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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

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01:52 min | Last week

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

"Cup qualifying. So the final score is an ugly one. Four one Croatia what went wrong for our Friends from up north. All right, let's talk about what went right first, right? Correct. Yeah. The first two minutes. The first few minutes. What went wrong? Without going into full depth, heading into this match, the motivation you got. We're going to talk about the trash talking all that, but yeah. But that's one of the things, right? So the immediate posture. And then after that is this Canadian team does a few things very well. John herdman does a few things very well. He's very good at analyzing an opponent and figuring out what they're good at and trying to neutralize that. And for the most part, he does those things very well. And then he attacks you with speed. He's made the U.S. look bad. He's made Mexico look bad he made Belgium look bad. He didn't make Croatia look bad. Yeah. Mexico? Like Belgium, a team that wants the ball, a team that maybe isn't that fast. Well, let's go to toe with them. Let's take the ball away. Let's outrun him. Let's not work. I'm not manipulated. Let's make it a physical game. Let's make it a transition game. Crochet, we're ready for that. Well, Croatia wasn't ready for it. And that's why Alfonso Davies ended up scoring. Great for Alphonso Davies, good moment in transition, great cross by John. Buchanan. But then it's who you have in your midfield and how transition can hurt them. So if you're able to bypass that Canadian press, which most of the time, Belgium was not. But if you're able to bypass that press, it is a straight avenue to your goal. Atiba Hutchinson. 39 year old legend for Canada. Legend. He will be 40. In February, he reminded me of the same way I felt watching after red against Argentina, like a guy who especially on the second goal for Croatia. Just wasn't where he needed to be. And that girl comes to know at the 41st minute at the end of the half. I'm assuming that is when as a profession and you're at your most fatigued. In the second goal,

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

ESPN FC

02:36 min | 10 months ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

"Then that our next guest here on football America is none other than Julie foudy, of course, one of the co owners of angel city FC. I know you were loving that schedule when it came out. What a way to start, huh? I know. Let's go. That's finally get going. Good lord. It's time, savvy. Absolutely. Should be a very fascinating game to kick off the challenge cup. Speaking of the NWSL, you know, we had the CBA completed just under the deadline late last week. I think from a player's perspective Julie, there's a lot to like. There's improved benefits. There's a chance that some TV money potentially down the road. We saw a massive increase in the minimum salary across NWSL. You've seen this from both perspectives as a player and also now as an owner. What do you think the biggest takeaway is from all this? It's a massive deal. The fact that it took ten years though to get the first CBA for the NWSL is too long. But the takeaway is is that it provides finally protections for players. You had on top of that a big issue they wanted to get into that was free agency. It's conditional free agency. It's staggered free agency, but that's good news for the players. More securities, more protections, paid paternity. Maternity leave paid mental health lead for 6 months. So there's a ton in there. And most importantly, I think, is the fact that you're able to play pay a player like Trinity Rodman as we saw with that massive contract, 1.1 million over four years. It gives you the freedom with the allocation money to now do that. You couldn't have done that in the past. And we need as a league to be keeping players here and attracting them here. And I think it gives the flexibility to teams to do that now for the big names. Bravo to the women who got free agency a lot faster than the men did. Good on them for pushing on that. Listen, speaking of CBAs, the women's national team CBA is going to end in March. One of the key components of that CBA, or the guaranteed contracts. Now I understand it was to supplement what they weren't getting at the club level. But in today's time, are those contracts still needed? Yeah, it's a great question, herc. Back in the day, which is, in my day, way back in the day, you didn't need that guaranteed salary, which is why they're structured differently because we weren't getting the millions or hundreds of thousands that the men were getting from their professional clubs. And so you needed that stability. There is an argument today, although interestingly enough, I haven't seen the full shift from the women's team to wanting to go to just contracts.

