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Ranking Recaps: The stumbling continued for FC Dallas

The week 10 power rankings weren't kind to FC Dallas.

MLS: FC Dallas at Toronto FC Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

The rough road trip ended for FC Dallas last week with another loss which meant their spot in the various Power Rankings was not good again.

Note: It should be pointed out that the majority of these rankings came out earlier in the week before FCD's win over Portland. Ranking: 7 (last week 5)

Comment: The lack of a Blas Perez replacement is starting to tell. Dallas never have an easy outlet, and even a team with this much skill occasionally needs someone they can hoof the ball toward.

Soccer America Ranking: 10 (last week 6)

Comment: A third straight shutout extended FCD’s losing streak to three games, during which it has been outscored, 8-0. On Wednesday, FCD hosts the Portland, which it beat at Providence Park, 3-1, last month. Ranking: 9 (last week 4)

Comment: Oscar Pareja's team will be happy to be back at Toyota Stadium when they host the Timbers on Wednesday after a three-game road trip that turned into a three-game losing streak. Ranking: 11 (Last week 4)

Comment: Dallas was handed a tough assignment, serving as fodder for Toronto FC in the re-opening of an absolutely electric BMO Field on Saturday. Dallas got cut open by a superb Sebastian Giovinco assist on Toronto’s goal, and could have earned a point with better finishing. Still, three consecutive losses, continued defensive issues, and weakness away from home all spell trouble,

SBI Soccer Ranking: 9 (last week 8)

Comment: A three-game road trip produced a three-game losing streak for FC Dallas. Surprisingly, it has been the attack that has sputtered in recent weeks, with the latest defeat, a shutout, serving as a bit of a message. FC Dallas needs more reliable options up front, even with all of the attacking talent creating from the center of the field.