SA's MLS Power Rankings: San Jose climbs into Top 10

MLS Week 17, Results:

Wednesday, June 26
New England 1 Philadelphia 1
Montreal 2 Portland 1
D.C. United 1 Orlando City 0
Toronto FC 3 Atlanta United 2
FC Dallas 2 Vancouver 2
San Jose 1 Houston 0
Friday, June 28
NY Red Bulls 3 Chicago 1
Colorado 1 LAFC 0
Saturday, June 29

Minnesota United 7 FC Cincinnati 1
Atlanta United  2 Montreal 1
NYCFC 4 Philadelphia 2
Columbus 0 Orlando City 2
New England 2 Houston 1
D.C. United 1 Toronto FC 1
Real Salt Lake 2 Sporting KC 0
San Jose 3 LA Galaxy 0
Seattle 1 Vancouver 0
Sunday, June 30
Portland 1 FC Dallas 0

√  San Jose was the big winner, shutting out Houston and the LA Galaxy to climb three spots into eighth place.

√  Colorado knocked off top-ranked LAFC for the biggest win yet in its seven-game unbeaten streak under interim coach Conor Casey.

Unbeaten in its last 11 games (6-0-5 record), NYCFC climbed into second place.

After starting out 6-1-1, Houston has fallen back down to earth, its troubles resurfacing on the road, where it's lost its last six games.

√  In each team's last six games, Columbus and FC Cincinnati have one point combined.

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

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

MLS Schedule, Week 18:

MLS will have its busiest week yet with 19 games -- 10 on Wednesday and Thursday for the July 4 celebrations and nine over the weekend.

Wednesday, July  3
NYCFC vs. Seattle 7 pm.
Orlando City vs. Philadelphia 7:30 pm.
Chicago vs. Atlanta United 8 pm.
Minnesota United vs. San Jose 8 pm.
Sporting KC vs. LAFC 8:30 pm.
Houston vs. NY Red Bulls 9 pm.
Real Salt Lake vs. Columbus 10 pm.
Thursday, July  4
Colorado vs. New England 9 pm.
FC Dallas vs. D.C. United 9 pm.
LA Galaxy vs. Toronto FC 10:30 pm.
Saturday, July  6
Philadelphia vs. Orlando City 7 pm.
FC Cincinnati vs. Houston 7:30 pm.
Columbus vs. Seattle 7:30 pm.
Montreal vs. Minnesota United 7:30 pm.
Sporting KC vs. Chicago 8:30 pm.
LAFC vs. Vancouver 10:30 pm.
San Jose vs. Real Salt Lake 10:30 pm.
Sunday, July  7
Atlanta United vs. NY Red Bulls 2 pm.
NYCFC vs. Portland 6:30 pm.
Note: All times ET.

Photo: Houston Dynamo

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