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June 1, 2011 at 4:05 PM

My Major League Soccer power rankings — week 12

LA Galaxy Logo.jpg1. (1) Los Angeles Galaxy 8-2-5

Nothing if not efficient, winning three straight games all by identical 1-0 scores.

2. (5) FC Dallas 6-3-4

Unbeaten in seven games but did have team-record shutout streak snapped at 531′.

3. (4) Philadelphia Union 6-3-2

Scored six goals total in its first nine games. Had that many against Toronto.

4. (2) Real Salt Lake 5-2-2

Home unbeaten run? Over. Shutout streak? Done. When will a 3-game winless stretch end?

5. (3) New York Red Bulls 4-2-6

Winless in its past five games (0-1-4) entering what could be a difficult month of June.

6. (8) Seattle Sounders FC 5-4-5

Have ended the two longest home unbeaten streaks in MLS history, RSL (29) and Crew (22).

7. (6) Colorado Rapids 4-3-6

Finally got a goal from F Conor Casey, who missed six games with a hamstring injury.

8. (7) Portland Timbers 5-4-2

No longer flawless at Jeld-Wen Field, but still boasts a league-high five wins at home.

9. (12) D.C. United 4-4-3

Became the first team from the Eastern time zone to win on the West Coast this season.

10. (11) San Jose Earthquakes 3-4-4

Rookie Anthony Ampaipitakwong had two assists in his second career start vs. Chicago.

11. (13) Chivas USA 3-4-4

Andrew Boyens scored second goal of MLS career to break 54-game drought (June 2, 2007).

12. (10) Columbus Crew 3-3-5

Came back three separate times against Chivas USA, but managed just a 3-3 tie at home.

13. (9) Houston Dynamo 3-4-6

Bizarre departure of Spanish F Koke capped a disappointing one-point-in-two-games week.

14. (15) New England Revolution 3-5-4

Have scored five goals in eight games. Good thing Shalrie Joseph declined a Gold Cup invite.

15. (16) Sporting Kansas City 1-6-2

A 10-game road trip to start the year is finally coming to an end Saturday in Toronto.

16. (14) Toronto FC 2-5-6

Six goals allowed to Philly in an embarrassing blowout loss was a dubious club record.

17. (18) Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1-5-6

Many have felt the sacking of coach Teitur Thordarson was premature and harsh.

18. (17) Chicago Fire 1-4-6

Firing coach Carlos de los Cobos was arguably overdue. Winless now in nine games.

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What do you think? Who’s too high or too low?

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