In a week when goals were even tougher to come by than most weeks in MLS, the Seattle Sounders and Philadelphia Union had no trouble finding the nets.
The two clubs combined for seven goals in their most recent victories, and their impressive performances led to a combined six selections on this week's SBI MLS Best XI. Midfield maestro Mauro Rosales earned MLS Player of the Week honors for his goal and assist in Seattle's 4-3 win, while Union defender Sheanon Williams garnered a nod on SBI's Best XI after scoring his first career goal in his home market of Boston.
Columbus Crew goalkeeper Will Hesmer took the nets in a week that saw several goalkeeper standout, while Brad Davis made the cut for the Houston Dynamo.
Here are this week's selections for the SBI MLS Best XI:
SBI MLS Best XI: Week 18
Honorable Mention: Troy Perkins, Dan Kennedy, Cory Gibbs, Perry Kitchen, Jan Gunnar Solli, Sebastien LeToux, Marco Pappa, Emmanuel Ekpo, Roger Levesque.
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