MLS team of the week: Kevin Doyle and Frank Lampard hit form

MLS: Colorado Rapids at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

The former Wolverhampton Wanderers striker and ex-Chelsea midfielder both feature in our Week 18 line-up along with the likes of Jelle van Damme and Ilsinho.

MLS: Colorado Rapids at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

GK – Brian Rowe (LA Galaxy)

The Galaxy goalkeeper registered four saves and a clean sheet in Saturday’s game at the Seattle Sounders as Bruce Arena’s men beat their Western Conference rivals 1-0.

RB – Jalil Anibaba (Houston Dynamo)

The Dynamo defender produced a strong display at Orlando City SC on Friday night, making three interceptions and four tackles to help Wade Barrett’s side hold their managerless hosts to a 0-0 draw.

CB – Victor Cabrera (Montreal Impact)

The Argentine defender recorded a match-leading seven tackles, eight interceptions and eight clearances in the Impact’s 1-1 draw at Real Salt Lake.

MLS: Montreal Impact at Real Salt Lake

CB – Jelle van Damme (LA Galaxy)

The physical Belgian was arguably the Galaxy’s standout player against Seattle, racking up 10 clearances, three tackles, five interceptions and blocking four shots over the course of the match.

LB – Jimmy Medranda (Sporting Kansas City)

The versatile Colombian scored his first career MLS goal in Sporting KC’s 3-1 home win over New York City FC on Sunday, as well as recording two key passes and five tackles.

CM – Ben Zemanski (Portland Timbers)

The Timbers midfielder made six interceptions, three tackles and three clearances in his side’s 0-0 draw at the New York Red Bulls, while also coming close to breaking the deadlock in the second half with a long-range effort that hit the post.

CM – Frank Lampard (New York City FC)

The former Chelsea star made it four goals in five games after following up his winner in NYCFC’s 1-0 victory at the New England Revolution on Wednesday night with another finish in the loss to Sporting KC.

RW – Ilsinho (Philadelphia Union)

The Brazilian midfielder bagged his first two MLS goals in the Union’s 3-0 win over D.C. United at Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday, converting a first-half penalty before adding a second two minutes after the break to complete the scoring.

AM – Roland Alberg (Philadelphia Union)

The Dutch midfielder also netted a spot-kick in the Union’s clash with DCU, in addition to helping set up Ilsinho’s second-half strike.

LW – Shkelzen Gashi (Colorado Rapids)

The Albanian playmaker provided the assist for Kevin Doyle’s goal in the Rapids’ 2-2 draw at the Vancouver Whitecaps, while also recording six shots, five crosses and creating three other chances.

ST – Kevin Doyle (Colorado Rapids)

After scoring on the hour mark against Vancouver, the former Reading and Wolverhampton Wanderers striker turned provider in stoppage-time when he teed up Axel Sjoberg to net a last-gasp equaliser.

MLS: Colorado Rapids at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

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