2014 MLS Power Rankings: Week 12

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16. Montreal Impact

Frank Klopas’s situation with the Montreal Impact keeps getting worse and worse. Andres Romero scored in the 88th minute of play, but it was way too little, way too late as L’Impact went limp like biscuits against the Colorado Rapids, 4-1, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

Montreal have a tough couple of matches this week. On May 28, they travel to BMO Field for the first leg of the Canadian Championship final against Toronto FC. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by Sportsnet One. On May 31, they host the New England Revolution at Stade Saputo. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE, TSN2, and RDS.

May 21, 2014; Carson, CA, USA; FC Dallas forward Tesho Akindele (13) and defender Stephen Keel (22) celebrate after a goal in the second half as Los Angeles Galaxy uring the game against the Los Angeles Galaxy defender Tommy Meyer (21) reacts at StubHub Center. The Galaxy defeated FC Dallas 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

17. FC Dallas

Talk about a rough week for Oscar Pareja’s FC Dallas. On Wednesday, rookie Tesho Akindele opened up his scoring account in the 65th minute but Dallas fell to the Los Angeles Galaxy, 2-1 at StubHub Center. On Saturday, they played to a scoreless draw with Real Salt Lake. Dallas will look to rebound on May 31 against the San Jose Earthquakes at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Tex. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT/8:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE and Univision Deportes.

May 10, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Union midfielder Maurice Edu (21) controls the ball during the first half of the game against the D.C. United at PPL Park. The D.C. United won the match 1-0. Mandatory Credit: John Geliebter-USA TODAY Sports

18. Philadelphia Union

Despite an 88th minute penalty conversion from Maurice Edu, John Hackworth’s Philadelphia Union will forever be known for conceding history in the making in their 4-1 defeat to Landon Donovan and the Los Angeles Galaxy at StubHub Center.

“It was our own errors and I felt like we gifted [Los Angeles] the game,” said Union midfielder Maurice Edu to philadelphiaunion.com’s Kerith Gabriel. “We gave some goals to them, but in saying that, we have another game on Saturday here in LA again and it’s a chance for us to find a way to get back on the right track.”

Gifted? Well, the match did take place seven months prior to Christmas 2014, but the Plex digresses. The match Edu is referring to is the encounter with Chivas USA on May 31 at the Hub. Kickoff is scheduled for 10:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by MLS LIVE.

May 25, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; San Jose Earthquakes run to join on a dog pile after a goal by San Jose Earthquakes midfielder/forward Atiba Harris (23) against the Houston Dynamo during the second half at Buck Shaw Stadium. The San Jose Earthquakes defeated the Houston Dynamo 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

19. Houston Dynamo

From one AEG-owned club…to another. Dominic Kinnear’s Houston Dynamo have hit rock-bottom and are at the bottom of the MLS Power Rankings after a sorry week of weeks. First, they get shut out by D.C. United, 2-0, at RFK Stadium on Wednesday. And then they shut out again, 3-0, by the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday.

Hey Kinnear, ever heard of teaching your boys the time-honored art of…scoring? Yeah, that’s right, you may want to try it sometime, boss. Returning to you, the readers, Kinnear and the Dynamo will look to apply the lessons learned from this sorry week of weeks without a certain Brad Davis on June 1 against the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT/8 p.m. ET and will be televised by Univision Deportes.

Class dismissed.