Team of the Week presented by Audi: Maxi Moralez makes it happen in Week 17

MLS was fully back in action in Week 17 of the 2019 MLS regular season, with a bumper 18 games, giving us plenty of competition for the Team of the Week presented by Audi.

The San Jose Earthquakes, who won both of their games, and Minnesota United, who scored seven goals in a huge win, led the way in terms of representation on the Team of the Week.

Audi Player Index Spotlight

This week's spotlight player is NYCFC midfielder Maxi Moralez, who scored two goals and two assists in a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. Moralez picked up 1,402 points for his performance, best in MLS for the week.

In addition to his goals and assists, Moralez connected on 57 percent of his crosses, won his tackles and completed 69 percent of his passes in the opposition half.

Team of the Week: Justin Meram (ATL), Wayne Rooney (DC), Valentin Castellanos (NYC), Valeri "Vako" Qazaishvili (SJ), Jan Gregus (MIN), Diego Chara (POR), Maxi Moralez (NYC), Sam Vines (COL), Ike Opara (MIN), Kelvin Leerdam (SEA), Luis Robles (RBNY)

Coach: Matias Almeyda (SJ)

Bench: Zac MacMath (VAN), Justen Glad (RSL), Nani (ORL), Tommy Thompson (SJ), Darwin Quintero (MIN), Orji Okwonkwo (MTL), Teal Bunbury (NE)

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.

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