Oct 13, 2022
MLS is a pretty unbalanced league. Each team plays 26 games against its own conference, and just eight against the other conference - but the standings only show the overall picture. With that in mind, I’ve calculated the conference-only standings for MLS - and it’s got some interesting notes about what we might expect come playoff time.
Oct 9, 2022
Minnesota United clinched its fourth playoff berth in four years on Sunday night, and I was at Allianz Field to try to capture the spirit of the thing for Sota Soccer.
Oct 6, 2022
The Loons are collapsing, and the team’s effort went missing last week against San Jose. For Sota Soccer, I wrote about how it’s up to the players - nothing else - to get themselves out of this spiral.
Sep 30, 2022
Sep 23, 2022
Sep 16, 2022
Expected goals have been kinder to MNUFC lately than actual goals. In fact, according to xG, this has been one of Minnesota’s best stretches of the season.
Sep 9, 2022
For Sota Soccer, I wrote about how you and I might panic after MNUFC lost two 3-0 games in a row - but that’s not really how the players on the field feel.
Sep 6, 2022
For Sota Soccer, I wrote about Brent Kallman’s (injury-forced) return to the starting lineup, and about how the defender is a link to Minnesota soccer’s past.