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Morning everybody and let's celebrate the first game thread on the new site. Do new comments highlight in some way?

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Gotta say, not sure I fully agree with everyone's Norris criticism- I thought Hina and Dunn were getting completely overrun in the first part of the 2nd half, probably tired from all the pressing. I thought Vasconcelos was fine, though I would have preferred to see Rocky for Sinc earlier- that would be my biggest critique.

Even before the Smith goal, the Thorns had built up a nice spell of possession after the Current goal and Moultrie and D'Aquila brought some nice energy. I think we're underestimating how much that 1st half press tires out the midfield and wingers (bar Soph, apparently)- I personally don't mind some early subs.

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Apr 1, 2023·edited Apr 1, 2023

Gotta say, not sure I fully agree with everyone's Norris criticism- I thought Hina and Dunn were getting completely overrun in the first part of the 2nd half, probably tired from all the pressing. I thought Vasconcelos was fine, though I would have preferred to see Rocky for Sinc earlier- that would be my biggest critique.

Even before the Smith goal, the Thorns had built up a nice spell of possession after the Current goal and Moultrie and D'Aquila brought some nice energy. I think we're underestimating how much that 1st half press tires out the midfield and wingers (bar Soph, apparently)- I personally don't mind some early subs, though again, Rocky needs to be on earlier.

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Goal differential of [takes off socks to do math] 7 after 2 played. Shield campaign on.

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We won 4-1, so maybe it doesn't matter in the end, but I wish we had Rocky starting, and going full pace and then have Sinc come in as the experienced super sub around the 75 minute when she can also go full bore, and be a terror like she was in the first half of the last game.

But we won 4-1, so...

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On that goal with four on her a lot of for would have dived she was being mauled. But Soph is Soph.

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I have absolutely no words lmao lmao lmao she's the best woso player I've ever watched. Absolute killer

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Norris was not at his best today. I don’t minds the time he subbed, we needed to change something up. I don’t know about some of the players he subbed though. Seemed to work though.

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Well, let me be the first one to say how good the commenting went. Easy to see new comments and very smooth performance.

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"I love coming to play in front of a crowd who hates us."

Hi, rest of league.

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[Tap, tap] This thing on?

20 bad minutes but superb recovery. LFG

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Reyes on

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Also, pace picked up when Sinc came off. Who da thunk it.

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I want a damn D'Aquila goal

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Sophia can make a coach look good.

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See my last post, below...repeat as needed.

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