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Castrol Index Weekly Top 20: Bradley Wright-Phillips climbs to the summit in Week 10

In a weekend dominated by goals, it's perhaps fitting that players who scored dueling hat tricks top the Castrol Index Weekly Top 20. But unlike the wild 5-4 win by the Chicago Fire over the New York Red Bulls, it is a Red Bulls player, Bradley Wright-Phillips, who comes out on top, at least according to the Castrol Index.

Wright-Phillips continued his hot streak in recent games with a three-goal performance against the Fire, and pipped his hat-trick counterpart in that game, Harry Shipp, to claim top spot for Week 10. The third player to notch a hat trick on the week, Javier Morales in Real Salt Lake's 5-2 win over the Houston Dynamo, was No. 6.

Rounding out the Top 5 are Dynamo forward Mark Sherrod (No. 3), who had two goals in the loss to RSL, New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth (No. 4), who helped his team shut out the previously-potent Seattle Sounders, and Colorado Rapids 'keeper Clint Irwin (No. 5), following his remarkable performance to preserve a scoreless draw midweek against the San Jose Earthquakes.

See how players collect points in the Castrol methodology.

Castrol Index Week 10 Top 20 Performers

Rank Player Position Team Minutes Opponent Points
1 Bradley Wright-Phillips Forward New York Red Bulls 90 Chicago Fire 1,516
2 Harry Shipp Forward Chicago Fire 90 New York Red Bulls 1,462
3 Mark Sherrod Forward Houston Dynamo 90 Real Salt Lake 1,444
4 Bobby Shuttleworth Goalkeeper New England Revolution 90 Seattle Sounders 1,438
5 Clint Irwin Goalkeeper Colorado Rapids 85 San Jose Earthquakes 1,381
6 Javier Morales Midfielder Real Salt Lake 90 Houston Dynamo 1,296
7 Robbie Keane Forward LA Galaxy 90 Portland Timbers 1,282
8 David Ousted Goalkeeper Vancouver Whitecaps 90 Columbus Crew 1,280
9 Bill Hamid Goalkeeper D.C. United 90 Philadelphia Union 1,280
10 Tally Hall Goalkeeper Houston Dynamo 90 Columbus Crew 1,239
11 Michel Midfielder FC Dallas 90 San Jose Earthquakes 1,197
12 Teal Bunbury Forward New England Revolution 90 Seattle Sounders 1,145
13 Alvaro Saborio Forward Real Salt Lake 60 Houston Dynamo 1,134
14 Dom Dwyer Forward Sporting Kansas City 70 Montreal Impact 1,116
15 Tim Cahill Midfielder New York Red Bulls 90 Chicago Fire 1,068
16 Eric Kronberg Goalkeeper Sporting Kansas City 90 Montreal Impact 1,051
17 Jairo Arrieta Forward Columbus Crew 90 Houston Dynamo 1,033
18 Amobi Okugo Defender Philadelphia Union 90 D.C. United 1,027
19 Patrick Mullins Forward New England Revolution 90 Seattle Sounders 1,021
20 Clint Dempsey Midfielder Seattle Sounders 90 FC Dallas 1,020


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