View Single Post
07-29-2013, 04:59 PM
Big McLargehuge
Global Moderator
Rather Be A Pig...
Big McLargehuge's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: S. Pasadena, CA
Country: Iceland
Posts: 67,763
vCash: 500
Originally Posted by invictus View Post
Guys, you are going to get me excited about soccer, wtf. When is the next US national game? I don't think I could bring myself to care about MLS.
The MLS has made massive strides over the past's a decent product now.

Of course it took me having a team to latch onto, one that employs the best American player ever, before I could get onto it and they've happened to win the title each of the two seasons I've that helps

The next US game is August 14, a friendly in Bosnia and Herzegovina. After that there are two World Cup qualifiers on September 6 (@ Costa Rica) and September 10 (vs. Mexico in Columbus). The US essentially only needs to win one game to have a spot clinched before the final two qualifiers in October. The first 3 teams in the hexagonal automatically qualify and the 4th place team will play a play-off against New Zealand. Through 6 games the US has 13 points, Costa Rica 11, Mexico 8, Honduras 7, Panama 6, and Jamaica 2.

Mexico may well not go to the World Cup...they've been limp all year and they've already faced Jamaica twice.

“The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile, but that it is indifferent. If we can come to terms with this indifference and accept the challenges of life within the boundaries of death, our existence as a species can have genuine meaning and fulfillment. However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.” - Stanley Kubrick

Last edited by Big McLargehuge: 07-29-2013 at 05:04 PM.
Big McLargehuge is offline