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POWER RANKINGS: FC Dallas Falls Slightly After Home Defeat

A 4-0 home defeat at the hands of the Vancouver Whitecaps will certainly mark a slide in the power rankings. But for a team who sits second place in the West, how far can they really slide?

The experts from around the internet weighed in to let us know where FC Dallas ranks after week 21 in MLS. 

MLSSoccer.com

1. Toronto FC
2. Sporting Kansas City (+4)
3. New York City FC (-1)
4. Chicago Fire
5. Atlanta United
6. FC Dallas (-3) - A 4-0 loss at home is not what you would expect from this team, but they still sit atop the Western Conference in terms of points per game.

ESPNFC

1. Toronto FC (+2)
2. Chicago Fire (-1)
3. New York City FC (-1)
4. Sporting Kansas City (+2)
5. FC Dallas (-1)
- A deflected shot and a questionable penalty had Dallas in a hole even before a red card for Carlos Gruezo, all of which resulted in a shocking 4-0 loss to Vancouver. 

Soccer America

1. Toronto FC (+1)
2. Atlanta United (+2)
3. New York City FC (-2)
4. Sporting KC (+2)
5. Chicago (-2)
9. FC Dallas (-4) - The sending-off of Carlos Gruezo in the 59th minute assured a defeat already on the cards -- pun intended -- would be worse. More worrying is this recurring penchant for clunkers by a team that is obviously very good.

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