Team of the Week presented by Audi: Savarino stars once more in Week 27

Three Real Salt Lake players, riding impressive back-to-back six-goal wins, feature in the Team of the Week presented by Audi for Week 27 of the 2018 MLS regular season.

The Team of the Week XI also includes two representatives from a streaking Seattle Sounders team which earned an eighth straight win by beating Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night. 

Audi Player Index Spotlight

For the third week in a row, RSL forward Jefferson Savarino locked down the Audi Player Index Performance of the Week, with a goal and two assists in a 6-2 pasting of the LA Galaxy on Saturday night. Savarino's 1,395 points actually bested his not-quite-déjà-vu performance from last week, in which he scored two goals and added an assist in a 6-0 win against Colorado

Savarino successfully completed 25 passes in the opposing half, won three corners, and won three take-ons to contribute to his totals. 

Team of the Week: Jefferson Savarino (RSL), Carlos Vela (LAFC), Damir Kreilach (RSL), Albert Rusnak (RSL), Vako (SJ), Osvaldo Alonso (SEA), Luciano Acosta (DC), Brad Smith (SEA), Rod Fanni (MTL), Harrison Afful (CLB), Bill Hamid (DC). 

Coach: Remi Garde (MTL)

Bench: Tyler Miller (LAFC), Paul Arriola (DC), Diego Chara (POR), Yordy Reyna (VAN), Justin Meram (CLB), Ignacio Piatti (MTL), CJ Sapong (PHI)

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