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302 comments? You all are the absolute best! Truly a privilege to write for everyone.

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May 7, 2023·edited May 7, 2023

Olivia's dad (I think) is liking anti-Sinc, pro Liv-starting tweets on twitter in case anyone was wondering.

If they fumble her, I'll be livid.

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A Kling appreciation post. Two or three seasons ago I believed she'd lost too much pace and endurance to keep playing as starter but wow, has she ever rebooted and reengineered herself and her game. The fire and leadership never wavered but I just don't think Thorns are the Thorns without her on the pitch. All respect.

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Well…that was fun (not really…) and now I gotta watch it again, so I’m gonna call it a night. Thanks all for the discussion!

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All the talk about Sam's USWNT snub, when does the book on Liv open?

My God, what an impactful player.

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Orlando with another win, btw

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If I were Coach Norrissey, I wouldn't give a flying fig about the Challenge Cup. I'd be experimenting with lineups that I might use during and after the WWC.

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It took two world-class goals and one really nice one to overcome our defensive deficiencies against a not-that-good team and hold onto 1 point.

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Bottom line for me: you cannot score 6 goals in two games and only get 2 points. Attack is doing its job. Some individual errors coming to play, but the structure off the ball is broken. There's a very obvious fix; the head coach needs to make it, it's what he's there for.

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Thank you Liv for saving the point and unbeaten streak.

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That was bad, but the primary fix remains the same: Play the mega-talented 17 year old over the 40 year old legacy dinosaur

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May 7, 2023·edited May 7, 2023

So another game where our keeper got us into trouble (with lots of help) that we had to fight our way out. Against a pretty mediocre opponent. That’s…not a good thing. Hope the coaching staff isn’t happy with this.

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Dropping a lot of points in the point of the season where we had to be much better...we only have 6 weeks left with half our team

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It's a bummer Mark didn't get Kerolin to come to Portland. She and Smith in the same front line, lmao

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Nally that's gotta be a take yellow there

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Nally fixed her mess but good lord

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