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    • Thanks for the link.  I enjoyed it. Do you have links to other videos from that competition? don’t agree with your ratings though   I thought Assi did very little, gave the ball away a lot, and was beaten for headers and he was the biggest guy on the pitch. He did have a couple of decent balls played to rutty including one that gave him a scoring chance   saliba was ok, nothing overly stood out. He also missed his clear cut chance on goal from a good ball from rutty  cloutier and campagna were solid in the centre but they weren’t tested for pace or one on one so difficult to really get a good read from this match  I thought Gordon actually pretty much shut down Cruz and cruz looked the best player on the park. So much so that they moved Cruz inside in the second half to get him away from him (but to little effect). He’s quite big and solid and didn’t give Cruz much space to operate rutty showed the most to me and created a couple of chances but he didn’t seem the class of Cruz but then again Cruz got more of the ball. Mbongue was a close second but had little service; when he did he showed he could hold up the ball and he was very strong  Henry looked a weak player as did lemos and stojadinovic. As Henry was the number 10, we really missed someone in the center who could be a fulcrum in the attack   bontis did all that was required but I didn’t think he made any outstanding saves and his distribution was fine but not outstanding at the end of the day, Mexico dominated us in the first half but we kept our shape well and they only had only half chances. We rarely got out of our end as they pressured us when we got the ball and we couldn’t hang onto it. And we scored with a route one ball from a centre half in our own half which mbongue out muscled the smaller defender.  in the second half, we were better and had the better of the play and chances but not by a significant margin. Mexico seemed to get frustrated as the time went out, ran out of ideas and resorted to the long ball which played into our hands as we were generally bigger and stronger.  the side looks good and can hold its own against Mexico but I wouldn’t say it’s better so let’s not get too ahead of ourselves here. Mexico hit two posts which could easily have gone in on other days. Plus had way more half chances then us.  Anyway. My two cents worth 
    • I thought he was pretty good in the NASL    Had a swagger when he goes 1 v 1 against players you don't always see from Canadians..haven't seen him much in the cpl. He only left Pacific BC he thought playing for athelico Ottawa might open the door to playing for a higher level clubs through athleico network..
    • Recap for Feb. 27th:   ENGLAND Premier League 2 Theo Corbeanu had the start for Wolves U23 this morning, going the full 90' in a 2-0 win over Fulham U23. Professional Development League Steven Simpson started the afternoon on the bench for Barnsley U23, in a 2-2 draw against Sheffield United U23 - Dan Jebbison had the start opposite, and went the full 90'.   GERMANY 2. Bundesliga Scott Kennedy had the start for SSV Jahn this morning, coming off in the 27th after an unfortunate knee injury. SSV ended up winning 1-0 against Paderborn - but first, wishing the best in your recovery Scotty.   ITALY Primavera 1 Simon Colyn saw the final 23' off the bench for SPAL U19 in a 2-1 win over Atalanta U19.   NETHERLANDS Keuken Kampioen Divisie Frank Sturing was an unused sub for Den Bosch this afternoon, in a 3-0 win over Jong Utrecht.   PORTUGAL Liga Revelação Lucas Dias saw the full 90' for Sporting U23 in a 1-1 draw against Vitória U23.   TURKEY TFF SüperLig Atiba Hutchinson and Cyle Larin had the start for Besiktas this morning, going 83' and 90' respectively. Cyle was also on the scoresheet with the opener - as well as had one chalked off by VAR - in a 3-0 win against Denizlispor.
    • They can ask for Tommy, we will give them Gale.
    • Honestly don't get the rage about Fisk. I can only imagine we simply havent seen the best of him in the CPL and I didn't see him before to judge. He was pretty much heralded as one of the best players in the league when he was signed to Pacific. I certainly wouldn't put him top 10 or maybe even top 20 from what I have seen of him.  I hope he does go to forge and we see the potential I have seen people talk about come into fruition. As for Ottawa, they would have been very much aware of this in december imo. That this many people are leaving will be a decision of their choosing. They have the best resources of any club in the league. They will be fine imo. 
    • It’s a year tomorrow since Borges played a game. Why haven’t CPL teams signed him yet?
    • The future is bright, lots of Hype on Standford, Rutty and Saliba.
    • A loss in England coupled with the recent debacle vs Brazil will not be good for momentum leading up to Tokyo.
    • Not good if Ottawa struggles.  Let's remember that Atletico Madrid is backing them.  We want Atletico to be "very delighted" with their CPL investment so that it attracts $$$ from other HUGE European clubs.
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