The Portland Timbers defense came up big on Sunday as they picked up the fourth shutout of 2019 with a 1-0 win over New York City FC at Yankee Stadium.
Leading the way with five saves was goalkeeper Steve Clark whose performance earned him a spot on the MLS Team of the Week for Week 18. Teammate Larrys Mabiala, who had one tackle, four clearances and two tackles earned a spot on the TOTW bench as well.
Team of the Week: Mason Toye (MIN), Kacper Przybylko (PHI), Carlos Vela (LAFC), Nicolas Lodeiro (SEA), Paxton Pomykal (DAL), Mark-Anthony Kaye (LAFC), Emmanuel Ledesma (CIN), Aaron Herrera (RSL), Ike Opara (MIN), Eddie Segura (LAFC), Steve Clark (POR)
Coach: Bob Bradley (LAFC)
Bench: Nick Rimando (RSL), Larrys Mabiala (POR), Maxi Moralez (NYC), Nicolas Gaitan (CHI), Alberth Elis (HOU), CJ Sapong (CHI), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA)
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The Team of the Week presented by Audi is voted on by the MLSsoccer.com editorial staff.