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

Nashville SC midfielder Hany Mukhtar has been named to the MLS Team of the Week following a two-goal performance against Atlanta United.

Nashville were down 2-0 in the 80th minute when Mukhtar took over, scoring twice in three minutes to pull the Boys In Gold level and maintain their unbeaten record in 2021. He’s Nashville’s leading scorer in 2021 with three goals, and leads them all-time in MLS with eight.

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Nashville currently sit in seventh place in MLS’s Eastern Conference, with a 2-5-0 record heading into the international break. One of just two sides in the league yet to lose a game, they’ll resume play on June 18 against New York Red Bulls.

Nashville SC 2021 Team of the Week selections

Randall Leal | Week 1, Week 6 (bench)
Hany Mukhtar | Week 7
Alex Muyl | Week 4 
Joe Willis | Week 3 
Walker Zimmerman | Week 4

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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