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Spring 2014 TWO - 3

2014 Spring Season: NASL Team Of Week 3

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:

Goalkeeper
Matt Van Oekel, Minnesota United FC – Earned his third victory and second shutout of the season for United

Defenders
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

Midfielders
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

Forwards
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