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July 28, 2010 at 11:23 AM

Major League Soccer power rankings — week eighteen

1 (1) Los Angeles Galaxy 12-2-4

More late-game drama by Landon Donovan, with a game-tying goal in the 90th min. vs. S.J.

2. (2) Columbus Crew 10-3-4

Don’t doze off on the guys in canary yellow. An injury-riddled lineup throttled Houston 3-0

3. (3) FC Dallas 6-2-8

Have earned points in 7 of 8 road games, including a recent draw in Toronto

4. (4) Real Salt Lake 9-4-4

Couldn’t make up ground on L.A., but has a very light schedule coming: D.C., K.C., Philly

5. (5) New York Red Bulls 8-6-2

After months of speculation and anticipation, Thierry Henry makes his MLS debut Saturday

6. (7) San Jose Earthquakes 6-4-5

Very nearly beat league-leading Galaxy on the road. How will they handle Seattle at home?

7. (6) Colorado Rapids 6-5-5

Winless in six games, and despite its star power has the lowest-scoring offense in the West

8. (8) Toronto FC 6-5-5

Ex-Chivas USA forward Maicon Santos, not DP Mista, might be the new star for the Reds

9. (11) Seattle Sounders FC 6-8-4

Watch out, only a late goal by Dallas has kept this team from a three-game winning streak

10. (9) Chicago Fire 4-5-5

Patiently waiting? 14 games played are fewest in MLS, four less than Seattle and L.A.

11. (10) Houston Dynamo 5-8-4

Defense on the road has been dreadful (16 GA) and they play just once at home in August

12. (12) Philadelphia Union 4-8-2

4 of the next 5 are at home, which is a relief considering an 8-19 goal difference on the road

13. (13) Kansas City Wizards 4-8-4

How much can new DP Omar Bravo help a feeble offense with just 13 goals in 16 games?

14. (15) Chivas USA 4-9-3

Very good result at Rio Tinto to earn a 1-1 draw with RSL. Haven’t lost in three straight

15. (14) New England Revolution 4-9-2

The most unpredictable team in MLS with big wins (N.Y., L.A.) and many awful losses

16. (16) D.C. United 3-11-3

So much for momentum. Has gone 0-3-2 since a head-turning win June 10 at Qwest Field


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