USL Team of the Week
GK – C.J. Cochran, OKC Energy FC: Cochran recorded four saves, all in the first half, to keep Energy FC in the game, allowing OKC to earn a 3-1 comeback win against the Portland Timbers 2.
D – Mitch Taintor, Toronto FC II: Taintor had a strong defensive showing with four interceptions, and also completed 89 percent of his 59 passes in a 1-0 win against Orlando City B.
D – Ryan Felix, Rochester Rhinos: Felix scored the only goal, and was solid defensively with five interceptions, as the Rhinos extended their undefeated run to eight games with a 1-0 win against Ottawa Fury FC.
D – Forrest Lasso, Charleston Battery: Lasso recorded his fifth goal of the season with a deft half-volleyed finish and also had a strong game defensively in Charleston's 2-2 draw with FC Cincinnati.
M – Brian Ownby, Louisville City FC: Ownby was a menace throughout as he recorded an assist on Cameron Lancaster's second goal and created four other chances in Louisville's 3-0 win against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.
M – Alejandro Covarrubias, LA Galaxy II: Covarrubias provided strong leadership and an attacking threat from the center of the midfield as the Galaxy II earned a 1-0 victory on the road against Rio Grande Valley FC.
M – Adam Najem, Bethlehem Steel FC: Najem recorded Steel FC's first goal ever against the New York Red Bulls II, and added an assist, as Bethlehem took a 2-0 win for its first victory against the defending USL Cup champions.
M – Kris Tyrpak, San Antonio FC: Tyrpak scored the opening two goals as San Antonio earned a 3-1 victory against Tulsa Roughnecks FC in front of 7,361 fans at Toyota Field to remain undefeated.
F – Jorge Herrera, Charlotte Independence: Herrera notched the opening goal in the Sportsplex at Matthews' history as he led the Independence to a 2-0 win against the Harrisburg City Islanders.
F – Didier Drogba, Phoenix Rising FC: Drogba notched both goals, including a late equalizer from the penalty spot, as Phoenix earned a 2-2 draw against the Swope Park Rangers at Children's Mercy Victory Field.
F – Cameron Lancaster, Louisville City FC: Lancaster scored a pair of goals, including an outstanding free kick, as Louisville took a 3-0 victory against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.
Bench: Eric Lopez (LA), Auston Trusty (BST), Damion Lowe (TBR), Agustin Cazarez (SAC), Andrew Wiedeman (CIN), Andy Craven (OKC), Franck Tayou (RIC)