MLS Power Rankings: Matchday 22

Another week, another edition of the Power Rankings. I’m technically on vacation this week, so we’ll keep things short.

For a detailed breakdown of how our OPI model works, check out this explainer from 2022. Here’s the shortened version:

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  • Points per game – 30%
  • Goal difference – 15%
  • Form in last five games – 15%
  • Expected goal difference – 12.5%
  • Strength of schedule – 12.5%
  • Home and away form – 12.5%
  • Goals added – 2.5%

Matchday 22 Power Rankings

RANKTEAMRESULTSCORERANK ∆SCORE ∆
1LAFC6-2 W vs SJ30.81+2+2.69
2Real Salt Lake0-1 loss vs LA29.33-1+0.08
3FC Cincinnati1-2 loss vs NE27.69-1-1.10
4Inter Miami CFBye27.110.00
5LA Galaxy1-0 win at RSL25.60+1.47
6Columbus Crew4-0 win vs SKC25.16+1+3.52
7New York Red Bulls3-0 win vs TOR24.67-1+2.63
8Colorado Rapids4-1 win vs MTL23.08+3.22
9Charlotte FC2-0 win at PHI20.22+3+2.74
10New York City FC0-1 loss at NSH18.61-1-1.13
11Atlanta United1-1 draw at STL18.34-10.18
12Seattle Sounders3-2 win vs DAL17.93+3+2.81
13Minnesota United0-1 loss vs ATX17.05-2-0.95
14Houston Dynamo4-1 win at DC14.71+3+3.18
15Vancouver Whitecaps0-2 loss at POR13.98-2-2.72
16Philadelphia Union0-2 loss vs CLT13.79-2-2.07
17Portland Timbers2-0 win vs VAN13.63+1+2.16
18Nashville SC1-0 win vs NYC12.89+1+1.77
19DC United1-4 loss vs HOU10.79-3-1.53
20Toronto FC0-3 loss at RBNY8.71-2.40
21St. Louis CITY SC1-1 draw vs ATL8.13+0.20
22Orlando City SC4-2 win vs CHI7.24+1+1.38
23Austin FC1-0 win at MIN5.37+2+1.05
24FC Dallas2-3 loss at SEA4.92-2-1.45
25Chicago Fire2-4 loss at ORL4.58-1-0.92
26CF Montréal1-4 loss at COL-0.12-3.61
27Sporting KC0-4 loss at CLB-0.99-2.74
28New England Revolution2-1 win at CIN-1.33+1+1.85
29San Jose Earthquakes2-6 loss at LAFC-4.67-1-2.93

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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