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

ESPN FC

03:37 min | 10 months ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

"Are snapping back at a fan. Who said Greg berhalter was known more for his kicks than his coaching, you were first in line to tell U.S. soccer's official Twitter account to delete this, which they eventually did, so I'm guessing you don't think that this is fair play. Hey, listen, I get if you're a committee manager if you're the administrator of a social media account, I get the objective, engagement. I get what you're trying to do. Read the room. Read the room is all I'm asking. It's a situation where a lot of fans feel that sometimes the manager sometimes the accounts are more worried about putting up what kind of shoes the managers wearing or the swag of this and that. And they don't realize there are a lot of fans that are very worried about the situation right now for the U.S. men's national team. They're sitting second place right now, heading into the most difficult window of World Cup qualifying to away games in two venues that they've never won at. And that home game is in Orlando against a direct rival to that direct ticket to the World Cup, so there's a lot of unsteady feelings right now, especially on social media. So this is a tweet. After qualification, is it okay then? I think it's illicit. Everything's okay when you're winning. Everything's okay when everything's going well. We're allowed to have fun. I think it's okay, but read the room, be smarter, and I get the objective, I get what the administrator of this page is trying to do. The engagement I understand that there's a reason they deleted it. Yeah. Well, you mentioned the admin, right? Whoever's running the account. And I figure they're probably never going to have to deal like face to face with a fan. Somebody who's going to know who they are. But you know who they might have to deal with face to face? Greg berhalter. And the players and I bet you if I'm Greg berhalter and the players, I don't mind this. They're standing up for me. This isn't a bad thing. I don't know. You think you think Greg berhalter and I have a problem with this. What do you want from the account the account standing up for their guy? That's not the coach is getting criticized? I think if I'm Greg bruhl, I'm just saying, leave it be. All you're doing is making things worse for me. That's all you're doing is just trying to increase the pressure. I'm just let it go. I don't really care. If I'm Greg warehouse, I say it's not important to me. Look, man, I don't know. I'm a little bit worried about you. I'm a little bit worried about you. I got to say that, yeah. This guy, you're mad, you're mad about the selfie. You're mad about fan voting. You're mad about the player tweet. I know you're on the wrong side of 40, dude, but you're acting like, you know, old man on a porch. Old man. Yelling about the way things used to be in April. The production will be there. You're invited as well. Oh, okay, yeah, I'm sure my invite will get lost in the mail. Let's turn our attention, hurt to some breaking news this Thursday on a Major League Soccer. And they're serious news as well. Andy polo 27 year old Peruvian international and winger for the timbers has been suspended and removed from all team activities, pending an investigation into allegations of domestic violence made against polo by the mother of his children on a Peruvian television show among her claims that the timbers have known about this since it allegedly occurred back on May 23rd of last year. Let's hear the clip from that TV show. Yeah..

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

ESPN FC

01:44 min | 10 months ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

"I would imagine what they call the manifestation of man when you taking away. We was a planet bitch. And the game. You back on the app as a matter of fact that you gotta protect your neck like a there he added content cap shortlists for men's player of the year. Your nominees are, Michele Antonio Jonathan David Alphonso Davies chuqui lozano Weston McKinney Christian Pulisic by my count to Canadians a couple Americans, one Jamaican and a lone Mexican. All right, her time to put your ballot to the public, who gets your vote. Before I start, can I get my 22nd soap box for a second? My good friend producer and director. Can we acknowledge the dominance of Canada, both in the men's and women's side? And it's a travesty that Kyle lahren isn't nominated in this cow lahren who's been absolute monster for both club and country. Who you taking shoot then? I don't care. Take out, take out Chucky, okay? Take out Chucky, take out whoever you want, okay? It should be 6 Canadians. And we're talking about the nominations. We're talking about the women winning Olympic gold. We're talking about the men dominating World Cup qualification. We're in a different area. I just want you to acknowledge we're in the maple era. Wow. Okay. As far as who I think is the best place. Let me guess. Is it a Canadian? There it is. There it is. Why don't you tell us why? Well, not only a future was a tough. I'm sure it was a tough argument to make. It was very tough. I'm going to try my best to explain why Alfonso Davies is the player of the year in Concacaf. Besides being the absolute best player that conquered craft excuse me, has to offer. What.

