As the 2022 USL Championship season moved officially into its second half of the regular season schedule in Week 17, goalkeepers around the league delivered a collection of outstanding – and in some instances, game-changing - saves. We’ve picked out five of the best 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, July 8 at 12 p.m. ET.
Luis Zamudio (LDN) - #LDNvTUL, 7/3/22: Zamudio offered FC Tulsa’s JJ Williams the left corner on a penalty kick chance at Segra Field with his pre-shot positioning and then got across to save the low effort late in the first half.
Evan Newton (ELP) - #ATLvELP, 7/2/22: The Championship’s all-time shutouts leader executed perfectly in a one-on-one opportunity against Atlanta United 2’s Tristan Trager, first tapping possession away as the forward tried to go around him before recovering to make a second save.
Connor Sparrow (MIA) - #INDvTUL, 7/2/22: Sparrow delivered a six-save shutout for Miami to preserve a 1-0 victory on the road against Indy Eleven including a spectacular diving save to keep out Stefano Pinho’s diving header for the Boys in Blue at Michael A. Carroll Stadium.
Yannik Oettl (HFD) - #HFDvCOS, 6/29/22: The German shot-stopper notched his second shutout in four appearances this season for Hartford in a performance that was highlighted by an excellent one-on-one save to deny Colorado Springs’ Michee Ngalina.
Alex Tambakis (NM) - #MBvNM, 7/2/22: Tambakis came up with a crucial late save to earn his side a point on the road against Monterey Bay F.C., keeping out a low shot by Robbie Crawford with his right foot to earn a 1-1 draw at Cardinale Stadium.