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The LA Galaxy are movin’ on up the Week 5 MLS Power Rankings

Everyone likes a Hollywood ending

MLS: Los Angeles FC at Los Angeles Galaxy Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

No, we still haven’t recovered from the inaugural El Trafico, aka ZlatanMania. Galaxy fans across Southern California are glued to their phones and entertainment devices re-watching that goal over and over again.

But, the league has to move on. There are twenty two other teams in MLS and they need proper care and attention too. Alas, we must move on as well.

To this week’s Power Rankings, courtesy of Major League Soccer Dot Com.


Now that’s what you call a comeback. The Galaxy’s fairytale win over LAFC was the stuff of legend, but Sigi Schmid likely banned any thoughts of El Trafico to start the week in order to get ready for the next one, a showdown against Sporting KC.

The Galaxy have moved up to to the lucky No. 7 slot, right above Los Angeles FC at No. 8. With all three Designated Players potentially returning, what will the lineup look like on Sunday vs. Sporting Kansas City?