Five points from three games has SKC sitting in 5th place in the west. Toronto FC are an exact mirror image in east, in 5th place with five points. In the power rankings, KC is at a lukewarm #8. They get to face TFC who is at #3 and pumped up for the home opener. BUT every time I think there is going to be an obvious loss, SKC pulls one out somehow.
Both matches on Fox Sports 1 tonight should be really fun. We get to watch the boys spoil Toronto’s home opener and then Atlanta United FC gets a real test against the Sounders at The CLink.
This is the latest from the team on the injuries. Benny is for sure out. Saad Abdul-Salaam, Erik Palmer-Brown and Cameron Iwasa have all been taken off the injury report and are available tonight.
Dom Dwyer has four goals & two assists in his last four matches vs TFC. Also, Soony Saad has scored THREE goals against them in his career - he’s scored eight goals total.
He started between the pipes for SPR on Wednesday night. PV must want Zendejas as his backup to Melia. This recall makes me think that Andrew Dykstra is basically just here to hang out.
SPR defeated Timbers 2 with a 1-0 victory to start off the season with two straight wins. Going back to last year and the playoff run, they have won seven straight at The Zoo.
This article looks at the wild ride Pasher has gone through to get to professional soccer and asserts the importance of a professional league in Canada.
The familiarity this back line has with each other is phenomenal. Sinovic and Besler have literally played together their whole lives. This is all a very good sign and is so incredibly important in Peter Vermes’ system.
This is well deserved obviously and a great move from Dallas. He led FCD to the Supporter’s Shield and US Open Cup last year and was named 2016 MLS Coach of the Year.
The Whitecaps get $225k in targeted allocation money and $75k in general allocation money in the deal.
I leave you with Matt Besler in a very cozy robe