Player of the Month

Atlanta United's Miguel Almiron wins April MLS Player of the Month

Miguel Almiron April Player of the Month presented by EA Sports

Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almirón was voted the MLS Player of the Month presented by EA SPORTS™ by members of the media for the month of April.

The 24-year-old Designated Player tallied a league-leading five goals to go along with two assists in April to lead Atlanta to an undefeated 3-0-1 record during the month. Almirón is tied for first in MLS with six goals (with teammate Josef Martinez) and tied for fourth with four assists. Atlanta (6-1-1) are on a seven-game unbeaten run and sit second in the Eastern Conference with 19 points.

Almirón began the month with an assist and a pair of penalty kick goals in Atlanta’s 5-0 victory over the LAFC on April 7 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Paraguay international followed that with an assist to Chris McCann in a 2-2 draw with New York City FC on April 15.

The 2017 MLS Newcomer of the Year continued a strong run of play with a penalty kick goal in Atlanta’s 2-0 victory over the LA Galaxy at StubHub Center on April 21. Almirón rounded out the month with his second multi-goal performance of the season in a 4-1 victory at home over the Montreal Impact on April 28. A penalty in the 70th minute equalized the match, and his second goal in the 83rd minute made it 3-1.

Atlanta return to action Saturday to face the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park (8:30 p.m. ET | TSN - full TV & streaming info).