Major League Soccer Power Rankings Week 5: New York Red Bulls Surging

The New York Red Bulls sputtered in the first week of Major League Soccer action, but things have turned around in New York. Kenny Cooper and Thierry Henry look like the best forward paring in MLS, and there doesn't seem to be answer to how to stop them right now. 

Real Salt Lake came back firing this week with two wins in a short week. Is this week's showdown with perfect Sporting Kansas City the game of the year? Short answer: Yes. Both teams are stingy and both are in prime form.


1. Sporting Kansas City (5-0-0, 15 Points)  

Kei Kamara comes through in the clutch again, and Sporting K.C. becomes the first team since MLS's inaugural season to start the year 5-0. Oh, and Sporting hasn't allowed a shot on goal for 245 minutes.

That's pretty impressive (an understatement if I've ever written one).


2. Real Salt Lake (5-1-0, 15 Points)

Two wins on one week proved to be prett...

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