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Week 29 of the 2019 MLS regular season had goals, but defense made a roaring comeback after taking it on the chin for much of the season, and both sides of the ball are represented in the Team of the Week presented by Audi.

Seven teams had multiple representatives, with 10 teams represented overall during a busy week of action.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

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This week's spotlight player is Minnesota United goalkeeper Vito Mannone, who made 12 saves in 0-0 draw at the Portland Timbers on Sunday. Mannone picked up 1,569 points, best in MLS for the week.

In addition to his saves, Mannone was successful on 100 percent of his throws and made one clearance.

Team of the Week: Wayne Rooney (DC), Josef Martinez (ATL), Christian Ramirez (HOU), Cristian Pavon (LA), Jack Price (COL), Emerson Hyndman (ATL), Boniek Garcia (HOU), Omar Gonzalez (TOR), Marcelo Silva (RSL), Kyle Duncan (RBNY), Vito Mannone (MIN)

Coach: Chris Armas (RBNY)

Bench:Jesse Gonzalez (DAL), Tommy Smith (COL), Frederic Brillant (DC), Jan Gregus (MIN), Paxton Pomykal (DAL), Daniel Royer (RBNY), Kei Kamara (COL)

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.