Keller wins second straight Save of the Week nod
NEW YORK – You would never know that Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Kasey Keller is closing in on retirement based on the quality of his saves of late.
For the second week in a row, Keller's heroics in goal have earned him Save of the Week honors, as he showed catlike reflexes to stop a point-blank, second-half strike from Chicago's Diego Cháves and preserve a 2-1 Sounders lead on April 9.
WATCH: Keller's stunning stop on Chicago's Diego Cháves
That stop dominated fan voting with 62.4 percent of the tallies. There was no contest this week with Donovan Ricketts of the LA Galaxy finishing a distant second to Keller (13.56 percent). The Jamaican's block of a close-range Chris Pontius header did not come close to challenging for the award.
1. Kasey Keller, SEA 62.4%
2. Donovan Ricketts, LA 13.56%
3. Jay Nolly, VAN 13.04%
4. Dan Kennedy, CHV 6.39%
5. Stefan Frei, TOR 4.6%
Week 1 – Nick Rimando, RSL (watch here)
Week 2 - Jake Gleeson, POR (watch here)
Week 3 – Kasey Keller, SEA (watch here)
Week 4 – Kasey Keller, SEA (watch here)