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The Cosmos results were decent enough to warrant a mid-table entry above the pack of woeful clubs that have been at the bottom of the list for most of the season. From there, they will have to prove it in league play to move up.
This Week (Last Week) Club (League) :: W-L-D :: Notes [through July 28]
1 (1) Richmond Kickers (USL Pro) :: 12-0-9 :: Wrapped up eight-game road series with 2-1 win against Whitecaps Reserves and returned home to play scoreless draw against VSI Tampa Bay.
2 (2) Atlanta Silverbacks (NASL) :: 6-3-3 :: Defeated visiting Guatemalan side Xelaju 3-2 in a friendly.
3 (3) San Antonio Scorpions (NASL) :: 6-4-2 :: Idle
4 (4) Carolina RailHawks (NASL) :: 5-2-5 :: Idle
5 (5) Orlando City (USL Pro) :: 12-2-6 :: Idle
6 (7) Charleston Battery (USL Pro) :: 10-5-6 :: Hammered Phoenix 5-1 on Wednesday and then blanked visiting Los Angeles 3-0 on Saturday.
7 (6) Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL) :: 5-4-3 :: Idle
8 (10) Harrisburg City Islanders (USL Pro) :: 12-8-1 :: Drubbed visiting Dayton Wednesday 5-1.
9 (9) Dayton Dutch Lions (USL Pro) :: 8-6-7 :: Fell big Wednesday in Harrisburg 5-1 but picked up a relatively easy 3-1 win, though had to rally from early deficit against Antigua.
10 (11) VSI Tampa Bay (USL Pro) :: 9-7-4 :: Picked up a 2-1 win Friday in Wilmington and then played to a scoreless draw against unbeaten Richmond Sunday.
11 (12) LA Blues (USL Pro) :: 9-8-6 :: Played to a dramatic 3-3 draw in Charlotte Thursday before falling 3-0 in Charleston Saturday.
12 (8) Charlotte Eagles (USL Pro) :: 8-3-10 :: Rallied from two down to tie visiting Los Angeles Thursday in a 3-3 draw, but fell hard 4-0 to visiting Phoenix Saturday.
13 (NA) New York Cosmos (NASL) :: NA :: A respectable pair of friendly results in England against third tier sides, playing to a 2-1 loss versus Leyton Orient (League One, 7th place) and a 1-1 draw against Gillingham FC (promoted from League Two, 1st place) in their first-ever games.
14 (14) Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL Pro) :: 7-6-7 :: Snared a 1-0 victory north of the border Saturday against Toronto FC Reserves.
15 (13) Rochester Rhinos (USL Pro) :: 4-8-10 :: Snatched a late 1-0 win against pointless Antigua Sunday.
16 (16) FC Edmonton (NASL) :: 3-4-5 :: Idle
17 (17) Minnesota United (NASL) :: 4-6-2 :: Posted a 4-0 victory in a friendly north of the border against PDL regular season champion Thunder Bay.
18 (15) Wilmington Hammerheads (USL Pro) :: 6-11-4 :: Suffered a 2-1 loss at home Friday to VSI Tampa Bay.
19 (18) Phoenix FC (USL Pro) :: 5-11-7 :: Fell 5-1 on Wednesday at Charleston, but rebounded for a big 4-0 win against Charlotte Saturday.
20 (19) Fort Lauderdale Strikers (NASL) :: 2-8-2 :: Idle
21 (20) Antigua Barracuda (USL Pro) :: 0-23-0 :: Fell 3-1 Tuesday against FC Dallas Reserves and then had a near draw stolen two minutes from time in 1-0 loss in Rochester Sunday.
Note: NASL league records are combined Spring/Fall totals. The LD Power Rankings are based on past results are not a projection of the future.
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