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

ESPN FC

02:06 min | 11 months ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

"It hurts these players. The question on the screen was, did MLS kill Kellen Acosta's European treatment? It sounds dramatic, doesn't it? But hurt, at 26 years of age, I think you can honestly say, if that window ain't close, it's getting close to being closed, right? You don't have too much longer after your 26th birthday when you can make a realistic move to Europe. And it's not like he doesn't want it. This is a player who has been very, very clear about what he wants. Back in April in an interview with the athletic, he said, I wish I would have gone to Europe early, right? This is a guy who's had the opportunity. You thought he might go from FC Dallas. You thought he might go from Colorado and neither of those teams were able to make his European dreams come true. I want to read you this quote though, because this is the one that as a fan cuts me the deepest. This is what kalanick has said after being a national team camp earlier this year. After being in the last camp, I know that if I want to continue being a national team player, I have to be in Europe. He knows he has to be in Europe to compete for a World Cup now. His window is closing not just to go to Europe, but to be a World Cup player for the United States. He's 26 years old and MLS right now is effectively taking that away from him. Are they not? Listen, you can't blame LAFC or Colorado make you blame the mechanisms mechanisms excuse me within Major League Soccer, but LAFC in Colorado are Major League Soccer. They are franchises. They just want to be just as LAFC fan, Seb, okay? What if you just call a rapid fan? Are you not beholden to your players? You're the player, the former player here are the clubs and not beholden to the players and what they want. What's best for their kids? It's not what they want. It's a business. And the problem here is these clubs aren't incentivized to celebrate. There's no reason for them to sell abroad. This $1.5 million in gam. That means nothing to me because I don't know what it means. What does that mean in a market value for kellan Acosta? Should Kellen a costume I get 10% of his market value? This was a regular league and let's say the price was 7 million. Kalinda Costa would have 10% of 7 million in his bag.

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

ESPN FC

01:35 min | 11 months ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

"Happy with it either. So Mark that date on your calendar, February 27th on ESPN+, of course, Bundesliga also available on ESPN+. That's where we find Augsburg and of course the hope of all U.S. men's national team fans or cardo Pepe made his first start for the German club on Sunday in a one one draw against eintracht Frankfurt. He played 84 minutes, got two shots, and of course scored zero goals. Most interesting, perhaps the fact that kicker, big outlet in Germany gave him a rating of 4.5, which actually made him the second lowest rated player on the field. How does kicker do their scoring? It's a one through 6 scale one is the very best 6 is the very war. So what he got to 84 minutes 34 touches and two attempts on goal. Hercules Gomez were kicker the German magazine where they too harsh on Ricardo Pepe. There's Derek gray, right? Don't shoot the messages. You should know better, Derek. You should know better. They're gonna shoot the messenger. Well, did they where they too harsh? Maybe Seth, I don't know. I know there's gonna be those people out there while he did. Well enough and his hold up play. He did a good job of trying to link up with teammates. Did you see the way he pressed the opposition forced him into mistakes, the way he was challenging defensively? Yeah, that's great. But you know what he didn't do? He didn't score. Do you know what he's brought.

