MLS Team of the Week: Nagbe, Adi Hand Portland a Boost During Rivalry Week

Week 17 in Major League Soccer was billed as Rivalry Week. In the five major clashes between rivals this week, the stars of the league rose to the occasion and delivered brilliant performances.

One of the top showings of the week, which began on Wednesday, came from the final match as Portland bested Seattle 4-1 in a Cascadia Cup showdown. Thanks to the play of Darlington Nagbe and Fanendo Adi, the Timbers were able to take three points from the Sounders. 

Elsewhere in the league, a young center back handed the New York Red Bulls a magnificent 90-minute shift. and the San Jose Earthquakes received plenty of quality from one of their designated players. 

Because a majority of the teams played in two matches in Week 17, we judged some players on their cumulative performance. 

Continue reading to see who earned spots in our latest MLS Team of the Week. 

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