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Vote Now: Luis Felipe’s 77th Minute Score Nominated for Goal of the Week

By Emile Guzman, 10/04/21, 1:45PM PDT


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SACRAMENTO, California (October 4, 2021) – Luis Felipe’s 77th minute score from Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Tacoma Defiance has been nominated for USL Fan’s Choice Goal of the Week for Week 24. Voting is open now and runs through Thursday, October 7 at 9:00 a.m. PT at

After fielding a cross from Emil Cuello, the midfielder carried the ball into space before rocketing an uncontested shot from 30+ yards out past Tacoma goalkeeper Christian Herrera and into the top left corner. The spectacular score was his fourth of the season, and his 10th career goal in USL Championship competition. 

This is Luis’ second nomination for Goal of the Week in 2021. He previously secured the honor in Week 15 following Republic FC’s 3-1 win over New York Red Bulls II on July 31st. Saturday’s goal is the sixth by a Republic FC player nominated for Goal of the Week this season, and first since JuJu Chavez took home the honor with following 88thminute score against Las Vegas Lights FC on September 5.

Republic FC is back in action this week, taking to the Bay Area for a meeting with Oakland Roots SC on Wednesday. Kickoff is set for 7:00PM from Laney College and the match will be broadcast live on ESPN+.


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