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Daily coverage of Seattle Sounders FC, MLS and world soccer.

July 6, 2011 at 7:23 AM

My Major League Soccer power rankings — week 17

FC Dallas Logo.jpg1. (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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