16 vs New York Red Bulls
A couple of solid results for the Goats has them in playoff contention

13. San Jose Earthquakes (12)
Record:  5W-6L-7D
Last Week:  2-0 Loss at Chivas USA, 0-0 Draw vs Philadelphia Union
Next Week:  July 16 at Columbus Crew
Quakes continue their struggle to find the net

14. Chicago Fire (13)
Record:  2W-5L-12D
Last Week:  2-1 Loss at Los Angeles Galaxy
Next Week:  July 16 vs Portland Timbers
Unbeaten streak ends with loss to Galaxy

15. New England Revolution (14)
Record:  3W-8L-7D
Last Week:  No Match
Next Week:  July 16 vs Philadelphia Union
Revs look to climb out of Eastern Conference basement

16. Portland Timbers (17)
Record:  5W-9L-3D
Last Week:  3-2 Loss vs Seattle Sounders
Next Week:  July 16 at Chicago Fire
Timbers give up lead twice and lose to Cascadia rivals

17. Toronto FC (16)
Record:  3W-9L-9D
Last Week: 5-0 Loss at New York Red Bulls, 2-0 Loss at Houston Dynamo
Next Week:  No Match
TFC continue to lose in spectacular fashion outscored 7-0

18. Vancouver Whitecaps (18)
Record:  2W-10L-8D
Last Week:  1-0 Loss vs Columbus Crew, 2-1 Loss at Colorado Rapids
Next Week:  July 16 vs Real Salt Lake
Caps lose two close games and remain at the bottom of the MLS Table

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