I probably won’t do this that often but I wanted to comment briefly on this week’s Goal of the Week nominees because I saw some comments on Twitter that they maybe weren’t as impressive as we’ve seen before.Read more "Week 2’s Goal of the Week candidates"
The truth is, we could have won 3-0. From the preseason, the weakest point of the new formation has been recovering on the defensive side. RSL’s defenders will push high, even making it into the opposing half on occasion, and then they get caught on the break. The back line has some good recovery speed in […]Read more "Defensive mistakes punctuate 3-3 draw against Union"
The 2015 MLS season is officially starting and the second most important thing that comes with that (you know, besides the soccer) is the return of MLS Fantasy Soccer Manager! This year, in addition to just having my leagues (*cough*here*cough*also here*cough*) and a “if you build it, they will come” approach, I’ve decided to preview the […]Read more "MLS Fantasy Soccer Manager Kicks off Tonight"
Last night, RSL took on former Eastern Conference rival (and, oh yeah, they are) Sporting KC in a heated match which featured a largely reserve squad against a smattering of SKC regulars. Here are my thoughts: 1. That Jordan Allen kid He’s good. He’s still good. There’s a lot of hype about him, but he’s […]Read more "3 Observations from a 2-1 DDC win over Sporting KC"
FC Tucson started the Desert Diamond Cup losing 6-nil against the Sounders. Going into this match, I was expecting a much more one-sided game and was a little nervous when Tucson equalized late in the first half. The goals came in the second half (only two more, sadly, so not the trouncing that the Sounders […]Read more "3 observations from RSL’s 3-1 DDC win over FC Tucson"
It was good to get a win in preseason. No, the games don’t matter, but winning is always nice and there were a few specific things I saw that were pretty exciting.Read more "What I saw in RSL’s Desert Diamond Cup pre-season win against the New England Revolution"