MLS team of the week: Robbie Keane and Sebastian Lletget shine for LA Galaxy

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The former Tottenham Hotspur striker and his ex-West Ham United teammate both made our line-up for week 18 after helping the MLS Cup holders thump Toronto FC 4-0.

GK – Josh Saunders (New York City FC)

A career-high eight saves helped NYCFC beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 at Stade Saputo for their fourth win in five league games.

RB – Tyrone Mears (Seattle Sounders)

Signed as Tottenham Hotspur-bound DeAndre Yedlin’s replacement in the winter, the former Premier League defender came up with a spectacular 88th-minute winner for the Sounders in Friday night’s 1-0 home victory over D.C United – his first goal in over five years.

CB – Seb Hines (Orlando City SC)

Orlando earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Real Salt Lake thanks to their disciplined defence, as the Middlesbrough loanee recorded an impressive six interceptions and six clearances over the course of the match.

CB – Eric Gehrig (Chicago Fire)

The Fire’s hometown hero helped end their four-game losing streak with his performance on Friday night, making three tackles, 10 interceptions and eight clearances in a 1-1 draw at Owen Coyle’s Houston Dynamo.

LB – Je-Vaughn Watson (FC Dallas)

Forced to start in an unfamiliar left-back role, the Jamaican surprised fans with a first-rate performance to help his side earn a comfortable 3-0 win over the visiting New England Revolution, producing five tackles and four interceptions in the process.

DM – Jack Jewsbury (Portland Timbers)

The 34-year-old midfielder grabbed his second stoppage-time winner of the season on Sunday night to hand the Timbers a narrow 1-0 home victory over the San Jose Earthquakes.

RM – Ethan Finlay (Columbus Crew)

The league’s assist leader turned from provider to goalscorer on the weekend, bagging a brace as the Crew downed the New York Red Bulls 2-1 at MAPFRE Stadium.

LM – Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy)

Saturday night’s late strike in the Galaxy’s 4-0 thumping of Toronto FC made it five goals in only nine games for the former West Ham United midfielder since his May arrival.

AM – Mauro Diaz (FC Dallas)

The Argentine has endured somewhat of an up-and-down 2015 thus far but he showed his class in the win over New England, picking up a goal and assist.

ST – Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy)

On the night Steven Gerrard was introduced to the StubHub Center crowd for the first time, his former Liverpool teammate stole the show with a hat-trick to cement his status as one the league’s deadliest strikers.

ST- David Villa (New York City FC)

After a somewhat slow start to his MLS career, the former Barcelona forward has been in fine form of late, making it six goals in six games with both of his side’s strikes in the win over Montreal.

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