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Legitimately cannot remember a player performance as bad as Mihailovic last night. That was worse than Bornstein at his Bornstein-iest
Trapp hopefully fell behind Bradley. Sargent was okay but he’s firmly the #3 striker. Arriola was bad. Robinson was really bad and even though I like him, he’s got no place in Berhalter’s current system. I can’t believe we can’t do better than dudes like Lovitz, Gyau, and Lima. Please keep them far, far away from the Gold Cup fields.
Holmes was fun to watch. He’s the only player I felt better about after watching. Luckily, only half of those dudes from last night will make the roster and probably another half of those won’t see the field besides garbage time.
It’s a total failure that Sargent didn’t get 12 minutes at the GC against Guyana, got it
He’s not as good as Jozy and he’s behind Zardes, that’s just the reality. I agree that it makes more sense to go to the U20’s if that’s the case, but they announced a while back that he wasn’t going to go again (remember he already balled out two years ago, what’s he got to prove?)
There’s plenty of things the federation has done that are total failures, (you mentioned a bunch), not bringing Sargent isn’t one of them.
It’s like when you called Lavar Ball a genius, just have to roll my eyes at your hyperbole
Mendez may not be the best prospect of this team, but he has a skill set which the US has not produced before at a high level. I actually wouldn’t be surprised if he’s someone we see with the full NT soon because of that
No one is more optimistic and patient with the MNT than me, but holy fuck get some of these players far far away. If Roldan is getting consistent minutes, we aren’t going to win anything. Trapp is a bad defender and he plays DEFENSIVE mid. Arriola missed three - THREE - complete sitters in the past two games. Like those blooper reel sitters that are tougher to miss than make. Zardes... holy shit. Maybe Ream isn’t bad, but he’s got that thing where whenever he’s playing, that team’s defense is also bad.
Pulisic and Adams cannot get into this team fast enough. Same for Bradley and Jozy. I don’t want to throw all the blame on GB, because a lot of these issues would’ve been resolved during that year where we had nothing going on but friendlies. If his system is a process, I can get that the beginning will be bumpy, but this more seizure than hiccup. Also, USSF has lost any and all goodwill that may have existed for them, so they can’t be asking for patience or time at this point.
I still think there’s an avenue where we win the Gold Cup - Mexico is missing so much and we have the most talented player (with Adams, maybe top two) at the event. But the angry US fans mob got a ton of firepower over the past week
Way out on Bradley playing whatever role he's playing now. He doesn't have the legs to defend the massive space he's supposed to, and he doesn't have the passing ability to link the defense and midfield/attack. Woof.