during the Premier League match between Burnley and Crystal Palace at Turf Moor on September 10, 2017 in Burnley, England.
Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

MLS Power Poll: How far did Atlanta United drop?

Here are the results of Doug Roberson’s weekly MLS Power Poll:

1. LAFC (19-4-5) 

Last week: 1. 

Defeated by Minnesota 2-0. 

No Carlos Vela and this team looked very average. 

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2. Philadelphia (15-8-6) 

Last week: 3. 

Defeated Atlanta United 3-1. 

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3. NYCFC (14-5-8) 

Last week: 4. 

Won at Vancouver 3-1. 

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4. Atlanta United (15-10-3) 

Last week: 2. 

Lost at Philadelphia, 3-1

I wouldn’t worry too much about the loss to the Union. This team was gassed after 8 games since Aug. 3, including two with trophies on the line.

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5. Minnesota (13-9-6) 

Last week: 7. 

Won at LAFC 2-0. 

Though the Loons lost the U.S. Open Cup, its win at LAFC was a huge statement. 

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6. Seattle (13-8-7) 

Last week: 6. 

Defeated L.A. Galaxy 4-3. 

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7. Real Salt Lake (13-11-4) 

Last week: 5. 

Lost at Portland 1-0. 

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8. San Jose (13-10-5) 

Last week: 10. 

Defeated Orlando 3-0. 

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9. Portland (12-11-4) 

Last week: 11. 

Defeated Real Salt Lake 1-0. 

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10. Dallas (12-10-7) 

Last week: 12. 

Defeated Cincinnati 3-1. 

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11. L.A. Galaxy (13-12-3) 

Last week: 8. 

Lost at Seattle 4-3. 

This team isn’t good enough. 

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12. New York Red Bulls (12-12-5) 

Last week: 9. 

Defeated by Colorado 2-0. 

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13. D.C. United (11-10-9) 

Last week: 15. 

Won at Montreal 3-0. 

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14. New England (10-9-9) 

Last week: 13. 

Tied Toronto 1-1. 

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15. Toronto (10-10-8) 

Last week: 17. 

Drew New England 1-1. 

But this team is supposed to be filled with talent!

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16. Sporting KC (10-11-7) 

Last week: 18. 

Defeated Houston 1-0. 

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17. Columbus (8-15-7) 

Last week: 16. 

Defeated with Chicago 1-1. 

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18. Orlando (9-13-7) 

Last week: 14. 

Defeated at San Jose 3-0. 

They are now done in the East. The supporters deserve better.

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19. Colorado (8-14-6) 

Last week: 21. 

Defeated New York Red Bulls 2-0. 

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20. Montreal (11-15-4) 

Last week: 19. 

Defeated Vancouver 2-1 and defeated by D.C. United 3-0. 

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21. Chicago (8-12-10) 

Last week: 20. 

Draw at Columbus 1-1. 

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22. Houston (9-15-4) 

Last week: 22. 

Lost at Sporting KC 1-0. 

Sell Mauro Manotas already.

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23. Vancouver (6-15-9) 

Last week: 23. 

Defeated at Montreal 2-1 and defeated by NYCFC 3-1. 

At the beginning of the season, some were saying that this team was a darkhorse in the East. I think that horse was actually a bum steer.

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24. Cincinnati (5-20-3) 

Last week: 24. 

Lost at Dallas 3-1. 

The first to 20!

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Doug Roberson
Doug Roberson
Doug Roberson covers the Atlanta United and Major League Soccer.
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