MLS team of the week: Didier Drogba and Sebastian Giovinco in hat-trick heaven

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The Chelsea legend and former Juventus forward both feature in our Week 20 line-up alongside the likes of Ignacio Piatti and Bradley Wright-Phillips.

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GK – David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes)

San Jose’s No. 1 strengthened his case for the Goalkeeper of the Year award in Friday night’s 1-1 draw at Real Salt Lake by producing another strong display, making six saves over the course of the 90 minutes to help earn his side a point.

RB – Andrew Farrell (New England Revolution)

The 24-year-old defender managed to keep David Accam quiet in Saturday’s clash with the Chicago Fire at Gillette Stadium as Je-Vaughn Watson’s late strike secured the Revs a narrow 1-0 win.

CB – Ronald Zubar (New York Red Bulls)

The former Wolverhampton Wanderers centre-back grabbed the Red Bulls’ second goal in Sunday’s 4-1 victory over crosstown rivals New York City FC at Red Bull Arena, while also racking up three tackles and completing 49 of his 54 passes.

CB – Jelle van Damme (LA Galaxy)

The Belgian showed why he should have earned an All-Star nod in the Galaxy’s 2-1 victory at the Portland Timbers, recording a match-leading eight clearances, three tackles and two interceptions to help secure Bruce Arena’s men their sixth straight win in all competitions.

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LB – Ambroise Oyongo (Montreal Impact)

The Cameroon international picked up two assists on the weekend as the Impact thumped the Philadelphia Union 5-1 at Stade Saputo to move within one point of their second-placed opponents in the Eastern Conference standings.

RW – Kevin Molino (Orlando City SC)

The tricky Trinidadian scored one goal and set up another on Saturday to earn Orlando a 2-2 draw at Columbus Crew SC.

CM – Sacha Kljestan (New York Red Bulls)

The Red Bulls playmaker set up two strikes and converted a penalty in Sunday’s Hudson River Derby, giving him five goals and a league-leading 12 assists on the season.

LW – Ignacio Piatti (Montreal Impact)

The Argentine attacker netted his 12th goal of the season in Montreal’s win over the Union, while also helping set up two of Didier Drogba’s three finishes.

FW – Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC)

The reigning MLS MVP ended an eight-game goal drought in stellar fashion against D.C. United, scoring a hat-trick to hand TFC a comfortable 4-1 win at BMO Field.

MLS: D.C. United at Toronto FC

FW – Didier Drogba (Montreal Impact)

The Chelsea legend equalled Givoinco’s heroics with a three-goal performance of his own on the weekend, helping snap Montreal’s three-game winless run in the process.

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

The former Manchester City and Southampton striker made it eight goals in only six games against NYCFC with a brace in their latest encounter.

MLS: Toronto FC at New York Red Bulls

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