With only a few weeks of the MLS regular season to go, NYRB hold the top spot in ESPN's Power Rankings, while Real Salt Lake fade at the wrong time.
Week 31 ranking: 1
Bradley Wright-Phillips returned to the Red Bulls lineup and helped aid in the chase for the Supporters Shield with a goal in a 3-1 win over the Quakes in San Jose. New York is peaking at the perfect time.
Week 31 ranking: 2
Tata Martino's team didn't...
Sebastian Blanco scored a pair of goals and assisted on another to lead the Portland Timbers to a 4-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday in Sandy, Utah, in a key Western Conference matchup.
Blanco's effort helped Portland win for the fourth time in its past six regular-season matches at Utah. The Timbers did not clinch a playoff berth, but one win in their last two games would be enough.
The loss snapped Salt Lake's 14-game home unbeaten streak. RSL is now only a point ahead of the Galaxy for...