Fire's Johnson earns Save of the Week

Fire's Johnson earns Save of the Week

MLS- Chicago Fire

Fire's Johnson earns Save of the Week



For the second straight week, Chicago Fire rookie goalkeeper Sean Johnson came up huge.

The University of Central Florida product robbed the New York Red Bulls repeatedly on Sunday, but his diving reaction to a Juan Pablo Angel header in stoppage time earned him his second consecutive Major League Soccer Save of the Week honors.

Johnson, a fourth-round draft pick who stole the spotlight in a game that featured five Designated Players, was the final member of the 2010 Generation adidas class to be drafted, and he is starting to look like one of the steals of the draft.

Johnson spent the better portion of the season on the bench backing up Andrew Dykstra, but he'd be hard-pressed to return to the sideline in light of his recent performances.

Here is the save that earned the fans' admiration this week:

What did you think of Johnson's performance? Think that he can keep up this form for the rest of the season?

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