After a rousing win this weekend for the LA Galaxy, two players — midfielders Riqui Puig and Gaston Brugman — have been named to the MLS Team of the Week for Week 32 of the 2022 season.
Squad rolls deep. https://t.co/B6gcn7NwUX | @Audi #GoalsDriveProgress pic.twitter.com/SkNf2B7pvf— Major League Soccer (@MLS) September 19, 2022
Puig posted three assists in the 4-1 Galaxy win over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday. He’s the first Galaxy player with three assists in an MLS game since Landon Donovan in 2014 .
3 - @RiquiPuig is the first @LAGalaxy player to record three assists in an @MLS match since @landondonovan in September 2014. Talisman. pic.twitter.com/fWM2NuxNwm— OptaJack⚽️ (@OptaJack) September 18, 2022
Brugman, meanwhile, opened his MLS account with a brace in the win, including the first goal to start the rout...
Take a moment to appreciate this @SamuelGrandsir assist to @gastonbrugman ✨ pic.twitter.com/RjiWQUCOwp— LA Galaxy (@LAGalaxy) September 18, 2022
...as well as LA’s last goal on the night, and it was a beaut.
Take a bow, astón! @gastonbrugman x @unistudios pic.twitter.com/KrVx78KzMW— LA Galaxy (@LAGalaxy) September 18, 2022
Both players, of course, are midseason additions and they’ve honestly really elevated LA since arriving. Long may it continue! The Galaxy are in the thick of the playoff race and control their own destiny at present, and hopefully Riqui and Gaston can continue to perform. Congrats to them.
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