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October 5, 2011 at 1:28 PM

My Major League Soccer power rankings — week 30

Corrected version

LA Galaxy Logo.jpgEd note: These rankings were submitted before Tuesday’s games. League records will indicate that.

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1. (1) Los Angeles Galaxy 18-3-10

DPs get most of the love, but Gonzalez, Juninho and Dunivant deserve a lot of credit.

2. (2) Seattle Sounders FC 16-6-9

Montero has a goal/assist in six straight games, tied for the longest streak in 2011.

3. (3) Real Salt Lake 15-10-6

Three losses in a row and a disappointing 5-7-3 road record is concerning as the playoffs near.

4. (4) Sporting Kansas City 11-9-12

With nine goals and two assists, DP forward Omar Bravo has quietly had a solid first year.

5. (8) Philadelphia Union 10-7-14

Former Sounder Sebastien Le Toux was named MLS Player of the Month for September.

6. (7) Columbus Crew 12-12-8

Eddie Gaven’s return from a leg injury paid off instantly with a goal in a 2-1 win against D.C.

7. (6) Houston Dynamo 10-9-13

Cam Weaver, a USL Sounder in 2006, will miss the rest of the season after hip surgery.

8. (10) Colorado Rapids 11-9-12

Steadily staying in the picture, both in MLS and the CONCACAF Champions League group stage.

9. (5) FC Dallas 13-11-7

Four shutout losses in a row, but schedule eases up with games vs. Chicago, Vancouver and San Jose.

10. (11) Portland Timbers FC 11-13-7

Wonder strike by Kenny Cooper led the Timbers to a season sweep of Cascadia rival Vancouver.

11. (13) Chicago Fire 7-8-16

Hat-trick hero Marco Pappa led the Fire to a stunning 3-0 road win against Real Salt Lake.

12. (12) New York Red Bulls 8-7-16

Sensational goal from Thierry Henry keeps his confounding team in playoff contention.

13. (9) D.C. United 9-10-11

DeRo is an MVP candidate, but how about 18-year-old Andy Najar (five goals, six assists)?

14. (14) Chivas USA 8-12-12

Juan Pablo Angel has found new life, but will the Goats be able to re-sign him for next year?

15. (15) Toronto FC 6-13-13

D Ty Harden, a former UW Husky, has impressed coach Aron Winter in five straight starts.

16. (17) San Jose Earthquakes 6-11-14

Chris Wondolowski has four goals in six games, but his team has gone just 1-1-4 in that span.

17. (16) New England Revolution 5-14-12

Diego Fagundez, the team’s 16-year-old phenom, has provided some optimism for the future.

18. (18) Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4-16-10

Heart and effort in question after a lackluster loss to Portland in the opener at BC Place.

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Any thoughts? Someone too high or too low in your opinion?

A previous version of post incorrectly indicated that the Galaxy’s record before Tuesday was 17-4-10. L.A. was 18-3-10 before its loss to New York.

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