MLS Power Poll Week 16: Top 5 shuffles

Here are the results of the weekly MLS Power Poll, which only takes into account the results and not potential:

1. LAFC (11-1-4)

Last week: 1.

Did not play.

2. Philadelphia (9-4-4)

Last week: 5.

Did not play.

3. New York Red Bulls (7-6-3)

Last week: 2.

Did not play.

I know they have fewer wins than those below them, but I think they are playing very well.

4. Atlanta United (8-5-2)

Last week: 3.

Did not play.

5. L.A. Galaxy (10-6-1)

Last week: 14.

Defeated Cincinnati 2-0. 

I know this team has 10 wins, but it feels like a paper tiger.

6. D.C. United (7-4-6)

Last week: 6.

Did not play.

7. Montreal (8-7-3)

Last week: 7.

Did not play.

8. Houston (7-4-3)

Last week: 5.

Defeated at Portland 4-0.

9.San Jose (5-6-4)

Last week: 8.

Did not play.

10. NYCFC (5-1-8)

Last week: 9.

Did not play.

11. Dallas (7-6-4)

Last week: 10.

Defeated Toronto 3-0.

12. Minnesota (6-7-3)

Last week: 11.

Did not play.

13. Seattle (7-4-5)

Last week: 12.

Did not play.

14. Orlando (5-7-3)

Last week: 13.

Did not play.

15. Portland (5-7-2)

Last week: 19.

Defeated Houston 4-0.

Starting to heat up with two wins in past three.

16. Vancouver (4-6-7)

Last week: 15.

Draw with Colorado 2-2.

17. Real Salt Lake (6-8-2)

Last week: 16.

Draw at Chicago 1-1.

18. Colorado (4-9-4)

Last week: 17.

Draw at Vancouver 2-2.

19. New England (4-8-4)

Last week: 18.

Did not play.

20. Sporting KC (4-5-7) 

Last week: 21.

Won at Columbus 1-0.

21. Chicago (4-6-7)

Last week: 22.

Draw with Real Salt Lake 1-1.

22. Toronto (5-7-4)

Last week: 20.

Defeated by Dallas 3-0.

Winless in its past eight.

23. Columbus (5-10-2)

Last week: 23.

Defeated by Sporting KC 1-0.

Four points from its past 33. Caleb Porter has to do better.

24. Cincinnati (3-12-2)

Last week: 24.

Defeated by L.A. Galaxy 2-0.

They haven’t hit bottom yet.

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