Toronto FC midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo has been named to the 2020 MLS Best XI, the league announced today. This marks back-to-back seasons the Spaniard has been named to the Best XI.
Pozuelo, 29, finished the regular season with 9 goals and 10 assists, leading the league in combined goals and assists. He also led MLS in chances created (70) and game winning goals (5) while becoming the first player in TFC history to start in every regular season match in a season. Pozuelo was named the MLS Player of the Month for September, as he scored four goals and added two assists across six matches. In addition, Pozuelo was named to the MLS Team of the Week on five occasions (MLS is Back Round 1, Round 2, Week 6, Week 7 & 8 combined, Week 15).
Last season, Pozuelo became the fifth player in club history to be named to the MLS Best XI joining: Dwayne De Rosario (2009, 2010), Sebastian Giovinco (2015, 2016, 2017), Justin Morrow (2017) and Victor Vazquez (2017). He is now the third player in club history to be named to the Best XI on multiple occasions.