TAMPA, Fla. – USL League One announced the Team of the Week Presented by Cleer Audio for Week 13 of the 2020 regular season on Tuesday, with the New England Revolution II’s Nicolas Firmino earning Player of the Week honors after leading his side to a fourth consecutive victory on Friday night as the Revolution II downed Fort Lauderdale CF.
Firmino recorded one goal and one assist and had three shots and two key passes overall in New England’s 4-1 victory at Gillette Stadium. Additionally, the midfielder completed 50 of 60 passes overall and made nine recoveries and five interceptions to move the Revolution II within six points of the top two positions in the League One standings.
He's only 19! @Nick_F_28 is your @USLLeagueOne Player of the Week for Week 13.— New England Revolution II (@NERevolution2) October 13, 2020
Parabéns to Nicolas Firmino 🇧🇷 and Tiago Mendonça 🇵🇹 on earning Team of the Week honors.
P.S. That's 3⃣ straight weeks for Tiago on Team of the Week.#NERevsII pic.twitter.com/KThdSs1UPT
USL League One Team of the Week – Week 13
GK – Carlos Merancio, FC Tucson: Merancio recorded 10 saves across two games on the week as Tucson claimed a win and a draw, including an eight-save shutouts against South Georgia Tormenta FC last Wednesday night.
D – Eddie Munjoma, North Texas SC: Munjoma found the net in NTSC’s victory against the Richmond Kickers on Saturday night and completed 56 of 64 passes across the side’s two wins on the week overall.
D – Tiago Mendonca, New England Revolution II: Mendonca scored the final goal for the Revolution II to cap a performance that saw him record 13 clearances, win 4 of 5 duels and make seven recoveries in a 4-1 win against Fort Lauderdale CF.
D – Nkosi Burgess, North Texas SC: Burgess scored the game-winner as North Texas rallied for a 3-1 victory on the road against Chattanooga Red Wolves SC and over two victories on the week completed 101 of 121 passes and won 9 of 14 duels.
M – Omar Mohamed, Greenville Triumph SC: Mohamed had one assist, recorded two key passes and three shots and completed 21 of 23 passes overall in Greenville’s 2-2 draw with FC Tucson on Saturday night.
M – Emiliano Terzaghi, Richmond Kickers: Terzaghi found the net for the 10th time this season in the Kickers’ clash with North Texas SC and was sharp with the ball at his feet in both of the club’s outings on the week, completing 30 of 35 passes overall.
M – Jonathan Bolanos, Richmond Kickers: Bolanos scored both goals as the Kickers took a 2-1 victory against Orlando City B last Wednesday night and completed 16 of 24 passes while winning 7 of 9 duels in midfield.
M – Nicolas Firmino, New England Revolution II: Firmino notched a goal and assist and had three shots and two key passes while also completing 50 of 60 passes overall in the Revolution II’s 4-1 win against Fort Lauderdale.
F – Giovanni Godoy, FC Tucson: Godoy scored two goals on seven total shots across two matches including the game-winner in FC Tucson’s 1-0 victory over Tormenta FC, while completing 43 of 61 passes and winning 12 of 18 duels overall.
F – Lachlan McLean, Greenville Triumph SC: McLean continued his solid season with two goals for Triumph SC, with the second coming in stoppage time to earn the visitors a 2-2 draw with FC Tucson on Saturday night.
F – Alex Bruce, North Texas SC: Bruce scored two goals in two games to help North Texas run its winning streak to three contests while completing 10 of 11 passes in a tidy display against the Richmond Kickers on Saturday night.