The Vancouver Whitecaps and Sporting Kansas City have been drawn together in the same group for the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League.
CONCACAF held the draw for the 2016-17 edition of the competition in Miami Beach on Monday night.
The four teams each from the United States and Mexico were separated into each of the eight groups, meaning the Whitecaps, who qualified by winning the 2015 Canadian Championship, were guaranteed to be drawn with either a fellow MLS side or a team from Liga MX.
A host of draws in a schedule heavily affected by weather and international absences make for a strange week for the Power Rankings. This week's only big mover is the New York Red Bulls, while Real Salt Lake took the biggest fall.
1. Colorado Rapids (no change)
Someone finally took a point off of the Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, though it took the Philadelphia Union until the game's dying moments to get the job done against Jermaine Jones-less hosts.
2. Philadelphia Union (no change)
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored the fastest hat trick in MLS history in the New York Red Bulls' 3-0 win over Toronto FC on Saturday.
Wright-Phillips scored all three goals inside the first half-hour for New York, who followed up last week's 7-0 trouncing of NYCFC to move into second place in the Eastern Conference.
He opened the scoring in the fourth minute with a header following Sacha Kljestan's free kick. Kljestan earned another assist in the 25th minute when he played through Wright-Phillips...