TAMPA, Fla. – The USL Championship announced the Team of the Week Presented by Cleer Audio for Week 24 of the 2021 regular season on Tuesday, with Miami FC's right back Sean McFarlane earning a spot on the team.
The Jamaican recorded one assist and two key passes while winning 6 of 8 duels and recording six recoveries and one interception during Miami’s 3-2 victory against Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC on Saturday night.
USL Championship Team of the Week – Week 24
GK – Cody Cropper, Memphis 901 FC: Cody Cropper recorded an eight-save shutout that included six saves on shots inside the penalty area to help lead 901 FC to a 3-0 victory against FC Tulsa at ONEOK Field on Saturday night.
D – Aiden McFadden, Atlanta United 2: Aiden McFadden recorded a goal and assist as Atlanta earned draws against Louisville City FC and Indy Eleven across the week, including the equalizer in the fifth minute of stoppage time against Indy at Michael A. Carroll Stadium on Saturday night.
D – Josh Yaro, San Diego Loyal SC: The center back notched his second goal of the season and was composed on the back line in SD Loyal’s 3-0 win on the road against the LA Galaxy II on Saturday, completing 62 of 67 passes and winning 3 of 4 duels.
D – Sean McFarlane, Miami FC: The Jamaican recorded one assist and two key passes while winning 6 of 8 duels and recording six recoveries and one interception during Miami’s 3-2 victory against Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC on Saturday night.
M – Laurent Kissiedou, Memphis 901 FC: The Cote d’Ivoire midfielder produced a pair of spectacular long-range finishes while also completing 36 of 42 passes and making eight recoveries in 901 FC’s 3-0 victory against FC Tulsa on Saturday night.
M – Kenardo Forbes, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC: The Jamaican playmaker shone despite the Hounds’ defeat in Miami, recording both goals for the visitors while recording three shots and three key passes, completing 38 of 48 passes overall and making nine recoveries defensively.
M – Enzo Martinez, Charlotte Independence: The Charlotte veteran had one goal and two assists over two wins for the side, including leading the side to a 2-1 win on the road against Hartford Athletic, as he became only the third player in the Championship to reach 40 goals and 30 assists in the regular season for his career.
M – Paolo DelPiccolo, Louisville City FC: LouCity’s captain scored twice in the opening 15 minutes on and had one key pass to help pave the way for a 3-1 victory for the hosts against New Mexico United on Sunday afternoon at Lynn Family Stadium.
M – Jonas Fjeldberg, Rio Grande Valley FC: The Norwegian attacking midfielder had a hand in all three of the Toros’ goals against Real Monarchs SLC on Saturday night, including a highlight-reel strike in the second half that capped a performance in which he had four shots, three key passes and completed 27 of 34 passes overall.
F – Gaoussou Samake, Loudoun United FC: Gaoussou Samake had one goal and one assist in Loudoun’s 3-3 draw against the New York Red Bulls II on Thursday night and over two games for the week recorded six shots, six key passes and completed 67 of 87 passes overall.
F – Sylvain Marveaux, Charlotte Independence: The French veteran recorded one goal and one assist in Charlotte’s 5-1 victory against Loudoun United FC on Sunday and over two games recorded two shots, five key passes and completed 61 of 74 passes overall as the Independence won twice.
Bench: Alex Tambakis (NM), Eder Borelli (ELP), Alex Crognale (BHM), Laurence Wyke (TBR), Lindo Mfeka (OAK), Luis Felipe Fernandes (SAC), Danny Trejo (LV)