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I looked at this lineup and thought to myself, “Wow, this is our B team. I hope they can hold on long enough so that the regular starters can come in in the second half and can close this game out.” And then the office just tears Colorado apart. After that marina go I thought it was gonna be a blowout. But then like be teams are have to do the second half of the first half included a bunch of mental lapses. I was impressed though that Joseph got them back in the right state of mind. They played solidly, and that final goal was just a thing of beauty from start to finish

1) Moreno has become a beast wherever he’s playing. He literally looks like a completely enhanced version of his former self.

2) Brian Acosta is no Diego Chara, but as he meshes more into this team, he offers a very good substitute, especially as Diego gets older

3) Antony looks like he has a lot of potential but I feel like he showed his inexperience on that second miss. I don’t think he’s above Asprilla but definitely I think ahead of Loria’s.

4) Boli looks better to me in the 4231 that he does, in the 433. It feels like he’s not fully comfortable with this formation as yet, but I have hope as he definitely appears to be trying. Hope that he’ll click eventually.

5) Caliksan(sic?) looks pretty green, though he’s give and go with Moreno was very sweet. His overall play in the middle of the field isn’t anywhere near Paredes and I think a healthy Ayala is above him. But overall, against Colorado, he seem to put in a reasonable shift.

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Is it me or so PTFC seem to give up goals right after scoring?

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depth chart position for Antony? I think he needs to start.

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Meme from reddit mls: we just eliminated the Rapids from playoff contention. To add to the shame, they're the first team confirmed to not advance to the posteason.

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Timbers look dangerous. I can't believe they have a shot at the top 4. They have incredible team chemistry right now.

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This was the best damn week of the season so far. 3 games in 7 days. We made it out alive having to rotate an aboviously shorter roster. Another win tonite. 9 points. We're actually above the playoff line and in 6th place. As I said on Wed: who are these guys? Wth happened? It's not just changing the coach...something was going on behind the sceines with Gio...and maybe both his assisants and players?!

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3pts from 3rd?? Oy vey Western Conference

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Another damn win. The players have responded to the change. Miles and Liam have them bought in. Nice.

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Ugly, but I’ll take it.

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I honestly think the Rapids are the new Goonies. Congrats to San Jose for no longer being the team that just kicks their opponents cause they can't win playing normal soccer.

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Yellow....sure. Why not.

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Shouts to the announcer for making it through with some voice left. He deserves a recovery day tomorrow with the training staff.

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So McGraw has the captain armband? Cool

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Imagine if we would have got rid of gio after last year. I bet we would be comfortably in the top 4

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So anybody here been a ref? What happens to subpar 4th officials? Just get demoted to usl? Asked to retire?

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Also the 4th official can't run the sub board correctly. Just a mess of officiating

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WTF is the card???

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I remember when we absolutely could not win without Diego Chara, no matter who we played.

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Please get Zup out of there. I'm scared whenever Mabs plays but we can't afford to have Zup go down for an extended period.

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Antony off...he had a great shift. I really think he's going to work out fine if we can get the coaching situation straight. With him looking real promising, maybe next season we can have Moreno play more central.

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That Asprilla header.......

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Air Asprilla with the assist.

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Mora is the truth. Enough said.

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Mora you beautiful man....Gracias

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Fatigue catching up right now. I hate to say it but we might really need to put Mabs in cause Zuparic probably has no legs right now. I'm sure McGraw is alos pretty tired, too.

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Zuparic is gassed.

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I swear I heard 'rock stars' and 'Nickelback' on the Spanish feed......I'm so confused

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Seems the English feed’s video is up and running

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The last 15 min or so of the half was ugly. We had the load and momentum and just gave up two goals on defensive lapes. We need to figure out how to stay composed and focus on playing a complete 90.

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This halftime talk brought to you by transition defense , maturity and momentum.

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Anyone heard the latest on Moreno? Does he still want out, or is he happy here now that Gio is gone, or...?

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The ref is shambolic.

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The Beautiful Game this is not

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The front 6 has been great' the denfese...what else is new?

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of all the luck...craaap

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Well fuck

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Shooting the ball is apparently a red card offense now

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I think that’s a red.

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Yellow card for taking a shot. ProRefs transcend excrement

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Random: Fourth Official

Gotta be the worst job. So what is the point of complaining to the Fourth Official? They are not making any calls. I can't imagine they are passing on coaches' complaints to the (head) Referee. Do they always just justify the on-field decisions, or do they sometimes just shrug and say" well, I dunno, I didn't make the call. Is it just a mechanism for the coaches to blow off steam?

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Get cocky, get punished.

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The Spanish broadcast is talking about machetes and Texas chainsaws and I really wish I learned that language

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Like I said on Wed, move Bravo to wingback. Upgrade the defense.

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Defensive clinic this game is not

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Antony needs to have compassion for the poor guy....he has a family.

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MORENO IS PUTTING ON A SHOW

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Apple announcer called the rapids goalie Bingham and lauded Timber Jim with the slab..great preparation

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Can can Caliskan!

Can you find a better man!?

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What's going on with this poor announcer's voice

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