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USA National Soccer (M & W) Thread

Discussion in 'Pro Sports Discussion' started by Yankee151, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. doh

    doh THANK YOU Dermott McHeshi

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    Another goal for Weston McKennie...

    He's quietly over the last year become better than Pulisic.
     
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  2. DeadMan

    DeadMan aka spiker or DeadMong

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    Jayden Sancho is probably relegating Pulisic to the bench more often, too. Big couple of months coming up for him.
     
  3. silverwheels

    silverwheels more like Turd Crapley

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    Weston McKennie is such a lacrosse name.
     
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  4. NML

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    No Pulisic, McKennie, or Adams for these friendlies

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  5. NML

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    Julian Green is slowly solidifying his spot as our #10 (although possibly as a back up to McKennie or Pulisic)

    Bradley starting. Not much choice with three CMs out. I like the rest of the lineup though.
     
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    Glad Acosta is back in the fold. I like his game

    Robinson is a great choice when we expect to dominate a game and he can play in the opposition half. He’s just not a good enough defender right now. Needs eight months with Big Sam like Yedlin got
     
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    That was pretty

    I have no clue how we are winning. We were such shit for the first 47 minutes

    Edit: WELP. Not good enough from Miazga
     
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    Entire new 11 tonight besides Weah and Acosta
     
  10. Yankee151

    Yankee151 TWINK Stadium

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    This is like half of the Olympics team, maybe we'll DO SOMETHING in that tournament
     
  11. doh

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    Maybe Pulisic will play for the US again one day... pretty disappointing he just doesn't play.
     
  12. Karl Hungus

    Karl Hungus Here to fix the cable

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    Isn't he still hurt?
     
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  13. DeadMan

    DeadMan aka spiker or DeadMong

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    Hell, even if he wasn't hurt, I wouldn't blame him at all for skipping out on friendlies right now. We have an interim coach who probably won't last much longer. He's slipping down the pecking order at Dortmund given the success of Sancho and how good Dortmund have been without him. Plus, the travel is pretty tough.

    Speaking of interim coaches, god damn, it's well past time to finally hire someone. I get waiting until after the World Cup. Waiting until now makes no sense, unless you're hoping for a manager to become available. That doesn't seem like the case, though, given that most of the rumors are centered around MLS coaches. We don't have a competitive game for a while still, yes, but it would be nice to get the new coach a couple of friendlies to play around with a lineup and establish a system.
     
  14. kella

    kella Smug know-it-all Administrator Operations

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    I watch and root for our Women's team but god damn is that product hard to watch sometimes. The amount of stupidly wayward passes and insanely risky tackles looks like something out of an adult rec league game.
     
  15. doh

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    He's played in 1 match for the US in the last 12 months. If he wants to be the leader/face of US soccer/etc. he has to show up and play especially against the biggest opponents that he's missed out on the last year.
     
  16. NML

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    U20 WC qualifying is happening

    US had a really tough match today against the giants of the US Virgin Islands

    13-0
     
  17. NML

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    Clinched a spot in the u20 WC - won all six of their matches with a +41 goal differential

    The team is about 75% MLS academy players, so it’s really the first generation who have come almost exclusively through the development academy. Will be interesting to see how they do.

    I haven’t watched much MLS this season but most are fringe first team players.
     
  18. Yankee151

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    Any of them have a good long term outlook, or still kinda fuzzy?

    EDIT: Outside Akinola, who is guaranteed to be the GOAT
     
  19. Hachiko

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    Girls lost to North Korea. Take that, #MeToo.
     
  20. doh

    doh THANK YOU Dermott McHeshi

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    Actually a very interesting XI vs. Italy. Youngest Lineup in MNT history. Thank god no Trapp, Mizaga, Guzan...

    12-Ethan Horvath; 5-Cameron Carter Vickers, 21-Walker Zimmerman, 26-Aaron Long; 25-Reggie Cannon, 9-Marky Delgado, 4-Tyler Adams, 23-Kellyn Acosta, 18-Shaq Moore; 10-Christian Pulisic (capt.), 13-Josh Sargent

    Pulisic the only holdover from England match.
     

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