Minnesota United goal keeper Dayne St. Clair wins All-Star MVP in MLS All-Star’s 2-1 victory against Liga MX All-Stars at Allianz Field
- The MLS All-Stars defeated the Liga MX All-Stars 2-1 at the Allianz Field
- Minnesota United FC goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair impressed for the MLS team
- St. Clair made an impressive save just 12 minutes into his match on Wednesday
Minnesota United FC goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair was named MLS All-Star MVP after a strong display in the MLS All-star game helped his team secure victory. The MLS All-Stars defeated the Liga MX All-Stars 2-1.
St. Clair was subbed on in the 32nd minute, as he Sean Johnson, and Andre Blake all spent time between the sticks during the game.
St. Clair made a huge save after being in the game for only 12 minutes when he made denied Juan Dinenno a header to preserve the MLS team’s 1-0 lead.
Dwayne St. Clair stretches out to make save during MLS All-Star weekend
St. Clair cradles ball to his chest for safety during MLS All-Star game vs Liga MX All-Stars
St. Clair in fact endured the longest night of any MLS keeper as he recorded four saves on the night, when his team often looked out matched.
Liga MX not only out shot MLS 20-7 but they also put more shots on goal at a margin of 7-2. The MLS All-Stars were also out possessed by almost a 52-48 percent margin.
Safe to say if not for St. Clair’s heroics the game would have had a much different outcome.
St. Clair and Darlington Nagbe react to save during first half of MLS All-Star
St. Clair runs onto the field before MLS skills challenge against Liga MX All-Stars
St. Clair took over as Minnesota’s starting goal keeper and has not looked back, starting in 22 of 24 games.
His outstanding shot stopping has helped propel Minnesota United to fourth place in the MLS Western Conference with 35 points and a record of 10-9-5.
MLS.com has even gone far enough as to list St. Clair as it’s midseason award winner for the Allstate Goalkeeper of the year award.
St. Clair is presented a check to Special Olympics Minnesota after the 2022 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge