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Yimmi Chara named to second straight MLS Team of the Week

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The wing earned a bench spot after hitting the game-winner last night against Vancouver.

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Portland Timbers Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

For the second week in a row, Portland Timbers midfielder Yimmi Chara has been named to the MLS Team of the Week, earning a bench spot.

Chara scored the lone goal in Portland’s 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps, helping secure first place in the Western Conference for the Timbers. In the game prior to Sunday, Chara had been credited with four assists in a 5-2 victory over the LA Galaxy.

You can look at all the Team of the Week selections here.