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June 4, 2013 at 10:50 PM

My MLS power rankings — Week 14

Here are some other MLS power rankings leaguewide from ESPN.com, SI.com and MLSsoccer.com.

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Team (prev. rank) Comment
1. Montreal (4) Second-year club has scored 10 goals in a three-game winning streak to jump up to No. 1
2. Portland (2) Will four goals in an Open Cup win last week be a spark for forward Frederic Piquionne?
3. FC Dallas (3) Came back twice in Colorado to earn a 2-2 tie, led by two goals from Blas Perez
4. N.Y. Red Bulls (1) Doesn’t have another league game until June 23 after suffering its first loss since April 17
5. Real Salt Lake (7) Offense has come to life with multiple goals in five of the last six games (4-1-1)
6. Sporting K.C. (5) Peter Vermes refused to shake hands after loss, reportedly called the Impact “classless”
7. Colorado (9) Not just a one-hit wonder, Clint Irwin leads the league with a 0.75 goals-against average
8. New England (11) Federal Way’s Kelyn Rowe capped a 5-0 win against L.A. and is tied for MLS assists lead
9. L.A. Galaxy (6) No one foresaw five-goal loss to the Revolution, which matched a franchise-worst defeat
10. Sounders FC (10) Seattle will surpass 80K fans total for Saturday’s game + Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier
11. Houston (8) Winless in four against East competition and heads to conference leader Montreal next
12. Columbus (12) Losing Eddie Gaven with a torn ACL, suffered in Open Cup action, is a devastating blow
13. Vancouver (14) Heads to Seattle seeking its first win against a Cascadia Cup rival since joining MLS
14. Philadelphia (13) Will Jack McInerney (10 goals) keep this pace in next month’s Gold Cup for the U.S.?
15. Chicago (16) What a week for Mike Magee, who scored in a winning debut with his hometown club
16. San Jose (15) Had six losses last year in earning the best record in MLS; already at five losses this year
17. Toronto FC (18) Winless since March 9 but gains a spot in the rankings due to, well, Chivas ineptitude
18. Chivas USA (17) Has been outscored 19-3 in an 0-7-1 freefall and hasn’t even held a lead in 465 minutes
19. D.C. United (19) Eleven straight games without a win is the longest drought in the team’s 18-year history

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