MLS team of the week: Bradley Wright-Phillips and Ola Kamara steal the show

MLS: Toronto FC at New York Red Bulls

The New York Red Bulls forward and Columbus Crew SC striker headline our Week 13 line-up after both hitting hat-tricks.

MLS: Toronto FC at New York Red Bulls

GK – Tyler Deric (Houston Dynamo)

The Dynamo keeper produced a six-save display to help his side begin the post-Owen Coyle era with a 1-1 draw at the Vancouver Whitecaps.

RB – Jordan Smith (Vancouver Whitecaps)

The Costa Rica international replaced the suspended Fraser Aird in the line-up for Houston’s visit and showed his worth, recording a club record 11 tackles along with 14 crosses.

CB – Walker Zimmerman (FC Dallas)

The 23-year-old defender continued his recent impressive run of form on Saturday with a strong performance in Dallas’ 0-0 draw at the San Jose Earthquakes, making five tackles and a match-leading six interceptions to help preserve the clean sheet.

CB – Aurelien Collin (New York Red Bulls)

The Frenchman made five clearances, two interceptions and blocked two shots as Jesse Marsch's men beat Toronto FC 3-0 at Red Bull Arena to make it three consecutive shutout victories.

LB – DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo)

The former Manchester City and Rangers winger opened the scoring in the Dynamo’s draw with Vancouver, while also racking up four tackles and five interceptions over the course of the 90 minutes.

MLS: Houston Dynamo at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

CM – Luke Mulholland (Real Salt Lake)

Mulholland stood out as a clear bright spot in RSL's 4-3 loss at Columbus Crew SC, scoring one, setting up another and winning a penalty on the stroke of half-time, only for Joao Plata to see his effort saved by Steve Clark.

RW – Kevin Molino (Orlando City SC)

The tricky Trinidadian winger led Orlando's comeback in Sunday's 2-2 draw at New York City FC, setting up Julio Baptista's 72nd-minute strike before going on to head home a last-gap equaliser. it was his second goal in Week 13 after coming off the bench in midweek to score in another 2-2 draw with the Philadelphia Union.

AM – Sacha Kljestan (New York Red Bulls)

Kljestan picked up two more assists in the Red Bulls' win over TFC to give him 10 in 14 games this term – four more than anyone else in MLS. He's currently on pace to become just the second player in league history to break the 20-assist mark in a single regular season.

MLS: Toronto FC at New York Red Bulls

LW – Ignacio Piatti (Montreal Impact)

The Argentine playmaker grabbed a goal and an assist in the Impact’s clash with the LA Galaxy to help his side secure a hard-fought 3-2 win at Stade Saputo.

ST – Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls)

The former Manchester City and Southampton striker recorded the fastest hat-trick in MLS history from the start of a match in the win over Toronto, scoring three times inside the opening 27 minutes. After failing to find the back of the net in his first seven appearances of the season, he now has eight goals in the club's last seven matches.

ST – Ola Kamara (Columbus Crew SC)

The other hat-trick hero from Week 13, Kamara bagged his first MLS goal 17 minutes into the match against RSL before adding two more after the break to put Gregg Berhalter's side on track for their first win in five games.

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