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)