Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images The Spirit’s Olympians have mostly been busy this morning I got up at 3:50am for the USWNT, and that proved to be a mistake! That plus some D.C. United news is what I’ve got for you this morning: These guys balled out this week. https://t.co/D5ziypsVgl | @Audi #GoalsDriveProgress pic.twitter.com/OZnGfzIuQK— Major League Soccer … [Read more...] about Tuesday Freedom Kicks: USWNT advance, Gressel in Team of the Week, and more
Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Really I just wanted to use this photo. The leader this round was Losada Legionnaires, with a score of 122 points. At the top of the table, Check Joself has retaken the overall lead after scoring 111 points in the round, and now leads by 1 point. Positional Leaders Goalkeepers NYCFC’s Luis Barraza ($4.7) led the goalkeepers … [Read more...] about Fantasy Focus: Pepi Le Woo!
Courtesy Loudoun United Loudoun looks to snap a losing streak on short turnaround. For a few weeks now I’ve been bellowing about Loudoun United’s chance creation being surprisingly good, but finishing had been a sore spot. Going into Saturday’s game with the Tampa Bay Rowdies, they were logging the fifth-highest expected goals per game (1.70) in the USL Championship. … [Read more...] about Loudoun United vs. Charleston: Preview + TV/streaming info
D.C. United got a huge 1-0 win against the New York Red Bulls at Audi Field. It was their sixth win of the season and they won the game thanks to a first half goal from Ola Kamara and some stellar defense. The lone goal came in the first half at the 27th minute when Julian Gressel stole the ball from a Red Bulls defender and dished it to Kamara who finished it off. Team … [Read more...] about Recap: D.C. United 1, New York Red Bulls 0
Caitlin Buckley / Black and Red United Julian Gressel’s a giver, and we wonder how just often United can dig this deep Last night, D.C. United scratched, clawed, battled, fought, and scrapped their way past the New York Red Bulls in a 1-0 win. We all knew these two teams, with styles of play based around high pressing, solid team shape, and endless effort would probably … [Read more...] about Four thoughts on DCU winning a slugfest with the Red Bulls