Nashville SC’s Joe Willis named to MLS Team of the Week bench

Nashville SC goalkeeper Joe Willis was named to the MLS Team of the Week bench for his performance in a 0-0 draw against DC United. The shot stopper made five saves to earn his league-leading 13th clean sheet of the year, keeping Nashville in second place.

Courtesy MLS

Willis’s selection is the 25th time a Nashville player has been selected this season.

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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 13Week 23Week 27
Alex Muyl Week 4Week 19 
Dan Lovitz | Week 13 (bench)Week 22Week 23 (bench)
CJ Sapong | Week 15Week 19 
Joe Willis Week 3Week 14 (bench), Week 30 (bench)
Walker Zimmerman Week 4Week 20Week 24Week 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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