Welcome to another week of the MLS Power Rankings. FC Dallas suffered a 4-0 thumping at the Seattle Sounders. When it rains, it pours, and it is raining in Frisco. One final game remaining, and the way this season has panned out so far, the forecast calls for one final deluge.
Comments: The death spiral continues for the defending Shield winners, who fought it out with the Sounders for an hour before collapsing in a 4-0 loss.
Comments: One of the biggest causes for hand-wringing in this second half of the season, Dallas' skid continued with a massive loss at Seattle, the same weekend fans turned over the Supporters' Shield to Toronto.
Comments: FCD matched Seattle in shots (14-14) and connected on 85 percent of its passes while tumbling to its seventh loss in the last 14 games to lose control of its playoff destiny.
Comments: FC Dallas lost to Seattle, so why the bump up? Simple - despite the thrashing, RSL's 1-0 loss to Colorado proved a bigger blow. One playoff spot remains.