2016 Team of the Week (Wk 6): Old guard shines for DC United

Fabian Espindola and Alvaro Saborio must have felt like they were transported back to 2012 on Saturday afternoon.

The former Real Salt Lake teammates (2010-12), who combined to score 65 goals for RSL, each scored a brace against the Vancouver Whitecaps, leading D.C. United to a 4-0 win against the 'Caps.

Luciano Acosta also provided some punch for D.C., providing two assists for the home side.

Check out the rest of the team below:

Player (Week 6 Audi Player Index Ranking)

GK: Tim Melia, SKC (#2): 6 saves, 0 goals conceded
D: Chad Marshall, SEA (#18): 1 goal, 8 interceptions, 3 clearances
D: Laurent Ciman, MTL (#77): 5 tackles, 4 interceptions, 2 clearances
D: Ronald Matarrita, NYC (#237): 2 tackles, 7 ball recoveries, 91% passing accuracy
M: Ignacio Piatti, MTL (#16): 4 chances created, 4 shots, 7 interceptions
M: Gershon Koffie, NE (#27): 6 interceptions, 2 shots, 92% passing accuracy
M: Diego Chara, POR (#183): 7 tackles, 94% passing accuracy, 6 ball recoveries
M: Giles Barnes, HOU (#6): 1 goal, 5 shots, 85% passing accuracy
F: Fabian Espindola, DC (#1): 2 goals, 6 shots, 4 fouls won
F: Alvaro Saborio, DC (#4): 2 goals, 3 shots
F: Quincy Amarikwa, SJ (#22): 2 assists, 1 shot

Bench: Matt Lampson, CHI (#14); Ike Opara, SKC (#137); Vincent Nogueira, PHI (#171); Michael Bradley, TOR (#112); Luciano Acosta, DC (#8); Dom Dwyer, SKC (#33); David Villa, NYC (#3)

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