2016 Team of the Week (Wk 11): New York City FC on fire after another win

Believe it or not, New York City FC are now in second place in the Eastern Conference. Well, technically tied for first.

This thanks to their third straight league win, which came in Portland after they defeated the Timbers 2-1 on Sunday night.

David Villa scored the opener, pushing him into a tie atop the MLS goalscoring charts, while Jason Hernandez and Josh Saunders helped shut down a strong Timbers attack.

Check out the rest of the team below:

Player (Week 11 Audi Player Index Ranking)

GK: Travis Worra, DC (#30): 5 saves, 0 goals conceded
D: Mekeil Williams, COL (#117): 2 games played, 11 tackles, 5 clearances
D: Jason Hernandez, NYC (#266): 5 blocks, 3 clearances, 3 interceptions
D: Walker Zimmerman, DAL (#25): 2 games played, 1 goal, 11 clearances, 9 interceptions
M: Patrick Nyarko, DC (#57): 1 goal, 1 assist, 4 interceptions
M: Kekuta Manneh, VAN (#10): 2 games played, 2 goals, 2 assists, 7 shots, 3 chances created
M: Roger Espinoza, SKC (#14): 2 games played, 1 assist, 6 chances created, 10 tackles, 4 clearances
M: Alberto Quintero, SJ (#2): 2 goals, 1 assist, 3 shots
F: Sebastian Giovinco, TOR (#1): 2 goals, 1 assist, 9 shots, 4 chances created
F: David Vila, NYC (#20): 1 goal, 6 shots, 79% passing accuracy
F: Blas Perez, VAN (#9): 2 games played, 2 goals, 3 shots

Bench: Josh Saunders, NYC (#8); Keegan Rosenberry, PHI (#26); David Horst, HOU (#184); Anibal Godoy, SJ (#4); Pedro Morales, VAN (#17); Lee Nguyen, NE (#12); Jacob Peterson, SKC (#70)

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