Team of the Week presented by Audi: Russell draws raves in Week 13

Week 13 of the 2019 MLS regular season was heavy on goals, something reflected in the Team of the Week presented by Audi.

Only three teams posted shutouts for the week, and in a rare occurrence, all three defenders selected to the XI scored a goal in their teams' respective wins.

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This week's spotlight player is Sporting Kansas City forward Johnny Russell, who scored three goals in a 3-2 win over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday. Russell's performance earned 1,351 points, best in MLS for the week.

In addition to his hat trick, Russell had an 80 percent accuracy rate, won 67 percent of his tackles and made two interceptions in the game.

Team of the Week: Brian Fernandez (POR), Chris Wondolowski (SJ), Johnny Russell (SKC), Carlos Vela (LAFC), Jonathan dos Santos (LA), Sebastian Saucedo (RSL), Sam Nicholson (COL), Ali Adnan (VAN), Romain Metanire (MIN), Tristan Blackmon (LAFC), Luis Robles (RBNY)

Coach: Marc Dos Santos (VAN)

Bench: David Bingham (LA), Brent Kallman (MIN), Kelvin Leerdam (SEA), Eduard Atuesta (LAFC), Diego Chara (POR), Brian White (RBNY), Alexandru Mitrita (NYC)

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