MLS team of the week: Steven Gerrard and Jack Harrison among the stars of Week 17

Steven Gerrard playing for the LA Galaxy

The LA Galaxy's former Liverpool captain and New York City FC rookie both feature in our line-up alongside the likes of Mauro Diaz and Kei Kamara.

Steven Gerrard playing for the LA Galaxy

GK – Bill Hamid (D.C. United)

The US international pulled off seven saves in D.C. United’s match at Real Salt Lake to help Ben Olsen’s men secure a hard-fought 1-1 draw.

RB – Alvas Powell (Portland Timbers)

The Jamaican defender impressed on both sides of the ball in Portland’s goalless stalemate at the Colorado Rapids, recording a match-leading six tackles, three dribbles and three crosses over the course of the 90 minutes.

CB – Walker Zimmerman (FC Dallas)

The 23-year-old centre-back opened the scoring in Dallas’ 4-0 thumping of Orlando City SC, while also racking up two tackles, two interceptions and two clearances.

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CB – Matt Hedges (FC Dallas)

Zimmerman’s centre-back partner also got on the scoresheet against Orlando, heading home a Mauro Diaz free-kick just after the hour mark to put the hosts 3-0 up.

LB – DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo)

The Dynamo’s new skipper led by example in Saturday’s 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union at BBVA Compass Stadium, recording a game-high six interceptions, two tackles and three dribbles.

CM – Steven Gerrard (LA Galaxy)

The 36-year-old former Liverpool skipper set up both of the Galaxy’s goals on Monday night as they beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 at the StubHub Center.

RW – Jack Harrison (New York City FC)

The English rookie continued his fine run of form in NYCFC’s clash with the New York Red Bulls, scoring one goal and setting up another as Patrick Vieira’s men beat their crosstown rivals for the first time with a 2-0 win at Yankee Stadium.

AM – Mauro Diaz (FC Dallas)

The Argentine playmaker was the key man behind Dallas’ victory over Orlando, racking up seven key passes, two assists, four shots, three dribbles and nine crosses.

LW – Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

The USA midfielder made a scoring return to the Sporting KC line-up after a successful Copa America campaign, netting a second-half stunner to help the hosts beat 10-man Columbus Crew SC 3-2.

ST – Kei Kamara (New England Revolution)

The former Crew SC striker netted his first two goals for the Revs in their trip to the Montreal Impact, although he couldn’t prevent them from slipping to a 3-2 defeat.

MLS: New England Revolution at Montreal Impact

ST – Ola Kamara (Columbus Crew SC)

The Crew’snew star striker matched his namesake and former teammate’s exploits in his side’s loss at Sporting KC, scoring either side of half-time to give him seven goals in his first 10 MLS appearances.

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