pvilleguru USA Fan Member since Jun 2009 15765 posts
re: So you're telling me I should be excited about a tie?(Posted by pvilleguru on 3/27/13 at 10:02 am to Cosmo)
The goal is to qualify for the World Cup Final. In CONCACAF, the plan is to win your home games and steal points on the road. A draw on the road vs Mexico is a great result. Especially considering we have had a depleted roster due to injuries.
WarSlamEagle Gonzaga Fan Manchester United Fan Member since Sep 2011 17291 posts
re: So you're telling me I should be excited about a tie?(Posted by WarSlamEagle on 3/27/13 at 10:05 am to pvilleguru)
Context is a wonderful thing, but we live in the Twitter Age, where anything popular that is happening right now must be commented on by everyone...regardless if they know what's going on or not.
If you know anything about this rivalry and the Azteca, you would know that this point was huge for the USMNT. But when people flip on SportsCenter and it's led with a scoreless draw, they don't know how to react...but they must.
EastBankTiger LSU Fan A little west of Hoover Dam Member since Dec 2003 9745 posts
re: So you're telling me I should be excited about a tie?(Posted by EastBankTiger on 3/27/13 at 10:19 am to pvilleguru)
My only concern was the lack of offensive chances. That said, the USA was very lucky to come away with a point and I'm fine with that. Mexico could very easily have gotten a penalty late and losing that way would have been brutal. Also, this result really starts to put pressure on Mexico. Their match at Jamaica was moved up from June 18th to June 4th. This forces them to have to play 2 road matches in 3 days. (They also have to play at Panama on June 7th.)