Day: October 17, 2019

Playoffs

MLS Cup vs. Shield: Why Neither Trumps the Other

We are now in the time of year when the topic comes up of whether winning the Supporter’s Shield or MLS Cup is more important.  Social media will feature plenty of people hurling insults at and attacking the intelligence of those on the other side of the argument as though it is a political debate […]

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Regular Season

The Day Wayne Rooney Quit the MLS

The 2019 D.C. United started red hot out of the gate to start a promising campaign. Through the first 12 weeks of the season, D.C. spent most of the time on top of the table in the East. Even when they were officially dethroned in Week 13 they spent a lot of weeks bouncing back […]

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Playoffs
Regular Season

Could this Team of Bench Players Make the Playoffs?

Before you bite my head off… This roster is made up of players who have not been consistent starters for their teams this season, maxing out at around a 50% start rate. Additionally, these are players that I selected for this imaginary team based on my own judgement. We would love to hear what changes […]

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Uncategorized

Introducing and Ranking the Four Expansion Clubs in MLS

Within the past year, four new clubs have been added to MLS and will begin playing either next year or the 2021 season. Below is a breakdown of the “what you need to know” about each side, and how we believe they will fare in the league.  1. Inter Miami CF Majority Owner: Marcelo Claure […]

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Regular Season

How Hard is it to Win on the Road in MLS?

All the time we hear discussion about how difficult it is to win on the road in MLS, and how absurd the travel schedule is across the US and Canada, but what exactly are the numbers behind these arguments? Let’s take a look.   The Numbers Today, August 13, we are a good chunk into […]

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Regular Season

All-Star Snubbed XI

With the MLS All-Star break set to take place in Orlando from July 27 through the 31st, why not show some love to the players who just missed the cut? Below you’ll find our 24 man roster (same size as the All-Star roster) with the players we thought made a decent claim for the first […]

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Regular Season
VAR

The Ongoing Saga of VAR in the Rapids vs. Galaxy Match

Wholly speaking, we as MLS fans understand and know the reason of why VAR was implemented into the league in 2017. In short, VAR’s main objective is to sacrifice valuable game time (and real time) in order to correctly review a penalty kick, straight red card, goalkeeper obstruction, handballs, and other match changing events that […]

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