SA's MLS Power Rankings: NYCFC and Philadelphia leapfrog Atlanta United

MLS Results, Week 26:

Wednesday, August 28
Montreal 2 Vancouver 1.
Saturday, August 31
NY Red Bulls 1 Colorado 2.
Columbus 1 Chicago 1.
Montreal 0 D.C. United 3.
New England 1 Toronto FC 1.
Philadelphia 3 Atlanta United 1.
FC Dallas 3 FC Cincinnati 1.
Sporting KC 1 Houston 0.
Vancouver 1 NYCFC 3.
Portland 1 Real Salt Lake 0.
San Jose 3 Orlando City 0.
Sunday, September  1
Seattle 4 LA Galaxy 3.
LAFC 0 Minnesota United 2.

√ NYCFC and Philadelphia moved up one spot, ahead of Atlanta United, in the Power Rankings.

√ Minnesota United
, San Jose and FC Dallas were the big climbers in the top 10, moving up two spots each.

The New York Red Bulls fell five spots, out of the top 10, after losing at home.

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

MLS Schedule, Week 27:

It's the FIFA September break, but five games will be played this weekend.

Saturday, September  7
NYCFC vs. New England 3:55 pm.
FC Cincinnati vs. Toronto FC 7:30 pm.
Orlando City vs. LAFC 7:30 pm.
Colorado vs. Seattle 9 pm.
Portland vs. Sporting KC 10:50 pm.
Note: All times ET.

Photo: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

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