Cole Bassett has been named to the MLS Team of the Week (Week 6) presented by Audi following Saturday's hard-fought battle against Orlando City SC.
The 17-year-old midfielder curled home his first goal of the season in the 71st minute, just ten minutes after he tallying a beautiful assist on Nicolás Mezquida's equalizer. Overall, Bassett had a total of 36 passes with a 75% pass completion percentage and made 20 defensive actions. Furthermore, the midfielder led the Rapids in duels in their last game, underlining the impact he had on the game.
The Rapids return to action this Wednesday against Seattle Sounders FC at DICK'S Sporting Goods Park. Kickoff is slated for 7:00 PM MT. (TICKETS)
Team of the Week: Rossi (LAFC), Ibrahimovic (LA), Espinoza (SJ), Vela (LAFC), Katai (CHI), Bedoya (PHI), Nani (ORL), Steres (LA), Opara (MIN), Ruan (ORL), Maurer (DAL)
Coach: Matias Almeyda (SJ)
Bench: Steffen (CLB), Mannone (MIN), Wagner (PHI), Bassett (COL), Godoy (SJ), Mattocks (CIN), Altidore (TOR)
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The Team of the Week presented by Audi is voted on by the MLSsoccer.com editorial staff.