The race for silverware, and the Audi 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs, is on, and that was apparent in the Team of the Week presented by Audi for Week 32 of the 2018 MLS regular season.
Seven of 12 playoff slots across the conferences are spoken for, with three teams clinching in Week 32. Meanwhile, the Supporters' Shield contenders, Atlanta United and New York Red Bulls, both won, and both teams unsurprisingly had representatives on the Team of the Week.
Audi Player Index Spotlight
This week's spotlight player is D.C. United forward Wayne Rooney, who scored two goals in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Sunday. That showing earned him the Audi Player Index Performance of the Week, as he picked up 1,370 points, best in the league.
In addition to scoring both goals in the game, Rooney had a 63 percent accuracy rate, completed one key pass, and made 84 percent of his passes in the opposition half, to go with 89 percent of passes completed in D.C.'s own half.
Team of the Week: Adama Diomande (LAFC), Wayne Rooney (DC), Fafa Picault (PHI), Sebastian Blanco (POR), Saphir Taider (MTL), Maxi Urruti (DAL), Russell Teibert (VAN), George Bello (ATL), Aaron Long (RBNY), Keegan Rosenberry (PHI), Evan Bush (MTL)
Coach: Remi Garde (MTL)
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.