That type of end-of-game save may be rare in a career, but what Farr has accomplished in three games so far this season adds to the reputation he’s built throughout 2022. rice field. Keeping San Antonio undefeated in his first three games of the season.
Farr’s 12 saves are now tied for second in the championship. As you might have guessed, we’ve been nominated and won this week’s Save of the Week twice in a row. There are also, inevitably, upcoming nominations, some of which were top-notch.
The best way to quantify this is with data. Through his three games this season, the Salem, Oregon native has faced shots expected to amass his 5.27 goals in normal circumstances, according to Opta. This gave Farr a run of -3.27 – Expected – Target, which is by far the best in the league.
Has anyone seen a comparable level of finish? Hartford Athletic’s Richard Sanchez (5.17xGoTC) has his 7th and Tampa Bay Rowdies’ Phil Breno (5.46xGoTC) has his 5th.
But this goes beyond numbers. It’s the feeling Fur gives you when faced with a moment that matters, giving you the confidence to deliver what your team needs.
You could see it in his teammates’ celebrations when Jacoli Hayes, Conor Maloney, and Ignacio Birone hugged Farr shortly afterwards, followed by others.