Cannon's stop on Agudelo wins Save of the Week

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On Saturday against the New York Red Bulls, the Vancouver Whitecaps once again failed to get a road win. Were it not for Joe Cannon, though, the 'Caps might not have even left Red Bull Arena with a point.

The Vancouver goalkeeper won the Save of the Week for Week 26 for a diving stop in the 80th minute on Juan Agudelo's header. The save kept the score level at 1-1, the eventual final scoreline.

Cannon's save took almost 47 percent of the vote, well ahead of second-place finisher Matt Pickens whose diving reaction save on LA Galaxy defender Todd Dunivant's header kept the match scoreless. LA would go on to win 1-0 behind a 36th-minute goal from Landon Donovan.

Watch: Cannon denies Agudelo

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Final Results

1. Joe Cannon, VAN (vs. NY), 46.72%

2. Matt Pickens, COL (vs. LA), 24.15%

3. Bouna Coundoul, NY (vs. VAN), 13.56%

3. Kevin Hartman, DAL (vs. NE), 12.42%

3. Jon Busch, SJ (vs. CHI), 3.15%

 

MLS Save of the Week Winners

Week 1
Nick Rimando, RSL
Week 2
Jake Gleeson, Portland
Week 3
Kasey Keller, Seattle
Week 4
Kasey Keller, Seattle
Week 5
Jake Gleeson, Portland
Week 6
Donovan Rickets, LA
Week 7
Bobby Shuttleworth, NE
Week 8
Tim Ream, New York
Week 9
Stefan Frei, Toronto
Week 10
Troy Perkins, Portland
Week 11
DeLaGarza/Donovan, LA
Week 12
Kasey Keller, Seattle
Week 13
Greg Sutton, New York
Week 14
Teemu Tainio, New York
Week 15
Mike Magee, LA
Week 16
Brian Perk, LA
Week 17
Troy Perkins, Portland
Week 18
Troy Perkins, Portland
Week 19
Jimmy Nielsen, Sporting KC
Week 20
Andy Gruenebaum, Columbus
Week 21
Jimmy Nielsen, Sporting KC
Week 22
Milos Kocic, Toronto
Week 23
Kasey Keller, Seattle
Week 24
Nick Rimando, RSL
Week 25
Jimmy Nielsen, Sporting KC
Week 26
Joe Cannon, Vancouver