Timbers defender Jorge Moreira named to MLS Team of the Week for Week 8

Week 8 of the 2019 MLS regular season saw the final unbeaten teams fall and some of the winless teams pick up their first victories, a fact reflected in the Team of the Week presented by Audi.

For Portland, defender Jorge Moreira scored his first goal in MLS as part of the Timbers' 3-1 win over Columbus and played an involved and strong game throughout that included a team-leading 72 touches in the right back position.

Here's the rest of the Team of the week as voted on by the MLSsoccer.com editorial staff:

Team of the Week: Danny Hoesen (SJ), Heber (NYC), Carlos Vela (LAFC), Alejandro Pozuelo (TOR), Mark-Anthony Kaye (LAFC), Eduard Atuesta (LAFC), Albert Rusnak (RSL), Matt Hedges (DAL), Jack Elliott (PHI), Jorge Moreira (POR), Jesse Gonzalez (DAL)

Coach: Luchi Gonzalez (DAL)

Bench: Cody Cropper (NE), Julian Araujo (LA), Ali Adnan (VAN), Jonathan dos Santos (LA), Michael Barrios (DAL), Nicolas Gaitan (CHI), Jordan Hamilton (TOR)


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