Power Rankings: Week 22

FC Dallas stay hot, Galaxy fall to lowest spot this season

What were you doing on May 20? Too long ago to remember? It seems like a lifetime ago for FC Dallas, who have reeled off a 12-game unbeaten streak since they lost way back when. They're at No. 2 this week after a scoreless draw in Columbus, while RSL hold down the top spot and LA plummet to their lowest ranking this year.

1 1

Instant classic in Mexico City makes us love the champs even more.

(11-4-7, 40 pts.) Last: Lost to Cruz Azul, 5-4 (CCL) [WATCH], Tied TFC, 0-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. NY

2 4

Unbeaten in 12 straight, Hoops' last loss was in May. We'd say be afraid.

(9-2-10, 37 pts.) Last: Tied CLB, 0-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. TFC

3 3

Emilio Renteria has earned himself a starting spot. Crew were bereft of attacking ideas without him.

(12-5-5, 41 pts.) Last: Tied FCD, 0-0 [WATCH] Next: Wednesday at DCU (USOC), Saturday at DCU

4 5

Thierry Henry and Rafa Márquez have made an impact, but Dane Richards is making the difference.

(11-7-4, 37 pts.) Last: Beat SJ, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at RSL

5 2

Mt. Buddle has only one goal in last five games – dormant much like LA's offense.

(13-5-4, 43 pts.) Last: Lost to KC, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at CHI

6 6

Is there a player more critical to his team's success than Fredy Montero?

(9-8-5, 32 pts.) Last: Lost to Monterrey, 2-0 (CCL) [WATCH], Beat CHI, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Wednesday vs. CHV (USOC), Saturday at NE

7 10

Even without Pickens and Clark, the Rapids have enough talent to make a run.

(8-6-7, 31 pts.) Last: Beat HOU, 3-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. CHV

8 11

The confidence is back in Kansas City. And having human highight reel Jimmy Nielsen doesn't hurt.

(7-9-5, 26 pts.) Last: Beat LA, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at PHI

9 8

Julian de Guzman can't do it alone for the Reds, and a lack of true wingers is starting to show.

(7-8-6, 27 pts.) Last: Tied RSL, 0-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at FCD

10 7

Geovanni must get his legs under him soon to help the Quakes make a push.

(8-7-5, 29 pts.) Last: Lost to NY, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: Sunday at HOU

11 9

The last-minute loss to Seattle wasn't an isolated case. The Fire need learn how to close out a match.

(6-7-6, 24 pts.) Last: Lost to SEA, 2-1  [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs LA

12 14

Jack Mac for president! Teen's wonder-volley vs. Revs is perhaps Union's goal of the year.

(5-11-5, 20 pts.) Last: Beat NE, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs KC

13 13

The Revs are realistically struggling to score more than one goal per game.

(6-12-3, 21 pts.) Last: Lost to PHI, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Wednesday vs. Morelia (SLiga), Saturday vs. SEA

14 12

Consider the Colorado loss the low point for Kinnear & Co. It can only get better, can't it?

(6-11-5, 23 pts.) Last: Lost to COL, 3-0 [WATCH] Next: Sunday vs. SJ

15 15

The Goats need more from Giancarlo Maldonado, especially as they head North to face Seattle.

(6-11-4, 22 pts.) Last: Beat DCU, 1-0 [WATCH] Next: Wednesday at SEA (USOC), Saturday at COL

16 16

All of Ben Olsen's eggs are in the US Open Cup basket. Can they somehow salvage the season?

(4-15-3, 15 pts.) Last: Lost to CHV, 1-0 [WATCH] Next: Wednesday vs. CLB (USOC), Saturday vs. CLB