SA's MLS Power Rankings: LAFC and NYCFC remain 1-2


MLS Results, Week 29:


Wednesday, September 18
FC Cincinnati 0 Atlanta United 2
Portland 0 NY Red Bulls 2
Seattle 0 FC Dallas 0
Saturday, September 21
Atlanta United 3 San Jose 1
Vancouver 2 Columbus 1
FC Cincinnati 0 Chicago 0
New England 0 Real Salt Lake 0
Houston 2 Orlando City 1
Sporting KC 2 Colorado 3
LA Galaxy 2. Montreal 1
LAFC 1 Toronto FC 1
Sunday, September 22
Portland 0 Minn. United 0
FC Dallas 1 NYCFC 1
NY Red Bulls 2 Philadelphia 0
D.C. United 2 Seattle 0

Conference leaders LAFC and NYCFC remained 1-2 despite playing for ties on Sunday. For LAFC, it marked the fifth straight game without a win.

Atlanta United moved up two spots to third place. This week's other climbers in the top 10 were LA Galaxy (up two spots) and D.C. United (up one).

The New York Red Bulls moved up four spots with a pair of wins while San Jose dropped seven spots after losing twice.

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

MLS Schedule, Week 30:

The MLS playoff picture will be a lot clearer after this week, the second-to-last week of the regular season. The six games on Wednesday are the final midweek games of the season. Sunday's action will feature simultaneous kickoff times in the Eastern Conference (5 pm. ET) and Western Conference (7:30 p.m. ET).

Wednesday, September 25
NYCFC vs. Atlanta United 7 pm.
Minnesota United vs. Sporting KC 8 pm.
Real Salt Lake vs. LA Galaxy 9:30 pm.
LAFC vs. Houston 10:30 pm.
Portland vs. New England 10:30 pm.
San Jose vs. Philadelphia 11 pm.
Sunday, September 29
Chicago vs. Toronto FC 5 pm.
FC Cincinnati vs. Orlando City 5 pm.
Columbus vs. Philadelphia 5 pm.
Montreal vs. Atlanta United 5 pm.
New England vs. NYCFC 5 pm.
NY Red Bulls vs. DC United 5 pm.
Colorado vs. FC Dallas 7:30 pm.
Sporting KC vs. Portland 7:30 pm.
LA Galaxy vs. Vancouver 7:30 pm.
Minnesota United vs. LAFC 7:30 pm.
Real Salt Lake vs. Houston 7:30 pm.
San Jose vs. Seattle 7:30 pm.
Note:All times ET.

Photo: LAFC

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