2. David Jensen
The departure of Luis Robles appeared to open the starting job between the sticks for Ryan Meara. The 29-year-old has been the number two since 2013 and it was expected that he would take the step up to the starter position in 2020.
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To say Jensen has big shoes to fill is an understatement. Robles was a fan favorite during his time in New York, helping the team secure three Supporters’ Shields and a Goalkeeper of the Year award for himself. He was a natural captain, taking an especially vocal role when the team was struggling in 2019. But now Jensen is the number one.
That, of course, is all dependent on if Jensen holds down the spot when Meara returns. But there is no better way to prove he is the right choice than a solid performance on Sunday. Jensen shouldn’t be too worried ahead of his club debut, facing the lowest-scoring team of last season. That being said, several new additions to FCC’s attack could make the Dane’s debut a hard day’s work and he will be eager to impress.