It was a busy week for goalkeepers in the USL Championship as they registered almost 140 saves, including a record-tying performance by Bethlehem Steel FC’s Tomas Romero that earned him Player of the Week honors. One of Romero’s stops against Louisville is among the five selected as nominees for the Championship Fans’ Choice Save of the Week, now you get to vote on which one will take home the award.
Voting will continue through 12 p.m. ET on Friday, July 26.
USL Championship Fans’ Choice Save of the Week – Week 20
Tomas Romero (BST) - #LOUvBST, 7/20/19: Romero made a sliding stop to deny a one-on-one opportunity for LouCity’s Mbacke Thiam in the second half of his 11-save shutout.
Joe Kuzminsky (CHS) - #HFDvCHS, 7/20/19: Kuzminsky made a tremendous reflex save with his left hand to keep out a header by Hartford Athletic’s Wojcieck Wojcik to preserve his side’s road victory.
Matt Van Oekel (BHM) - #BHMvATL, 7/20/19: Van Oekel reacted quickly on a deflected close-range shot by ATL UTD 2’s Jackson Conway that he clawed away to safety to help earn a shutout.
Calle Brown (LDN) - #NCvLDN, 7/17/19: Brown made himself big to stand up to a close-range finish by North Carolina FC’s Robbie Kristo in the second half at Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park.
Matt Cardone (SA) - #OCvSA, 7/20/19: Cardone just got his fingertips to a ripped shot by Orange County’s Michael Seaton after the ball had pinballed around the SAFC penalty area.