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Post by Lefty 12/08/16, 04:12 pm

With the players she chose to take the kicks?

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Post by Guest 12/08/16, 04:30 pm

They didn't play well all tournament.

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Post by SD69 12/08/16, 04:46 pm

The 2 that missed were forwards.
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Post by newbiefornow 12/08/16, 04:48 pm

I think we're all awake now. That's useful. The World has caught up with the US. Time to do better and the US can do better. Now it has some excellent motivation. Congrats to the Swedes.

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Post by PLAY2FEET!! 12/08/16, 04:49 pm

Lefty wrote:With the players she chose to take the kicks?
She did it for development.

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Post by PowerKick 12/08/16, 05:03 pm

SWINGIT!! wrote:
Lefty wrote:With the players she chose to take the kicks?
She did it for development.

We need her to coach in NTX, LOL

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Post by Lefty 12/08/16, 05:09 pm

SD69 wrote:The 2 that missed were forwards.

Exactly.

Absolute precision from the mids while the forwards both S**T their pants.

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Post by Guest 12/08/16, 05:19 pm

Lefty wrote:With the players she chose to take the kicks?

I thought you were going to say with leaving crystal dunn on the bench half the game.

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Post by AtThePitch 12/08/16, 06:15 pm

Even my 7 year old asked... where is abby...

Their lack of good technical ability and soccer iq team wide was widely aparent. They could not break down a bad Sweden team that tactically out started them on the pitch.
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Post by Wannabe 12/08/16, 06:58 pm

newbiefornow wrote:I think we're all awake now. That's useful. The World has caught up with the US. Time to do better and the US can do better. Now it has some excellent motivation. Congrats to the Swedes.

Come on now, that's a bit of an overreaction isn't it? It sucks the US lost to a team that parked the bus in their defensive third then send 1 long ball over the top to the big fast forward. (Must have watched NTX play) In no way did the world catch up today. The weaker team won a single game today. No way Sweden can consistently beat the US playing like that. US - 64% Possession vs Sweden - 36% Possession. Pia setup Sweden the only way that they had a chance and was rewarded for it. Congrats to Sweden

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Post by AtThePitch 12/08/16, 07:00 pm

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newbiefornow wrote:I think we're all awake now. That's useful. The World has caught up with the US. Time to do better and the US can do better. Now it has some excellent motivation. Congrats to the Swedes.

Come on now, that's a bit of an overreaction isn't it? It sucks the US lost to a team that parked the bus in their defensive third then send 1 long ball over the top to the big fast forward. (Must have watched NTX play) In no way did the world catch up today. The weaker team won a single game today. No way Sweden can consistently beat the US playing like that. US - 64% Possession vs Sweden - 36% Possession. Pia setup Sweden the only way that they had a chance and was rewarded for it. Congrats to Sweden

Did you even watch the France game? Lol

Don't give us that SCOREBOARD crap...
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Post by Wannabe 12/08/16, 07:07 pm

AtThePitch wrote:
Wannabe wrote:
newbiefornow wrote:I think we're all awake now. That's useful. The World has caught up with the US. Time to do better and the US can do better. Now it has some excellent motivation. Congrats to the Swedes.

Come on now, that's a bit of an overreaction isn't it? It sucks the US lost to a team that parked the bus in their defensive third then send 1 long ball over the top to the big fast forward. (Must have watched NTX play) In no way did the world catch up today. The weaker team won a single game today. No way Sweden can consistently beat the US playing like that. US - 64% Possession vs Sweden - 36% Possession. Pia setup Sweden the only way that they had a chance and was rewarded for it. Congrats to Sweden

Did you even watch the France game? Lol




France is a better team and has been for several years. That was a well played game on both sides.

I still don't see how 1 result today means the world is catching up. Please explain how Sweden is developing a better program.

Don't give us that SCOREBOARD crap...

