2016 Team of the Week (Wk 16): Playmakers take center stage across MLS

The Copa America Centenario final between Argentina and Chile ended 0-0, but MLS provided many goals over the past week, due in large part to some of the best playmakers in the league.

Roland Alberg led the way with four goals over two games for the Philadelphia Union, helping them defeat the Chicago Fire 4-3 on Wednesday night before falling to the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.

Kaká scored the game-winning goal for Orlando City SC against Toronto FC, while Mauro Diaz chipped in two assists as FC Dallas defeated Real Salt Lake.

In the final game of the weekend, Diego Valeri was a terror for the Portland Timbers as he delivered a great through ball to Lucas Melano on the Timbers' first goal before finishing two penalty kicks goals as Portland beat the Houston Dynamo 3-2.

Check out the rest of the team below:

Week 14 Team of the Week

Player (Week 16 Audi Player Index Ranking)

GK: Clint Irwin, TOR (#48): 3 saves, 1 goal conceded
D: Jalen Robinson, DC (#155): 7 clearances, 4 interceptions
D: Marvell Wynne, SJ (#149): 6 tackles, 3 interceptions, 84% passing accuracy
D: Ronald Matarrita, NYC (#59): 1 goal, 5 tackles, 2 interceptions
M: Lamar Neagle, DC (#8): 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 shots
M: Mauro Diaz, DAL (#20): 2 assists, 3 chances created, 2 shots
M: Roland Alberg, PHI (#3): 2 games, 4 goals, 13 shots, 4 chances created
M: Diego Valeri, POR (#1): 2 goals, 1 assist, 7 shots, 5 chances created
M: Kaká, ORL (#43): 1 goal, 5 shots, 1 chance created
F: Dom Dwyer, SKC (#2): 2 goals, 6 shots, 1 chance created
F: Kekuta Manneh, VAN (#9): 1 goal, 4 shots, 2 chances created

Bench: Bill Hamid, DC (#27); Matias Laba, VAN (#256); Benny Feilhaber, SKC (#24); Boniek Garcia, HOU (#4); Chad Barrett, SJ (#6); Giovani dos Santos, LA (#32); Ola Kamara, CLB (#14)

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