Consecutive victories have vaulted the Crew into MLS Cup Playoff position in the Eastern Conference, and national writers have noticed.
The Black & Gold have risen in all three of the major national Power Rankings rundowns. See below for the Crew's position, with the previous week's rank noted afterward:
MLSsoccer.com: 13 (15)
SI.com: 14 (15)
ESPNFC: 13 (15)
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