The American Major League Soccer is a vibrant, entertaining, and exciting league competition that has been running for over 28 years now. Even though it’s still a growing league, the levels of competition are still very high, with quite a few standout displays from various players here and there. Today we will be looking at the 5 best goalkeepers in the MLS.
Andre Blake is a Jamaica international that plays for MLS side Philadelphia Union.
The 31-year-old has been with them since 2014, and has consistently been one of the best goalkeepers in the MLS.
The Philadelphia goalkeeper has been in fine form in the ongoing soccer season.
Andre has so far featured in 23 games and conceded only 15 goals. He has also kept 10 clean sheets this season.
The Jamaican shot-stopper is highly rated, possesses sharp reflexes, ball-playing abilities and regarded as one of the best keepers in the MLS.
He won the MLS Goalkeeper of the Year in 2016 and 2020, and CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Glove Award in 2017.
2. Sean Johnson
Sean Johnson is an American goalkeeper on the books of MLS side New York City FC.
The 33-year-old is also the captain of the football club and is respected as one of the best goalies in the league.
Sean has so far made 22 appearances in the MLS this year and conceded only 21 times. This includes 12 clean sheets.
No doubt the United States international is up there with the best goalkeepers in the Major League Soccer. He was part of the 2022 MLS All-Star team.
3. Steve Clark
The veteran goalkeeper is one of the most experienced and highly regarded shot-stoppers in the league who has featured in the competition for over a decade.
The 36-year-old is the number 1 goalie for MLS side Houston Dynamo FC. Clark has so far played 22 games this season.
He has also conceded 29 goals but kept 5 clean sheets.
Steve Clark is known for pulling off spectacular saves, leadership qualities, and his commanding presence in his box.
4. Eloy Room
Eloy is a Dutch-born goalkeeper who currently plays for MLS side Columbus Crew.
The 33-year-old is a big, strong, and intimidating goalie who is regarded as one of the best in the top American soccer league.
His goalkeeping career has been somewhat underrated, but nonetheless, Eloy Room has always been a top-level soccer player.
The Curacao international has so far played 21 games this season and only conceded 22 times.
Room has also kept 7 clean sheets in the ongoing MLS league campaign.
5. Carlos Coronel
Coronel is a Brazilian goalkeeper on the books of MLS franchise team New York Red Bull.
The 25-year-old joined them just before the commencement of the league season at the beginning of the year.
The RB New York goalie has been in fine since the start of the league. Carlos has so far kept 5 clean sheets but conceded only 23 times in 21 league games.