Brilliant reflexes and outstanding shot-stopping techniques were on full display by the USL Championship’s goalkeepers during Week 18 of the 2022 Championship regular season, including those currently vying for the Golden Glove award at the end of the season. We’ve picked out five of the best stops 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 15 at 12 p.m. ET.
Paul Blanchette (OAK) - #SACvOAK, 7/9/22: Blanchette produced an outstanding double-denial to first keep out a low shot by Sacramento’s Luther Archimede before recovering to keep out the rebound opportunity by Emil Cuello at Heart Health Park.
Koke Vegas (SD) - #SDvLA, 7/9/22: The Spanish stop-stopper went at full stretch to make a one-handed save on a long-range strike by the LA Galaxy II’s Michael Salazar that was arrowing toward the left corner at Torero Stadium.
Danny Vitiello (SAC) - #SACvOAK, 7/9/22: Vitiello shifted quickly to reverse course and make an impressive reflex save to his left on a first-time shot by current Championship Golden Boot leader Ottar Magnus Karlsson of Oakland Roots SC at Heart Health Park.
Ben Lundt (PHX) - #MEMvPHX, 7/9/22: The German shot-stopper made a brilliant one-on-one stop to keep out Memphis 901 FC’s Chris Allan with a one-handed save on a shot 11 yards from goal at AutoZone Park.
Javier Garcia (RGV) - #NMvRGV, 7/9/22: Garcia showed off his reflexes to make a superb fingertip save on a powerful header by former United States international Jerome Kiesewetter from eight yards out at Isotope Park.