August 3, 2022 – Major League Soccer (MLS) – Austin FC News item
Austin, TEXAS – Austin FC midfielder and Designated Player Sebastián Driussi has been named Major League Soccer (MLS) Player of the Month for July, the second time this season he has been awarded Player of the Month accolade. Driussi was also voted to the MLS All-Star Game last month and selected to compete in the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge, both of which will take place next week in Minnesota.
“Sebastián continues to perform at a high level for Austin FC and we are very proud of him for earning his second Player of the Month award this season,” said Austin FC Sporting Director Claudio Reyna. “He is a great asset to our locker room and we look forward to seeing him represent Austin at the MLS All-Star festivities next week.”
Driussi, candidate for this season’s MLS Most Valuable Player award, leads MLS in goals scored (14) and goals contributed (21). He contributed to one goal in each of Austin FC’s six (6) games in July, accounting for five (5) goals and three (3) assists in that period.
Driussi has been named to the MLS Team of the Week nine (9) times this season, and Austin FC’s scoring ability has more than doubled since its debut last August, from 0.81 goals per game to 1.68.
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