SBI MLS Best XI: Week 9


After thrashing the New York Red Bulls 5-1, the Chicago Fire figured to have a few selections on this week’s MLS Best XI. How many? Try a season-high four selections, with two more Fire players earning honorable mention.

Cuauhtemoc Blanco led the way after the MLS and SBI player of the week recorded a goal and three assists.

Chivas USA midfielder and Sueno MLS winner Jorge Flores also made the cut after his performance in Chivas USA’s 2-1 win vs. Colorado. Flores scored in his second straight game to give the Goats their second straight win.

Here is the rest of this week’s SBI MLS Best XI:

SBI MLS Best XI: Week 9

Landon Donovan———-Danny Dichio—————–Chad Barrett

————————-Cuauhtemoc Blanco—————————-

Ivan Guerrero————–Jorge Flores————–David Beckham

Gonzalo Segares———-Wilman Conde—————–Drew Moor

——————————-Matt Reis———————————-

Honorable mention– Brad Guzan, Bakary Soumare, Santino Quaranta, Diego Gutierrez, Jaime Moreno, Dominic Oduro.

Feel free to share your thoughts and suggestions on this week’s selections below.

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11 Responses to SBI MLS Best XI: Week 9

  1. smorebs says:

    Add this weeks team of the Weak as RBNY….they need to wake up!

  2. seth says:


    You shouldn’t have to wait long with my team coming up this weekend. With Onstadt and DeRo on national duty and ERob getting red carded last night, our starters are looking thin.

  3. brentmcd says:

    Cuauhtemoc = League MVP?

  4. Ossington Mental Youth says:



    Hes Danny Dichio!

    Hes got not hair

    and we dont care

    Its Danny Dichio!

    Prob the only time he will make this list, HA.

    We do love him tho.

  5. Al17 says:

    Just call it the Blanco’s weekly XI


  6. Jonathan says:

    I’m pretty sure ives just deleted one of my comments… Don’t silence the people Ives!!!

  7. Ives says:

    Jonathan, I deleted your comment because it had nothing to do with this post. It’s something I do from time to time in order to prevent the focus of comments from being diverted. There was a post where you could put that comment and this wasn’t it.

  8. Graeme says:

    Hey Ives –

    You sure that Blanco isn’t calling this blog like Dominic Kinnear sees him reffing the games? After all, 4 in the Best XI & 6 total??

  9. 4now says:

    I have been a vocal critic of Guzan, but his performance with the Nats (and to a lesser extent with Chivas this week) was encouraging.

    Also, I want to reregister my faith in Santino before he starts performing well in WC Qualifying for the nats.

    : )

  10. soccerroo says:

    I thought Oduro would have made the XI but maybe because he was a sub it kept him only in the honorable mention?

  11. Nic D "the Texas 2 Stepper" says:

    I Definitely thought Oduro was in this week!

    Maybe next week.

    Fingers crossed!