Included in the starting 11 are Red Bulls Mike Grella and Felipe, while New York City FC is represented by David Villa and Jack Harrison. Grella had 2 goals, 3 shots and 3 chances created in Red Bulls 2-0 home win over Seattle Sounders. His teammate, Felipe, had a 83% passing accuracy and 2 interceptions.
NYC FC’s Villa had 1 goal, 7 shots and 2 chances created while his rookie teammate Harrison has 1 assist, 2 chances created and 2 successful dribbles in the team’s 3-2 win over Philadelphia Union.
The MLS Team of the Week reserves including Red Bulls netminder Luis Robles and midfielder Dax McCarty, while NYC FC’s Frank Lampard — who scored his first goal of the season — was also on the squad.