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Post by AtThePitch 12/08/16, 07:11 pm

Wannabe wrote:
AtThePitch wrote:
Wannabe wrote:
newbiefornow wrote:I think we're all awake now. That's useful. The World has caught up with the US. Time to do better and the US can do better. Now it has some excellent motivation. Congrats to the Swedes.

Come on now, that's a bit of an overreaction isn't it? It sucks the US lost to a team that parked the bus in their defensive third then send 1 long ball over the top to the big fast forward. (Must have watched NTX play) In no way did the world catch up today. The weaker team won a single game today. No way Sweden can consistently beat the US playing like that. US - 64% Possession vs Sweden - 36% Possession. Pia setup Sweden the only way that they had a chance and was rewarded for it. Congrats to Sweden

Did you even watch the France game? Lol




France is a better team and has been for several years. That was a well played game on both sides.

I still don't see how 1 result today means the world is catching up. Please explain how Sweden is developing a better program.

Don't give us that SCOREBOARD crap...

And columbia?
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Post by Wannabe 12/08/16, 07:15 pm

AtThePitch wrote:
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AtThePitch wrote:
Wannabe wrote:
newbiefornow wrote:I think we're all awake now. That's useful. The World has caught up with the US. Time to do better and the US can do better. Now it has some excellent motivation. Congrats to the Swedes.

Come on now, that's a bit of an overreaction isn't it? It sucks the US lost to a team that parked the bus in their defensive third then send 1 long ball over the top to the big fast forward. (Must have watched NTX play) In no way did the world catch up today. The weaker team won a single game today. No way Sweden can consistently beat the US playing like that. US - 64% Possession vs Sweden - 36% Possession. Pia setup Sweden the only way that they had a chance and was rewarded for it. Congrats to Sweden

Did you even watch the France game? Lol




France is a better team and has been for several years. That was a well played game on both sides.

I still don't see how 1 result today means the world is catching up. Please explain how Sweden is developing a better program.

Don't give us that SCOREBOARD crap...

And columbia?

Really? That game was ugly but they only needed a draw to win the bracket and could have lost and still advanced. They have a smaller roster in Olympic play, traveled 1,200 miles and played in 50% humidity. They played their backups for most of that game. It was ugly but again how is Columbia developing a better program.

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Post by skills 12/08/16, 07:22 pm

SWINGIT!! wrote:
Lefty wrote:With the players she chose to take the kicks?
She did it for development.

I heard Sweden used guest players from their JDL team.

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Post by AtThePitch 12/08/16, 07:28 pm

Wannabe wrote:
AtThePitch wrote:
Wannabe wrote:
AtThePitch wrote:
Wannabe wrote:
newbiefornow wrote:I think we're all awake now. That's useful. The World has caught up with the US. Time to do better and the US can do better. Now it has some excellent motivation. Congrats to the Swedes.

Come on now, that's a bit of an overreaction isn't it? It sucks the US lost to a team that parked the bus in their defensive third then send 1 long ball over the top to the big fast forward. (Must have watched NTX play) In no way did the world catch up today. The weaker team won a single game today. No way Sweden can consistently beat the US playing like that. US - 64% Possession vs Sweden - 36% Possession. Pia setup Sweden the only way that they had a chance and was rewarded for it. Congrats to Sweden

Did you even watch the France game? Lol




France is a better team and has been for several years. That was a well played game on both sides.

I still don't see how 1 result today means the world is catching up. Please explain how Sweden is developing a better program.

Don't give us that SCOREBOARD crap...

And columbia?

Really? That game was ugly but they only needed a draw to win the bracket and could have lost and still advanced. They have a smaller roster in Olympic play, traveled 1,200 miles and played in 50% humidity. They played their backups for most of that game. It was ugly but again how is Columbia developing a better program.

How about how have ours not developed better? How about there are simply more and more women playing the game across the globe... finding more athletes to match our athletes. And tactically putting them in the best position to win... that's good coaching. Ellis was out coached today and our girls weaknesses were put on display. She knows rhem...
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Post by Guest 12/08/16, 07:29 pm

skills wrote:
SWINGIT!! wrote:
Lefty wrote:With the players she chose to take the kicks?
She did it for development.

