Team of the Week presented by Audi: Dominique Badji races ahead in Week 5

With a full slate of MLS action in Week 5, competition was stiff for spots on the Team of the Week presented by Audi.

Two teams, Sporting Kansas City and the Colorado Rapids, placed two players on the XI after posting wins on Saturday, while Orlando City SC, fresh off their first win of the season, feature two players on the bench and the Team of the Week coach.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

The spotlight player this week is Rapids forward Dominique Badji, who notched a hat trick in a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Union. Badji had the Audi Player Index Performance of the Week, earning 1,049 points, best in MLS. He scored with a 100 percent rate on the night, notching 909 points in the process, and engaged in a remarkable 16 aerial duels, winning six of them, while also completing 11 passes in the final third.

Team of the Week: Dominique Badji (COL), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA), Jozy Altidore (TOR), Carlos Vela (LAFC), Ilie Sanchez (SKC), Bastian Schweinsteiger (CHI), Cristian Penilla (NE), Ike Opara (SKC), Michael Parkhurst (ATL), Deklan Wynne (COL), Sean Johnson (NYC)

Coach: Jason Kreis (ORL)

Bench: Matt Turner (NE), Gregory van der Wiel (TOR), Anton Tinnerholm (NYC), Felipe (VAN), Sacha Kljestan (ORL), Sebastian Blanco (POR), Dom Dwyer (ORL)

For more information about the Audi Player Index, visit mlssoccer.com/audi

The Team of the Week presented by Audi is voted on by the MLSsoccer.com editorial staff.

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