LAFC defender Mamadou Fall, midfielder Eduard Atuesta, and head coach Bob Bradley have been named to the MLS Team of the Week for gameweek 23.
Center back Mamadou Fall scored twice on powerful headers, while midfielder Eduard Atuesta served those two chances on a platter and deposited a penalty kick himself. After weathering over a dozen absences, head coach Bob Bradley mans the sidelines of this 3-5-2 formation.
Team of the Week (3-5-2, left to right):
GK: Brad Knighton (NE)
DEF: Mamadou Fall (LAFC), Erik Godoy (VAN), Nicolas Figal (MIA)
MID: Jonathan Menendez (RSL), Eduard Atuesta (LAFC), Hany Mukhtar (NSH), Matt Polster (NE), Michael Barrios (COL)
FWD: Daryl Dike (ORL), Felipe Mora (POR)
Coach: Bob Bradley (LAFC)
Bench: Steve Clark (POR), Daniel Lovitz (NSH), Junior Urso (ORL), Ryan Gauld (VAN), Albert Rusnak (RSL), Jesus Ferreira (DAL), Dominque Badji (COL)
The Team of the Week presented by Audi is voted on by the MLSsoccer.com editorial staff.
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