Goalkeepers across the USL Championship stepped up to the mark with some outstanding penalty kick and reflex saves across the past week of action as the race for the postseason continued to build. We’ve picked out five of the best for this week’s Championship Fans’ Choice Save of the Week award, now you get to choose which of them will take the honor.
Voting runs through Friday, October 15 at 12 p.m. ET.
Evan Louro (TBR) - #TBRvCHS, 10/7/21: The Championship’s Golden Glove leader made an outstanding save to keep out a powerful header by the Charleston Battery’s Claudio Repetto from eight yards out at Al Lang Stadium.
Joe Kuzminsky (CHS) - #TBRvCHS, 10/7/21: September’s Save of the Month winner produced another highlight-reel stop to keep out Tampa Bay captain Sebastian Guenzatti’s header off a set piece to turn the ball over the crossbar.
AJ Marcucci (NY) - #CLTvNY, 10/9/21: The first-year pro not only made a good low save on Kevin Riascos’ penalty kick for the Charlotte Independence, but then followed up to block the rebound and kick the third chance over the crossbar in a remarkable sequence.
Kendall McIntosh (SKC) - #LOUvSKC, 10/9/21: Kendall McIntosh showed his quickness in getting across to make a diving stop on a shot by LouCity’s Brian Ownby before recovering to turn away a rebound chance from a tight angle from Cameron Lancaster.
Danny Vitiello (PIT) - #PITvTBR, 10/10/21: The 2020 Golden Glove winner produced maybe the biggest moment of Pittsburgh’s 2-0 win against Tampa Bay on Sunday night as he denied the Rowdies’ Leo Fernandes from the penalty spot to keep the hosts ahead early in the second half.