1. (1) Real Salt Lake 10-3-2
Seven-game unbeaten run ties the longest in MLS this year.
2. (3) D.C. United 9-4-3
Maicon Santos has 7 goals, nearly as many as Philly and TFC (8).
3. (4) Sporting Kansas City 9-3-1
Boasts the stingiest ‘D’ in the league with just 10 goals allowed.
4. (2) New York Red Bulls 8-4-2
Will await the returns of Henry, Marquez after first loss in two months.
5. (5) San Jose Earthquakes 8-3-3
Will briefly hand the keys over to young GK David Bingham with Jon Busch suspended.
6. (7) Vancouver Whitecaps FC 7-3-4
Took advantage of its rivals’ struggles to earn the highest ranking among Cascadia teams.
7. (8) Columbus Crew 5-4-4
Undefeated in six games (3-0-3) following a dismal April of no wins, three losses, one tie.
8. (6) Seattle Sounders FC 7-4-3
Slump buster? Seattle has won five-straight games against its next opponent: Kansas City.
9. (10) Houston Dynamo 5-4-4
Former A-League Sounder Brian Ching needs one assist to tie second most in team history.
10. (9) Colorado Rapids 6-7-1
Lousy road form (2-6) might be an issue if the playoff race gets tight down the stretch.
11. (14) Chicago Fire 6-5-3
Stretch of three games in 11 days features two tough road tests: Kansas City and Houston.
12. (15) Montreal Impact 4-7-3
Coach Jesse Marsch returns this week to Chivas USA, where he finished his 14-year career.
13. (12) New England Revolution 5-7-2
Federal Way’s Kelyn Rowe leads the league in shot accuracy with 73.7 percent on target.
14. (16) Los Angeles Galaxy 4-8-2
Woes haven’t kept Beckham and Donovan from leading All-Star voting for midfielders.
15. (11) Chivas USA 4-7-3
Giving hosts, to say the least. A 1-6-1 record at the HDC is the team’s worst start at home.
16. (13) Portland Timbers FC 3-6-4
Ex-Sounder Mike Fucito would surely love to follow Lamar Neagle’s lead in beating Seattle.
17. (17) FC Dallas 3-9-4
Worst in the West in goals allowed (26), goal differential (minus-10) and road record (0-7-1).
18. (18) Toronto FC 1-10-0
Having three players arrested was another sad chapter in a supremely disappointing season.
19. (19) Philadelphia Union 2-8-2
New coach. Same results. John Hackworth’s first game in charge was a 1-0 loss to D.C.
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What do you think? Who’s too high? Too low?