What a week is has been for Jordan Farr and San Antonio FC. Last week started with a gritty 1-0 win over in state rival El Paso Locomotive, only to have a quick turn around to face MLS side Austin FC in the biggest match in the Alamo City Boys history. SAFC got the monumental 2-1 victory for regional team that plays in a higher league. A save late in extra time to prevent Austin from tying it up. The week wrapped up with a road trip to New Mexico to face NM United with never having won at New Mexico.
That changed on Saturday as San Antonio FC battled out to a 1-0 victory over New Mexico United. The difference maker was Justin Dhillon, who put away a penalty in the 67th minute. But it has been Jordan Farr’s outstanding play and save making abilities that have kept San Antonio FC in contention all season long. Jordan Farr had two saves on the night on went full on Air Jordan making a fantastic save in the 93rd minute to preserve the win.
Jordan Farr has 16 saves on 18 shots faced during the USL Championship season since taking over for Cristian Bonilla, who retired earlier this season. Farr has now three clean sheets on season as well.
Jordan is getting recognition for play as well being named to Week 7 Team of the Week has won two Fans’ Choice USL Championship Save of the Week and is up for a third. Vote in the link below
Save of the Week link: https://www.uslchampionship.com/news_article/show/1222787
The offense has showed some signs of life to but has only produced 8 goals in 7 matches but the defense and Jordan Farr have been stellar allowing only 4 goals, two were to Phoenix in the lone loss of the season.
Jordan Farr is playing lights out right now and just completed possibly his best week of his professional career.
Head Coach Alen Marcina
(On the win…)
“I’m so proud of the win, so proud of the players. Those are absolute mentality monsters. Three games in eight days which includes a very good MLS opponent in the Open Cup. And to come away from these three games with nine points I’m incredibly happy, and incredibly proud. Couldn’t ask for more.”
Forward Justin Dhillon
(On the win…)
“This was the first time we’ve come in and beat New Mexico in new Mexico, so that’s a great achievement. When you look back at the week three wins in a week is just absolutely incredible. It’s such a testament to the heart and the work rate of every single person in this organization to come out and get it done time after time, and I cannot be more proud of everyone involved in the last three games.”
San Antonio FC (6-1-0) next plays at home on Saturday against expansion team Monterey Bay (1-5-0) who are currently in last place in the USL Western Conference.