Nashville SC’s Randall Leal and CJ Sapong named to MLS Team of the Week

Nashville SC’s Randall Leal and CJ Sapong have been named to the MLS Team of the Week for their performances in a 6-3 win over FC Cincinnati.

The duo each scored a brace against the Wooden Spoon winners, with Leal adding an assist to Aké Loba in the second half. Leal’s second half goal proved to be the winner, and his first goal brought Nashville back into the match just before halftime.

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Leal takes his tally up to six goals and eight assists for the season, while Sapong is up to 12 goals and four assists, surpassing his previous career record of 15 combined goals and assists with Chicago in 2019.

The pair make the 27th and 28th time a Nashville SC player has made the Team of the Week during the 2021 season.

Nashville SC 2021 Team of the Week selections

Robert Castellanos | Week 16
Luke Haakenson | Week 9
Randall Leal Week 1Week 6 (bench)Week 11, Week 33
Jack Maher | Week 9 (bench)
Hany Mukhtar Week 7Week 12 (bench)Week 13Week 23Week 27Week 31
Alex Muyl Week 4Week 19 
Dan Lovitz | Week 13 (bench)Week 22Week 23 (bench)
CJ Sapong | Week 15Week 19, Week 33 (bench) 
Joe Willis Week 3Week 14 (bench)Week 30 (bench)
Walker Zimmerman Week 4Week 20Week 24Week 29

Author: Ben Wrightis the Director of Soccer Content and a Senior MLS Contributor for Broadway Sports covering Nashville SC and the US National Team. Previously Ben was the editor and a founder of Speedway Soccer, where he has covered Nashville SC and their time in USL before journeying to Major League Soccer since 2018. Raised in Louisville, KY Ben grew up playing before a knee injury ended his competitive career. When he is not talking soccer he is probably producing music, drinking coffee or hanging out with his wife and kids. Mastodon

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