Goal.com's MLS Team Of The Week: Round 13

It was a fairly eventful week of MLS action. Goal.com's Zac Lee Rigg runs down the top performers.

Josh Wicks (D.C. United): The LA flop has won out the goalkeeping spot at D.C. with high-octane performances such as the one against Chicago. The emotional German saved a penalty and a series of other quality chances to help his team collect three vital points.


Jed Zayner (Columbus Crew): Thrown into the defense due to injuries, Zayner was a wall against Chivas USA. Any attacks down the right flank resulted in him emerging with the ball out of the back to start a counterattack.

Geoff Cameron (Houston Dynamo): It will be a minor travesty if this man does not start in the All Star game. He has started cleaning up the scraps his fellow defenders leave, as well as his normal all-around overwhelming performances.

Nat Borchers (Real Salt Lake): Made Edson Buddle and Alan Gordon look useless (though the striking pair was doing all it could to help him out). Scored the goal that sealed the game and RSL's first away win.

Adrian Serioux (Toronto FC): Gave a powerful performance against New York. Helped quell an attack desperate to turn its fortune around and pushed forward down the left with excellent effect.


Freddie Ljungberg (Seattle Sounders FC): If Ljungberg wants to be the first European designated player to perform well in this league, it will take more collaboration with Fredy Montero such as in the San Jose game. The Frederick duo assisted each others goals to return Seattle to winning ways.

Stuart Holden (Houston Dynamo): His all-action performance and game winner to almost singlehandedly beat Chivas USA could have decided the Supporters' Shield. If not, it assured him a spot on the Gold Cup roster, assuming Bob Bradley caught the match.

Amado Guevara (Toronto FC): The Honduran national team captain made the important difference in the early minutes of the New York game, winning a penalty, and went on to dictate play from there on.

Herculez Gomez (Kansas City Wizards): There's always going to be excitement when Herc plays the Revs. This time, it came courtesy of a scintillating performance down the left flank, with Gomez's pace and direct runs causing a young New England backline all sorts of problems and leading to two goals.


Guillermo Barros Schelotto (Columbus Crew): No one else on his team will step up and score, so the Argentine has grabbed the captain's armband and scoring mantle. A second half brace gave the Crew three points against Chivas. He led the league in assists last year; don't be surprised to see him as the scoring champion this time around.

Cam Weaver (Houston Dynamo): Frank Yallop must be kicking himself. Weaver stepped off the plane in time to notch a game-winning assist against Chivas. He squeezed a training session in with his new teammates before hitting a brace against Dallas.

Zayner - Cameron - Borchers - Serioux
Ljungberg - Holden - Guevara -Gomez


Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake), Patrick Ianni (Seattle Sounders FC), Clint Mathis (Real Salt Lake), Marco Pappa (Chicago Fire), Christian Gomez (D.C. United), Fredy Montero (Seattle Sounders FC), Chris Pontius (D.C. United)

Zac Lee Rigg, Goal.com

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