Houston Dynamo forward Alberth Elis earned his place in the MLS Team of the Week presented by Audi for Week 3 after playing a part in all three goals for a 3-2 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
Elis set up Memo Rodriguez with two assists, plus earned and converted a penalty kick for his first goal of 2019 on Saturday afternoon. La Pantera couldn't be contained in a big breakout performance to close out a three-game homestand with seven points to start the MLS season. Fellow forward Memo Rodriguez earned a spot on the Team of the Week bench after his first career multi-goal outing in MLS.
Team of the Week: Ignacio Piatti (MTL), Wayne Rooney (DC), Alberth Elis (HOU), Sebastian Lletget (LA), Junior Moreno (DC), Nicolas Lodeiro (SEA), Alex Muyl (RBNY), Gaston Sauro (CLB), Miles Robinson (ATL), Leonardo Jara (DC), Spencer Richey (CIN)
Coach: Alan Koch (CIN)
Bench: Zack Steffen (CLB), Kendall Waston (CIN), Memo Rodriguez (HOU), Victor Ulloa (CIN), Ayo Akinola (TOR), Jordan Morris (SEA), Carlos Vela (LAFC)