BOSTON (CBS) –Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner has been stopping shots like no one else this season. Now he’ll get a chance to stop shots from the best of the best at the MLS’ All-Star festivities.
Turner was already heading to Los Angeles as one of four Revolution All-Stars, and on Thursday, it was announced that the goalkeeper has been selected to participate in the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge. He’ll serve as a goalkeeper in the Cross & Volley Challenge on Tuesday, August 24 at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles.READ MORE: Zach Wilson Injured After Taking Hit From Patriots' Matthew Judon
New England is 8-2-4 with Turner in net this season, with the keeper logging four clean sheets in his 14 matches. He also helped lead the United States Men’s National Team to the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup title, and was named the tournament’s Best Goalkeeper and Man of the Match after both the semifinal and the final.READ MORE: Kendrick Bourne Throws Touchdown To Nelson Agholor On Patriots' Opening Drive Vs. Jets
After he does his thing in the Skills Challenge, Turner and New England teammates Carles Gil, Gustavo Bou and Tajon Buchana will take on the LIGA MX All-Stars in the MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday, August 25.MORE NEWS: Veteran Sportscaster Bob Neumeier Dies
Tune in to Saturday’s Revolution-Toronto FC match Saturday at 7 p.m. on TV38!