1. (1) San Jose Earthquakes 11-4-4
Barely holding on to the top spot after a winless two-game week.
2. (2) D.C. United 10-5-3
Might’ve challenged for the top spot if not for a bye.
3. (5) Real Salt Lake 11-6-3
Alvaro Saborio won MLS Player of the Week after a dazzling hat trick.
4. (6) Sporting Kansas City 10-5-3
Would host the U.S. Open Cup final with a semifinal win Wed. at Philly.
5. (3) New York Red Bulls 9-5-4
Defenders have scored four of the team’s last five goals.
6. (8) Vancouver Whitecaps FC 8-4-6
Boasts a league-high nine shutouts; 30 points is already more than last year’s total (28).
7. (4) Chicago Fire 8-6-4
The attacking duo of Oduro and Nyarko has combined for two goals since mid-May.
8. (10) Seattle Sounders FC 8-5-6
Mauro Rosales’ six assists are tied for fourth-most in MLS. He has four in his last five games.
9. (7) Columbus Crew 6-6-4
Super soph: Justin Meram’s three goals are second-most on the team after not scoring as a rookie.
10. (9) Houston Dynamo 6-5-7
Defense has recorded back-to-back shutouts. Too bad the offense hasn’t scored.
11. (12) Los Angeles Galaxy 7-10-2
Landon Donovan is up to 99 career assists and would be the sixth in MLS history to reach 100.
12. (15) New England Revolution 6-7-4
New DP, forward Jerry Bengston, had a scoring debut in a 2-0 win against New York.
13. (13) Chivas USA 5-7-5
League season hasn’t been too exciting so far, but reaching an Open Cup final would help.
14. (14) Montreal Impact 6-11-3
Late winner at home against Columbus was a fine way to end a three-game losing streak.
15. (11) Colorado Rapids 7-10-1
Will boos for Brian Mullan quiet in Seattle after a jersey exchange with Steve Zakuani?
16. (18) Philadelphia Union 5-9-2
A big beneficiary from the coaching change? Jack McInerney (three goals in four games).
17. (16) Portland Timbers FC 5-8-4
Rival in flux: Coach John Spencer was fired Monday midway through his second season.
18. (17) Toronto FC 2-11-4
Five-game unbeaten run ended rudely with a 3-0 road loss to the Union at PPL Park.
19. (19) FC Dallas 3-9-7
A franchise-worst winless streak has reached 13 games. And you thought Seattle’s was bad.
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What do you think? Who’s too high? Too low?