1. D.C. United

Rec.: 7-7-1. Pv. 1. Note: Despite SuperLiga loss to Guadalajara, D.C. United has won five of last six league games. Next: vs. Houston, Tuesday.

2. New England

Rec.: 10-4-3. Pv. 2. Note: Doesn't play another league game until August while focusing on the SuperLiga. Next: vs. Chicago, Aug. 9.

3. Houston

Rec.: 4-4-8. Pv. 4. Note: Sooner or later Houston is going to start winning some games and then watch. Next: at D.C. United, Tuesday.

4. Real Salt Lake

Rec.: 6-6-5. Pv. 8. Note: RSL is finally a first-place team, but how long will it last with so many road games? Next: at Chicago, Saturday.

5. Columbus

Rec.: 8-5-3. Pv. 3. Note: Will loss at RSL send the Crew into another downward spiral like earlier this year? Next: vs. Kansas City, Thursday.

6. L.A. Galaxy

Rec.: 6-6-4. Pv. 6. Note: The Galaxy are in a bit of a rut with an 0-2-2 record in the past four matches. Next: at New York, Saturday.

7. Chivas USA

Rec.: 6-6-4. Pv. 7. Note: The Goats are in the midst of a league break while participating in the SuperLiga. Next: at Chicago, Aug. 2.

8. Chicago

Rec.: 7-5-3. Pv. 10. Note: Ended long winning drought with critical win over Toronto FC last weekend. Next: vs. Real Salt Lake, Saturday

9. Toronto FC

Rec.: 6-6-3. Pv. 5. Note: Not surprisingly, Toronto lost on the road last week with another tough road stretch upcoming. Next: vs. San Jose, Saturday.

10. Kansas City

Rec.: 5-5-5. Pv. 12. Note: The Wizards own a 2-0-1 record the past three matches after not winning since early April. Next: at Columbus, Thursday.

11. FC Dallas

Rec.: 4-6-6. Pv. 9. Note: Haven't won a league game since a 1-0 victory vs. Chicago on June 15. Next: vs. Colorado, Saturday.

12. Colorado

Rec.: 6-8-2. Pv. 12. Note: Typical Colorado followed up big victory over New York with lethargic draw at San Jose. Next: at Dallas, Saturday.

13. New York

Rec.: 5-6-5. Pv. 13. Note: Good thing San Jose has a stranglehold on the basement, otherwise the Red Bulls would be there. Next: vs. L.A. Galaxy, Saturday.

14. San Jose

Rec.: 3-9-4. Pv. 14. Note: Wins have been tough to come by, but the 'Quakes earned an impressive tie last week. Next: at Toronto, Saturday.