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MLS player of the week Amado Guevara has five goals for Toronto FC so far this season.

Toronto FC midfielder Amado Guevara was named Major League Soccer’s player of the week on Monday, becoming the first player in club history to win the award.

Guevara scored two goals to help Toronto FC to a 3-1 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday.

The Honduran leads the teams in scoring with five goals this season.

The Revolution opened the scoring in the 13th minute, but Toronto tied things a minute later when Guevara collected a short pass from teammate Danny Dichio and curled a shot from 20 yards out into the top right corner of the net.

With Toronto sitting on a 2-1 lead, Guevara sealed the victory in the 70th minute when he scored on a free kick from the left wing.

Guevara's efforts helped Toronto improve its record to 4-3-4 with 16 points, good enough for a tie for second place in the Eastern Conference with D.C. United.

The award is the fifth for Guevara and first since the 2006 MLS season when he was a member of the New York Red Bulls.

Toronto FC visits the Houston Dynamo on Saturday.

After that game, Guevara will join the Honduran national team for a pair of World Cup qualifying contests before rejoining Toronto. He will miss the club's June 6 home game against the Los Angeles Galaxy.