MLS Team Of The Week Features 7 New York Stars

TEAMoftheWEEK-2016-15Major League Soccer’s Team of the Week for week 15 has a decidedly New York feel as seven members of the metropolitan area’s two teams feature on this week’s squad.

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.