MLS team of the week: Ex-Leicester and Middlesbrough man joins David Villa

Orlando City SC defender Sean St Ledger was among the players who impressed in week two of MLS action.

GK – Bobby Shuttleworth (New England Revolution)

The Revolution might have suffered a disappointing 2-0 defeat at New York City FC but the result could have been much worse were it not for the goalkeeping heroics of Shuttleworth, who came up with a season-leading seven saves against Manchester City's sister club.

RB – Marvell Wynne (San Jose Earthquakes)

The former US international impressed both in attack and defence in his side’s shock 3-2 road win over the Seattle Sounders, adding an assist to his nine clearances and four interceptions.

CB – Sean St Ledger (Orlando City SC)

Brought into the line-up for the suspended Aurelien Collin, the former Leicester City and Middlesbrough man recorded a match-leading 13 clearances to help Orlando earn a 1-0 victory at the Owen Coyle-led Houston Dynamo.

CB – Jason Hernandez (New York City FC)

The New York-native helped his hometown team earn their first-ever MLS win against New England with a first-rate defensive showing, finishing the historic home opener at Yankee Stadium with four tackles, six interceptions and seven clearances.

LB – Waylon Francis (Columbus Crew)

The Costa Rican recorded three key passes in his side’s comfortable 2-0 home win over Toronto FC, as well as grabbing the assist for Kei Kamara’s 61st-minute strike with a perfect ball into the box.

CM – Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew)

The US international underlined his promise against Toronto with another excellent outing, recording 101 passes for a 87.1 per cent completion rate, while also making three tackles and three interceptions.

CM – Michel (FC Dallas)

A 3-1 home win over Sporting Kansas City saw the versatile Brazilian set up Blas Perez with a floated cross to give Dallas a 52nd-minute lead, before he helped his side seal the result 17 minutes before the end with a pinpoint pass in the build up to Fabian Castillo’s goal.

AM – Javier Morales (Real Salt Lake)

Six key passes, a goal and an assist in the 3-3 home draw with the Philadelphia Union showed just how important the creative Argentine will be to RSL’s MLS Cup hopes this season.

FW – Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

A brace from the US international helped end San Jose’s 16-game winless streak at Seattle after their opponents had taken the lead just 18 seconds into the match. He might be 32, but Wondo’s goalscoring powers don’t appear to be waning.

FW – Fernando Aristeguieta (Philadelphia Union)

After last week’s promising debut, the Nantes loanee marked his MLS arrival with a first-half brace against RSL, as both goals came within four minutes of each other in the 34th and 38th minute to put the visitors up at the break.

FW – David Villa (New York City FC)

The Spanish skipper scored a brilliant first-half goal – his first in MLS – and set up a late Patrick Mullins insurance strike to help inspire Jason Kreis' side to the win over their Eastern Conference rivals.

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