Again…most go quickly…no photos, etc.
– Climbing the Ladder – god bless ‘im – posted something wonderful: expected starting elevens for every team in Major League Soccer (MLS), broken down by conference (Eastern and Western). I will be using those for my upcoming conference previews (Tuesday? Wednesday? just some time before Saturday)…unlike the, um, previews I’ve been saving for the past two weeks. Also, go vote in his MLS survey.
– MLS Rumors picked up reports of fan/security misbehavior during last week’s CONCACAF Champions Cup quaterfinal between Deportivo Saprissa and Atlante FC. If you don’t trust MLS Rumors, there’s video in the post as well as a link to an article from Medio Tiempo…unfortunately, I don’t speak Spanish and don’t have time for (the ever-comical) Babelfish, so will just pass it on and let you make of it what you will. Assuming it’s all accurate, it’d be interesting if Saprissa got slapped with a stadium ban for the semifinal v. Houston. It will also be interesting if they don’t. Suppose that makes this win/win, right?
– This one is just a little fun. Who scored the winner in the Kansas City Wizards’ win over Real Salt Lake? Was it Jimmy Conrad? Scott Sealy? Drum-roll, please…by a score of two sources to one, Conrad has it! The more surprising thing is how anyone confused Sealy and Conrad…