Lee Nguyen earned league-wide recognition this week when he stunned Steve Clark and Columbus Crew SC with a volley from distance. The goal—Nguyen’s 5th of the season—gave the Revs an early lead, helping the club to an eventual 3-2 win.
Now contending for MLS Goal of the Week, Nguyen’s strike takes on Kevin Doyle’sslippery shot past Vancouver’s David Ousted. The Rapids ultimately tied the Whitecaps, 2-2.
This matchup represents the first of three voting rounds as fans select a week 18 winner. Additional nominees include Frank Lampard (New York City FC), Kendall Watson (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Ilsinho (Philadelphia Union), Jimmy Medranda (Sporting KC), Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy) and Maxi Urruti (FC Dallas).
Cast your vote for Lee Nguyen, and check out the remaining goals, here.
Lee Nguyen gave the Revs an early lead with this emphatic, 3rd-minute volley.
Kevin Doyle raced past the Vancouver defense and leveled the match with this finish in the 59th minute.
Source: Lee Nguyen Nominated for MLS Goal of the Week, Faces Kevin Doyle in Round One – The Bent Musket