Team of the Week presented by Audi: Josef Martinez runs away in Week 23

Week 23 of the 2018 MLS regular season was a time when anything could happen -- and did.

All three teams in the bottom of the Supporters' Shield standings picked up points, and two of them -- the San Jose Earthquakes and Colorado Rapids -- posted wins, and those performances were reflected in the Team of the Week presented by Audi.

Of particular note, the Quakes' 3-1 road win over first-place FC Dallas landed two players and San Jose's head coach on the Team of the Week.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

This week's spotlight player is Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez, who scored two goals in a 2-2 draw against Toronto FC on Saturday. Martinez picked up the Audi Player Index Performance of the Week, earning 1,224 points, best in MLS.

The Venezuelan completed 66 percent of his passes in the opposing half, a 57 percent accuracy rate, and won both of his aerial duels on the day.

Team of the Week: Vako (SJ), Josef Martinez (ATL), Sebastian Giovinco (TOR), Joao Plata (RSL), Damir Kreilach (RSL), Osvaldo Alonso (SEA), Tyler Adams (RBNY), Edgar Castillo (COL), Guram Kashia (SJ), Ike Opara (SKC), Evan Bush (MTL)

Coach: Mikael Stahre (SJ)

Bench: Jeff Attinella (POR), Tim Parker (RBNY), Jeff Larentowicz (ATL), Gianluca Busio (SKC), Luciano Acosta (DC), Diego Valeri (POR), Daniel Royer (RBNY)

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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