MLS Power Rankings: FC Cincinnati top again as playoffs loom - ESPN
FC Cincinnati fought back for an impressive draw against Philadelphia to remain on course for the 2023 Supporters' Shield. Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports
And just like that, the Major League Soccer regular season is nearly over. Some teams have only five matches remaining, and the hopes for a turnaround, surge or significant change in fortune of any sort are beginning to meet an immovable force: the calendar.
Six points back of a playoff spot may not seem like much, but it does at this time of year. Where are four points to clinch home-field advantage going to come from now? Hell, FC Cincinnati could secure the Supporters' Shield by next weekend.
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So how do the league's 29 teams stack up with the end of the regular season creeping ever closer?
1. FC Cincinnati
Previous ranking: 1