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DMV soccer friendlies, USYNT soccer fiascos & more: Freedom Kicks for 3/29/21

More like NOlympics amirite?

Honduras v USA - 2020 Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Semifinals Photo by Refugio Ruiz/Getty Images

Hi there, the soccer over the weekend was revealed in a few ways, so let’s get into it!

D.C. United defeats Loudoun United 5-1 in preseason friendly (us): WE'RE GONNA WIN THE LEAGUE!

Washington Spirit Fall to Sky Blue FC in Preseason Game Presented by WAGS Tournament (Spirit): Look you can’t get results from one closed-door friendly barely anyone saw OK?

U.S. U-23s fail to qualify for Olympics with 2-1 loss to Honduras (SSFC): The Jason Kreis good time adventure show continues!

Rechazó una oferta millonaria y va camino a irse libre de Estudiantes (La Plata1): This non-bylined piece says (roughly) Titi Rodriguez didn’t get the chance to move back to MLS and Estudiantes is miffed at his reps, and appears to be headed to leaving La Plata on a free this summer.

Roberta (ex-Finnord) surrounds good exchange: ‘Start feeling it slowly’ (CBS): This translated piece gets into Nigel Robertha’s thoughts on interest from D.C., on America in general, and when he expects to get here.

Meanwhile, the Spirit get a piece of their offense back:

Michael Edwards excited to start next chapter of pro soccer career with the Colorado Rapids (Inside NoVa): Nice look here at the former Academy player and his thoughts on this move, and interest from D.C.

Anyway, the next couple of days look nice and I don’t know about you, but it’s hammock weather to me: