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.

See how players collect points in the Castrol methodology here.

Castrol Index Week 20 Top 20 Performers

Rank Player Position Team Minutes Opponent Points
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

LA Galaxy

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


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