Just two weeks ago there was some chatter about if it was time for a Sounders FC goalkeeper change.
So how has Stefan Frei responded? Well, he earned a shutout against previously unbeaten Real Salt Lake, which came to Seattle with one of the best offenses in MLS, and then made a handful of key saves in Saturday’s 3-2 road win against the Chicago Fire.
One of those saves, a win-preserving stop on Juan Luis Anangono in the 88th minute has been nominated for MLS Save of the Week. This is the fifth time Frei has been up for the award (though Chivas USA’s Dan Kennedy seems a shoe-in to win this one).
Here the nominees:
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