With a top-three Eastern Conference showdown set for Wednesday night at MAPFRE Stadium, the Crew comes into this week's MLSsoccer.com's Power Rankings at No. 4 overall, a step back from last week's top-two spot.
Notably, Wednesday's opponent -- the Philadelphia Union -- jumped up a spot this week to No. 3.
See below for the site's explanation, as well as a link to the full list.
Previous ranking: 2nd
"Columbus have been shut out in back-to-back games for the first time since June 29-July 3 of last season. But head coach Caleb Porter and his star players aren’t too worried, as they’ve allowed a league-low two goals and have just one loss in 2020."