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

ESPN FC

01:36 min | 11 months ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

"Your words, nothing with that. They lose that fear factor. Any time you have a player, excuse me. I like afonso Davies. You've got to prepare for an Alfonso Davies. The explosion of Alfonso Davies, the creativity that dynamic, the directness, the way you can hurt you, the way he can make others be better. A Kyle Larry is better with Alfonso Davies. Jonathan David is better with the fonzo Davies. Canada, without Alfonso Davies, maybe he doesn't even play in a four three three. Maybe they go to a two two and implement Jonathan David collar at the same time. It changed the dynamic for a lot. And I'm not so sure if Mexico did a good job with them because Mexico tried to keep them obeyed but he was still so dangerous. There were still so hesitant to come out and really go flying against a team like Canada because they're so aggressive on the counter because of players like afonso Davies and listen. You know what it's like. This is the most important player in Concacaf. Anytime you lose him and I don't care if you're playing against a 7th and 8th team in concave and this ocho, you still have a 6 point game against the U.S. into 6 point game. It's an opportunity to take away not only not only get yourself three points but take away three from direct opposition. Look, they still got guys that can scare you the continue back at tajja Buchanan. Look, I've been hearing a lot of my comments about Jonathan David that I had him on 8 or 9 in my top ten of Concacaf players. Here's the moment. Here's the moment. These three games, Jonathan David's moment to jump into that into that top 5 football I made against top ten concomitant goal score on that team. Let's move from the Canadian national team to the Mexican national team. With a big, big Monday night in Syria two goals for Napoli in a two zero victory over Bologna.

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

ExtraTime

04:40 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

"And the two that come to mind are John Tolkien, the left back for the Red Bulls and Josh utensil, D made for the sounders. Just in terms of being good young players who are already relatively proven professionals at such a young age, in terms of snubs as who's just got a crazy high upside who maybe hasn't played as much and isn't on this list, the goalkeeper for Chicago fire. Gaps on Nina. He looks, he's a grown man at 17. He's a starter an extra. He's there right now. I'll honestly be surprised if he's not. I actually had him on my list. I've never seen an MLS keeper. It said, well, I mean, he's the youngest goalkeeper ever started a game in MLS, ever get a win in MLS, everybody got a shutout in MLS. And he's a grown man. And from everything I've heard out of the fire, now under multiple regimes, he just carries himself like a pro. He's got like that Tyler Adams thing about him, where he's just kind of killer and he's completely locked in on the game. Who had that right away? Snubs on this. Was it Bill depression? I bet it was I think he was. It was Bill. Yeah. Yeah. I think it was 18. Speaking of potential Dallas, I started some young keepers too, so. Yeah, that's true. Potential and price tags. I think there's about 30 million in 22 young money and young BP and straight up DP signings. It didn't make this between Leo Chu tas magno, Santi Rodriguez, Federico Navarro to go back to the fire, Santo Moreno. I mean, you're talking about big money that did not make the list internationals. Been shown just started against England. Yeah. The FC Dallas winner against England for Hungary. Marcus Lopez has played half of the minutes available to Peru and World Cup qualifying. It's pretty incredible where this list has gone and we may even get to a point where it's 20 under 20. Because if you look at the age ranges of so many of these guys, 19 years old, whether it be Tolkien or a tentoo, all the way down to 1718, mamadou fall, barely gonna be talking about him. I mean, the union Sullivan. He's crazy. It doesn't even include guys like busio and Tanner tasman who would both be on this list, but were sold earlier this year. Those are another two 19 year olds. I mean, Brian Reynolds is young enough for this list as well. Alfonso Davies is still young enough for this list. So that's crazy. Of the amount of talent that MLS has started to produce and cycle through the league into meaningful roles and then into literally some of the best teams in the entire world. It's fun. Player kids. 2222% of about armored go over to unless I got calmer demos out to check that out. Well in here a Ron hit us up, what would it take for a D mid to win MVP Saturn could finish with 65 plus points, best defense best goal differential in the league? Japan was currently at three goals, ten assists at D mid, you could say box the box in times with heel at three goals 16 assists and a quote much lower work rate..