I heard Sweden used guest players from their JDL team.

The grass on that pitch was awfully long. It had a far bigger impact on the fast US players, than the slow plodding Swedes.

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Post by PLAY2FEET!! 12/08/16, 08:07 pm

bwgophers wrote:
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SWINGIT!! wrote:
Lefty wrote:With the players she chose to take the kicks?
She did it for development.

I heard Sweden used guest players from their JDL team.

The grass on that pitch was awfully long.  It had a far bigger impact on the fast US players, than the slow plodding Swedes.
Were those balls the right size?

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Post by textigerfan 13/08/16, 08:00 am

Sho'Nuff wrote:They didn't play well all tournament.  

Totally agree. Just did not have it.

But, luckily for US, age pure will fix whatever is broke! Twisted Evil
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Post by Zizou 13/08/16, 08:09 am

It was clear from the start of the tournament she was their to play a lot of players. It was also clear that once they finished off France in pool play the team and its top player had lost interest. Getting ousted in the quarterfinals is not my concern, but how the team progresses forward from this point attitude, work, and getting the young guns up to speed will be interesting to see. I believe this team is at a turning point and the direction it goes from here will be determined by its leadership and chararacter of players and coach.

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Post by jm23jm 13/08/16, 09:10 am

textigerfan wrote:
Sho'Nuff wrote:They didn't play well all tournament.  

Totally agree.  Just did not have it.

But, luckily for US, age pure will fix whatever is broke!  Twisted Evil

If AP doesn't fix it I'm sure DA, ECNL, JDL, Composite, Champions, RPL, NL, LH, PPL, SRPL will solve everything.

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Post by AtThePitch 13/08/16, 09:13 am

No, Texans, Solar, FCD, and Sting with all their voting power will fix it.

They know what's best for our daughters and they know where all of our money should go....

I say we put those guys in charge of US Soccer. They will fix it!!
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Post by Guest 13/08/16, 09:33 am

peace11 wrote:
textigerfan wrote:
Sho'Nuff wrote:They didn't play well all tournament.  

Totally agree.  Just did not have it.

But, luckily for US, age pure will fix whatever is broke!  Twisted Evil

If AP doesn't fix it I'm sure DA, ECNL, JDL, Composite,  Champions, RPL, NL, LH, PPL, SRPL will solve everything.  

Looks like you might have a hand in it... Didn't one of yours just help us beat T&T 22-0? affraid

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Post by jm23jm 13/08/16, 10:02 am

bwgophers wrote:
peace11 wrote:
textigerfan wrote:
Sho'Nuff wrote:They didn't play well all tournament.  

Totally agree.  Just did not have it.

But, luckily for US, age pure will fix whatever is broke!  Twisted Evil

If AP doesn't fix it I'm sure DA, ECNL, JDL, Composite,  Champions, RPL, NL, LH, PPL, SRPL will solve everything.  

Looks like you might have a hand in it...  Didn't one of yours just help us beat T&T 22-0? affraid

She scored 2 goals but I don't feel like I had a hand in it. I don't coach the YNT.


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Post by AtThePitch 13/08/16, 10:04 am

peace11 wrote:
bwgophers wrote:
peace11 wrote:
textigerfan wrote:
Sho'Nuff wrote:They didn't play well all tournament.  

Totally agree.  Just did not have it.

But, luckily for US, age pure will fix whatever is broke!  Twisted Evil

If AP doesn't fix it I'm sure DA, ECNL, JDL, Composite,  Champions, RPL, NL, LH, PPL, SRPL will solve everything.  

Looks like you might have a hand in it...  Didn't one of yours just help us beat T&T 22-0? affraid

She scored 2 goals but I don't feel like I had a hand in it.  I don't coach the YNT.  


Scored the opener inside of 1 minute!
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