Gyasi Zardes - 8.25.19 - FC Cincinnati - Goal 2

#HellisReal brace earns Zardes spot on Team of the Week

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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