The Portland Timbers blanked the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday night, and three players received recognition from Major League Soccer on Monday.
Jaroslaw Niezgoda had a brace, scoring two of the three Portland goals. Steve Clark had a clean sheet, with seven saves in the 3-0 shutout. Finally, Diego Chara assisted on two of the Timbers goals.
MLSsoccer.com’s editorial staff picks the Team of the Week, and all three Timbers found a spot. Clark and Niezgoda in the XI, while Chara was picked as a bench player for Team of the Week.
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