Timbers defender Alvas Powell's solid game Saturday in Portland's 3-2 win over Minnesota United FC earned him a spot on the MLS Team of the Week for Week 7. The Jamaican's goal and assist and constant presence on the right flank in the Timbers' home-opening win put him on the squad.
Team of the Week: Carlos Vela (LAFC), Darwin Quintero (MIN), Tomas Martinez (HOU), Sacha Kljestan (ORL), Jacori Hayes (DAL), Maxi Moralez (NYC), Miguel Almiron (ATL), Ashley Cole (LA), Maxime Chanot (NYC), Alvas Powell (POR), Steve Clark (DC)
Coach: Patrick Vieira (NYC)
Bench: Joe Bendik (ORL), Reggie Cannon (DAL), Jack Price (COL), Jonathan dos Santos (LA), Cristian Roldan (SEA), Alejandro "Kaku" Romero Gamarra (RBNY), Bradley Wright-Phillips (RBNY)
The Team of the Week presented by Audi is voted on by the MLSsoccer.com editorial staff.