Team of the Week presented by Audi: Techera raises the level in Week 13

Week 13 of the 2018 MLS regular season had a few offensive outbursts, but it was balanced by several defense-dominant games.

The big representative on the MLS Team of the Week presented by Audi was the Houston Dynamo, which fielded two players on the XI plus head coach Wilmer Cabrera, following a comprehensive 3-1 win over New York City FC.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

This week's spotlight player is Vancouver Whitecaps FC winger Cristian Techera, who scored his first career hat trick in a 3-3 draw against the New England Revolution. Techera earned the Audi Player Index Performance of the Week, racking up 1,636 points, best in MLS.

Team of the Week: Cristian Techera (VAN) Samuel Armenteros (POR), Alberth Elis (HOU), Miguel Ibarra (MIN), Artur (CLB), Cristian Penilla (NE), Danny Acosta (RSL), Mark McKenzie (PHI), Alejandro Fuenmayor (HOU), Josh Williams (CLB), Jesse Gonzalez (DAL)

Coach: Wilmer Cabrera (HOU)

Bench: Tim Melia (SKC), Patrick McLain (CHI), Tim Parker (RBNY), Marcelo Silva (RSL), Paul Arriola (DC), Romain Alessandrini (LA), Alan Gordon (CHI)

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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