Nashville SC’s Hany Mukhtar named MLS Player of the Week

Nashville SC midfielder Hany Mukhtar was named the MLS Player of the Week on Monday. The German-born attacker scored a brace in Nashville’s 3-1 win over New York City FC on Friday, taking his tally to 10 goals and eight assists on the season.

It’s Mukhtar’s second Player of the Week honor this season, and his fourth since joining Nashville in 2020. Additionally, Dan Lovitz was honored with a spot on the Team of the Week bench, completing 73% of his passes and putting in a two-way shift on both sides of the ball.

Nashville SC 2021 Team of the Week selections

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

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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