Like my favorite Goal of the Year post, I can’t pretend to have seen all of the saves over the course of the year in Texas. These are some of the saves that caught my attention. The winner was the double save by FC Dallas goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer against Philadelphia on April 21.

The Contenders

Houston Dynamo’s Joe Willis save against Portland in July

https://www.houstondynamo.com/post/2018/11/02/joe-willis-nominated-mls-save-year

Matt Cardone’s USL Save of the Week in September

San Antonio FC goalkeeper Matt Cardone’s late match heroics against Tulsa

Diego Restrepo Save of the Week in May

Diego Restrepo scrambles to save a one goal victory over Fresno in May

The Favorite Save of the Year

Jimmy Maurer’s fantastic double save against Philadelphia in April was a candidate for MLS Save of the Year