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chris_thebassplayer
San Jose
Post #16
Saturday October 28, 2017 7:07am

Joined May 2013
Total Posts: 1,373
Yedlin could flop over to LB and be our best option there by far. Especially if you have have a player like Adams, who might be a better overall option at RB. He doesn't have Yedlin's high end speed but the rest of his game is further along than Yedlin's at a comparable age. It makes sense if he has a higher ceiling than Yedlin at RB.

Why stack guys up at RB when a couple of these players are versatile enough to play the other side.

Rey Regicide
Post #17
Saturday October 28, 2017 5:43pm

Joined Sep 2013
Total Posts: 2,001
Original post from 2tone

Adams is way more athletic than Acosta. And his passing range is also better. I like Acosta, but he definitely disappeared for the USMNT and Dallas. I wouldn't be opposed to seeing him at LB.


Yea exactly, Adams gives you what Acosta gives and THEN some. Acosta also having the benefit of being younger.

2tone
Ten-Towns
Post #18
Sunday October 29, 2017 9:59pm

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 9,543
Shaq Moore also gaining momentum. Could see Adams move to an #8 for the USMnT

Jzaval01
Post #19
Monday October 30, 2017 12:39am

Joined May 2013
Total Posts: 3,304
idk if pulisic is called but

tyler adam-Weston Mckennie- Jonathan Gonzalez

as the trio midfield

stoked3
Ft Lauderdale, FL
Post #20
Monday October 30, 2017 1:50am

Joined Oct 2014
Total Posts: 231
I would rather Pulisic not be called in, if we are bringing in young guys, Portugal can literally t off on Pulisic.

Better to see new faces and who can hang at this level,. Let CP continue with his club
Stoked
navi8132
New York
Post #21
Monday October 30, 2017 2:43pm

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 2,952
Since we're building a team, we need to see how these players interact with Pulisic on the field. If Pulisic isn't there, then we won't get enough information.

goods
Post #22
Monday October 30, 2017 2:50pm

Joined Mar 2014
Total Posts: 554
I agree with both sides here. Pulisic has played a ton over the last year, may not be the worst thing for both him and team for a break. But against Portugual he will not get Concacaf treatment, plus if he wants a big payday this is a team you want to play for promoting yourself.

navi8132
New York
Post #23
Sunday November 19, 2017 6:35pm

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 2,952
Getting the start today in La Liga!

2tone
Ten-Towns
Post #24
Monday November 20, 2017 5:20am

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 9,543
Heard he did very well. Good to see quality depth starting to emerge at both RB and LB.

db707
Post #25
Monday November 20, 2017 3:07pm

Joined Oct 2013
Total Posts: 515
Really happy for him, he gambled on himself and was willing to start out in a lower league in a foreign country, work hard to move up the ladder and earn his minutes. It looks like it may pay dividends. When was the last time an American started/played in La Liga before him?

goods
Post #26
Monday November 20, 2017 3:22pm

Joined Mar 2014
Total Posts: 554
Altidore with Valencia.

db707
Post #27
Monday November 20, 2017 3:24pm

Joined Oct 2013
Total Posts: 515
Original post from goods

Altidore with Valencia.


Villarreal, and he made so little impact I completely forgot about that

tylercocinas
Post #28
Monday November 20, 2017 5:23pm

Joined Aug 2012
Total Posts: 1,131
Nah Oguchi Onyewu with Malaga a few years ago was the last American to start in La Liga.

Speed Elf
El Paso
Post #29
Monday November 20, 2017 6:03pm

Joined Jan 2013
Total Posts: 326
Small write up from NBC Sports. Good to see him get the start and now lets see what he can do over the whole season.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/11/19/americ...
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northstream
Post #30
Monday November 27, 2017 3:18pm

Joined Jun 2016
Total Posts: 62
Moore started and went 90 vs Atletico in Levante's La Liga match on Saturday

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