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

ExtraTime

04:39 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

"They can go when a game on the road in Foxborough and get to MLS cup and potentially hosted, which would be incredible for that club and then in the Western Conference, I'll be watching Colorado as well. I think there's a clear one. And then I think there's actually a clear two with sporting Kansas City. And I think if Colorado can hang onto that third spot and stay right around there, get a home match. That's going to help them a lot. They went to Seattle recently and lost in a pretty bad one, but then responded in a big way this past week. So I'll be watching both of those two teams where I still think are a little bit under the radar in some ways. Just because New England has been so incredible and then you have Seattle as well and as Kansas City. So just that right below spot that I think can actually maybe make a run in the playoffs or at least to see how they kind of rounded a form towards the end of the year. I'm looking at Western Conference who's gonna just biff it. Who's gonna fall in their face? And I'm looking at you, LA galaxy, Minnesota United is exciting as Vancouver has been. Somebody's gotta fall off. You know, somebody's performance has to either not match Vancouver or go down the tank, and those are the two sort of candidates in my mind. Rail saw Lake. Looking into a little bit too. But there is going to be a team that just isn't able to hack it. They just don't get it done. It happens every single year. Somebody's in position and they lose it. Who is that team gonna be? I think in the Eastern Conference, it feels more natural that it would just be a shuffled deck. All these teams are pretty good. And the Western Conference, there's some teams that are ready to fold up and go home. It feels like there's Chicago fire last year. Was it when RSL got in when they didn't play on decision day? It was the galaxy, right? Alex, yeah. Santa's on galaxy. It was a galaxy losing to Houston. Right. Yeah. So there is one every year. You are always. There's always one. Somebody's gonna somebody's gonna really infuriate their fan base. Let's real quick hit our game of the weekend. I'm gonna get us started on this one as well. Dave pan me in the pre meetings. He said, come on, there's no playoff stakes here. But Houston Seattle apparently, Jordan Morris is getting himself on a plane and he's gonna be available for selection. Imagine Jordan Morris into the Seattle Sanders team. I don't know how much he can build up in a month's time. I don't know how much he needs to build up in a month's time. He probably just needs to be able to impact the game off the bench and that could be the difference maker in a playoff maybe in what's up man. Morris is your 15 minute super sub is observed. And just let them run. Just kill them. What do you guys watching? Give it to me quick. I think it's obvious okay. Good. That's good. I'll say for me it's obvious. One p.m. on Sunday on ESPN and ESPN to port days. It's the it's New York Red Bulls NYC FC. It's a rivalry game. It's always entertaining. It means a lot and on top of that, they are now within three points of each other for a playoff spot, which if we had said this when they were originally supposed to match up during right before I think it was the All-Star Game, everyone would have laughed and said, no, no possible chance..

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

ExtraTime

05:11 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

"Let's be real in Jamaica hasn't put anything together, El Salvador punch above their weight and they're fun, and I don't know how anyone could not root for them, but you are looking at a situation where if you can outlast an okay Panama group, you can make it to the World Cup. Well, you saw what they did tonight too. And I think Herman did tajon did rest the second match. He didn't start. He was suspected for a long time. They were trying to get a yellow card? They're like one of those two guys in game one needed to get a yellow? I don't know. No, but just look at what they say. Just ask those in Miami. Just like a top end talent on this team, right? If you go if you go through the line, I think we said it. And I think it's pretty clear the best individual talent in the region with Alfonso Davies. And you go through the list of the players in their attack, especially as far as where they play what their skill set is, their talent. They just overwhelm teams. And they can, like you said, they can play in a different way. They've gone to Mexico. They've gone to the U.S.. I've gotten points. The other difference too, and we saw this tonight also is just that kind of personality of this team where every time I would look down, I was watching on the double screen, we all were, and I was looking down and just seeing everyone in the corner, the whole team with the bench clearing. I feel like I've seen that from this can of a team all summer. That's just been happening all summer. It wasn't just a one off because Panama got it riled up like this team is ready for that always. And I think that they just kind of have that personality part two where maybe in the past, I'm not sure I would always said that about the candidate teams where you would say, oh,.

