Go on then....... I will bite

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Re: Go on then....... I will bite

Post by D-train » Tue Jun 28, 2022 11:14 am

Michael K. wrote:
Tue Jun 28, 2022 4:58 am
That is exactly it. If American won't watch it on TV, it ain't going to be bigger than the big 3.
I have tried to watch, I really have but even for the best of the world it is just too difficult to maintain possession in traffic so you get dozens and dozens of changes of possession near mid field with almost zero chance of scoring a goal. Just back and forth with no tension or excitement. They can go 20-30 minutes with out a single shot on goal. It is just mind numbing.

Like I have said, if you just don't allow the goalie to use their hands like EVERY other guy on the field, you would get more Hockey or baseball type scores and the game would remain essentially the same but with just more goals.
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Re: Go on then....... I will bite

Post by D-train » Tue Jun 28, 2022 11:21 am

Here is an example of a match that ended in a boring AF 0-0 draw. One goalie had 6 saves and one had 2.

https://www.mlssoccer.com/competitions/ ... 6-26-2022/

Probably about half could have been saved without using their hands so it would have been something like a 3-1 score vs. 0-0. I mean check this out. Half of the 12 sides didn't manage of single goal here and half ended in draws. It is just fundamentally flawed when that can be the case. Sorry MonstonMike!

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Re: Go on then....... I will bite

Post by Michael K. » Tue Jun 28, 2022 2:52 pm

There actually is a lot going on, in stadium. Watching a Sounders game live is pretty cool. Watching it on TV is like getting ready to watch a nap. Do I find a rerun of Bob Ross painting Happy Trees, or a soccer match? Either way, I am going to sleep.

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Re: Go on then....... I will bite

Post by D-train » Sat Jul 09, 2022 9:22 pm

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