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Major League Soccer Names The Best MLS XI For 2018 Season

Major League Soccer Names The Best MLS XI For 2018 Season

Major League Soccer has revealed the best XI for the 2018 season.

The football league posted on its official website that goals-per-game average for the season was 3.19, which means that the XI has been chosen to fit an "offensive-minded 3-4-3 formation."

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Collectively, the 11 players have scored 123 goals between them this season. According to the MLS, the best XI has scored 53 more goals than Atlanta United, which was the "most productive" attacking side in the season.

Without further ado, here is the lineup for the MLS team.

  • Zack Steffen ('keeper, Columbus Crew)
  • Chad Marshall (defender, Seattle Sounders)
  • Aaron Long (defender, New York Red Bulls)
  • Kemar Lawrence (defender, New York Red Bulls)
  • Carlos Vela (midfielder, Los Angeles FC)
  • Ignacio Piatti (midfielder, Montreal Impact)
  • Miguel Almirón (midfielder, Atlanta United)
  • Luciano Acosta (midfielder, DC United)
  • Wayne Rooney (forward, DC United)
  • Josef Martínez (forward, Atlanta United)
  • Zlatan Ibrahimović (forward, LA Galaxy)

Yes, former Manchester United stars Rooney and Ibrahimović have made the best XI after their first season in the competition.

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For a bonus, here's what the team would look like on FIFA 19 Ultimate Team.

Credit: Futhead
Credit: Futhead

Not a bad team, right?







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Featured Image Credit: MLS/PA

Topics: Football News, Football, Major League Soccer, MLS

Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]

 

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