Team of the Week presented by Audi: Alejandro Pozuelo wows in MLS debut

Week 5 of the 2019 MLS regular season was a full slate of action around the league, and there were plenty of sparkling performances, as reflected in the Team of the Week presented by Audi.

Sporting KC, who posted a record win, led the way with three players in the 18, while the New England Revolution, D.C. United, Chicago Fire and the Philadelphia Union all have multiple representatives for the week after posting victories.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

This week's spotlight player is Toronto FC midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo, who had two goals and an assist in his MLS debut, a 4-0 win over NYCFC on Friday. Pozuelo earned 1,330 points, best in the league for the week.

In addition to his brace and assist, Pozuelo had a 75 percent accuracy rate, completed four key passes, and won 78 percent of his take-ons.

Team of the Week: Gerso Fernandes (SKC), Krisztian Nemeth (SKC), Alberth Elis (HOU), Alejandro Pozuelo (TOR), Paxton Pomykal (DAL), Marco Fabian (PHI), Carlos Vela (LAFC), Jalil Anibaba (NE), Bastian Schweinsteiger (CHI), Doneil Henry (VAN), Stefan Frei (SEA)

Coach: Jim Curtin (PHI)

Bench: Zack Steffen (CLB), Steven Birnbaum (DC), Dax McCarty (CHI), Carles Gil (NE), Wayne Rooney (DC), Johnny Russell (SKC), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA)

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


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