Each week MLSsoccer.com gives you a chance to vote on which players you think had the best performances of the round. Voting ends Monday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. CT.
The nominees for Week 30 (in alphabetical order):
Giles Barnes (HOU) – 2 goals in 5-1 win over CHV
Boniek Garcia (HOU) – 2 goals in 5-1 win over CHV
Bill Hamid (DC) – 5 saves, 2 goals against in 2-1 loss vs. NE
Steven Lenhart (SJ) – 2 goals in 2-1 win over RSL
Lee Nguyen (NE) – 1 goal in 2-1 win over DC
Camilo Sanvezzo (VAN) – 2 goals in 3-0 win over MTL
CJ Sapong (SKC) – 2 goals in 2-1 win over TOR
Tony Tchani (CLB) – 1 assist in 3-0 win over CHI
Diego Valeri (POR) – 1 goal in 1-0 win over COL
The Houston Dynamo and Chivas USA renew acquaintances when the clubs meet in an interconference clash Saturday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium. The Dynamo put the skids on a four-match winless run last weekend, winning 1-0 at Philadelphia Union to regain a place in the top five in the Eastern Conference. Chivas USA were officially eliminated from playoff consideration last weekend, reaching a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers at StubHub Center.
Dynamo: Hall; Sarkodie, Boswell, Taylor, Ashe; Garcia, Creavalle, Clark, Davis ©; Barnes, Bruin
Subs: Marscheider, Ching, Ownby, Arena, Clark, Carr, Dixon
Chivas USA: Kennedy; De Luna, Burling, Bocanegra, Villafaña; Minda, Mejia, Alvarez, de la Fuente, Avila; Torres
Subs: McLain, Purdy, Rivera, Soto, Morales, Fondy, Chueca