Damir Kreilach voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week
The Real Salt Lake midfielder has been named the Major League Soccer Player of the Week after scoring a brace in the team’s 4-0 win against Vancouver.
Damir Kreilach arrived to Real Salt Lake in 2018 and in his first year in Major League Soccer scored 12 goals and gave eight assists in 33 regular season appearances. He led the team from Utah to the playoffs that season and in three games he scored another three goals and gave one assist.
- United States of America
Second individual honour in MLS
He has become a key player for Real Salt Lake and during week 12 of the 2021 MLS regular season he scored a brace in the team’s 4-0 win against Vancouver Whitecaps. On Monday it was announced that he was voted the MLS Player of the Week after his brilliant performance.
King of the mountain 👑— Real Salt Lake (@realsaltlake) July 12, 2021
His first goal came just 43 seconds into the match to give RSL the early lead and he scored his second one in the 57th minute. The Real Salt Lake midfielder has scored a total of seven goals and given one assist in 11 appearances this campaign,
This is his third-career brace since his arrival in Major League Soccer and he now sits tied in third place in the league’s top scorers list in the race for the golden boot. Kreilach has already surpassed his 2019 goal tally and this is the second MLS Player of the Week award he has won, with last one coming after he scored a hat-trick against LA Galaxy in 2018.
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