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March 21, 2012 at 12:27 AM

My MLS power rankings — Week 2

Real Salt Lake Logo.jpg1. (1) Real Salt Lake 2-0-0

Big-market bias? Not here, after taking down L.A., N.Y. by a combined 5-1.

2. (2) Seattle Sounders FC 1-0-0

Depth tested as Rosales (knee) is the 7th player on the injury report.

3. (3) Sporting Kansas City 2-0-0

Offensive juggernaut has an MLS-high 44 shots in two games.

4. (5) Houston Dynamo 2-0-0

A perfect 2-0 amid a seven-game road trip to start the year. C-Link awaits.

5. (4) FC Dallas 1-0-1

Forward Blas Perez, a Panamanian int’l, opened his account last week. Can he keep it up?

6. (7) Los Angeles Galaxy 1-1-0

Rebounded from a rough start with a 3-1 home win vs. D.C., led by Robbie Keane’s two goals.

7. (8) Portland Timbers FC 1-0-1

Always strong at home and passed its first road test with a hard-fought 1-1 draw in Dallas.

8. (6) Toronto FC 0-1-0

The loss of stalwart Torsten Frings (4 to 6 weeks with a hamstring strain) is devastating.

9. (11) Colorado Rapids 2-0-0

Heads to New York, where it has lost three in a row. Had won the previous three there.

10. (12) Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2-0-0

Allowed 55 goals in ’11, the worst in the West, but two shutouts have led to a 2-0 start.

11. (9) San Jose Earthquakes 1-1-0

Chris Wondolowski’s scoring streak ended at six games, one short of tying the MLS record.

12. (13) Chicago Fire 0-0-1

Overcame a crowd of nearly 60,000 in Montreal to earn a tie in the Impact’s home opener.

13. (10) New York Red Bulls 0-2-0

A tenuous start could see the return of lightning rod Rafa Marquez in Sunday’s home opener.

14. (14) D.C. United 0-2-0

Coach Ben Olsen curiously left DPs Hamdi Salihi and Branko Boskovic on the bench last week.

15. (15) Philadelphia Union 0-2-0

Coach Peter Nowak said he didn’t play Danny Califf due to injury, which was news to Califf.

16. (16) Columbus Crew 0-1-0

Coming off a bye and hosts expansion Montreal. Saturday is the perfect time to start a run.

17. (19) Montreal Impact 0-1-1

Home opener was “unbelievable,” said captain Davy Arnaud; next three games on the road.

18. (17) Chivas USA 0-2-0

Desperate for return of top forward Juan Pablo Angel, who missed last week with head injury.

19. (18) New England Revolution 0-2-0

Loss at Kansas City has its road winless streak at nine games, two shy of the team record.

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Any injustices?

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