2016 Team of the Week (Wk 9): Red Bulls midfielders show attacking prowess

After struggling to score for weeks, the New York Red Bulls have broken out over the past couple of weeks.

On Friday, New York dropped four goals on league-leading FC Dallas as they collected their second-straight home win.

Sacha Kljestan and Felipe led the way, registering a goal and an assist each, with Mike Grella chipping a goal of his own.

Check out the rest of the team below:

Player (Week 9 Audi Player Index Ranking)

GK: Jake Gleeson, POR (#58): 2 games played, 2 goals conceded, 11 saves
D: Graham Zusi, SKC (#105): 2 games played, 1 assist, 6 chances created, 2 clearances
D: Zach Scott, SEA (#193): 3 tackles, 3 clearances, 86% passing accuracy
D: Marvell Wynne, SJ (#84): 6 clearances, 4 interceptions, 2 tackles
M: Jordan Allen, RSL (#67): 1 goal, 1 assist
M: Diego Valeri, POR (#2): 1 goal, 1 assist, 3 shots, 2 chances created
M: Sacha Kljestan, NY (#5): 1 goal, 1 assist, 5 chances created
M: Felipe, NY (#4): 1 goal, 1 assist, 5 interceptions
M: Shkelzen Gashi, COL (#30): 1 goal, 1 assist, 3 shots, 3 chances created
F: David Vila, NYC (#1): 2 games played, 2 goals, 14 shots, 5 chances created
F: Didier Drogba, MTL (#52): 2 games played, 1 goal, 1 assist, 10 shots

Bench: Nick Rimando, RSL (#48); Donnie Smith, NE (#123); Osvaldo Alonso, SEA (#78); Razvan Cocis, CHI (#146); Mike Grella, NY (#8); Christian Bolaños, VAN (#51); Javier Morales, RSL (#6)

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