Castrol Index Weekly Top 20: Clint Dempsey's superstar performance leads the way in Week 5

Clint Dempsey, Castrol Index

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The Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders battled to an epic 4-4 draw on Saturday, and one of the headliners from that match, Sounders midfielder Clint Dempsey, takes the top spot in the Castrol Index Weekly Top 20 for Week 5.

With a hat trick in a comeback effort in the Cascadia Cup thriller, Dempsey ran away as the leader of the Weekly Top 20. One other player from that match, Sounders defender DeAndre Yedlin (No. 20), also made the cut.

Following Dempsey for Week 5 were FC Dallas goalkeeper Chris Seitz (No. 2), who saved a penalty kick at the end of his side's 4-1 Texas derby win over the Houston Dynamo, and another goalkeeper, Júlio César, whose saves helped preserve the road shutout for Toronto FC. Rounding out the Top 5 was a pair of goalscorers for the LA Galaxy in their 3-0 SuperClasico win over Chivas USA, Baggio Husidic (No. 4), and Robbie Keane (No. 5)

See how players collect points in the Castrol methodology.

Castrol Index Week 5 Top 20 Performers

Rank Player Position Team Minutes Opponent Points
1 Clint Dempsey Midfielder Seattle Sounders 90 Portland Timbers 1,708
2 Chris Seitz Goalkeeper FC Dallas 90 Houston Dynamo 1,532
3 Júlio César Goalkeeper Toronto FC 90 Columbus Crew 1,390
4 Baggio Husidic Midfielder LA Galaxy 90 Chivas USA 1,356
5 Robbie Keane Forward LA Galaxy 90 Chivas USA 1,346
6 Mike Magee Forward Chicago Fire 90 Philadelphia Union 1,331
7 Brian Perk Goalkeeper LA Galaxy 90 Chivas USA 1,262
8 Felipe Martins Midfielder Montreal Impact 90 New York Red Bulls 1,252
9 Je-Vaughn Watson Midfielder FC Dallas 90 Houston Dynamo 1,246
10 Marco Di Vaio Forward Montreal Impact 90 New York Red Bulls 1,094
11 Jeff Attinella Goalkeeper Real Salt Lake 90 Sporting Kansas City 1,065
12 Giles Barnes Midfielder Houston Dynamo 90 FC Dallas 1,045
13 Quincy Amarikwa Forward Chicago Fire 90 Philadelphia Union 1,023
14 Péguy Luyindula Forward New York Red Bulls 90 Montreal Impact 989
15 Jonny Steele Midfielder New York Red Bulls 90 Montreal Impact 949
16 Aurélien Collin Defender Sporting Kansas City 90 Real Salt Lake 942
17 Darren Mattocks Forward Vancouver Whitecaps 90 Colorado Rapids 940
18 Justin Mapp Midfielder Montreal Impact 90 New York Red Bulls 935
19 Ricardo Clark Midfielder Houston Dynamo 84 FC Dallas 926
20 DeAndre Yedlin Defender Seattle Sounders 90 Portland Timbers 915