Team of the Week presented by Audi: Almiron is king of the hill in Week 9

Week 9 of the 2018 MLS regular season was a week for the home teams, mostly, as the side with home cooking won or drew 9 of 11 matches.

But of the two road wins, the New York Red Bulls over the LA Galaxy and Orlando City SC defeating the Colorado Rapids, there's plenty of representation on the MLS Team of the Week presented by Audi.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

This week's spotlight player is Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron, who scored two goals in a 4-1 win over the Montreal Impact. Almiron earned the Audi Player Index Performance of the Week, posting 1,247 points, best in MLS. Almiron's goal outside the box netted 327 points, and his penalty kick conversion was worth 147 points. He also won 100 percent of his take-ons in the match.

Team of the Week: David Villa (NYC), Bradley Wright-Phillips (RBNY), Miguel Almiron (ATL), Yoshi Yotun (ORL), Borek Dockal (PHI), Alejandro "Kaku" Romero Gamarra (RBNY), Alphonso Davies (VAN), Ben Sweat (NYC), Laurent Ciman (LAFC), Claude Dielna (NE), Bobby Shuttleworth (MIN)

Coach: Jason Kreis (ORL)

Bench: Alex Bono (TOR), Andrew Farrell (NE), Ibson (MIN), Kevin Kratz (ATL), Ezequiel Barco (ATL), Mike Grella (CLB), Justin Meram (ORL)

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