Brett, Parker, Servania All Named to USL Championship's Team of the Week
BIRMINGHAM, AL - The USL Championship announced the Team of the Week Presented by Cleer Audio for Week 10 of the 2020 regular season on Tuesday, and three Legion FC players earned a spot for their sterling performances in BHM's 4-1 victory over the Charlotte Independence on Saturday - midfielder Jaden Servania, forward Neco Brett and goalkeeper Ford Parker.
Servania, 19, scored his second goal of his rookie campaign, added one assist, had two shots on target, completed 15 of 16 passes and recorded three chances created. He also swung in three crosses from his right midfield spot, made two tackles, one clearance, on interception and had one block.
Brett, 28, scored his fifth and sixth goal of the season while also joining the USL Championship 40-goal club for his career. He led the team with three shots, all on target, and completed 12 of 16 passes. His second goal of the evening is up for Goal of the Week in the league. Click HERE to vote!
Parker, 24, made eight saves in his professional debut, including a couple huge diving stops to preserve the Legion FC lead in the first half.
The Championship's Player of the Week is selected by the USL National Media Panel, which is made up of representatives from each media market in the Championship.
USL Championship Team of the Week - Week 10
GK - Colin Miller, Loudoun United FC: Miller recorded nine saves, including denying a penalty kick, to match the most saves in a single game this season in Loudoun's 3-2 defeat to the New York Red Bulls II on Saturday evening.
D - Dillon Serna, Sporting Kansas City II: Serna recorded two assists, completed 25 of 32 passes overall and recorded two blocked shots and nine recoveries in SKC II's 2-1 victory against FC Tulsa on Saturday night.
D - Logan Gdula, Charleston Battery: Gdula scored once, and completed 77 of 92 passes and 2 of 2 dribbles and made 18 recoveries as the Battery swept a pair of victories against Miami FC and the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
D - Ryan James, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC: James scored a pair of goals, completed 52 of 58 passes and won 7 of 9 duels in a standout display that helped the Hounds to a 3-0 victory against Hartford Athletic.
M - Blake Smith, San Antonio FC: Smith recorded one goal and one assist, had two shots overall and made two clearances in San Antonio's 3-1 victory against Rio Grande Valley FC on Friday night.
M - Jake LaCava, New York Red Bulls II: LaCava recorded his first two professional goals, had seven shots overall and one chance created in New York's 3-2 victory against Loudoun United FC.
M - Bryam Rebellon, El Paso Locomotive FC: Rebellon scored a late game-winner for El Paso against Real Monarchs SLC and won 10 of 17 duels and completed 28 of 42 passes while recording five shots overall.
M - Jaden Servania, Birmingham Legion FC: Servania recorded one goal and one assist and completed 15 of 16 passes and recorded three chances created as Legion FC took a 4-1 victory against the Charlotte Independence.
F - Augustine Williams, LA Galaxy II: Williams recorded three goals and one assist and completed 39 of 48 passes across two contests as Los Dos took a pair of victories to move into second place in Group B.
F - Billy Forbes, Austin Bold FC: Forbes scored three goals and completed 32 of 38 passes in two contests as Austin remained in second place in Group D after draws against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC and OKC Energy FC.
F - Corey Hertzog, Reno 1868 FC: Hertzog recorded one goal and one assist, had three chances created overall and completed 28 of 36 passes in 1868 FC's 2-1 victory against Phoenix Rising FC on Saturday night.
Bench: Ford Parker (BHM), Jordan Dover (PIT), Sean Totsch (LOU), Neco Brett (BHM), Christian Volesky (COS), Kairou Amoustapha (LDN), Blake Frischknecht (LV) (via the USL Championship)
The squad is back on the road for a short trip up to Tennessee to face rival Memphis 901 FC on Saturday, September 5 at 7:00PM CT. For live match updates, follow @bhmlegion on Twitter, or tune in as the match will air live on My68 and ESPN+.
The last two home matches of the regular season are scheduled for Saturday, September 12 vs. Charlotte and then Saturday, September 26 vs. North Carolina. Get tickets at bhmlegion.com/tickets, by emailing [email protected], or by calling the Legion FC Ticket Office at 205-791-7145.
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