ASA Spring MLS Top-50 Ranking: 30-21 / by Harrison Crow

By Harrison Crow (@harrison_crow)

Monday, I introduced the who, what, where and why of this ranking, which was culled from the ballots of team front office personnel, MLS players, journalists, league analysts and other MLS experts. I'm sure there are going to be some disagreements, so hit us up on twitter or leave a comment below.

Check back later in the week for the rest of the rankings:
Monday: 50 through 41
Tuesday: 40 through 31
Wednesday: 30 through 21
Thursday: 20 through 11
Friday: 10 through 1

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ExpG: Expected Goals according to our player rankings
ExpA: Expected Assists
ExpSaves: Expected Goals Against minus Actual Goals Against according to our goalkeeper rankings.
Touch%: Percent of team's touches while on the field
TxGp90: Total Expected Goals per 90 minutes
Shots Created: Shots plus Key Passes

30. Sascha Kljestan - Midfielder, New York Red Bulls
Total Score: 332

29. Juan Agudelo - Forward, New England Revolution
Total Score: 353

28. Kyle Beckerman - Midfielder, Real Salt Lake
Total Score: 356

27. Dax McCarty - Midfielder, New York Red Bulls
Total Score: 356

26. Nick Rimando - Goalkeeper, Real Salt Lake
Total Score: 390

25. Lloyd Sam - Midfielder, New York Red Bulls
Total Score: 395

24. Mix Diskerud - Midfielder, New York City FC
Total Score: 397

23. Matt Besler - Defender, Sporting Kansas City
Total Score: 402

22. Lee Nguyen - Midfielder, New England Revolution
Total Score: 413

21. Javier Morales - Midfielder, Real Salt Lake
Total Score: 416

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