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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31974664 Landon ponders Landon+ponders Premier League

Being that it’s Thanksgiving, we decided to give away our voting powers for one week and let FOX Soccer's special guest analyst for the Champions League and United States men's national team star Landon Donovan share which teams look the best to him. Click through the gallery to see this week's power rankings, and get ready for some surprises.


 

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31975718 Bayern Munich Bayern+Munich Premier League

Bayern set a new all-time record on Wednesday with their tenth Champions League win in a row, and that was just the encore to a businesslike 3-0 win at Dortmund. Is the Bundesliga race over? After building a seven-point lead over BVB, Bayern would need to hit a slump to put the title in any doubt.

 

Landon says: “Until someone knocks them off their perch, they are clearly No. 1 for me.”

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31975717 Arsenal Arsenal Premier League

The Gunners bounced back from their loss to Manchester United with a big win over Premier League darlings Southampton over the weekend. And though Arsenal still haven’t clinched a spot in the Champions League’s knockout stage despite winning four of their five games, it would take a complete meltdown in Napoli to prevent them from doing so.

 

Landon says: “They are the top team in the best league in the world. That’s good enough for me.”

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31974663 Barcelona Barcelona Premier League

Barca’s surprise loss to Ajax on Tuesday sparked plenty of chatter that the team cannot win without Lionel Messi, who is shelved for the rest of 2013. It was their first loss of the season, but it will be interesting to see how much La Liga’s top offense (42 goals in 14 games) will drop off without its key cog.

 

Landon says: “I don’t want to put them this high, but they’ve been blowing away team after team.”

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31975719 Juventus Juventus Premier League

Gone are those early season struggles. The Old Lady is atop Serie A after winning their last five league games and nine from their last ten. And on Wednesday, Juve finally got their first win of the current Champions League campaign courtesy of an Arturo Vidal hat trick, catapulting them from last place to second in Group B and ensuring that they control their own fate.

 

Landon says: “They’re on top of Serie A even though Roma are still undefeated.”
 

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31975720 Roma Roma Premier League

Three successive draws have put a damper on Roma’s record-breaking start to a season. After winning their first ten games, Roma suddenly find themselves behind red-hot Juventus in second place. The problem? While the defense remains stellar (3 goals conceded through 13 games), the offense has faded (four goals in past five games).

 

Landon says: “They’re still undefeated this late in the year, that’s got to count for something.”

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31974667 Manchester City Manchester+City Premier League

City have notched 22 goals in their last five game and that includes their shocking, shutout loss to Sunderland. Liverpool, the Premier League’s second best offense at 24 goals, is still ten goals shy of City’s tally. What we’re saying is, expect more goalfests from City like the 6-0 blowout of Spurs.

 

Landon says: “They just can’t stop scoring right now and they beat up a very good Tottenham team.”

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31974665 Paris Saint-Germain Paris+Saint-Germain Premier League

Still the only undefeated team this season besides Bayern and Roma, PSG continue to scare practically everyone. Whenever Zlatan Ibrahimovic doesn’t score, Edinson Cavani does, and vice versa. But usually, they both do -- just like they did in Wednesday’s 2-1 win against Olympiakos in the Champions League. Who can stop these guys?

 

Landon says: “Ibrahimovic to me is the second-best player in the world right now, behind Ronaldo.”
 

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31974666 Atletico Madrid Atletico+Madrid Premier League

Atletico had already clinched first place in their Champions League group on Matchday 4, so a draw at Zenit is no big fuss. The focus at the moment is on La Liga, where they continue to make noise. Saturday’s 7-0 win over Getafe kept Atletico on Barcelona’s heels and ahead of Real Madrid, and Diego Costa's bicycle kick kept him in our hearts.

 

Landon says: “Atletico going well in Spain and the Champions League and showing no signs of letting up.”
 

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31975722 Real Madrid Real+Madrid Premier League

Real passed its first test without star man Ronaldo, beating Galatasaray handily despite Sergio Ramos getting sent off midway through the first half. Angel di Maria excelled covering for Cristiano Ronaldo, and if CR7 isn't there to take free kicks, at least they'll still have Gareth Bale, too. For the short time Real do miss Ronaldo, they look to be in good shape.

 

Landon says: “Victory against Gala proved Real Madrid aren’t a one-man team.”
 

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Premier League 433 2740 FOX Soccer Power Rankings: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 31975723 Chelsea Chelsea Premier League

The Blues are having a rough go of it lately, dropping points in three of their last five games. Chelsea looked lethargic in Tuesday's Champions League loss to Basel, after which Jose Mourinho said he’ll have to rotate his “tired” squad more. Good news: Chelsea still qualified for the roud of 16.

 

Landon says: “Will be interesting to see the team Mourinho puts out against Southampton at the weekend”
 

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