We’ll do our best to get over Saturday night as quickly as we can around here. Tomorrow’s US Open Cup final is too big not to overlook.
// FC Dallas //
It wasn’t just the lack of quality in the attack that did FCD in, it was Colorado clogged the midfield and had a really organized defense in front of Tim Howard too.
If you didn’t fall asleep in the first half, you probably woke up to the 1-0 scoreline and didn’t know what to think.
Here are six more names to begin familiarizing yourself with.
When the lineups came out it sure seemed like it. It seemed even more the case when Michael Barrios and Mauro Diaz quickly came off the bench in the second half too.
A gritty road win may be the best way to describe how the Rapids won this one too.
A nice little look at the club that last won a trophy for this franchise.
// MLS //
Matt Doyle’s weekly recap talks a lot about Landon Donovan’s return to the field this weekend and more from around the league. Nice little shout out to our own Jason Poon in this piece as well for his Dallas-Colorado thoughts.
It has been a wild season for DC United. But their 2-2 draw yesterday showed me that they could be one of those tricky teams to deal with come playoff time.
Seattle continues to battle in the West as that race between them, Portland, Vancouver, San Jose and SKC is starting to be a good one.
On the flip side, the defending MLS Cup champs look terrible one week and then look like what you’d expect a defending champion to look like the next week.
In 10 minutes or so last night for LA, LD showed he has a little rust to kick off before he will be himself again.