MLS Power Rankings: Matchday 6

More MLS action this weekend. St. Louis lost for the first time, LAFC were held scoreless by Colorado, Columbus curb-stomped yet another team, and Greg Vanney gave us this all-timer piece of #content.

Anyway, here’s how the model works:

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  1. Points per game – 30%
  2. Goal difference – 15%
  3. Form in last five games – 15%
  4. Expected goal difference – 12.5%
  5. Strength of schedule – 12.5%
  6. Home and away form – 12.5%
  7. Goals added β€“ 2.5%

Matchday 5 power rankings

No full explainer for this week from me for personal reasons. See you next week!

Author: Ben Wrightis the Director of Soccer Content and a Senior MLS Contributor for Broadway Sports covering Nashville SC and the US National Team. Previously Ben was the editor and a founder of Speedway Soccer, where he has covered Nashville SC and their time in USL before journeying to Major League Soccer since 2018. Raised in Louisville, KY Ben grew up playing before a knee injury ended his competitive career. When he is not talking soccer he is probably producing music, drinking coffee or hanging out with his wife and kids. Mastodon

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