USMNT: Hold My Beer

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But seriously, we need a wide angle, how did no one pick up that runner?

But props to Honduras for an excellent thru ball to the wing and then a great cross.
McKenzie was on the near post runner and Robinson was kinda near the near post runner closer to the 6 yard box, the guy far side stayed with the opposite winger and no one tracked far post. Poor Turner had no chance.
 

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Minute 30 and time wasting even though they’ve been more threatening. I admire their commitment to CONCACAF.
 

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If they don’t rally in the next hour does Berkhalter get his papers?
Nope, he'll get until October at least. Jamaica/Panama/Costa Rica is a lot tougher than this though, and he'd need points in all 3 I think to be safe
 

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Minute 30 and time wasting even though they’ve been more threatening. I admire their commitment to CONCACAF.
One of these days a ref will react by either (1) adding on a boatload of stoppage time or (2) holding out an 'injured' player for more than 15 seconds.

I have a feeling it will not be this day, however.
 

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One of these days a ref will react by either (1) adding on a boatload of stoppage time or (2) holding out an 'injured' player for more than 15 seconds.

I have a feeling it will not be this day, however.
Soccer/Futbol is a game of tradition, none of this newfangled refereeing in CONCACAF, there will be nonsense and shithousery forever
 

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Pulisic just got gifted a turnover and it took the rest of the team forever to catch up, this is ridiculous
 

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Honduras is winning every second ball; the U.S. shape and the lack of the players' familiarity with it is leading to the players being isolated and not in position to support each other in possession.
 

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The stretcher bearers coming on for the Honduran dude look like they’re there to rescue the Chilean miners
 

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McKenzie was on the near post runner and Robinson was kinda near the near post runner closer to the 6 yard box, the guy far side stayed with the opposite winger and no one tracked far post. Poor Turner had no chance.
I tried to grab the key moment - Brooks can’t win the tackle, which leaves him 8 yards ahead of the backline with 2 attackers in the center. Bello has to have more awareness that there is an overload in the middle, so he’s marking the runner closest to him. But he never does, he’s stays parallel and is a yard wide of Moya when the cross comes in.

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This is really bad. I don’t think the reffing has been bad either, maybe needs a card to both teams to cut down on cynical fouls. But really this is just bad play all around by the USA.
 

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This is really bad. I don’t think the reffing has been bad either, maybe needs a card to both teams to cut down on cynical fouls. But really this is just bad play all around by the USA.
And what’s more, I sense effort from the US. Just no possibility.
 

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Adams on the right is so dumb, this team desperately needs someone in the middle to communicate and keep everyone where they should be, instead he's on the right and everyone is a mess.
 

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I actually welcome the H time-wasting now… the worst thing they could do is score another goal before halftime.
 

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The only good thing about this USMNT cycle so far is I can look back and know I was right all along about the entire GM/Coach process that led to Berhalter
 

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I know we’re a futbol-playing nation™️ now, but I’d kill to push on the counter instead of trying to pass it 75 times and getting dispossessed.
 

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He’s not up to the job. Our guys don’t want to be out there right now. They’re being cowed.
 

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Now we just need his brother to agree with you.
His brother actually left USSF, he went for the CEO job and got hit with basically a revolt from the staff, bunch of articles about a toxic workplace, etc. He works for MLS now I believe.
 

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His brother actually left USSF, he went for the CEO job and got hit with basically a revolt from the staff, bunch of articles about a toxic workplace, etc. He works for MLS now I believe.
Ah, thank you. So who makes the call now?
 

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I don't think the effort/mentality is so bad. But the tactics make no sense. This 2-man midfield can neither win nor hold the ball and is regularly getting bypassed. Sands has been particularly poor.
 

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Hard to remember a time when I have been this disgusted at the US soccer team. This is so freaking awful after last cycle. Just devastating. They suck.
 

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Hypothetically Earnie Stewart, but he'd probably run it by Cordeiro and maybe the board given how reticent USSF has been to fire coaches
I think the buck would stop with the CEO, Will Wilson, with input from Cindy Parlow Cone as well.