A high-scoring week of action produced some more remarkable finishes in the USL Championship, including a pair of exceptional goals by USL Academy products and an acrobatic effort that earned a spot in the Futbol Americas’ Top 10 last Thursday night. We’ve picked five of the best, now you get to decide which one will get the honor of being the Championship Fans’ Choice Goal of the Week, presented by Select.
Voting runs through Thursday, October 21 at 12 p.m. ET.
Conor McGlynn (HFD) - #LDNvHFD, 10/13/21: Conor McGlynn teed off from 25 yards after a layoff by Juan Carlos Obregon Jr. inside the penalty area to fired a shot into the top-left corner of the net in the Athletic’s midweek victory at Segra Field.
Macauley King (ELP) - #ELPvCOS, 10/13/21: The English defender produced a remarkable finish as he volleyed home a free kick by Nick Ross from eight yards out while unsighted as he battled for position with a defender to get on the end of the delivery, earning a spot in ESPN’s Futbol Americas’ Top 10 Midweek Goals last Thursday night.
Leo Torres (SLC) - #SLCvATX, 10/16/21: The first goal in the USL Championship for the 17-year-old standout was a stunner as he picked up possession 30 yards from goal and stepped into a left-footed blast that picked out the top-right corner of the net at Zions Bank Stadium.
Jose Gallegos (SA) - #SAvTUL, 10/16/21: The 20-year-old SAFC Academy product produced a moment of magic with a looping shot from a narrow angle in the left side of the penalty area that picked out the top-right corner of the net at Toyota Field to level for the hosts.
Ilija Ilic (NM) - #SDvNM, 10/17/21: Ilija Ilic connected perfectly on the volley with a cross from the right by Isidro Martinez to send a finish into the right corner of the net from six yards out, giving New Mexico a stoppage-time equalizer on the road against San Diego Loyal SC.