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Week 27 was a lighter week of MLS games, but there were still terrific performances worthy of recognition in the Team of the Week presented by Audi.

Seven teams are represented in the starting XI, with four teams having multiple players, and there are eight teams in the 18 across the five games played.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

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This week's spotlight player is LAFC forward Diego Rossi, who scored the equalizer in a 2-2 draw at Orlando City on Saturday. Rossi picked up 855 points, best in MLS for the week.

In addition to his goal, Rossi had a key pass, completed 84 percent of his passes in the opposition half, and won 60 percent of his take-ons.

Team of the Week: Jesus Medina (NYC), Andre Shinyashiki (COL), Diego Rossi (LAFC), Marky Delgado (TOR), Alexander Ring (NYC), Diego Chara (POR), Diego Valeri (POR), Sam Vines (COL), Ruan (ORL), Nick DeLeon (TOR), Matt Turner (NE)

Coach: Dome Torrent (NYC)

Bench:Stefan Frei (SEA), Lamine Sane (ORL), Andrew Farrell (NE), Keegan Rosenberry (COL), Eryk Williamson (POR), Latif Blessing (LAFC), Alejandro Pozuelo (TOR)

For more information about the Audi Player Index, visit mlssoccer.com/audi.

The Team of the Week presented by Audi is voted on by the MLSsoccer.com editorial staff.

As part of the Audi Goals Drive Progress campaign, donations have exceeded $500,000 for the season. With the Audi Fan Faceoff promotion, fans can use their team's hashtag to win a $50,000 donation to their club's academy. Head to the Audi Fan Faceoff page for more information on the program and what you can do for your club.