El-Munir finds his place
Mattocks to stop a goal that likely would have sealed the match for United. He’s also had some lows in his first MLS campaign — some attackers have snuck in behind him unmarked and his late challenge on Sebastián Blanco during Orlando City’s 3-2 win over Portland led to a penalty.
El-Munir readily admits he’s still improving. The 25-year-old Libyan international said he was away from the game for “five, six months” before coming to Orlando and was worried about sustaining an injury because of his absence from the pitch. He praised the coaching staff for ensuring training sessions steadily increased the fitness levels of the Lions.
Mohamed El-Munir is the only 1st-year Lion to play every minute of every match this season.