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

ExtraTime

05:12 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

"Does this project forward? And I think you found that. I do think there's been some I think Greg has made some mistakes as far as the lineup decisions personnel, particularly. And I harped on at last game as far as Tyler Adams, not playing. But you see, again, tonight, and we went through that midfield, but Tyler Adams just changes this team. And I think you just realized when we see we'll get to Canada and second. But there's just some players you have to play. You just have to play them, however long, give it what you have, and just how important is to this team. And I think there are certain players like that and Tyler is one of them. I actually think pepi is one of them now too. That you just have to be in the team, miles Robinson, I would probably add to that list right now. And so I hope that there's some learning as far as that mistake of going down to Panama and making 7 changes and just what that does to a team. And I would say it learned the lesson today, but then I was also concerned about the change in goalkeeper, which I'd still didn't really make sense to me. And so I just worry a little bit about some of the tinkering within the team. I understand that's a part of it. But picking and choosing when are the right times to do it. And how and when to do it and how that affects a team, I think was troubling and plays into.

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ExtraTime

05:16 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

"And it just feels like this is where he's good and we saw him do it to Jamaica and a friendly as well when he came in from the left side because he is two footed, but I'd love to see this be more a part of the purposeful play. And when you're talking about areola and waya, if those guys are starting and they're gonna be wide, there should be space for him to come in. For me, it's pretty simple. I don't think he really like changed his mentality or he had a different approach to this match or he looked more up for it or anything like that. He kind of always plays the way he plays. He's always very loose. He's very casual. He's very confident. He's super technical. He's creative. You go behind the leg. He'll go with the step over, or whatever it might be. But at times that can kind of leave you frustrated because you're saying, wow, that was a really cheap one to turn over. Are you even aware of what the magnitude of this game is? And but the criticism has been more that it hasn't really amounted to much. It hasn't really actually turned into goals or assists or anything that's giving us something that's worth taking the risk on the other side. And tonight was the first night where you see, wow, yeah, that's exactly. I'll take that. You know, if he can produce a moment of magic and you can produce that final ball or that final touch or, you know, he was dangerous. As usual, I think drawing fouls as a part of his game just because he's so quick and crafty. But turning that into production is super important for the team because that changes the way people start to cover for you. If your Tyler atoms or the center backs and saying, we've got to find this guy, and it gives him some energy and some confidence as well. So he needs to continue to get on the end of things. That's obvious. But tonight he was on the right side of that equation where another times he hasn't really been able to get that final production. Let's go from one super club to another from barsa to uve. Weston McKinney. His window. I thought you're going to say from barsa to Atlanta United. For sure. But you know, I wanted to. I was on the tip of my son. In a different universe. Not so far. So what's the mckenney? He was busy and he was around the ball. My biggest criticism of him for the longest time was that he kind of hides from the ball. He doesn't, it doesn't play doesn't run through him enough, which is kind of the main job of a number 8..

