Tuesday, August 28, 2007

The Monday MLS Breakdown: Starting the Fire

Goal.com USA's Kyle McCarthy gives credit to Juan Carlos Osorio and Cuauhtemoc Blanco for starting a Fire revival in Chi-Town.

Goal.com MLS Rankings

1. Houston Dynamo – Stop dropping points to lesser teams (1)

2. New England Revolution – Lucky pair of points will help as they try to hold off D.C. (2)

3. D.C. United – Not pretty, but effective in Toronto(4)

4. FC Dallas – Off week gives them time to rest and integrate Denilson (3)

5. Chivas USA – Could surprise some people in the playoffs (6)

6. Kansas City Wizards – Splitting home and home with Chicago is creditable (5)

7. Red Bull New York – Can’t give up points that were in the bag (7)

8. Chicago Fire – Looking like a playoff side at the moment (9)

9. Columbus Crew – Gutsy draw in Houston signifies team spirit (8)

10. Colorado Rapids – No credit for beating up a poor L.A. side, but there are signs of life (10)

11. Los Angeles Galaxy – Must shore up defense before next season (11)

12. Toronto FC – Cannot seem to score if life depended on it (12)

13. Real Salt Lake – Still terrible and that’s unlikely to change anytime soon (13)

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