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Timbers are MLS's most-improved team
by Paul Kennedy, September 26th, 2013 10:55PM
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[BY THE NUMBERS] Who's the improved MLS team? The Portland Timbers have 17 more points in 2013 than they did after the same number of games in 2012, leading Colorado (+15) and New England (+12). All three teams didn't make the playoffs in 2012 but find themselves in the playoff tier in 2013. Conversely, the three teams that slipped the most -- D.C. United (-32), San Jose (-19) and Chicago (-14) -- have all gone from 2012 playoff teams to teams sitting below in the red zone in 2013.

MLS: 2013 vs. 2012 Comparison
+/1 TEAM (PTS)
+17
Portland (46 vs. 29 in  29 GP)
+15 Colorado (45 vs. 30 in 30 GP)
+12 New England (40 vs. 28 in 29 GP)
+9 Philadelphia (39 vs. 30 in 29 GP)
+8 Montreal (45 vs. 37 in 28 GP)
+7 FC Dallas (40 vs. 33 in 29 GP)
+4 Vancouver (41 vs. 37 in 29 GP)
+2 Seattle (50 vs. 48 in 28 GP)
+1 Toronto FC (23 vs. 22 in 30 GP)
+1 New York (51 vs. 50 in 30 GP)
-1 Real Salt Lake (48 vs. 49 in 30 GP)
-1 LA Galaxy (45 vs. 46 in 29 GP)
-2 Chivas USA (26 vs. 28 in 30 GP)
-3 Houston (43 vs. 46 in 29 GP)
-6 Sporting KC (48 vs. 54 in 29 GP)
-7 Columbus (38 vs. 45 in 30 GP)
-14 Chicago (39 vs. 53 in 29 GP)
-19 San Jose (41 vs. 60 in 30 GP)
-32 D.C. United (15 vs. 47 in 29 GP)


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