The USL Championship’s goalkeepers made another collection of outstanding denials in the past week of action, including some key stops to help preserve results as the playoff race neared its conclusion in Week 30 of the campaign. Here are our selections as nominees for the USL Championship Fans’ Choice Save of the Week, now it’s up to you to vote for the winner here on the web, on the league social media feeds, and in the USL App.
Voting runs through Friday, October 6 at 12 p.m. ET.
Connor Sparrow (TBR) - #HFDvTBR, 9/27/23: Sparrow recorded a pair of shutouts over the week’s action and made a key save in his side’s victory at Hartford Athletic to deny a first-time effort by Elvis Amoh from 12 yards out.
Nathan Steinwascher (DET) - #INDvDET, 9/30/23: The local standout produced an outstanding stop as he backpedaled and made a one-handed stop to deny Indy’s Douglas Martinez Jr. on a looping effort, tipping the ball onto the crossbar and away to safety.
Leo Díaz (LV) - #SACvLV, 10/1/23: The Argentine showed off his reflexes to turn a close-range header by Sacramento Republic FC’s Russell Cicerone over the crossbar midway through the second half at Heart Health Park.
Danny Vitiello (SAC) - #SACvLV, 10/1/23: Vitiello made an impressive one-handed save to keep out a sharp first-time finish by Las Vegas Lights FC’s Danny Rios to help secure victory for Republic FC on home turf.