Real Salt Lake’s Jean Alexandre Named Major League Soccer Player of the Week

According to a report found on the team website, newly converted forward Jean Alexandre has been named the Major League Soccer player of the week for Week 12 of the Major League Soccer season. 

In only his second start this season, and filling in for a group of forwards that are either injured or playing in the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament with their national teams, usual mid-fielder Jean Alexandre had responsibility in both goals scored in a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps.

In just his second match playing as a forward for Real Salt Lake, Alexandre scored his first career goal and notched his first career assist.

In the 32nd minute, Alexandre received a pass on a ball through the Whitecap defense from Real Salt Lake team captain Kyle Beckerman. After a couple of touches to set up a shot, he popped the ball over the goalkeeper to the far post.

Late in the second half, he followed up his goal with his first career assist when he ...

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