Nashville SC’s Aníbal Godoy and Gary Smith named to MLS Team of the Week

Nashville SC earned a pair of honorees in the first MLS Team of the Week of the 2022 season. Aníbal Godoy was selected after his goal earned a 1-0 win in Seattle, and Gary Smith was named Coach of the Week for the first time since Week 11 of the 2020 season.

Godoy put in a shift on both sides of the ball, in addition to his game winning goal. The Panamanian international completed 77% of his passes, intercepting the ball twice and making eight recoveries.

Smith deployed a new-look 4-1-3-2 formation that saw Dax McCarty act as a shield in front of the backline, allowing Godoy, Sean Davis and Randall Leal to support the frontline.

The victory was Nashville’s first opening-day win in MLS, and just their second total under Gary Smith.

Nashville SC 2022 Team of the Week selections

Aníbal Godoy: Week 1
Gary Smith: Week 1

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