Many excellent things have come from Week 16 of the MLS, and among them are the goals, which we will not get tired of watching no matter how many times they are replayed on TV or come across on social media.
Enjoy the Top 5 Goals of MLS Week 16
1. Cory Burke – Philadelphia Union
Philadelphia Union and New York City FC are two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference in the MLS and on Sunday they proved it, but, thanks to Cory Burke’s ultimate goal, it was the home side who came away with the win. There were only a few seconds left in the game when the player found the ball and took the courage to kick at goal. The final score was 2-1.
2. Diego Palacios – LAFC
In the Western Conference, the absolute leader is LAFC, which won by a score of 2-0 over the New York Red Bulls. The player who had a great afternoon was Ecuador’s Diego Palacios, who scored his team’s last goal in the 70th minute. He made a cutback in the box to deceive the defenders and the goalkeeper, and send the ball into the net.
3.Ralph Priso – Toronto FC
One of the most amazing goals scored in this Week 16 of the MLS was by Toronto FC‘s Ralph Priso, whose goal also meant a 2-1 win over Atlanta United. The player got the ball on the edge of the six-yard box and hit it with his left foot without hesitation, leaving the opposing goalie with no options.
4. Mathieu Choiniere – Montreal
Mathieu Choiniere had just entered the game and it showed. The player found the game tied at 1-1 when he came on as a second-half substitute and scored on the first ball he touched. He raced down the left flank and made space for himself to shoot through a pair of oncoming opponents to give Montreal the win over Charlotte in MLS Week 16.
5. Hany Mukhtar – Nashville SC
The final goal among the best in MLS Week 16 came from Nashville SC’s Hany Mukhtar. In a 1-3 win over D.C. United, Randall Leal, Dax McCarty, and he made a wonderful play that resulted in one of the team’s three goals. This was the first of two goals scored by Mukhtar.