Nine points in three matches have propelled the Crew to the No. 2 spot in the most recent MLSsoccer.com Power Rankings, which were released following the completion of the Group Stage round of the MLS is Back Tournament.
See below for the site's explanation, as well as a link to the full list.
Previous ranking: 8th
"Maybe all that preseason hype was real after all. Lucas Zelarayan, Darlington Nagbe and Gyasi Zardes are firing on all cylinders, and Porterball is looking pretty sweet with zero goals allowed in Orlando. The Crew were simply dominant in Group E and were the only nine-point team at the MLS is Back Tournament."