2015 MLS Power Rankings: Week 13

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May 31, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Sounders FC forward Clint Dempsey (2) poses for a selfie with a fan following a 2-1 victory against the New York Red Bulls during the second half at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

A regular to to the top of the MLS Power Rankings, the Seattle Sounders are at the top of this week’s edition after another strong performance over the past week’s action. Meanwhile, Portland and Vancouver are also making an assault towards the top in a big week for Cascadia’s teams. Let’s take a look at this week’s MLS Power Rankings on The View From Avalon, part of the FanSided Network.

1. Seattle Sounders

On Wednesday at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash., a 15th minute goal from Marco Pappa gave Sigi Schmid’s Seattle Sounders a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids. On Sunday at home, goals from Pappa (69′) and Chad Barrett (90′ + 1′) gave the Sounders a 2-1 come-from-behind win over the New York Red Bulls. Seattle hit the road on Jun. 6 to face Sporting Kansas City from Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. PT/8:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE.

May 30, 2015; Commerce City, CO, USA; Portland Timbers defender Alvas Powell (2) reacts to the extra time win over the Colorado Rapids at Dicks Sporting Goods Park. The Timbers defeated the Rapids 2-1 in extra time. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

2. Portland Timbers

Caleb Porter’s Portland Timbers started the week with a 1-0 victory over D.C. United on Wednesday at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. Maximilliano Urruti scored for the Timbers, who then followed that up with a 2-1 victory at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday. Gaston Fernandez (38′) and Jack Jewsbury (90′ + 3′) scored for Portland. The Timbers return to action with a Jun. 6 contest against the New England Revolution at home. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE.

May 29, 2015; Kansas City, KS, USA; Sporting KC mid-fielder Benny Feilhaber (10) dribbles the ball against FC Dallas mid-fielder Victor Ulloa (8) during the second half at Sporting Park. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

3. Sporting Kansas City

Peter Vermes’s Sporting Kansas City smashed FC Dallas 4-0 at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. Krisztian Nemeth (19′), Benny Feilhaber (51′), Kevin Ellis (57′) and Graham Zusi (64′) scored for Sporting, who are back in action on Jun. 6 against the Seattle Sounders at home. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT/8:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE.

May 30, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Cristian Techera (13) celebrates his goal against Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando (18)(not pictured) during the second half at BC Place. The Vancouver Whitecaps won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

4. Vancouver Whitecaps

Goals from Gershon Koffie (36′) and Cristian Techera (79′) powered Carl Robinson’s Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, B.C. Two games are on tap for the Whitecaps this week.

On Jun. 3, Vancouver travel to Stade Saputo in Montreal, Que. to take on the Montreal Impact. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET and will be televised by TSN1 and TSN5 The Caps will then look to keep their winstreak over the Los Angeles Galaxy alive at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on Jun. 6. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by TSN2.

May 30, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco (10) celebrates their victory with midfielder Michael Bradley (4) and head coach Greg Vanney against the San Jose Earthquakes at BMO Field. The FC defeated the Earthquakes 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

5. Toronto FC

Justin Morrow (22′), Warren Creavalle (33′) and Luke Moore (71′) powered Greg Vanney’s Toronto FC to a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes at BMO Field in Toronto, Ont. A long road trip awaits the Reds, who face D.C. United at RFK Stadium on Jun. 6. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE.

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