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Champions League Matchday Three

HOWARD MEGDAL: Two games in two days: one utterly clinical, the other filled with excesses not often seen in any match. Each one with Milanese flavor.

MIKE CUMMINGS: Two goals in two halves: One impressive, the other filled with regret not seen since last summer in South Africa. Each one with American flavor. Sorry, Howard, I couldn’t resist. Continue reading

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Champions League: Round 2, Day 2

MIKE CUMMINGS: I’m away from my TV set for one day – one day! – and what happens? From the looks of things on the ol’ Champions League scoreboard, Wednesday was a heck of a day across Europe. Rubin Kazan got another result against Barcelona. Maurice Edu played well for Rangers and won. Everybody’s favorite legume, Chicharito, scored as Man U beat Valencia. Heck, even Spurs managed to win somehow.

HOWARD MEGDAL: There was plenty to take away from Tottenham Hotspur’s first Champions League home game against FC Twente. Continue reading

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Bob Bradley’s Performance

MIKE CUMMINGS: Right after the United States exited the World Cup this summer, the media made a lot of noise about Bob Bradley’s performance. Did he do his job well or not? Did his team meet expectations or not? Did he have any Rogaine he could share with Landon Donovan or not?

HOWARD MEGDAL: I don’t disagree with some of Mike’s criticisms, but I think concluding that Bob Bradley in some way underachieved with the US team ignores the things the team did well under him, as well as realistic expectations for this team. Continue reading

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