1. D.C. United Rec.:
: With a 5-0-1 record in past six games, D.C. is back atop its customary perch. Next:
vs. Houston, July 22.
2. New England Rec.:
: After brief hiccup in Salt Lake City, the Revs impressed in win over Toronto. Next:
at L.A. Galaxy, Friday
3. Columbus Rec.:
: After strange three game losing skid, the Crew are 2-0-1 in last three matches. Next:
vs. Chicago, Saturday.
4. L.A. Galaxy Rec.:
: Porous defense was on display in grand fashion in 4-1 loss last weekend at D.C. United. Next:
vs. New England, Friday.
: Aren't in dominant form yet, but the defending champs have only lost twice since April. Next:
at Real Salt Lake, Thursday.
6. Toronto FC Rec.:
: In typical fashion, Toronto lost on the road and missed chance to move up the standings. Next:
at Chicago, July 12.
7. Real Salt Lake Rec.:
: Missed a golden opportunity to take over first place in the West by losing at Kansas City. Next:
vs. Houston, Thursday.
8. Chivas USA Rec.:
: Were the beneficiary of a terrible mistake by New York to earn a tie. Next:
vs. San Jose, Saturday
9. New York Rec.:
: The Red Bulls continue to play well and get results while million dollar superstars recover from injuries. Next:
at Colorado, Friday.
10. FC Dallas Rec.:
: Battled back to earn critical point at rival Houston last Thursday. Next:
vs. Kansas City, Friday.
11. Chicago Rec.:
: Continues to flounder with a 1-4-1 record in past six matches. Next:
at Columbus, Saturday.
12. Kansas City
: Own goal by RSL snapped 406 minute scoreless streak by the Wizards. Next:
at FC Dallas, Friday.
13. Colorado Rec.:
: The Rapids seem to be getting worse each week. The Fernando Clavijo firing watch is underway. Next:
vs. New York, Friday.
14. San Jose
Rec.: 3-8-3. Pv. 14. Note: Earned another gutty point by battling Chicago to scoreless draw on the road. Next: at Chivas, Saturday.