Goal of the Matchday

Real Salt Lake's Alex Katranis wins Goal of the Matchday

Alex Katranis didn’t just help Real Salt Lake move atop the Western Conference standings, the Greek defender also captured AT&T Goal of the Matchday honors for Matchday 11.

Katranis volleyed an attempted clearance home from distance one minute before full time in RSL’s 2-1 win at the Philadelphia Union. The golazo earned 45.2% of the fan vote.

2nd place, Hany Mukhtar (27%): The German Designated Player made the most of his time and space, unleashing a rocket from long range in Nashville SC’s 1-1 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes.

3rd place, Luciano Acosta (17.3%): The reigning Landon Donovan MLS MVP became FC Cincinnati’s all-time leading scorer with his 44th goal, a clinical side-netting finish off a Corey Baird layoff in a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids.

4th place, Denis Bouanga (10.5%): Last season’s Golden Boot presented by Audi winner delivered late for a second consecutive match, stepping into a rebound from Maxime Crépeau’s save and firing home the stoppage-time winner for LAFC in a 3-2 victory over the 10-man Portland Timbers.

See all of the nominees here.