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USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« on: June 12, 2017, 01:37:21 AM »
Here we go. 

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2017, 01:42:25 AM »
Beasley--how OLD is he now?   Bobby Wood down, hurt.  Expect to see laser beams in eyes soon. And bags of urine and machine bolts thrown onto the pitch as well. 

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2017, 01:44:25 AM »
Bradley scores!  5:30 mark.  Long chip over the GK's reach.


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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2017, 02:03:40 AM »
22:36   Mexico ties it up, 1-1.  No one gave Beasley any support in defense.

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2017, 02:08:22 AM »
I appreciate Chicharito as a player, but today he made a meal out of contact with Guzman, flopping on the ground like the 5th Act of Swan Lake.  Didn't get the call though.   Now he's limping about.  Bobby Wood and Christian Pulisic playing very well.  Our midfield play is very good.  I think U.S. has  more team footspeed than Mexico, giving them problem.

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2017, 02:12:58 AM »
The pressure on the refs must be tremendous at this stadium.  32:45 and more Mexican players flopping.   5 seconds earlier, they knocked Bobby Wood on a fast  break down hard, and instead of rolling about, he got up quick, retrieved the ball, and kept going.  They chopped his stride down with a sliding tackle. 


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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2017, 02:18:40 AM »
Beasley looks seriously injured. Stretcher coming.  Knee cap, I think.  No, he's limping off.  37:55.

Ream playing well. 

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2017, 03:00:33 AM »
60:57 mark and an observation or two:  Ream is doing an excellent job of isolating attackers like Dos Santos, steering and shouldering them away from the danger area.  He looks stronger, fitter. 

Arriola out and Nagbe (!) in.  63:57.  Couldn't come soon enough.  There was a red card in Arriola's future for sure. 

Mexico is not bossing this game.  Not at all. 

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2017, 03:09:09 AM »
68:15  Ream is steady and sure.  The high altitude should start to take its toll on the Yanks, but I'm not seeing it take effect yet.  70:00 Ream and Beasley on a crossbar rebound, smothering further chance by Mexico.  73:27--gorgeous distance shot by Bradley, barely parried away by the Mexican keeper.  Still 1-1


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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2017, 03:19:58 AM »
80:13  U.S. no longer pressing.  5-4-1 formation.  Altidore on now and he's getting held at every opportunity.   82:27--Ream excellent play, shut down attacker. 

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2017, 03:22:30 AM »
What's with these American Outlaws traveling fans?  Looks more like a cosplay convention than a fans' section.

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2017, 03:25:49 AM »
89:06, 1-1,  and Mexican fans are leaving!   U.S. more than holding its own.


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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #12 on: June 12, 2017, 03:28:42 AM »
30 secs left in stoppage time.   Ream heads away a centering pass. 

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #13 on: June 12, 2017, 03:30:36 AM »
Full Time.  1-1 tie in Mexico.  Only the third time ever.  I'm really liking what I see from Bruce Arena.  Who else watched this in real time with me?

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Re: USMNT v. Mexico 11 June, on now
« Reply #14 on: June 12, 2017, 07:33:12 PM »
Ok jumping in to this conversation late. 

Bruce Arena is to the States as Southgate is to England.  Noncreative, defensive minded and will only pick established known players.  Was really surprised he picked Pulosic since he isn't in his 30's  :005.  Still wish he try Hyndman in the middle with Bradley. 

Game over all was back and fourth.  I would not say either team dominated.  Thought Ream did a good job with Gonzalez.  Bradley's goal was excellent and world class. We extremely lucky not to have several players receive yellows making them ineligible for the next game and that Mexican player who came in deliberately with the high elbow in the beginning was lucky not to get a red.  Will be interesting to see how the video ref is excepted.  In up coming competitions.   
Anyone can blend into the crowd.  How will you standout when it counts?