Power Rankings Overview: Montreal shoots above LA Galaxy

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Power Ranking Averages for week 3
Compiled by K. Asay

Sites Used:
*Bleacher Report (bleacherreport.com)
*ESPN (espnfc.com/powerrankings/_/year/2013)
*Goal.com (www.goal.com/en-us/news/1110/major-league-soccer)
*Major League Soccer (www.mlssoccer.com/news)
*MLS Nations (www.mlsnations.com)
*NBC Sports (prosoccertalk.nbcsports.com)
*Soccer America (www.socceramerica.com)
*Soccer by Ives (www.soccerbyives.net/sbi-mls-power-rankings)
*Sports Illustrated (sportsillustrated.cnn.com/soccer/?eref=sinav)

Weekly Average Power Ranking

W3 W2
W1
Pre
Team
W3 Ave W2 Ave
W1 Ave
w3 High
w3 Low
1
2
5
14
Montreal 1.00
2.75
6.88
1
1
2
1
1
1
LA Galaxy
2.44
1.25
1.13
2
3
3
4
8
12
Vancouver 2.56
3.38
8.88
2
4
4
2
4
3
Houston
6.00
2.75
3.38
3
10
5
6
3
6
Real Salt Lake 6.56
6.88
3.13
5
10
6
8
2
4
Spt. Kansas City 6.78
8.00
2.5
4
11
7
5
12
7
D.C. United
7.11
6.38
10.38
4
13
8
7
9
5
S.J. Earthquakes
8.11
7.88
9.00
6
12
9
13
15
15
Philadelphia 8.78
12.38
15.5
4
14
10
17
13
13
Dallas 9.89
16.25
11.5
6
13
11
9
10
2
Seattle
10.22
9.00
9.25
4
15
12
11
6
11
Columbus 11.78
11.13
8.00
9
16
13
14
7
8
New York 13.33
12.88
8.25
8
16
14
10
17
17
New England
13.78
10.00
16.25
9
18
15
15
19
19
Chivas 14.22
14.88
18.63
11
17
16
16
11
10
Portland 14.56
15.00
10.13
7
17
17
12
18
18
Toronto
15.67
12.25
17.75
12
18
18
18
16
16
Colorado 18.11
18.38
16.00
17
19
19
18
14
9
Chicago
18.67
18.38
13.00
18
19

High/Low Variance
0 positions: MI
1 position: LA, CF
2 positions: VWc, CR
5 positions: RSL
6 positions: SJE, Chv, TFC
7 positions: HD, SKC, FCD, CC
8 positions: NY
9 positions: DCU, NE
10 positions: PU, PT
11 positions: SS

Firsts and Lasts:

Contenders
Position
Team (wks run)
1st
MI (1 wk), LA (2 wks)
2nd
LA (1 wk), HD (1 wk), SKC (1 wk)
3rd
VWc (1 wk), MI (1 wk), RSL (1 wk)
Also Rans
17th
TFC (1 wk), FCD (1 wk), NE (1 wk)
18th
CR (2 wks*), CF (1 wk*), TFC (1 wk)
19th
CF (1 wk), Chv (1 wk)
*CF & CR (tied for 18th wk 2)

Movers:
Jets: FCD +7 positions; PU +4 positions
Bricks: TFC -5 positions, NE -4 positions
Glaciers: Chv; PT, CR +0 position


Season Average Power Ranking
W3 W2
W1
Pre
Team
1.61
1.19
1.13
1.57
L.A. Galaxy
3.54
4.82
6.88
12.00
Montreal
4.04
3.07
3.38
3.00
Houston
4.94
6.13
8.88
9.86
Vancouver
5.52
5.01
3.13
6.14
Real Salt Lake
5.76
5.25
2.50
3.43
Sp. Kansas City
7.96
8.38
10.38
6.14
D.C. United
8.33
8.44
9.00
4.86
San Jose
9.49
9.13
9.25
2.86
Seattle
10.30
9.57
8.00
9.71
Columbus
11.49
10.57
8.25
6.29
New York
12.22
13.94
15.50
12.71
Philadelphia
12.55
13.88
11.50
11.29
Dallas
13.23
12.57
10.13
9.14
Portland
13.34
13.13
16.25
14.71
New England
15.22
15.00
17.75
14.86
Toronto
15.91
16.76
18.63
15.57
Chivas
16.68
15.69
13.00
6.71
Chicago
17.50
17.19
16.00
13.14
Colorado


Contenders
Position
Team (wks run)
1st
LA (3 wks)
2nd
MI (1 wk), HD (1 wk), SKC (1 wk)
3rd
HD (1 wk), MI (1 wk), RSL (1 wk)
Also Rans
17th
Chv (1 wk), CF (1 wk), NE (1 wk)
18th
CF (1 wk), Chv (1 wk), TFC (1 wk)
19th
CR (2 wks), Chv (1 wk)
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