Team of the Week presented by Audi: Samuel Armenteros leads in Week 19

Week 19 of the 2018 MLS regular season featured plenty of game action, with a busy slate around the 4th of July holiday as well as a full program on the weekend, and there were plenty of good performances to choose from on the Team of the Week presented by Audi.

The Portland Timbers and LAFC each have two players in the XI, while Real Salt Lake, coming off two wins in Week 19, have two players and their coach recognized in the overall Team of the Week.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

This week's spotlight player is Timbers forward Samuel Armenteros, who scored both goals for the home side in a 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday. Armenteros picked up Audi Player Index Performance of the Week, amassing 1,546 points, best in MLS.

Armenteros scored on a 40 percent strike rate, notched two key passes and completed 85 percent of his passes in the attacking half of the field.

Team of the Week: Samuel Armenteros (POR), Adama Diomande (LAFC), Darwin Quintero (MIN), Saphir Taider (MTL), Jefferson Savarino (RSL), Mark-Anthony Kaye (LAFC), Diego Valeri (POR), Philippe Senderos (HOU), Leandro Gonzalez Pirez (ATL), Maxime Chanot (NYC), Stefan Frei (SEA)

Coach: Mike Petke (RSL)

Bench: Tyler Miller (LAFC), Rod Fanni (MTL), Justen Glad (RSL), Tesho Akindele (DAL), Kei Kamara (VAN), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA), Josef Martinez (ATL)

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