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ExtraTime

04:45 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

"That would be too simplistic. If that's what the men's national team coaching staff is doing, that's not good enough from them. So that's all I'm saying? I think from the players perspective the only thing I would say is you want to have some sort of idea as to why players are in or why players are out. And for me, I didn't understand enough of a reason to see that Turner had done enough harm or had given up howler or whatever it was to drop him for this match and so I was surprised to see that. And I think but I do think if Turner continues his good form and the revs continue therefore into the playoffs. I think that's a lot more of a platform to put pressure that he should be the number one when it comes to Mexico, whereas that's always going to be the question with Stephanie. Does he have that opportunity? Does he have that platform outside of that history or pedigree to be able to say, I'm the guy that should be number one? And I don't think he went even a step further tonight to hold of that claim. I think if anything, both of them should be sort of 50 50 right now. It would be shocking of Stefan started against Mexico. I wouldn't know, man. I wouldn't be shocked. Joel said it. This was a must win qualifier home and he started. It's not like a gift. You can't give gifts in that situation, can you? Well, the U.S. did in the first minute. Okay, so we talked about the response. Let's talk about the goal. Let's talk about Virginia death. A moment that we've been waiting for for a long time, but the moment was preceded by build up in a moment that helps you understand maybe why Turner or excuse me why Stephan was in there. You get confused, they go back and forth. We talk about it so much. The little ball out from Stefan to help keep that thing going and the build up toil. I mean, that's the way the U.S. wanted to play. I did not think Costa Rica would be suckered up the field like that. But once they were, the legs, they just ran away from them. Yeah, it's incredible to me that I mean, the way Costa Rica came out. I thought it was so naive. To give this U.S. team a chance to build and hit the seams and go forward in numbers the way they did on this goal, but not just on this goal. Multiple times throughout this game, the U.S. was able to just advance up the field by issuing passes together in Costa Rica was frankly kind of lucky that Anthony Robinson and Sergio desk really picked the last pass as well as they might have because this could have been a lot worse than two to one on their end. But look, if a team gives you space to play like that, then you take the space and you punish them. And the U.S. did a nice job of building from the back. You're right. It was a lovely little chip pass to the sideline from Stefan to disorganize the Costa Rican press a little bit, and then it was off to the races. I think 7 players got to touch..

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

ExtraTime

03:54 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

"Zack Stefan gets a game. There's a reason he plays at Manchester City. There's a reason he's been successful in his career. There's a reason he was a starter for the U.S. men's national team. And I think it's fair to have that thought process and put him in there as well as keeping him connected to the camp, keeping him connected to the group and as a part of this. And yes, the reason is that Greg poor halter wants him to be Matt Turner plus the things Zach staffing can do. If he can put him in games and he's making saves like Turner, then he's getting what he wants on the ball as well. But I know national team across the world rotate their goalkeepers. Not a lot. How many national teams across the world start? Are you 23? Qualifies rotated Tim Howard and Brad guzan last time, and that was great. So there you go. You don't do it. It's not because the players don't have quality or they're both good enough. I remember back in the day there was the controversy between. It was Keller and Frito. And then it was Keller and Howard. Right. And it's a tough one because especially when the goalkeepers bring you different qualities. It'd be one thing if they're both very similar type goalkeepers, which I think in the past for the U.S. pool, maybe outside of Howard. It was a little bit more similar. So you could kind of ride on form..

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

ExtraTime

05:42 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

"We had talked about in Twitter spaces like, oh my God, why is Paul or illa starting his third straight game? Well, the Biden didn't stand up to warm ups, so that didn't work out, but Tim Wyatt certainly did. That was nice to see him come in. It was a lot of people what they wanted. But Zack Stefan, what did you think of that decision Doyle pregame and what do you think of it now? I thought it was the wrong decision. I thought it cost the U.S. a goal. I'm glad that the U.S. got away with it. But shot stopping is the most important skill keeper has. And Zack Stefan should have saved his goal. I mean, the T feel still up good lord. He should have saved his goal. And I think Matt Turner would have. You think the issue in this moment is he should have saved it rather than he never should have come off his line from the start and started the moment that created it? Yeah, I mean, I actually, I'm not gonna blame him for that because you have Zach Stephan out there specifically for that moment. Now he should have he's a modern keeper. He's a sweeper. Yada yada yada, well then he's gonna come out and try to head balls away like that. And to be clear, he didn't really have to. But not at all surprised that he did. His head clearance was poor, sergino dest. His had a clearance attempt after Stefan's was poor. Tim weah did not follow through on his tackle. If you want to look at little moments, if it's Paul ariola there, he's crushing Brian Ruiz out of bounds into touch, not letting him back he'll flick that off the line for moderator. So these are the little moments in personnel decision making that can lead up to big things, which is giving up a goal that you shouldn't have and being down one mill early. But the U.S. got away with it. I guess this means it's open as who starts next month against Mexico. Is that the message that's being sent, I guess we might find out here as we do this thing and Greg were alters press conference starts to trickle out. I don't believe that's what it is. It doesn't felt like I don't know, maybe I'm just, you don't say it 5 times. And then this was a must win home qualifier. Yeah, which didn't make a ton of sense. But it unless Greg burr still sees it as expensive number one. Yeah. I think that's the cave. I think it is the case. I think he favors Zach stuff and I think he always has for a number of reasons. And I don't think that there was enough to have a reason to take Turner out of the lineup. He had a couple of shaky moments on crosses in Panama, but seemed to kind of dig himself out of it. And when there were mistakes, he was able to kind of find a way to even when he played the ball with his feet, and it was a poor clearance. It came down his throat, he makes a good save. To keep it clean at that point. Now, on the other side, I think the reason why Greg prefers Zack Stefan is because of exactly those things that he's better with the ball at his feet. And he's better coming off his line. And ironically, that's what got him into trouble tonight was him coming off the line..

