It all came down to Decision Day presented by AT&T to wrap up the 2019 MLS regular season, with the Portland Timbers earning their spot in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs with a massive 3-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes.
Defender Larrys Mabiala opened the scoring for Portland with a key first-half goal while midfielder Sebastián Blanco added a picturesque free-kick stunner in the second half to seal the win. Both were named to the MLS Team of the Week, presented by Audi.
Team of the Week: Carlos Vela (LAFC), Zdenek Ondrasek (DAL), Alberth Elis (HOU), Przemyslaw Frankowski (CHI), Bryan Acosta (DAL), Sebastián Blanco (POR), Julian Gressel (ATL), Larrys Mabiala (POR), Roman Torres (SEA), Tristan Blackmon (LAFC), Przemyslaw Tyton (CIN)
Coach: Luchi Gonzalez (DAL)
Bench: Quentin Westberg (TOR), Donny Toia (RSL), Omar Gonzalez (TOR), Michael Barrios (DAL), Orji Okwonkwo (MTL), Valentin Castellanos (NYC), Christian Ramirez (HOU)
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The Team of the Week presented by Audi is voted on by the MLSsoccer.com editorial staff.
As part of the Audi Goals Drive Progress campaign, donations have exceeded $500,000 for the season. With the Audi Fan Faceoff promotion, fans can use their team's hashtag to win a $50,000 donation to their club's academy. Head to the Audi Fan Faceoff page for more information on the program and what you can do for your club.