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April 27, 2010 at 8:13 PM

Major League Soccer power rankings — week six

You got to think I’m off on some of these. Be sure to sound off in the comments…
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1. Los Angeles Galaxy (1)
Edson Buddle couldn’t score every game, could he? Defense has allowed just one goal.
2. Columbus Crew (2)
Made a point to exact revenge on Salt Lake, which eliminated them in the ’09 playoffs.
3. New York Red Bulls (3)
All four wins this year have been by a goal. Last two winners came via penalty kick.
4. Colorado Rapids (6)
Have scored a league-best eight goals, but will the production continue away from home?
5. Kansas City Wizards (5)
Where’s that high-scoring offense? Peter Vermes’ potent side has just one goal in three games.
6. Chicago Fire (11)
Slowly but surely… After a rough start, Carlos de los Cobos’ team has won two straight.
7. Seattle Sounders FC (4)
Perhaps the most underachieving team in the league. Injuries becoming a concern too.
8. Houston Dynamo (7)
This personnel-ravaged team was hit again as midfielder Geoff Cameron (knee) is out for the year.
9. New England Revolution (9)
Have lost two straight, but the indefinite leave of stalwart midfielder Shalrie Joseph hurts worse.
10. San Jose Earthquakes (8)
Scored two goals in each of the past three games, a feat the team never accomplished in ’09.
11. Toronto FC (14)
Where would this team be without captain Dwayne De Rosario (five goals and one assist)?
12. Chivas USA (12)
Three goals against S.J. was more than the team had scored in its previous four games combined.
13. Real Salt Lake (10)
Defending champs didn’t win once in April. Three straight games at home will be nice.
14. FC Dallas (13)
Another sad crowd (8.5K) saw the Hoops get a point Thursday with a sketchy PK call.
15. Philadelphia Union (15)
Sebastien Le Toux tallied again for the expansion side. Tough road games loom: L.A., RSL.
16. D.C. United (16)
Not a good sign when the bye is the best week you’ve had. Next two games are at home.

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