FOXBORO (CBS) — Carles Gil was downright surgical with his passing Wednesday night in New England’s 3-2 win over the New York Red Bulls. He was awarded for it on Thursday, earning MLS Player of the Week honors.
Gil assisted on all three of New England’s goals on Wednesday, giving him five in the last two matches and an MLS-best 10 on the season. Gil has twice as many assists as New York’s Fabio and Seattle’s João Paulo, who share second place on MLS’ assist leaderboard.READ MORE: Revs Take Over Top Spot In MLS Power Rankings
All three of Gil’s helpers were beauties on Wednesday:
3⃣ assists in tonight's win.
🔟 assists to lead MLS this season.
Carles Gil is on another level. 👀 pic.twitter.com/KBwLEzfNuXREAD MORE: Revs Become First Team In MLS To Double-Digit Wins With 2-1 Victory Over CF Montréal
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) June 24, 2021
This marks the second straight match week in which a Revolution player has been voted Player of the Week, after goalkeeper Matt Turner took home the honor for Week 8 following last Saturday’s 3-2 win at New York City FC. This marks the fourth time in Revs history that the club has had players voted Player of the Week in consecutive weeks.MORE NEWS: Revolution-CF Montreal Match Preview: Revs Return Home Seeking Third Straight Win
Gil will look to add to his assist tally Sunday night when the Revs look to stretch their winning streak to six games against FC Dallas. That match can be seen on TV38, with kickoff set for 9 p.m.