Ebbers and Guerrero named to NASL Team of Week 3
Iván Guerrero and Marius Ebbers were selected to the NASL Team of the Week for week 3. A solid performance defensively and two assists assured Guerrero the induction into this week's top XI. Guerrero's assists both came in the second half on crosses, the first one finding the head of Fafa Picault who had just entered the game, and the second one to Ebbers who was able to control the ball inside the box and beat both the defender and the goalkeeper. Ebbers first NASL goal and overall play earned him his first selection into the NASL 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.
Here is this week’s Best XI:
Matt Van Oekel, Minnesota United FC – Earned his third victory and second shutout of the season for United
Ivan Guerrero, Fort Lauderdale Strikers – Honduran had two assists for the Strikers
Julius James, San Antonio Scorpions – Trinidad & Tobago native was solid on Scorpions backline
Erick Norales, Indy Eleven – Honduran scored for a second consecutive week from his defensive position
Philippe Davies, Ottawa Fury FC – Had a goal and an assist in the Fury FC’s first NASL victory
Blair Gavin, Atlanta Silverbacks – Dished out two assists and was key factor in the midfield
Junior Sandoval, Atlanta Silverbacks – Honduran had the first tally for the Silverbacks’ second consecutive game
Kevin Venegas, Minnesota United FC – Pushed forward on the attack and defended well for United
Danny Barrera, San Antonio Scorpions – Colombian helped create the winning tally for the Scorpions
Marius Ebbers, Fort Lauderdale Strikers – German’s first NASL goal becomes the game-winner against Indy Eleven
Oliver Minatel, Ottawa Fury FC – Brazilian notched two goals and had an assist in the victory over RailHawks