2. Chivas USA
L.A.'s other team features Mexican forwards Francisco Palencia and Juan Pablo
3. Houston Dynamo
Dwayne De Rosario has turned from ball hog into budding star.
4. FC Dallas
Can Carlos Ruiz put his Carlos-being-Carlos routine behind him and focus?
5. Real Salt Lake
New Realistas Jeff Cunningham and Chris Klein provide more pop, but D is work
6. Colorado Rapids
Coach Fernando Clavijo took a risk bringing on Clint Mathis. It won't pay