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adjusting for Watson I thought White did a good job battling and with his hold-up play.  But he was trigger shy a couple times just outside the 18 that bothered me. 

 

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Yeah, White on Waston is definitely a mismatch, but Waston is going to bully pretty much everyone in the league on set pieces, only so much you can do.


Frankly, since I am merely a fan and a not a fancy American soccer writer, I'm going to congratulate Wright-Phillips on a well hit goal. If I was an American soccer writer, I'd claim that the recently retired Henry was wearing an invisibility cloak and carried the ball into the net for the obviously unskilled Wright-Phillips.

If you scan YouTube looking for Bradley Wright-Phillips, youll find numerous goal compilations, a few interviews and, eventually, an excerpt from the grime mixtape series Lord of the Mics.

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Remember Watson emasculating Parker twice in the same game a year or two ago?
Also, White had a tough time winning anything with his back to goal with that big guy behind him

I think that was one of White's first appearances, he didn't fair much better. Like everyone's said, Waston is just a beast.

But the kicker was watching Jorgensen try to square up against him last year. Like a man playing against a toddler.

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Taking a look at some of the activity maps, CCJ's defensive effort deserves a call out. He had 11 tackles/interceptions and about as many secondary ball recoveries. Those are Adams-level numbers.

His ceiling is lower than Adams but if he can clean up some of his bad giveaways he can be a truly dominant MLS CM. In fact his giveaway for Cincy's second goal is a little reminiscent of the mistake Adams made that cost us the CCL in 2018. Definitely something he can correct as he matures.

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Taking a look at some of the activity maps, CCJ's defensive effort deserves a call out. He had 11 tackles/interceptions and about as many secondary ball recoveries. Those are Adams-level numbers.

His ceiling is lower than Adams but if he can clean up some of his bad giveaways he can be a truly dominant MLS CM. In fact his giveaway for Cincy's second goal is a little reminiscent of the mistake Adams made that cost us the CCL in 2018. Definitely something he can correct as he matures.


Bad giveaway yes, but Davis is the one who inadvertently kicks the ball directly to Locadia.

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Bad giveaway yes, but Davis is the one who inadvertently kicks the ball directly to Locadia.


It was inadvertant though, as was Parker's slip and the unlucky bounce off of Jensen's save. CCJ is the only one whose mistake was the result of his own lack of focus, and it was the catalyst for the rest of the play.

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wtf did armas say in the locker room? 

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Guys guys guys.


Switched from mobile to desktop because this deserved a thumbs up lol.
Frankly, since I am merely a fan and a not a fancy American soccer writer, I'm going to congratulate Wright-Phillips on a well hit goal. If I was an American soccer writer, I'd claim that the recently retired Henry was wearing an invisibility cloak and carried the ball into the net for the obviously unskilled Wright-Phillips.

If you scan YouTube looking for Bradley Wright-Phillips, youll find numerous goal compilations, a few interviews and, eventually, an excerpt from the grime mixtape series Lord of the Mics.

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Switched from mobile to desktop because this deserved a thumbs up lol.

Phantom like button in mobile is in the top right corner of the light grey strip of each post. Recently figured that one out.

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Frankly, since I am merely a fan and a not a fancy American soccer writer, I'm going to congratulate Wright-Phillips on a well hit goal. If I was an American soccer writer, I'd claim that the recently retired Henry was wearing an invisibility cloak and carried the ball into the net for the obviously unskilled Wright-Phillips.

If you scan YouTube looking for Bradley Wright-Phillips, youll find numerous goal compilations, a few interviews and, eventually, an excerpt from the grime mixtape series Lord of the Mics.




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