Los Angeles Galaxy goalkeeper Mike Magee clears a ball.
Getty Images

Magee wins Save of the Week for heroics in LA shutout

The recognition for Mike Magee’s rare and remarkable stint in goal just keep on coming.

The LA Galaxy midfielder has capped a wild week of kudos for his turn in goal last Saturday against San Jose by winning the Save of the Week for Week 15 in a landslide.

Magee’s 89th-minute stop on San Jose’s Steven Lenhart helped preserve a scoreless draw for the Galaxy, who lost starting goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts to an injury and backup Josh Saunders to a red card before the first half whistle even blew. Magee played more than a half in goal to help save the day, and earned the MLS Player of the Week honor in the process, the first time the award was given to a goalkeeper this season.

Magee received nearly 56 percent of the vote, easily topping a one-handed save by Houston’s Tally Hall that denied a diving header for D.C. United’s Charlie Davies.

WATCH: Magee denies Lenhart to preserve shutout

Get Microsoft Silverlight

 

Final Results

1. Mike Magee (LA), 55.6%

2. Tally Hall (HOU), 18.2 %

3. Bill Hamid (DC), 16.1%

4. Jimmy Nielsen (SKC), 6.3%

5. Donovan Ricketts (LA), 3.7%

Series: 

MLS Summer Beat

This week, we're celebrating the connection between music and MLS in advance of the inaugural MLS Summer Beat, a concert series over Memorial Day weekend, coming this year to Atlanta, San Jose, and Seattle. Learn more on how to attend a Summer Beat concert.

Stay connected: The official MLS app keeps you connected with the latest news, highlights, scores, standings, and analysis all for FREE. Download for iOS (Apple) or Download for Android