It has been a while since I posted about the MLS because of my busy schedule working for Pro Football Focus. I am finished with it now so expect an MLS post each week. I have decided to combine everything into one post, so in each post you will get Headlines, Power Rankings and Top 25 Player Rankings.

Headlines

  • DC United got a big win to start off week 17 taking down Atlanta United 2-1. Josef Martinez scored his second goal after his injury in a loss for Atlanta.
  • The Minnesota Loons got a fantastic win over the struggling Portland Timbers 3-2
  • LA Galaxy win easy over Colorado Rapids 3-1
  • Seattle and Orlando draw 1-1
  • Toronto FC wins 2-0 on Friday over NE Revolution
  • In a Texas Battle, FC Dallas and Houston Dynamo draw 1-1
  • On rivalry Saturday, NYCFC gets the upperhand on NY Red Bulls and wins 2-0
  • Philly Union take out rival DC United 1-0.
  • Columbus Crew get an easy win 4-1 over MTL Impact. Federico Higuain scores twice
  • Chicago Fire were on fire as they lit up Orlando and the scoreboard 4-0. David Accam has a hat trick.
  • Sporting KC beats La Galaxy 2-1.
  • Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders draw 2-2 to cap off rivalry weekend.

Power Rankings

  1.   Toronto FC
  2.  Chicago Fire
  3.  NYCFC
  4.  Sporting KC
  5.  Columbus Crew
  6.  NY Red Bulls
  7.  Orlando City SC
  8.  Houston Dynamo
  9.  FC Dallas
  10.  Portland Timbers
  11.  LA Galaxy
  12.  ATL United
  13.  NE Revolution
  14.  Seattle Sounders
  15.  SJ Quakes
  16.  Minnesota Loons
  17.  Vancouver Whitecaps
  18.  Philly Union
  19.  DC United
  20.  MTL Impact
  21.  Real Salt Lake
  22.  Colorado Rapids

Top 25 Player Rankings

  1.   David Villa
  2.  Sebastian Giovinco
  3.  Bradley Wright-Phillips
  4.  Bastian Schweinstieger
  5.  Ignacio Piatti
  6.  OLA Kamara
  7.  Fanendo Adi
  8.  Maxi Urruti
  9.  Cyle Larin
  10.   David Accam
  11.  Federico Higuain
  12.  Diego Valeri
  13.  Josef Martinez
  14.  Erick Torres
  15.  Clint Dempsey
  16.  Gio Dos Santos
  17.  Miguel Almiron
  18.  Justin Meram
  19.  Jack Harrison
  20.  CJ Sapong
  21.  Kaka
  22.  Andrea Pirlo
  23.   Nenja Nikolic
  24.  Gerso
  25.  Nick Lodeiro