NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday nights match up with the Montreal Impact. Another game without a win, and it was a devastating loss for the Sounders. 1-4 away to Montreal. The lone bright spot was a late goal a man down to Eddie Johsnon. A red card issued to Jhon Kennedy Hurtado left the Sounders shy of eleven men, and keeper Bryan Meredith just couldn’t keep the ball out of the net tonight.
NWSB Senior Editor Q weighs in this week with some news on the up and coming team in the MLS, the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Whitecaps have lost in the last three finals to Toronto FC and the two met in the first leg on Wednesday in a truly intriguing game from start to finish. Jay DeMerit has been immense in the heart of the defense.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac weighs in with his gameday analysis for the opening game of the 2012 MLS season between the Montreal Impact vs. Vancouver Whitecaps. A nice erformance in the Disney Pro Classic have fans for Vancouver amped up for 2012. The newly rebuilt Vancouver defence will provide the foundation for the Whitecaps. Don’t forget Eric Hassli.
Jason Green one of our MLS Soccer bloggers weighs in with some MLS changes for 2012. He points out one of the biggest tweaks for the upcoming MLS season is that the finals will no longer be held at a neutral site, but the club with the most points of the 2 in the finals will be the host. Big changes for the Seattle Sounders, Vancouver Whitecaps and Portland Timbers in the northwest to look forward to.
Jason Green one of our MLS Soccer bloggers weighs in with the top picks for the 2012 MLS SuperDraft coming up in January. The teams picking first are the Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps, New England Revolution, Toronto FC, and Chivas USA. Players to go first will be Darren Mattocks, Andrew Wenger and Enzo Martinez.