SA's MLS Power Rankings: Philadelphia moves back into second place behind LAFC

MLS Results, Week 20:

Wednesday, July 17
Atlanta United 5 Houston 0
New England 4 Vancouver 0
Chicago 2 Columbus 2
Toronto FC 3 NY Red Bulls 1
Thursday, July 18
FC Cincinnati 1 D.C. United 4
Portland 1 Orlando City 1
Friday, July 19
LA Galaxy 3 LAFC 2
Saturday, July 20
Columbus 2 Montreal 1
Philadelphia 2 Chicago 0
Toronto FC 1 Houston 3
Sporting KC 0 FC Dallas 2
Colorado 1 NYCFC 2
Real Salt Lake 1 Minn. United 1
Vancouver 1 San Jose 3
Sunday, July 21
Atlanta United 2 D.C. United 0
FC Cincinnati 0 New England 2
Orlando City 1 NY Red Bulls 1
Seattle 1 Portland 2

√  Philadelphia opened up a three-point lead in the Eastern Conference.

√  For the first time this season, New England is in the playoff zone in the Eastern Conference after extending its unbeaten streak to 10 games with a pair of wins.

√ Montreal dropped to sixth place in the Eastern Conference with its third straight defeat.

√ Portland is still in 9th place in the Western Conference but plays 12 of its last 14 games at home.

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

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

MLS Schedule, Week 21:

Two big Western Conference matches will be hosted by teams trying to move up into the playoff zone: Houston vs. Seattle and
Portland vs. LA Galaxy.

LAFC, the Supporters' Shield leader, hosts 2018 MLS champ Atlanta United,  which won twice to take over second place.

Friday, July 26
NYCFC vs. Sporting KC 7:30 pm.
LAFC vs. Atlanta United 10 pm.
Saturday, July 27
New England vs. Orlando City 7 pm.
NY Red Bulls vs. Columbus 7:30 pm.
Chicago vs. D.C. United 8 pm.
FC Dallas vs. Real Salt Lake 8 pm.
Houston vs. Seattle  8 pm.
Minnesota United vs. Vancouver  8 pm.
Montreal vs. Philadelphia  8 pm.
Toronto FC vs. FC Cincinnati 8 pm.
San Jose vs. Colorado 10 pm.
Portland vs. LA Galaxy 10:30 pm.

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1 comment about "SA's MLS Power Rankings: Philadelphia moves back into second place behind LAFC".
  1. Elizan Morales, July 23, 2019 at 2:31 p.m.

    Why does it read that NYRB v ORL was a tied game??

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