2014 MLS Power Rankings: Week 21

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Jul 19, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Sounders FC forward Tristan Bowen (7) points to the sky after scoring a goal against the Tottenham Hotspurs during the second half at CenturyLink Field. The game was a 3-3 draw. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

Another week in Major League Soccer concludes, and the Seattle Sounders are at the head of the MLS Power Rankings but with two games on the docket this week, will they stay there? Moves, shakers, and a whole lot of moneymakers. This is the MLS Power Rankings on the MLS Multiplex and it starts…now.

1. Seattle Sounders

Sigi Schmid’s Seattle Sounders were off this week and will take on the Los Angeles Galaxy on July 28 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET/10 p.m. ET and will be televised by ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes and TSN2. On Aug. 2, they travel to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. to take on the San Jose Earthquakes. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m PT/10:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by NBCSN and TSN2.

Jul 26, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Sporting KC goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum (30) and defender Kevin Ellis (4) celebrate their win at BMO Field. Sporting KC beat Toronto FC 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Peter Llewellyn-USA TODAY Sports

2. Sporting Kansas City

Goals from Graham Zusi (48′) and Jacob Peterson (80′) paced Peter Vermes’s Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC at BMO Field in Toronto, Ont. despite going down to 10 men. Sporting continue their season on Aug. 1 against the Philadelphia Union at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT/8 p.m. ET and will be televised by NRCSN and TSN2.

Jul 26, 2014; Jacksonville, FL, USA; D.C. United midfielder Collin Martin on the attack against Fulham FC] at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Richard Dole-USA TODAY Sports

3. D.C. United

Ben Olsen’s D.C. United were off this week and are back in action on July 30 against Toronto FC at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE. On Aug. 3, they face the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Tex. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET and will be televised by UDN.

Jul 27, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Portland Timbers defender/midfielder Rodney Wallace (22) and forward Gaston Fernandez (10) celebrates a midfielder Diego Valeri (not pictured) goal against Montreal Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush (30) during the second half at the Stade Saputo. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sport

4. Portland Timbers

Maximiliano Urruti (34′), Will Johnson (40′) and Diego Valeri (82′) powered Caleb Porter’s Portland Timbers to a huge 3-2 victory over the Montreal Impact at Stade Saputo in Montreal, Que. Portland’s road trip continues on Aug. 2, when they take on the Los Angeles Galaxy at StubHub Center. Kickoff is scheduled for 11:30 p.m. PT/2:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by NBC and TSN.

Jul 26, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez (14) and Columbus Crew midfielder Wil Trapp (20) work for the ball in the second half at Gillette Stadium. The Columbus Crew defeated the New England Revolution 2-1. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

5. Columbus Crew

Goals from Federico Higuain (43′) and Ethan Finlay (84′) paced Gregg Berhalter’s Columbus Crew to a 2-1 win over the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The Crew travel to Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill. to take on the Chicago Fire on Aug. 2. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT/8:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE.

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