With a Copa America-imposed two-week break looming, MLS rolls into Week 13 with an interesting slate of games.
New York Red Bulls vs. Toronto FC
If momentum in sports is a real thing, the Red Bulls should be riding just about as big a wave as any one performance can provide from one week to the next. Saturday's 7-0 humiliation of New York City FC tied a record for largest margin of victory in league history and delivered five different scorers. No one expects the Red Bulls to repeat the feat...
Rivalry week has come and gone, leaving a slightly shuffled Power Rankings. No surprise that the biggest movers are the Red Bulls (up eight spots) and NYCFC (down eight spots). A 7-0 score has ramifications.
1. Colorado Rapids (no change)
Back-to-front building isn't sexy, but it's getting the job done for the Rapids. Colorado has five clean sheets on the season and needed just a single goal to take down the Sounders in Seattle.
2. Philadelphia Union (+1)
What a time for Richie Marquez's...
Bradley Wright-Phillips and Dax McCarty each scored twice and the New York Red Bulls routed New York City FC 7-0 on Saturday to tie the MLS record for largest margin of victory.
McCarty put away a header into the top-right corner, off a corner from Sacha Kjelstan, in the third minute, and Wright-Phillips added two goals -- the second coming on a bicycle kick in stoppage time -- as the Red Bulls (4-7-1) took a 3-0 lead into halftime.
Wright-Phillps, who was scoreless in his first seven matches this...