Nashville SC’s Hany Mukhtar named to MLS Team of the Week

Nashville SC midfielder Hany Mukhtar was named to the MLS Team of the Week on Monday. Mukhtar scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season last Wednesday in a 5-1 win on the road against Inter Miami CF.

Mukhtar leads Major League Soccer with 20 combined goals and assists, ahead of players like NYCFC’s Valent√≠n Castellanos, Sporting KC’s Valentin Castellanos and New England’s Carles Gil.

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This is Mukhtar’s fifth selection of the season, and the 23rd time a Nashville player has been named to the Team of the Week.

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, Week 27
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, Week 24

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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