Jan Gunnar Solli Named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week

22 August 9:36 am

Jan Gunnar Solli Named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week

By Frank Della Femina

Jan Gunnar Solli has been named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week for his performance in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Portland Timbers.

Solli played a huge part in Sunday's comeback victory, serving up two assists and locking down on defense to allow the Red Bulls a chance to close out with a Heath Pearce game-winning header in the 83rd minute.

Solli's first assist came on Kenny Cooper's goal in the 43rd minute when he offered up a great cross straight to the head of the Red Bulls' leading goal scorer to trim Portland's lead to one. Later in the match, after Tim Cahill leveled the score with his first-career MLS goal, it was Solli again, this time centering a ball into the box for a leaping Pearce who was primed to head home the game-winner.

Congrats to Solli for the Team of the Week nod! Feel free to give him a shout out on Twitter as well.