Nashville SC’s Walker Zimmerman named to MLS Team of the Week

Nashville SC’s Walker Zimmerman was named to the MLS Team of the Week for his performance in a 0-0 draw on the road against New York City FC.

Zimmerman came close to scoring twice from set pieces and was exceptional defensively. The reigning MLS Defender of the Year won 12 duels, made seven clearances and helped keep NYCFC’s attack at bay, contributing to Nashville’s league-leading 12th clean sheet of the season.

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Zimmerman has been named to the Team of the Week four times in the 2021 season, and is the 24th Nashville SC selection this year.

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
Jack Maher | Week 9 (bench)
Hany Mukhtar | Week 7, Week 12 (bench), Week 13, Week 23, Week 27
Alex Muyl | Week 4, Week 19 
Dan Lovitz | Week 13 (bench), Week 22, Week 23 (bench)
CJ Sapong | Week 15, Week 19 
Joe Willis | Week 3, Week 14 (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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