The opening week of June in the 2021 USL Championship season brought maybe the best collection of goals we’ve seen so far this season, with two finishes earning a spot on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10 and three others of outstanding quality joining them in this week’s nominees. Now you get to decide which one will get the honor of bring the Championship Fans’ Choice Goal of the Week, presented by Select.
Voting runs through Thursday, June 10 at 12 p.m. ET.
Rojay Smith (SKC) - #SKCvTUL, 6/2/21: The first professional goal of Rojay Smith’s career landed at No. 5 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 on Wednesday night as it capped a stellar performance by the hosts in a 4-1 win against FC Tulsa.
Ariel Mbumba (OAK) - #SACvOAK, 6/2/21: The first NorCal Derby between Oakland Roots SC and Sacramento Republic FC produced plenty of drama, including this outstanding strike by Ariel Mbumba for the visitors in a 3-3 draw at Heart Health Field.
Conor McGlynn (HFD) - #HFDvNY, 6/5/21: Conor McGlynn produced the biggest highlight on a night filled with them for Hartford Athletic, and landed at No. 2 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 for this finish from inside his own half at Dillon Stadium.
Collin Fernandez (ATX) - #PITvATX, 6/6/21: Collin Fernandez not only scored the fastest goal in Austin Bold FC’s history after 53 seconds at Highmark Stadium, he also did it impressive style with a first-time shot from 25 yards into the bottom-right corner of the net.
Pierre Da Silva (MIA) - #MIAvRGV, 6/6/21: Pierre Da Silva produced a piece of magic from a corner kick, scoring an Olimpico that flew over Toros goalkeeper Tyler Deric and found the far corner of the net at FIU Stadium for a memorable finish.