1. (2) Sporting Kansas City 4-0-0
Can validate its No. 1 ranking Saturday vs. Los Angeles.
2. (3) Real Salt Lake 3-1-0
Rewrite alert: Scored in 89th minute, stoppage time to stun the Timbers.
3. (1) Seattle Sounders FC 2-1-0
Follows up the season’s first loss with the season’s first MLS road trip in D.C.
4. (4) Houston Dynamo 2-1-0
What better way to follow a weekend off than with another weekend off?
5. (7) San Jose Earthquakes 3-1-0
Wondo gets the headlines, but Bernardez was a huge pickup to solidify the defense.
6. (12) Colorado Rapids 3-1-0
Newcomers Rivero, Hill highlighted a win that launched team into a first-place tie in West.
7. (11) New York Red Bulls 2-2-0
Thierry Henry was the star again with his first MLS hat trick in a 5-2 win against Montreal.
8. (9) Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2-0-2
Could break MLS record for longest shutout streak to start a season (421′) with 62 more.
9. (5) FC Dallas 1-2-1
Another injury setback to star David Ferreira is concerning. He’s been out since last April.
10. (6) Los Angeles Galaxy 1-2-0
Beckham subbed out at halftime vs. Revs. Defense might be among MLS’s worst.
11. (8) Portland Timbers FC 1-2-1
Get ready to see more from Darlington Nagbe after two stunning goals vs. Real Salt Lake.
12. (14) Columbus Crew 2-1-0
Could be primed for a run with three of the next four at home following back-to-back wins.
13. (15) D.C. United 1-2-1
Retroactive punishment came down from MLS on McDonald (suspension), Cruz (fine).
14. (10) Chicago Fire 1-1-1
Also started last year 1-1-1, but will hope to better the 1-6-14 run that followed in 2011.
15. (17) New England Revolution 2-2-0
Federal Way’s Kelyn Rowe was one of the heroes of big road win against vaunted Galaxy.
16. (13) Toronto FC 0-3-0
Woeful MLS start will be forgiven with a miracle result at Santos Laguna in a CCL semifinal.
17. (16) Chivas USA 1-3-0
Defense allows less than a goal per game, but punchless offense has just one score in four.
18. (19) Philadelphia Union 0-3-1
Got the season’s first point, but a scoreless game at home will do little to inspire its fans.
19. (18) Montreal Impact 0-3-1
Two-game week will test expansion team’s depth after conceding five goals to New York.
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What do you think? Anyone rated too high or too low?