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

ExtraTime

03:10 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ExtraTime

"I was like, that's why he's there at Barcelona. And, you know, it was nice to see him produce what the men's national team seemed like a big moment for him to and a weight off his chest. He taken a lot of criticism from the U.S. men's national team fans and media. And I think rightly so. I've been a part of it. But to get sort of on the right side of things and hugely important three points at home was big for him and the side. Dave, yeah. Get it in here. We'll go specifics after that. I'd say quality. And people keep saying, oh, this seems so good. Look at where these players play. But I've kind of kept saying and to join us point from before, like, they're young. And a lot of these players don't even play a full 90 minutes. It's a lot of these guys don't even start Timothy way as two starts this week for the U.S. men's assets. We started four games this year for Lille. This isn't really the roles for a lot of these guys and they're learning and they will learn it. But they can do things like those two goals. So junior deaths left footed goal and the way Timothy weigh a hits that shot. First time, the power he puts on it, those are world class moments. Those are moments we didn't always have a lot of in the U.S. men's national team over the past. But they were good at other things. This team's gonna learn the other things and is learning the other things. But they are capable of these moments that I don't know that we've ever seen. And you come out of a game like this and it's like, that's what you get when you have players like this. Thank you, just pop up and create world class moments and yeah, there's tactical stuff that allows those openings and whatnot, but you just roll the ball out to every once in a while in a really good player is going to do a really good thing..

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"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

ESPN FC

01:35 min | 1 year ago

"alphonso davies" Discussed on ESPN FC

"Back for. He's a left-wing in four to three one a lot of times for canada. No jonathan david in this event for them so maybe some more goals go around his way. Tell me i'm crazy for picking up. You're crazy they could win the group and the national museum that group. So you're not crazy there. You go all right so the gold cup. Starting on saturday with alphonso davies leading the way for canada. Italy england italy england. The final wising linen. The final well Maybe mexican and danish fans have a lot more in common after this remember. No i've been in two thousand fourteen hurt. The danes think they have their own version of it. Here raheem sterling drawing the penalty in extra-time. The decisive penalty as england goes on to win to two one clinch that spot in the pinal straight up. Her wasn't a pen. No no listen. I know what raheem sterling is. And he's actually on the way to fallen down all ready to contact concepts. He's going down the problem. Isn't it you and i think it's a penalty. It's what this guy in blue thinks about it. That's the problem and he thought it was a penalty. What about this. We had lasers being blasted at casper's michael. The danish go. It didn't seem to affect them. He made the first. Save only to see harry kane. Then put it in her. What heartbreak whether or not. It's just cruel for denmark The worst possible way for them to go out and you're cheering for denmark. As a nation for everything they've been through it just unbelievable grits and hope that they demonstrated throughout the tournament. He blocks the penalty. But the rebound goes right back to hurricane. Yeah the tough.

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