SA's MLS Power Rankings: LAFC on course to smash single-season points record

MLS Week 14, Results:

Wednesday, May 29
Atlanta United 3 Minnesota United 0
Montreal 2 Real Salt Lake 1
Philadelphia 1 Colorado 1
D.C. United 3 Chicago 3
Sporting KC 0 LA Galaxy 2
Friday, May 31
Vancouver 1 Toronto FC 1
Saturday, June  1
Montreal 0 Orlando City 3
Atlanta United 2 Chicago 0
NY Red Bulls 4 Real Salt Lake 0
Columbus 2 NYCFC 2
FC Dallas 2 Seattle 1
D.C. United 1 San Jose 1
Colorado 3 FC Cincinnati 1
Houston 1 Sporting KC 1
Portland 2 LAFC 3
Sunday, June 2
Minnesota United 2 Philadelphia 3
LA Galaxy 1 New England 2

√  LAFC enters the June break with an 11-1-4 record. If it keeps up the same pace for the rest of the season it will finish with more than 78 points. The MLS record is 71 set by the New York Red Bulls in 2018.

√  Philadelphia’s 8-4-4 record (28 points) is its best start to a season in its history through 16 games.

√  Colorado (3-0-1) and New England (2-0-2), which both fired their coaches, are unbeaten in their last four games.

√  FC Cincinnati won its first game after making a coaching change, but it is 0-3-0 since then.

RANK (PREVIOUS) TEAM (W-L-T)

1. (1) LAFC (11-1-4)
2. (2) Seattle (7-3-5)
3. (3) Houston (7-3-3)
4. (5) Philadelphia (8-4-4)
5. (4) NYCFC (4-1-8)
6. (6) NY Red Bulls (7-5-3)
7. (10) Atlanta United (8-5-2)
8. (8) LA Galaxy (9-6-1)
9. (9) D.C. United (7-4-6)
10. (15) FC Dallas (6-6-3)
11. (12) San Jose (5-6-3)
12. (14) Toronto FC (5-6-3)
13. (7) Minn. United (6-6-3)
14. (16) Montreal (7-7-3)
15. (11) Real Salt Lake (6-8-1)
16. (13) Portland (4-7-2)
15. (21) New England (4-8-4)
16. (22) Orlando City (5-7-3)
19. (23) Colorado (3-9-3)
20. (17) Chicago (4-6-6)
21. (18) Vancouver (4-6-6)
22. (19) Sporting KC (3-5-6)
23.
(20) Columbus
(5-9-2)
24. (24) FC Cincinnati (3-10-2)
Note: Only MLS results are counted in the Power Rankings.

MLS Week 15, Schedule:

Wednesday, June 5
Montreal vs. Seattle 7:30 pm.
Thursday, June  6
NYCFC vs FC Cincinnati 7 pm.
Friday, June  7
Toronto FC vs. Sporting KC 7 pm.
Saturday, June  8
San Jose vs. Dallas 3:30 pm.
Philadelphia vs. NY Red Bulls 7:30 pm.
Colorado vs. Minnesota United 9 pm.

Before MLS breaks for the start of the Gold Cup -- no games the weekend of June 15-16 -- it has a light schedule with just six games.


Photo: LAFC

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1 comment about "SA's MLS Power Rankings: LAFC on course to smash single-season points record".
  1. Elizan Morales, June 4, 2019 at 7:20 a.m.

    Wasn't the MLS record, set by the New York Red Bulls last season, 71?

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