It has been a good week for Sporting Kansas City: Six points and a slip from FC Dallas has Peter Vermes' side on top in the West.
Week 28 ranking: 1
United handled a trip to altitude in Colorado perfectly in a dominant 3-0 win over the Rapids and stay on top of the rankings as a result. Miguel Almiron reached double-digits for goals and assists with a brace in the win.
Week 28 ranking: 2
The Red Bulls escaped Audi Field with...
Gerso Fernandes scored twice and collected two assists, and Felipe Gutierrez added a goal and two assists as Sporting Kansas City scored three times in the first half and coasted to a 5-1 win over the host San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night at Avaya Stadium.
Gutierrez scored his seventh goal in the 18th minute when he converted a left-footed shot and sent the ball into the bottom right corner of the net after getting a feed from Fernandes.
Gutierrez then set up Fernandes five minutes later on...