Well that was fun, more of that please!
Recaps of D.C. United’s 2-0 win over the Seattle Sounders by us, Flo FC and MLS. Sounder at Heart has your Cascadian needs covered. Feel free to drop any other gamers in here, I’m giving medicine to a toddler.
Washington Spirit brushed aside by ruthless Chicago Red Stars (us): Sam Kerr is really, REALLY good. Hot Time in Old Town has the Chicago side of things.
Wiebe: My Top 5 MLS players who should be in the US Soccer Hall of Fame (MLS): Hey, a smart take from Wiebe!
Seltzer: The ten best players to ever play in MLS (MLS): And a slip in form from Seltzer!
Overheard In D.C. (DCist): A charming look at the Spirit at Audi Field.
Quick tangent for a sec:
So Bill Hamid was supposed to replace Jesper Hansen at FC Midtjylland last year, right? Well, Hansen got his 8th shutout in FCM’s first ten games of their 2019-20 regular season. Hansen now has 38 shutouts in 101 games with FCM, and 97 over 282 career games. By comparison, Bill got number 66 in 229 last night. Not speaking to what happens to Bill at the end of this loan in December, just saying the guy he’s gunning to replace is making it awful hard, still.
Rob McElhenney Looks on the Bright Side (Rolling Stone): It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia starts their 14th season, and remains pretty darned funny. This is a good interview.