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

Nashville SC midfielder Hany Mukhtar was named to the MLS Team of the Week bench for his performance in a 1-1 draw with Orlando City on Sunday.

Mukhtar scored Nashville’s only goal of the match, receiving a pass from Randall Leal just inside the box before turning and finishing past Orlando’s Pedro Gallese. It was Mukhtar’s 15th goal of the year, and with one match left in the regular season, he leads MLS in combined goals and assists with 27.

This is Mukhtar’s seventh selection of the 2021 season.

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, Week 33
Jack Maher | Week 9 (bench)
Hany Mukhtar | Week 7, Week 12 (bench), Week 13, Week 23, Week 27, Week 31, Week 34 (bench)
Alex Muyl | Week 4, Week 19 
Dan Lovitz | Week 13 (bench), Week 22, Week 23 (bench)
CJ Sapong | Week 15, Week 19, Week 33 (bench) 
Joe Willis | Week 3, Week 14 (bench), Week 30 (bench)
Walker Zimmerman | Week 4, Week 20, Week 24, Week 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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