An Analysis Of The U.S. Loss To Mexico By Some Facebook Dudes Who Really Know Soccer
Facebook is often a big manure pile made up of deposits from people who don't know what they're talking about. Think of the dino-poop scene from Jurassic Park, then add Colin Kaepernick comments. But every once and awhile, you get some really insightful stuff.
For instance, here's a Facebook string about the U.S.-Mexico CONCACAF Cup soccer game from Saturday, won by El Tri 3-2 in 118 minutes. It's a discussion between friends who know what they're talking about. One, Johan Lyssand, was a star player in high school, coached at that level, and is of Norwegian and Swedish descent, coming from a family of soccer stars.
He was also, incidentally, the placekicker on the Woodside High School (CA) program in which Julian Edelman was quarterback.
And so what have we learned? Klinsmann is the problem -- he parked the bus, and Mexico deserved to win. Parked the bus is my new favorite soccer term, by the way. Also, this is my new favorite pinata:
— SB Nation (@SBNation) October 10, 2015
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