Pristine deliveries and a cool head from Gyasi Zardes helped the Designated Player bag two goals against FC Cincinnati en route MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week honors for the second time this season.
The brace put the 27-year-old striker over the double-digit goals mark (11) for the second straight season and the third time in his career.
The opener set the tone:
While the second goal silenced the home crowd, though it was hard to tell with the loud Black & Gold supporters' section:
Crew SC's 2019 MLSsoccer.com’s Team of the Week honorees:
|Date (& Match Week)||Opponent(s)||Honoree(s)|
|March 2, 2019 (Week 1)||Gaston Sauro - Defender|
|March 9, 2019 (Week 2)||Gyasi Zardes - Forward; Caleb Porter - Coach|
|March 16, 2019 (Week 3)||Gaston Sauro - Defender; Zack Steffen - Goalkeeper|
|March 30, 2019 (Week 5)||Zack Steffen - Goalkeeper|
|April 6, 2019 (Week 6)||Zack Steffen - Goalkeeper|
|May 8 & 11, 2019 (Week 11)||Federico Higuain - Midfielder|
|June 1, 2019 (Week 14)||Pedro Santos - Midfielder|
|July 20, 2019 (Week 20)||David Accam - Midfielder|
|July 27, 2019 (Week 21)||Pedro Santos - Forward|
|Aug. 3, 2019 (Week 22)||Eloy Room- Goalkeeper|
|Aug. 10, 2019 (Week 23)||Pedro Santos - Midfielder|
|Aug. 25, 2019 (Week 25)||Gyasi Zardes - Forward|
Up next, Crew SC hosts the Chicago Fire on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m. ET at MAPFRE Stadium.
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