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Post #31
Saturday November 23, 2013 4:03am

Joined Nov 2012
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Original post from dolcem

2013 was a fantastic year for the USNT. Not only did we have the best year in our history in terms of results, more importantly the team looked much better than it ever has. We actually look like a European side. The passing and off-the-ball movement is lightyears better than it ever has been, and now we can actually play positively and take the game to our opponents (as opposed to playing bunkerball and hoping to get lucky), and the defending has been, for the most part, excellent as well.

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When Dolcem drinks the Koolaid he drinks until he wets himself. Would you call Scotland and Austria, and just about every match before this summer, as "taking the game to our opponents?" That said, it was by far the best year of the JK administration and gives some hope going forward. I'll agree that we will be lucky to make it out the groups; but that's the way it's always been. I see the team as being in a very similar position to 4 years ago in skill but I worry that they don't have the heart and unity of that bunch.

dolcem
Post #32
Saturday November 23, 2013 4:55am

Joined Nov 2012
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Original post from SuperChivo

When Dolcem drinks the Koolaid he drinks until he wets himself. Would you call Scotland and Austria, and just about every match before this summer, as "taking the game to our opponents?" That said, it was by far the best year of the JK administration and gives some hope going forward. I'll agree that we will be lucky to make it out the groups; but that's the way it's always been. I see the team as being in a very similar position to 4 years ago in skill but I worry that they don't have the heart and unity of that bunch.


Two games out of 23 dude, a couple friendlies where we were missing a lot of players...obviously there were some bad games here and there but on the whole, what I said is true. I'm not saying we're amazing but damn do we look better than we used to.
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Post #33
Saturday November 23, 2013 5:07am

Joined Mar 2013
Total Posts: 1,078
Original post from USnLFCfan

Not happening. Too much talent coming through for that WC not to mention he will retire by then.


This. He'll be 36 for the 2018 WC. And comparing him to Pirlo is a joke.

Landon will be nowhere near the USMNT at that point, and USnLFCfan has it right: he will be retired by then.
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Post #34
Saturday November 23, 2013 10:30am

Joined Nov 2012
Total Posts: 3,048
Original post from USnLFCfan

Not happening. Too much talent coming through for that WC not to mention he will retire by then.


I agree with you.. But knowing landon i bet he will still be playing better than all.those talenteds players coming up. He is usa.

dolcem
Post #35
Sunday November 24, 2013 8:52am

Joined Nov 2012
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No offense but this is ridiculous...Landon will NOT play for us in 2018. I'd bet my life on it. Dude is already burned out at 31. And he's not Pirlo. Pirlo is a CM. You need pace to play as an attacking midfielder and Donovan is already losing it. And that was his biggest asset by far, which is why he isn't the player he used to be. We will have younger, faster guys who can go a full 90 by that point. Will any be as good as Landon was in his prime? Who knows. But they'll be better than him when he is 36.
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