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Team Of The Week | Chiellini Makes His First Appearance - Week 23

mls team of the week

The week 23 MLS Team of the Week backline features LAFC newcomer Giorgio Chiellini. Chiellini showed veteran savvy in his longest MLS runout yet, a 2-1 comeback win over Seattle Sounders FC for the Supporters' Shield leaders. Forward Carlos Vela made the bench for scoring the game-winner in the match.

Here's the rest of the team:

F: Mikael Uhre (PHI), Gonzalo Higuain (MIA), Luis Amarilla (MIN)

M: Alejandro Bedoya (PHI), Ryan Gauld (VAN), Sebastian Driussi (ATX), Sebastian Blanco (POR)

D: Kamal Miller (MTL), Giorgio Chiellini (LAFC), Jakob Glesnes (PHI)

GK: Djordje Petrovic (NE)

Bench: Maarten Paes (DAL), Juan Jose Purata (ATL), Cristian Espinoza (SJ), Hany Mukhtar (NSH), Taxi Fountas (DC), Carlos Vela (LAFC), Brandon Vazquez (CIN)

Coach: Wayne Rooney (DC)

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