1. D.C. United

Rec.: 7-7-1. Pv. 3. Note: 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.: 9-4-3. Pv. 1. Note: After brief hiccup in Salt Lake City, the Revs impressed in win over Toronto. Next: at L.A. Galaxy, Friday

3. Columbus

Rec.: 8-4-2. Pv. 4. Note: 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.: 6-5-3. Pv. 2. Note: Porous defense was on display in grand fashion in 4-1 loss last weekend at D.C. United. Next: vs. New England, Friday.

5. Houston

Rec.: 4-4-7. Pv. 7. Note: 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.: 6-5-3. Pv. 5. Note: 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.: 5-6-4. Pv. 6. Note: 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.: 5-6-3. Pv. 8. Note: Were the beneficiary of a terrible mistake by New York to earn a tie. Next: vs. San Jose, Saturday

9. New York

Rec.: 5-4-5. Pv. 10. Note: 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.: 4-6-5. Pv. 11. Note: Battled back to earn critical point at rival Houston last Thursday. Next: vs. Kansas City, Friday.

11. Chicago

Rec.: 6-5-2. Pv. 9. Note: Continues to flounder with a 1-4-1 record in past six matches. Next: at Columbus, Saturday.

12. Kansas City

Rec.: 4-5-4. Pv. 13. Note: Own goal by RSL snapped 406 minute scoreless streak by the Wizards. Next: at FC Dallas, Friday.

13. Colorado

Rec.: 5-8-1. Pv. 12. Note: 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.