Castrol Index Weekly Top 20: Has Camilo finally won a starting spot for the Vancouver Whitecaps?
Maybe he's finally won a spot in the starting lineup now?
That seems to be the case for the Vancouver Whitecaps' irrepressible Brazilian attacker, Camilo Sanvezzo. Not only was he the star of the show midweek in Vancouver's 3-2 Amway Canadian Championship win over FC Edmonton, but he followed that up with 90 strong minutes and a goal in league action against FC Dallas to go to the top of the Castrol Index Weekly Top 20.
New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth took up what's now his customary spot in the top 5, pulling in at No. 2 after his team's 2-0 whitewash of the Philadelphia Union. Shuttleworth, who like Camilo has been in a fight for playing time, seems to have won the No. 1 designation outright.
Goalkeeper Troy Perkins put in yet another strong outing for the Montreal Impact in a 2-0 win over the Chicago Fire, and came in at No. 3 for his efforts, while MLS Player of the Week Tim Cahill of the New York Red Bulls came in at No. 4 thanks to his pair of goals at Toronto FC in a 2-1 win.
Sporting KC defender Chance Myers, who had gone 95 games without scoring, picked up the first two goals of his career at the weekend against the Portland Timbers in a 3-2 loss, good enough for the No. 5 spot.
See how players collect points in the Castrol methodology here.
Castrol Index Week 9 Top 20 Performers
|1||Camilo Sanvezzo||Forward||Vancouver Whitecaps||90||FC Dallas||2,088|
|2||Bobby Shuttleworth||Goalkeeper||New England Revolution||90||Philadelphia Union||1,546|
|3||Troy Perkins||Goalkeeper||Montreal Impact||90||Chicago Fire||1,461|
|4||Tim Cahill||Midfielder||New York Red Bulls||90||Toronto FC||1,401|
|5||Chance Myers||Defender||Sporting Kansas City||90||Portland Timbers||1,393|
|6||Brian Rowe||Goalkeeper||LA Galaxy||90||Real Salt Lake||1,371|
|7||Lee Nguyen||Midfielder||New England Revolution||88||Philadelphia Union||1,368|
|8||Mike Magee||Midfielder||LA Galaxy||90||Real Salt Lake||1,332|
|9||Dan Kennedy||Goalkeeper||Chivas USA||90||San Jose Earthquakes||1,325|
|10||Brad Davis||Midfielder||Houston Dynamo||90||Colorado Rapids||1,293|
|11||Chris Wondolowski||Forward||San Jose Earthquakes||90||Chivas USA||1,245|
|12||Ryan Johnson||Forward||Portland Timbers||71||Sporting KC||1,232|
|13||Donovan Ricketts||Goalkeeper||Portland Timbers||90||Sporting KC||1,143|
|14||Drew Moor||Defender||Colorado Rapids||90||Houston Dynamo||1,097|
|15||Diego Fagundez||Midfielder||New England Revolution||90||Philadelphia Union||1,071|
|16||Aurélien Collin||Defender||Sporting Kansas City||90||Portland Timbers||1,065|
|17||Andy Gruenebaum||Goalkeeper||Columbus Crew||90||D.C. United||1,058|
|18||Dwayne De Rosario||Midfielder||D.C. United||90||Columbus Crew||1,002|
|19||Dominic Oduro||Forward||Columbus Crew||90||D.C. United||983|
|20||Matt Hedges||Defender||FC Dallas||90||Vancouver Whitecaps||974|