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Eastern Conference Power Rankings, Week 14

The Power Rankings are back! Check out where your favorite club stands after a week of matches.

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After a busy week of Eastern Conference action, let's see how the power rankings look headed into the midpoint of the season.

These rankings are accurate as of Sunday's Toronto FC II v Charleston match.

Important to note on our rankings: 1100 is considered an average club, with tiebreakers going to the club that has played more matches.

Read up on our system here, and its slight improvement here.

Rankings

1 (Last Week- 1). Louisville City (1158)

Last Week: Won 4-1 vs Toronto FC II on Tuesday, Draw 0-0 vs FC Cincinnati on Saturday

This Week: Bye Week

The rankings leaders have a well earned week off ahead of them after stretching their unbeaten streak to 14 matches.

2 (2). New York Red Bulls II (1144)

Last Week: Won 4-0 vs Wilmington on Sunday

This Week: vs Rochester (Saturday)

The Baby Bulls sit tight in second place after posting their second 4-0 victory of the season. Now they look forward to welcoming the middling Rochester Rhinos to town.

3 (3). FC Cincinnati (1133)

Last Week: Draw 0-0 vs Louisville on Saturday

This Week: vs Bethlehem (Saturday)

FC Cincinnati hold third place in the rankings for another week after a hard fought match against rankings leaders

T4 (5). Charlotte (1120)

Last Week: Won 3-1 @ Harrisburg on Saturday

This Week: @ Orlando City B (Saturday)

A win in Harrisburg made it two in a row for the Independence, who will now look to make it three straight with their second trip to Orlando this season.

T4 (4). Charleston (1120)

Last Week: Won 1-0 @ Toronto FC II

This Week: vs Richmond (Saturday)

Saturday's match against Richmond gives Charleston the chance to post a third straight shutout.

6 (6). Rochester (1112)

Last Week: Won 2-1 vs Pittsburgh on Saturday

This Week: @ New York Red Bulls II (Saturday)

Back to form after their win over Pittsburgh on Saturday, the Rhinos now look to knock the high-flying New York Red Bulls II down a few pegs.

7 (7). Richmond (1103)

Last Week: Draw 0-0 vs Bethlehem on Saturday

This Week: @ Charleston (Saturday)

A scoreless draw keeps Richmond in the top half of the rankings for another week.

T8 (8). Wilmington (1096)

Last Week: Lost 4-0 @ New York Red Bulls II on Sunday

This Week: vs Toronto FC II (Saturday)

Wilmington have an opportunity to rebound after suffering their worst defeat of the season when they welcome Toronto FC II to the Port City on Saturday.

T8 (9). Bethlehem (1096)

Last Week: Draw 0-0 @ Richmond on Saturday

This Week: @ FC Cincinnati (Saturday)

Unbeaten in their last three, Bethlehem face a tough outing in Saturday's match against an FC Cincinnati team that has only lost once at home all season.

10 (10). Orlando City B (1092)

Last Week: Won 3-1 @ FC Montreal on Sunday

This Week: vs Charlotte (Saturday)

Saturday's match will be the second time this season that OCB has welcomed Charlotte to the Space Coast for the this season. The Baby Lions will be hoping for a repeat of last game -- a 2-1 victory.

11 (12). Pittsburgh (1069)

Last Week: Lost 2-1 @ Rochester on Saturday

This Week: Bye Week

Despite the loss to Rochester, Pittsburgh gains a spot in the rankings this week. Though they are off duty this weekend, they start Week 16 bright and early with a crucial Keystone Derby match against Harrisburg on Monday.

12 (11). Harrisburg (1066)

Last Week: Lost 3-2 vs FC Montreal on Tuesday, Lost 3-1 vs Charlotte on Saturday

This Week: Bye Week

A sixth straight loss for Harrisburg leaves the City Islanders in free fall, dropping a spot in the rankings yet again.

13 (13). Toronto FC II (1055)

Last Week: Lost 1-0 vs Charleston on Sunday

This Week: @ Wilmington (Saturday)

A third straight loss for Toronto FC II leaves the Canadian outfit in the cellar for another week.

14 (14). FC Montreal (1047)

Last Week: Won 3-2 @ Harrisburg on Tuesday, Lost 3-1 vs Orlando City B on Sunday

This Week: Bye Week

One step forward, another step back was the theme for FC Montreal this week. First a good win over Harrisburg, but then a disappointing loss to OCB.

Notable

A clash between two of the top three clubs, Louisville and FC Cincinnati, ends without either club finding the back of the net.

Charlotte has slowly been climbing up the rankings, make their first appearance in the top four this season, sitting level with their Carolina rival, Charleston.

The bottom half of the rankings sees Harrisburg drop spot with another loss. The Canadian clubs continue to make up the last two spots as both sides suffered losses.

What are your thoughts on this week's rankings?  Which club is poised for a run as we enter July? Can anyone catch Louisville? Let us know in the comments below!