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Trask Smith

Alberth Elis named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week for Week

Houston Dynamo forward Alberth Elis returned to the starting lineup and got back to making an impact on Saturday, earning himself a spot on the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week for Week 23.

Elis scored the opening goal against the San Jose Earthquakes, heading in his seventh of the season off a Boniek García corner kick. Then, he nutmegged his defender and set up Vicente Sánchez late in the game to seal yet another home win for the Dynamo.

Sánchez landed a spot on the bench for his performance as a substitute with the goal and an assist to Mauro Manotas in the closing seconds of the match. Check out the full Team of the Week below:

Bench: Tim Howard (COL)-Kelvin Leerdam (SEA)-Matt Hedges (DAL)-Alexander Ring (NYC)-Ignacio Piatti (MTL)-Justin Meram (CLB)-Vicente Sánchez (HOU)

Coach: Greg Vanney

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