MLS NEXT Pro Goal of Matchday 24: Lucas Rosa

Goal of MD 24 (1)

Sporting KC II defender Lucas Rosa's powerful goal against Austin FC II secured the MLS NEXT Pro Goal of Matchday 24. The strike helped SKC II jumpstart a thrilling 2-1 comeback victory, handing Austin FC II only their second home loss in 2023.

Rosa's goal secured 47.5% of the vote, narrowly surpassing Joao Pedro from Crown Legacy FC, who garnered 42.9%.

The University of Pittsburgh alum has had a great rookie season leading all SKC II players in starts, appearances, and minutes in 2023. 

Rosa and Sporting KC II will look to continue their pursuit of a postseason spot when they travel to face off against LA Galaxy II during Matchday 25 action.