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Sterling Malory Archer

Joined: 10/02/2001 Posts: 1462
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Re: defense, I kind of agree

I think the defense can be serviceable if deployed correctly. A 3 man back line can work, but you need midfield support to make it work, and our middies did not help enough. Berhalter also asked zReam and McKenzie to play out of the back against a high press and they don't have the ball skills to do that. That is a part of the game in which Dest shines. I think others have alluded to injuries on defense, which doesn't help.

The US is also a very young team and I think we were caught out by pushing too far into the sttack. A little maturity, cohesion, and trust between players will fix a lot of issues.

But man, Ream is just awful.

(In response to this post by Hoo in W. Africa)

Posted: 06/09/2021 at 08:49AM


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