1. (2) FC Dallas 10-4-4
Four wins in five allows Schellas Hyndman’s team to leapfrog L.A. into the top spot.
2. (1) Los Angeles Galaxy 9-2-9
Unbeaten in 11, but only 1-0-4 in its last five, including three scoreless ties.
3. (3) Seattle Sounders FC 8-4-8
32 points this season equal NW rivals Portland (18) and Vancouver (14) combined.
4. (4) Real Salt Lake 7-3-6
Had allowed just nine goals in 15 games before Monday’s wild 3-3 tie against New England.
5. (5) Philadelphia Union 7-4-6
Carlos Ruiz has netted big goals in consecutive games amid rumors he’s leaving town.
6. (9) Sporting Kansas City 5-6-5
Surging up the standings with an eight-game league unbeaten streak (10 in all competitions).
7. (7) New York Red Bulls 5-3-10
Expected return of sparkplug forward Luke Rodgers could inject some needed energy.
8. (8) San Jose Earthquakes 5-5-6
Huge gate at Stanford Stadium (A: 41,028) was ruined by allowing a late New York goal.
9. (6) Columbus Crew 6-5-6
The returns of Robbie Rogers and Danny O’Rourke were welcome sight over the weekend.
10. (10) D.C. United 4-5-7
Late-game defense a sore spot: Eight goals allowed in final 15 minutes a league worst.
11. (11) Colorado Rapids 5-5-8
Facing lowly Whitecaps could bring an end to a surprising six-game home winless streak.
12. (12) Chivas USA 4-7-6
Defense earned three shutouts in first seven games. Has just one in 10 matches since.
13. (13) Houston Dynamo 4-6-8
Desperately need to rack up points in July, with three of the next four at home.
14. (15) Chicago Fire 2-4-12
Roughly 40 percent of MLS results this season have been ties. The Fire has 12 in 18 games.
15. (18) Toronto FC 3-7-9
Had a great week beating Vancouver for the NCC championship and also in a league game.
16. (14) Portland Timbers FC 5-8-3
Jeld-Wen Field a fortress no longer. Winless streak at six, including three losses at home.
17. (17) New England Revolution 3-8-7
Accounted for almost 19 percent of its goals this season in 3-3 tie against RSL on Monday.
18. (16) Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2-8-8
Defense has just one shutout in nine games. No team has lost more on the road (0-7-3).
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