In this edition of Prepare 2 Play, presented by the Methodist Hospital System, we check in with forward Will Bruin to see how he prepares his body for a tough MLS season.
Week 13 gave us another batch of stupendous saves and we need your help to determine the best of the best.
Can Crew defender Kevan George pip the four other goalkeepers vying for this week's Save of the Week award?
Raul Fernandez (FC Dallas), Tall Hall (Houston Dynamo) and Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire) all made some big stops to help their teams earn massive results, while Seattle's Michael Gspurning makes his case for a consolation prize after the 4-0 whitewashing at the hands of the LA Galaxy.
Here's where you come in. Make your pick in the poll at right. Voting runs until 11:59 pm PT on Thursday.
Check out complete Save of the Week coverage — including a full archive of 2013 winners.
Dynamo striker Will Bruin has been nominated to be one of MLSsoccer.com's Top 3 performers for the month of May after scoring two goals and setting up three others for his teammates.
You can vote for Bruin to the right, or by clicking here!
Who were the Top 3 performers of the Month (May)?
Will Bruin (HOU) – 2 goals, 3 assists in 5 games*
Marco Di Vaio (MTL) – 5 goals in 4 games*
Diego Fagundez (NE) – 3 goals in 5 games
Thierry Henry (NY) – 3 goals in 4 games
Clint Irwin (COL) – 0.25 GAA, 18 saves in 4 games
Eddie Johnson (SEA) – 3 goals, 1 assist in 5 games*
Jack McInerney (PHI) – 3 goals in 5 games
Donovan Ricketts (POR) – 0.60 GAA, 15 saves in 5 games
Luis Robles (NY) – 0.80 GAA, 13 saves in 5 games
Rodney Wallace (POR) – 2 goals, 2 assists in 5 games
Graham Zusi (SKC) – 1 goal, 2 assists in 5 games*
Poll closes May 30th, 7pm CT
*Won Player of the Week during May
36' - Hall drops low to tip away Zusi header
76' - Hall tips Kamara header over crossbar
Just two weeks after ending the Houston Dynamo’s long home undefeated run, Sporting Kansas City now play host when the Eastern Conference clubs face off Sunday afternoon at Sporting Park before an NBC Sports Network audience. Sporting return home off a two-game road trip that ended with a 1-1 draw at D.C. United last weekend. The Dynamo are coming off a second consecutive home loss, this time a 2-0 reverse by the New England Revolution.
Dynamo: Hall; Sarkodie, Clark, Brunner, Ashe; Davis, Moffat, Barnes; Boniek, Bruin, Driver
Subs: Deric, Arena, Chabala, Creavalle, Camargo, Ching, Johnson
Sporting KC: Nielsen; Jerome, Opara, Besler, Sinovic; Nagamura, Rosell, Joseph; Peterson, Bieler, Zusi
Subs: Kronberg, Myers, Olum, Gardner, Lopez, Thomas, Kamara
In their weekly interview on Dynamo All-Access, Glenn Davis spoke with Dominic Kinnear about the New England game and Sunday's match at Sporting Kansas City.
Hear from Dynamo defender Corey Ashe and head coach Dominic Kinnear on their reaction to Ashe's first ever call-up to the U.S. men's national team for their friendly match against Belgium on May 29 (7 p.m. CT, ESPN2/UniMas).
CSN Houston's Sara Eckert breaks down Jermaine Taylor's injury and what it means for the Houston Dynamo.