Nashville’s CJ Sapong and Alex Muyl named to MLS Team of the Week

Nashville SC have a pair of players in the MLS Team of the Week following their 5-2 win over DC United last night. CJ Sapong was selected to the starting lineup for his brace, while Alex Muyl makes the bench after a pair of goals off the bench.

Sapong scored his seventh and eighth goals of the season in the first half, heading home crosses from Randall Leal and Hany Mukhtar to pull Nashville back from a 1-0 deficit. Meanwhile, Muyl came off the bench in the second half and scored his second and third goals of the year. The first was a well-controlled ball and finish to the far post, and his second came from the penalty spot after he was brought down in the box.

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The selections make seventeen Nashville SC players who have been honored this season, and the second nod for both players.

Nashville SC 2021 Team of the Week selections

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