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iced1776

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#1349791 Metro - Orlando Game Thread

Posted by iced1776 on Yesterday, 09:46 AM

That was one of the most complete games we've seen from Etienne, played smart and worked hard on both sides of the ball. He earned another start if I'm Armas.




#1349732 Metro - Orlando Game Thread

Posted by iced1776 on 21 July 2019 - 08:36 PM

Some of you guys are way too upset for having just grinded out a win on the road. That is never, ever easy to do in MLS.

 

Would I have recommended ending the last 15 minutes in a 5-4-1 with Royer as a fullback and BWP as a left midfielder? No, not particularly. But the first half was enough to make up for it.




#1349480 Metro - Toronto Game Thread

Posted by iced1776 on 18 July 2019 - 09:10 AM

That play has to be on Robles. Murillo has his back to goal in a situation where the keeper comes and grabs it 9/10 times. Robles needs to be communicating that he's either coming out, or that Murillo needs to clear it ASAP.




#1349476 EPL Interest in Aaron Long

Posted by iced1776 on 18 July 2019 - 09:05 AM

Are we going Price is Right rules where you can't go over? I'm going $2M at most, at Long's age he's got very little room to resale value.




#1349474 Random Player Name Thread 2019

Posted by iced1776 on 18 July 2019 - 08:48 AM

Chicago are open for business according to gm Nelson Rodriguez. Is there anyone on that fire team you guys think we should target? I was thinking of przemyslaw frankowski, hasnt looked too great with Chicago numbers wise but for the right price I think the polish international wouldnt do all that bad in our system, seems to be very good at servicing his fellow teammates. I also like the quickness and skill in his game would compliment us well on the right wing

 

Dax is the only answer to this question




#1348982 Midseason 2019 Player Ratings

Posted by iced1776 on 12 July 2019 - 07:55 AM

Extremely harsh against Iván. Guy has been a useful roll player at time and has contributed a few goals.

 

It may be harsh, and it may not be his fault that his agent fleeced Red Bull, but a guy making $300k has to be fighting for a starting spot at the very least. In a salary capped league, that's too much to spend on a guy who can't even win the super sub role.




#1348950 Random Player Name Thread 2019

Posted by iced1776 on 11 July 2019 - 10:19 AM

Doesn't NYC seem like literally one of the last places on the planet an immature playboy should settle?




#1348818 Random Player Name Thread 2019

Posted by iced1776 on 09 July 2019 - 12:57 PM

I wouldn't mind break shea for a two year deal. We need a reliable back up. He could also challenge murillo for his starting job.

 

You can say Brek Shea, and you can say reliable, but not both at the same time.




#1348543 The Fire Chris Armas Thread

Posted by iced1776 on 04 July 2019 - 02:36 PM

Man I'm not a huge fan of Armas but imagine wanting to fire a coach when you were forced to play Lade and Murillo as CBs through no control of his own whatsoever, away from home. It's like a salary cap exists and you can't be 5 deep at every position in MLS.


#1348542 Metro - Atlanta Game Thread

Posted by iced1776 on 04 July 2019 - 02:19 PM

They lost 5-1.


Ah, well we're fucked


#1348381 Random Player Name Thread 2019

Posted by iced1776 on 02 July 2019 - 02:56 PM

Athletic says Katai (Chicago) on block... Id take him.

 

Only having watched the guy when playing us, he seems redundant to Rzatkowski. The kind of guy who doesn't get involved a ton but can create a magical play out of thin air.

 

Good player, but not sure if he's what we need right now.




#1348283 Metro - Fire Game Thread

Posted by iced1776 on 29 June 2019 - 11:49 AM

I'm not a fan of the Davis - Rzatkowski, this is a very poor defensive heat map for the two. That's two tackles even attempted all game and they didn't win possession with either. This remains a huge skillset that we lost with Adams. CCJ does a decent job but I'd love to see a legit destroyer come in this summer.

 

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#1347766 The Fire Chris Armas Thread

Posted by iced1776 on 12 June 2019 - 10:40 AM

Over Rza or Davis?

 

Rza for sure. He's been a possession black hole lately, I like him better as an attacking sub.




#1347533 Metro - Worms Game Thread

Posted by iced1776 on 10 June 2019 - 12:21 PM

3rd goal BY FAR THE WORST . Sliding with ur hdnd up ?
 

I honestly can't blame him for this one. Its entirely possible that your hand can be away from your body with zero intent to play the ball or "make yourself big" like a keeper would. These calls are a pet peeve of him, they drive me insane even when they're in our favor.

 

The criteria for handball in this sport is a total mess. There are 4 or 5 elements, all of which can happen totally independent of each other, that don't appear to be ranked in any way. More than any other call in the game a handball is just whatever the ref decides it is that day.




#1347400 Metro - Worms Game Thread

Posted by iced1776 on 08 June 2019 - 07:40 PM

Brian White is the soccer equivalent of really well done vanilla ice cream