MLS Power Rankings

Major League Soccer

Updated MLS, USL, NWSL, and Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 16

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
The USA moves on to the quarter-finals, and the U.S. Open Cup makes progress.

Updated MLS, USL, NWSL, and Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 9

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 1 view
Philadelphia keeps pace with expectations, but still needs to over-perform to make a serious push at playoffs. Gold Cup projections are thrown in as a bonus for those interested.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through July 2

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
New SEBA projections. Union chances improve a little, but power ranking improves a lot, as the model still tries to figure out what to think of Philadelphia.

SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week 17

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Toronto FC strengthened its hold on the top spot in MLS, but the Chicago Fire continue to look like TFC's best competition for standing as the best team in the league.

TFC added another Canadian Championship trophy on Tuesday, following up an impressive win against New England to continue a season that is looking more and more like one that could end with an MLS Cup.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 24

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Philadelphia's odds improve, but are still in a deep hole. Chicago stays on top.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 18

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Philadelphia's playoffs chances continue to crash. Also, the USOC chances get bleak due to unlucky draw.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 11

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Despite only a few games this week, Philadelphia's chances continue to decline a little bit.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through June 4

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Chicago at the top of the power rankings. Philadelphia continues declining. They'll need to pull at least 7 points from the next three home matches to improve their playoffs outlook.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through May 28

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Philadelphia moves up in power rankings but down in playoff chances. Toronto is back on top.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through May 21

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Philadelphia moves up to 7th in SEBA's power rankings. NYCFC takes the top spot overall. USOC second round is complete with the fourth round draw decided.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through May 14

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Philadelphia jumps up to 10th in Power Rankings. Toronto takes 1st. U.S. Open Cup 1st round is finished and the 3rd round draw is complete.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through May 7

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Philadelphia climbs out of last in the power rankings and moves in the right direction towards improving playoff odds.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 30

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 30. Orlando takes over 1st place in power rankings. Philly needs to bank a win before it can move out of the cellar.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 23

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 23

SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week 8

Soccer By Ives at related • 1 view

Photo by Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

With week eight of MLS action wrapped up, things remain at the status quo at the very top and very bottom of this week's SBI MLS Power Rankings.

FC Dallas secured their top spot with gusto, dispatching their immediate competition in second-place Sporting Kansas City in a strong, defensive 1-0 win.

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 16

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 1 view
Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through April 16

Updated MLS and USL SEBA projections through April 9

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Updated MLS and USL SEBA projections through April 9

Updated MLS and USL SEBA projections through April 2

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Updated MLS and USL SEBA projections through April 2

Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through March 26

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
Updated MLS, USL, and NWSL SEBA projections through March 26

SBI MLS Power Rankings (Week 1)

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Part of the beauty of MLS is that for all the offseason predictions, once the matches begin, anything can happen.

Just ask the Houston Dynamo and Seattle Sounders. The reigning MLS Cup champions had their thrones rocked by a team that finished next-to-last in 2016, as the Dynamo captured a 2-1 victory thanks to Erick 'Cubo' Torres beautiful free kick and a debut goal from Romell Quioto.

MLS Power Rankings: Week 26

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. The back and forth between conference leaders Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake continued this week with SKC [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 25

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. The New York Red Bulls spent just a week at No. 1 as they lost to the Columbus Crew [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 24

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. The New York Red Bulls moved into first place in the Power Rankings for the first time this season [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 23

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. Does anyone want to win the Supporters' Shield this year? The top four teams in last week's Power Rankings [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 22

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. The showdown between the top two teams in our Power Rankings lived up to the hype with Sporting Kansas [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 21

Soccer Perspectives at related • 1 view
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. Real Salt Lake has left no doubt about which team is the best in MLS for now with an [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 20

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. A busy week in Major League Soccer saw a few teams make big moves. The LA Galaxy climbed back [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 19

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. Some wild finishes in MLS gave us a few changes in this week's Soccer Perspectives MLS Power Rankings. Real [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 18

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. The top two teams in the MLS Power Rankings lost last week, but with only 10 teams in action, [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 17

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. The top two teams in the MLS Power Rankings lost last week, but with only 10 teams in action, [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 16

Soccer Perspectives at related • 1 view
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. A light schedule this week meant less movement than usual in the Power Rankings, but a few teams were [...]

MLS Expansion: Ranking The Hopefuls

WVHooligan at related • 10 views

Most of you reading this space know that I have long been on the pulse of MLS expansion. From back in the Seattle and Philadelphia days for expansion, to the Portland and Vancouver double dip in 2010 and most recently with New York City. Some of you have asked recently where I feel the league is going next in terms of expansion, so I hope in a way this will shed some light for you on what I am thinking.

MLS Power Rankings: Week 15

Soccer Perspectives at related • 1 view
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. The Montreal Impact moved into first in this week's Power Rankings with an impressive 2-1 win at Sporting Kansas [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 14

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. For the first time this season, Soccer Perspectives had a unanimous No. 1. FC Dallas earned the distinction following [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 13

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. FC Dallas kept the top spot this week despite losing 4-2 at the surging Seattle Sounders. The New York [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 12

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. That didn't take long. FC Dallas quickly reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the Power Rankings this week after [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 12

Soccer Perspectives at related • 1 view
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. That didn't take long. FC Dallas quickly reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the Power Rankings this week after [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 11

Soccer Perspectives at related • 0 views
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. The Houston Dynamo went on the road and defeated the LA Galaxy. That win was enough to move them [...]

MLS Power Rankings: Week 10

Soccer Perspectives at related • 1 view
Editor's note: Each week, the Soccer Perspectives MLS Expert Panel will rank Major League Soccer's 19 teams from best to worst. For the first time this season, two teams tied for No. 1 in the Soccer Perspectives MLS Power Rankings. [...]

The Rest

Chicago Fire Power Rankings: MLS Round Nine

On The Fire at related • 0 views

We're not worst! We're not worst! We're not worst! (image: usdirect.com)

Each week, OTF aggregates the power rankings and visits with the MLS pundits to see what they say about our Chicago Fire...

HIT THE MUSIC! Aggregate = 16.5/19 ( -1.2 from last week) Soccer America(15)

"The Impact used its proven formula of aMarco di Vaiogoal (his fourth) and stout defense (only five goals conceded this season) to beat Chicago, 2-0.