Opening Weekend had a variety of surprises, and while the number maybe wasn’t larger than expected, the extent of the surprises was.
This may very well be the most wide-open season in MLS history since the first one, in terms of all the variables and unknowns.
This whole multiple-games-in-a-week thing is definitely keeping us on our toes!
Well, let it never be said we don’t admit when we are wrong. Boy howdy were we wrong about the LA Galaxy!
We see signs of life from Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles Galaxy, and FC Dallas, while other teams settled into more familiar patterns.
This is the first ranking since the end of the MLSisBack group stage.
It has been a while since we have done these and so much as happened.
It is still amazingly early in the MLS season, so keep that salt shaker nearby.
As this season begins, there is a larger than usual influx of what, on paper, appears to be quality international players than usual, adding to the variability.
The Dallas Sidekicks finally found a way to beat their expansion rivals, the Mesquite Outlaws.