Team of the Week presented by Audi: Savarino strikes again in Week 26

Heineken Rivalry Week featured a little bit of everything, and that was reflected in the Team of the Week presented by Audi, for Week 26 of the 2018 MLS regular season.

Nine different teams were represented in the Team of the Week XI, highlighted by a big win by Real Salt Lake and a four-point week for the only team to play two games, the New York Red Bulls.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

For the second consecutive week, the spotlight player is Real Salt Lake forward Jefferson Savarino, who scored two goals and assisted on a third in a 6-0 romp over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday. Savarino earns the Audi Player Index Performance of the Week, picking up 1,247 points, best in the league.

The Venezuelan posted a 66 percent strike rate, completed 100 percent of his passes in his team's half, and had two key passes in the match.

Team of the Week: Jefferson Savarino (RSL), Josef Martinez (ATL), Sebastian Giovinco (TOR), Yordy Reyna (VAN), Alejandro "Kaku" Romero Gamarra (RBNY), Michael Bradley (TOR), Seth Sinovic (SKC), Sebastien Ibeagha (NYC), Kim Kee-hee (SEA), Kemar Lawrence (RBNY), Andre Blake (PHI)

Coach: Greg Vanney (TOR)

Bench: Tim Melia (SKC), Jack Elliott (PHI), Ozzie Alonso (SEA), Johnny Russell (SKC), Corey Baird (RSL), Cory Burke (PHI), Nemanja Nikolic (CHI)

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