In a thrilling weekend across Major League Soccer play, Toronto Football Club striker Tosaint Ricketts stepped-up his game again to earn a crucial home win for his side last week, while LA Galaxy traveled to Harrison and astonishingly humbled the New York Red Bulls, who were unbeaten at home prior to last week's encounter. Here's a quick summary of the best of Major League Soccer matchday eleven.

Rookie of the week

Youngster Julian Gressel has been a key player for Atlanta United since the start of this season, and last weekend, Gressel provided a “big time” goal. The young midfielder masterminded his side only goal in a 1-1 stalemate with the Portland Timbers last Sunday, earning Major League Soccer's recognition as the rookie of Week eleven.

MLS team of the week

For over a season, the Red Bulls appear to be undisputed pushing an unbeaten run on home soil, but that streak was shattered last week as a result of the strong performance from LA Galaxy. Riddled with injuries and a slow start to the season, the Los Angeles side came into the Red Bull Arena and absolutely outclassed their hosts to earn a crucial road win. Los Angeles Galaxy's triumph deserves recognition as the Major League Soccer team of week eleven over the likes of Philadelphia Union and Toronto FC.

Best player and coach of the week

With two solid late winning goals in several matches, TFC forward Toisaint Ricketts deserves commendation for keeping his side's six matches winning run alive.

After netting two fantastic late goals to stun Crew SC last week Wednesday, the striker once again fired home another last minute winner in a 3-2 home victory over expansion team Minnesota United, to emerge as the Major League Soccer player of week eleven. Toisaint Ricketts beat out the likes of Romain Alessandrini and Crew SC Justin Meram for this week's best player honor.

LA galaxy head coach Curt Onalfo brilliant formation tactics and style of play was good enough to honor him as the MLS Coach of week eleven, as they emphatically humble the New York Red Bulls at their fortress Red Bull Arena.

The best goal and assist of the week

Brazilian veteran and Orlando City captain Ricardo Kaka superb finish against Sporting Kansas City earned him the recognition of Major League Soccer best goal of week eleven, while Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore earned the best assist of the week, as he provided Toisaint Ricketts the assist to fire home the winning goal against Minnesota United.

So far this season, Altidore has been on a “stupendous” run of form for his club.

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