The return of Fabian Espindola has galvanized D.C. United in recent weeks, and his opener set up a 2-0 win over Columbus and top spot in this week's Power Rankings.
1. D.C. United (+1)
DCU started off the season quite well -- the stinker against the Red Bulls notwithstanding -- but is now Espindola-better following the forward's return from a six-game suspension. He's been a menace the past two games, as was emphasized vs. the Crew.
2. Seattle Sounders (+3)
Obafemi Martins now leads the league with...