1. New England Rec.:
: The Revolution are red hot winners of five of their last six, including at Houston last weekend. Next:
vs. New York, today.
2. L.A. Galaxy Rec.:
: Enigmatic striker Edson Buddle is thriving with a healthy David Beckham. Next:
vs. Columbus, Saturday.
3. D.C. United Rec.:
: Are on a four-game unbeaten streak, and again a force in the Eastern conference. Next:
vs. San Jose, Sunday.
4. Houston Rec.:
: National team duty really hurt Houston in a shutout loss to New England last weekend. Next:
vs. Colorado, Saturday.
: After four straight games without a goal, the Crew poured in three at Kansas City. Next:
at L.A. Galaxy, Saturday
6. Chicago Rec.:
: The Fire are definitely in a rut having only won one of their last four matches. Next:
at Chivas USA, Thursday.
7. FC Dallas Rec.:
: Picked up a much-needed 1-0 win over Chicago in the sweltering heat on Sunday. Next:
at New York, Saturday.
8. Toronto FC Rec.:
: Won at home again, but must find a way to get it done on the road sooner or later. Next:
vs. Kansas City, Saturday.
9. Real Salt Lake Rec.:
: After first road win of the season last weekend, four of RSL's next five are at home. Next:
vs. San Jose, today.
10. Chivas USA Rec.:
: Following a three-game losing streak, the Goats have lost two straight 1-0 games. Next:
vs. Chicago, Thursday.
11. Colorado Rec.:
: Looked bad in a 3-1 loss at Toronto FC, clearly missing Pablo Mastroeni. Next:
vs. Houston, Saturday.
12. New York
: The Red Bulls were trounced 4-1 at D.C. United, and have now lost three of last four. Next:
vs. FC Dallas, Saturday.
13. Kansas City Rec.:
: Following a promising start, the Wizards have been dreadful and haven't won since April 20. Next:
at Toronto, Saturday.
14. San Jose
Rec.: 3-7-1. Pv. 13. Note: It was back to reality last weekend for the Earthquakes, who were clobbered 3-0 by visiting Galaxy. Next: at Real Salt Lake, today.