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Power Rankings: Week 4

For a second straight week, there's little drama atop the MLSsoccer.com Power Rankings. Two more goals from Edson Buddle and a win over the reigning champs made Los Angeles our panel's choice an easy one. But the picture gets murky from there, as New York, Houston and Columbus battle for positioning.


Rank
Last
Club
Comment
11

Edson Buddle has almost twice as many goals as D.C. and Chivas combined. Yikes.

Last: Beat RSL, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Sat. at KC

27

 It's early, but every Solér/Backe addition has contributed -- is Nielsen the next diamond?

Last: Beat DAL, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Sat. vs. PHI

39

Write this down now: Geoff Cameron will start for the U.S. at the 2014 World Cup.

Last: Beat CHV, 3-0 [WATCH] Next: Sat. at CHI

43

The Crew get their chance to avenge last year's playoff collapse against RSL, and assert themslves in the East.

Last: Tied at DAL, 2-2 [WATCH] Next: Sat. vs. RSL

52

First loss a bummer, but this has the makings of the best KC squad since the MLS Cup winners in 2000.

Last: Lost at SEA, 1-0 [WATCH] Next: Sat. vs. LA

66

With every game Seattle struggles to score, expectations for Nkufo grow greater.

Last: Beat KC, 1-0 [WATCH] Next: Thurs. at DAL

78

They've all come against teams with losing records, but 7 points are 7 points.

Last: Beat TFC, 3-1 [WATCH] Next: Sat. at NE

84

The defending champs have perhaps the most deceiving record in the league.

Last: Lost at LA, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Sat. at CLB

913

Over .500 for first time since re-forming, Quakes 2.0 are feelin' it. Can they keep it up vs. lowly Chivas?

Last: Beat NE, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: Sat. at CHV

1014

De los Cobos gets his first win, and Marco Pappa puts goalkeepers leaguewide on notice.

Last: Won at DC, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: Sat. vs. HOU

115

If you've ever doubted how much Shalrie Joseph means to this team, look at how toothless the Revs are without him.

Last: Lost at SJ, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: Sat. vs. COL

1210

Hello, Jeff Cunningham? You do know the season started, right? Please report to the goalmouth immediately.

Last: Lost at NY, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Thurs. vs. SEA

1311

Quakes fans are talking smack about a sure-fire win this weekend at the HDC. That can't be good.

Last: Lost at HOU, 3-0 [WATCH] Next: Sat. vs. SJ

1412

Philly fans have waited years to finally sit through a traffic jam on I-95 up to New Jersey on Saturday.

Last: Lost at TFC, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Sat. at NY

1515

Questionable additions, constant tinkering, loss after loss: Is Preki this year's Juan Carlos Osorio?

Last: Lost at COL, 3-1 [WATCH] Next: Sun. vs. SEA

1616

When Jaime Moreno says even he's never seen this, you've got yourself a shot at infamy.

Last: Lost to CHI, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: May 1 vs. NY