Erick Torres celebrates his goal for Chivas USA vs. Toronto
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Castrol Index Weekly Top 20: Erick Torres has stellar performance for Chivas USA

With the way the Chivas USA season has gone, they'll take all the praise they can get. And in the latest Castrol Index ratings, they got plenty.

Erick Torres was one of the brightest stars in MLS this week, leading the top 20 with 1,439 points, more than 150 points in the clear of the No. 2 performer in Week 27, Robbie Keane of the LA Galaxy.

Speaking of the surging Galaxy, which blitzed their California Clasico counterpart San Jose Earthquakes to the tune of a 3-0 win, they had three players in the top 15 of this week's rankings, with goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and defender Leonardo finishing No. 9 (1,058 points) and No. 14 (820 points) respectively.

Supporters' Shield leading Real Salt Lake also had three players in the top 15 of the rankings, following their 4-2 triumph over the Portland Timbers. Alvaro Saborio came in with the No. 3 ranking, tallying 1,260 points. Midfielder Javier Morales came in at No. 6 with 1,097; and midfielder Luis Gil rounded the RSL rankings at No. 15 with 807 points.

See how players collect points in the Castrol methodology here.


Castrol Index Week 27 Top 20 Performers



Player Position Team Minutes Opponent Points
1 Erick Torres Forward Chivas USA 90 Vancouver Whitecaps 1,439
2 Robbie Keane Forward LA Galaxy 90 San Jose Earthquakes 1,286
3 Alvaro Saborio Forward Real Salt Lake 90 Portland Timbers 1,260
4 Mike Magee Midfielder Chicago Fire 90 Houston Dynamo 1,225
5 Troy Perkins Goalkeeper Montreal Impact 90 Philadelphia Union 1,123
6 Javier Morales Midfielder Real Salt Lake 90 Portland Timbers 1,097
7 Luis Robles Goalkeeper New York Red Bulls 90 D.C. United 1,090
8 Michael Gspurning Goalkeeper Seattle Sounders FC 90 Columbus Crew 1,083
9 Jaime Penedo Goalkeeper LA Galaxy 90 San Jose Earthquakes 1,058
10 Diego Fagundez Midfielder New England Revolution 89 Toronto FC 1,012
11 Nick DeLeon Midfielder D.C. United 80 New York Red Bulls 994
12 Andrew Wiedeman Forward Toronto FC 90 New England Revolution 904
13 Sebastian Le Toux Forward Philadelphia Union 90 Montreal Impact 889
14 Leonardo Defender LA Galaxy 90 San Jose Earthquakes 820
15 Luis Gil Midfielder Real Salt Lake 72 Portland Timbers 807
16 Sheanon Williams Defender Philadelphia Union 90 Montreal Impact 803
17 Dominic Oduro Forward Columbus Crew 90 Seattle Sounders FC 787
18 Graham Zusi Midfielder Sporting Kansas City 90 Colorado Rapids 785
19 Lloyd Sam Midfielder New York Red Bulls 90 D.C. United 783
20 Gabriel Torres Forward Colorado Rapids 90 Sporting Kansas City