MLS Week 14 power rankings unchanged as Open Cup takes center stage

Published: Thursday, June 7 2012 11:50 a.m. MDT

The main focus of last week (and this week) is the U.S. Open Cup. With league play on hold until the end of the international break, Major League Soccer teams have turned their attention to the United States’ version of the English FA Cup. Or at least half of them have. Of the 16 MLS teams in the competition (Canadian teams have their own cup), eight were eliminated at their first hurdle, none by fellow MLS competitors. Most notably, amateur team Cal FC beat the Portland Timbers, giving them three Open Cup wins, all against teams higher than them in the U.S. soccer pyramid. For week 14, here are the power rankings.
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