James Marcelin Makes Team of the Week
The NASL Team of the Week is selected based on performances each weekend and features the best XI players in their respective positions.
Of course the selections are open to debate and fans are encouraged to have their say through social media at www.Facebook.com/NASLfans and on Twitter @NASLOfficial
Here is this week’s Best XI:
Josh Saunders, San Antonio Scorpions – Puerto Rican international had four clutch saves to earn a shutout victory against Tampa Bay in his NASL debut
Hunter Freeman, New York Cosmos – Had a solid performance on backline for New York
Julius James, San Antonio Scorpions – Trinidad & Tobago native contributed on both ends of the field and assisted on team’s first goal against Tampa Bay
Erick Norales, Indy Eleven – Honduran was impressive on defense in the shutout victory against Edmonton
Greg Janicki, San Antonio Scorpions – Controlled San Antonio’s defensive line in consecutive victories
Cesar Elizondo, Carolina RailHawks – Costa Rican native constantly created scoring opportunities and assisted on Carolina’s second goal.
Kléberson, Indy Eleven – Brazilian World Cup veteran scored a late game-winner for Indy
James Marcelin, Fort Lauderdale Strikers – Haitian international was a rock on defense as the shorthanded Strikers held out for a crucial draw
Jaime Chávez, Atlanta Silverbacks – Rookie had his sixth tally of the year via penalty kick to earn a 1-1 draw against Minnesota
Christian Ramirez, Minnesota United FC – His league-leading seventh goal gave Minnesota the advantage
Zack Schilawski, Carolina RailHawks – Had two goals in the victory over Ottawa