Castrol Index Weekly Top 20: San Jose Earthquakes' Jon Busch gets top billing once again
Once again, San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper Jon Busch tops the Castrol Index Weekly charts.
After leading the way in Week 16, the Quakes veteran is No. 1 again for Week 20, behind a shutout performance in San Jose's 1-0 win over the Seattle Sounders. Busch's goalkeeping counterpart to start the match, Seattle's Michael Gspurning (No. 5), also registered a high mark on the Castrol Index last week, in just 45 minutes of work, as he had to leave at the half due to an arm injury.
Rounding out the Top 5 were Philadelphia Union midfielder Michael Farfan (No. 2), who scored the winning goal for his team on an indirect free kick against Chivas USA, New York Red Bulls midfielder Tim Cahill (No. 3), who helped lead his side to a dominant 4-0 victory over the Montreal Impact, and Sporting Kansas City forward Claudio Bieler (No. 4), who notched a goal in his team's 3-0 victory over Toronto FC.
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Castrol Index Week 20 Top 20 Performers
|1||Jon Busch||Goalkeeper||San Jose Earthquakes||90||Seattle Sounders||1,420|
|2||Michael Farfan||Midfielder||Philadelphia Union||90||Chivas USA||1,399|
|3||Tim Cahill||Midfielder||New York Red Bulls||88||Montreal Impact||1,328|
|4||Claudio Bieler||Forward||Sporting Kansas City||71||Toronto FC||1,285|
|5||Michael Gspurning||Goalkeeper||Seattle Sounders||45||San Jose Earthquakes||1,227|
|6||José Correa||Forward||Chivas USA||90||Philadelphia Union||1,159|
|7||Donovan Ricketts||Goalkeeper||Portland Timbers||90||LA Galaxy||1,145|
|8||Walter Martínez||Forward||San Jose Earthquakes||90||Seattle Sounders||1,136|
|9||Jeff Attinella||Goalkeeper||Real Salt Lake||39||FC Dallas||1,131|
|10||Andrew Jean-Baptiste||Defender||Portland Timbers||90||LA Galaxy||1,095|
|11||Saer Sene||Forward||New England Revolution||90||Houston Dynamo||1,094|
|12||Thierry Henry||Forward||New York Red Bulls||90||Montreal Impact||1,087|
|13||Ryan Johnson||Forward||Portland Timbers||84||
|14||Brian Carroll||Midfielder||Philadelphia Union||90||Chivas USA||1,073|
|15||Soony Saad||Forward||Sporting Kansas City||81||Toronto FC||1,062|
|16||Matt Besler||Defender||Sporting Kansas City||90||Toronto FC||1,017|
|17||Marcelo Sarvas||Midfielder||LA Galaxy||90||Portland Timbers||1,000|
|18||Chance Myers||Defender||Sporting Kansas City||90||Toronto FC||994|
|19||Camilo Sanvezzo||Forward||Vancouver Whitecaps||87||Chicago Fire||978|
|20||Fabián Castillo||Forward||FC Dallas||90||Real Salt Lake||918|