Two of the USL Championship’s standout veterans delivered in a big way for their sides in victories this past weekend, while more recent arrivals also produced some outstanding individual moments in a great week for denials across the league. Here are our five picks for the USL Championship Fans’ Choice Save of the Week presented by Select, now you get to choose which one will take the honor.
Voting runs through Friday, June 17 at 12 p.m. ET.
Jordan Farr (SA) - #MBvSA, 6/11/22: The Championship’s Player of the Month for April produced another incredible save, getting down to his right to palm a header by Monterey Bay F.C.’s Christian Volesky onto the post from point-blank range.
Giannis Nikopolidis (NY) - #LDNvNY, 6/8/22: The Greek shot-stopper came up with an excellent stop to deny Loudoun United FC standout Griffin Yow with a punched save that turned a shot from 25 yards toward the top-left corner over the crossbar.
Christian Herrera (COS) - #LAvCOS, 6/11/22: Herrera came through with a seven-save performance for the Switchbacks in its victory on the road at the LA Galaxy II including a strong double-save to turn away Cameron Dunbar in the first half.
Evan Newton (ELP) - #PHXvELP, 6/11/22: The league’s all-time shutouts leader produced a brilliant reflex save as part of a shutout performance in Phoenix, denying Joey Calistri’s redirection from just outside the top of the six-yard area.
Javier Garcia (RGV) - #OAKvRGV, 6/11/22: Garcia shifted his weight impressively to get across goal for a diving save to keep out current Championship Golden Boot leader Ottar Magnus Karlsson on the road at Laney Stadium.