Goal of the Week: Darlington Nagbe puts Portland Timbers on top again
Darlington Nagbe became the fifth different Portland Timbers players to win the AT&T Goal of the Week award on Friday, picking up nearly 60 percent of the fan vote to easily top fellow Cascadia star Kenny Miller of the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Nagbe – who pivoted and fired a right-footed wonder goal that led Portland past visiting FC Dallas last weekend – is the second straight Timbers player to win the award following Diego Valeri’s win in Week 15.
Miller – who scored two goals that made the list of nominees in Week 16 – picked up nearly 23 percent of the vote for his volley from distance in a win over the New England Revolution.
Final Votes - Week 16 (online poll and text vote):
1. Darlington Nagbe: (59.47%)
2. Kenny Miller (VAN): 22.83%
3. Kenny Miller (VAN) 10.39%
4. Steven Lenhart (SJ): 5.66%
5. Kelyn Rowe (NE): 1.65%