Not much changed during a sleepy week back from the World Cup break. The Galaxy held their top spot - yawn - and the Crew and Real Salt Lake swapped spots in the top three. But the big news belongs to the Red Bulls, who can likely move up even further next week with a win over Colorado.
The Galaxy have done more than keep the ship afloat, and now they get their stars back.
Last: Tied TFC, 0-0 [WATCH] Next: Sunday vs. SEA
Guillermo Barros Schelotto's goal brought the instant replay questons home in a hurry.
Last: Beat DC, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. CHI
The tongue-lashing Jason Kreis gave the champs was priceless. Will they respond?
Last: Tied SJ, 0-0 [WATCH] Next: Friday vs. NE
The Red Bulls hardly skipped a beat over the break, but will Henry ruin the chemistry?
Last: Beat KC, 3-0 [WATCH] Next: Sunday at COL
Gary Smith says Conor Casey has found his groove. Bad news for the Western Conference.
Last: Tied HOU, 2-2 [WATCH] Next: Sunday vs. NY
After Jon Busch's shutout, do the Quakes have a controversy in net?
Last: Tied RSL, 0-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. DCU
The Reds' homestand began with a whimper, but they should be able to take three from Houston.
Last: Tied LA, 0-0 [WATCH] Next: Thursday vs. HOU
Marco Pappa has been a revelation. Julio Martinez? Not so much.
Last: Beat NE, 1-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at CLB
Hyndman's group can realistically picture a four-game winning streak.
Last: Beat CHV, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. KC
The Dynamo are in the middle of a brutal stretch. Can they keep pace?
Last: Tied COL, 2-2 [WATCH] Next: Thursday at TFC
The Blaise Nkufo countdown begins in earnest in Seattle.
Last: Lost at PHI, 3-1 [WATCH] Next: Sunday at LA
The new and improved Philadelphia Union - now with home field advantage!
Last: Beat SEA, 3-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at CHV
So much for that win streak. KC looked flatter than usual at home vs. RBNY.
Last: Lost to NY, 3-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at FCD
Will the return of Matt Reis somehow rescue this team? Here's hoping.
Last: Lost to CHI, 1-0 [WATCH] Next: Friday at RSL
Chris Pontius is a factor once again. Can United capitalize?
Last: Lost at CLB, 2-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at SJ
The bright side - Paulo Nagamura is back with the Goats.
Last: Lost to FCD, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. PHI