10 weeks have passed in the 2015 Major League Soccer season, and FC Dallas are at the top of this week’s MLS Power Rankings again after a come-from-behind victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy. Other big winners this weekend include the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Columbus Crew. Let’s take a look at this week’s MLS Power Rankings here on The View From Avalon.
1. FC Dallas
Oscar Pareja’s FC Dallas are at the top of this week’s MLS Power Rankings after a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Tex. Blas Perez (77′) and Tesho Akindele (86′) scored for Dallas, who are back in action on May 15 against the New York Red Bulls at home. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. CT/9 p.m. ET and will be televised by Univision Deportes.May 9, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Whitecaps forward Darren Mattocks (11) celebrates his goal against Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Brian Sylvestre (49) (not pictured) during the second half at BC Place. The Vancouver Whitecaps won 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports
2. Vancouver Whitecaps
Goals from Pedro Morales (32′), Octavio Rivero (44′) and Darren Mattocks (81′) gave Carl Robinson’s Vancouver Whitecaps a massive 3-0 shutout win over the Philadelphia Union at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, B.C. The Caps have a big contest on the way on May 16 against the Seattle Sounders at home. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET and will be televised by TSN2.May 9, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Crew SC forward Kei Kamara (23) gestures to fans after his second goal against Seattle Sounders FC at MAPFRE Stadium. Columbus won the game 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports
3. Columbus Crew
In a shootout at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, a Kei Kamara brace (10′, 58′) and an insurance goal from Federico Higuain (49′) were enough for Gregg Berhalter’s Columbus Crew to dismiss the Seattle Sounders 3-2. Columbus hit the road to face the San Jose Earthqwuakes on May 16 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif. Kickoff is scheduled for 10:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE.May 9, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; D.C. United forward Jairo Arrieta (19) celebrates with D.C. United defender Kofi Opare (6) after scoring a goal against the Sporting KC during the first half at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
4. D.C. United
Jairo Arrieta put Ben Olsen’s D.C. United ahead 1-0 over Sporting Kansas City at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. but gave up the lead second later and were consigned to a 1-1 draw. D.C. continue their season with a couple of matched. On May 13, they face Orlando City at home. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET and will be televised by ESPN2. On May 17, they hit the road and take on the struggling Philadelphia Union at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET and will be televised by Fox Sports 1.May 8, 2015; Orlando, FL, USA; New England Revolution midfielder Kelyn Rowe (center) celebrates a goal with forward Juan Agudelo (17) and defender Chris Tierney (8) during the second half of an MLS soccer match at Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. The game was a 2-2 tie. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
5. New England Revolution
Despite goals from Charlie Davies (19′) and Kelyn Rowe (71′), Jay Heaps’s New England Revolution were held to a 2-2 draw at the Citrus Bowl. Up next for New England is a match with Toronto FC at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. on May 16. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE.