Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Crew will finally win?
by Ridge Mahoney, April 24th, 2009 7:01AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS PREDICTIONS] Defending champ Columbus aims for its first win of the season when it hosts undefeated Chicago. New England defends an undefeated record in Salt Lake. Los Angeles, the only other winless team besides the Crew, hopes to break the futility run in Colorado. For all of Soccer America's predictions, as well as TV viewing information, and to see how we fared last week ...

SATURDAY
COLUMBUS (0-2-3) vs. CHICAGO (2-0-3), 7 pm ET, Fox Soccer Channel
The Fire wants revenge for losing the Eastern Conference final at Crew Stadium last year. Since revenge is a dish best served cold, and passions are still pretty hot, that will have to wait. Thus the winless Crew will be winless no more.
Prediction: Crew 2, Fire 1.

REAL SALT LAKE (2-2-0) vs. NEW ENGLAND (2-0-2), 9 pm ET, Direct Kick
The tough, courageous Revs are missing too many players to do much more than pack it in. That doesn't mean they can't win, but RSL isn't likely to start slowly as it has the past few games and that pressure should pay off.
Prediction: RSL 1, Revs 0.

COLORADO (2-2-1) vs. LOS ANGELES (0-1-3),  9:30 pm ET, Direct Kick
The Galaxy have yet to figure things out, the Rapids have a system and play it well. Since MLS does not incorporate style points into its results, the smart pick is the team that knows what it's doing.
Prediction: Rapids 3, Galaxy 1

CHIVAS USA (4-1-1) vs. FC DALLAS (1-3-1) 10:30 pm ET, Direct Kick
Fresh off its first win of the season, FCD may find the best team in the league jet-lagged from two cross-country trips in the past few days and its first loss. Energy levels may decide the outcome.
Prediction: Chivas USA 0, FCD 0

SEATTLE (3-2-0) vs. SAN JOSE (1-2-2) 10:30 pm ET, Direct Kick
The Quakes won a preseason matchup in a meeting of the two most recent expansion additions. This time around, the newcomers look stronger and eager to atone at home for losing the last time they played there.
Prediction: Sounders 3, Quakes 1.

SUNDAY
NEW YORK (1-3-2) vs. D.C. UNITED (1-1-3) 3 pm ET, Telefutura
With a combined two wins in 11 games, these teams don't much inspire. In its last visit to the Meadowlands, United suffered a 4-1 thrashing. Time for a turnaround.
Prediction: Red Bulls 1, United 2.

TORONTO FC (2-2-2) vs. KANSAS CITY (3-2-1) 5 pm ET, Direct Kick
TFC didn't dazzle anyone Wednesday while handing Chivas USA its first loss of the season but gritting out a win against a good opponent can do wonders for a team's confidence. Still, the Wizards have pace, an element that on a fast surface can be treacherous.
Prediction: TFC 2, Wizards 1

REVIEW
Last night: Kansas City 1, New York 0 (Prediction: 3-2).
The anticipated goalfest didn't materialize but the home team won, as forecast, and the bottom line is that at the end of the day it's all about (the right) results.
This week: 1-1. Season: 14-24.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Sounders lift Supporters' Shield, 'Caps headed to playoffs    
[MLS: Saturday] The Seattle Sounders wrapped up their first Supporters' Shield by beating the LA Galaxy, ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Saturday] No. 15 Georgetown handed No. 1 Creighton a 1-0 defeat in Omaha on New ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Saturday] Freshman Alexa Ben came through in the 59th minute with a header for her ...
Herculez Gomez ends long Liga MX drought    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Herculez Gomez ended his 19-month scoring drought in Mexico's Liga MX, scoring his first ...
U.S. under-17 women's national team roster    
[CARSON CAMP] U.S. under-17 women's national team coach B.J. Snow has named 25 players for a ...
Scorpions close in on Loons, Strikers get big win    
[NASL: Week 16] San Antonio kept alive its bid to win the NASL fall championship, putting ...
What They're Saying: DeAndre Yedlin    
"I honestly think the Supporters Shield is more important than an MLS Cup championship. In terms ...
Longshot Ticas counter USA with hot keeper    
[SCOUTING REPORT: Costa Rica] Costa Rica, the first Concacaf team outside of North America to qualify ...
Ream gets assist in Bolton Wanderers' victory    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] It has been another barren weekend for U.S. national team players abroad. Of the ...
An excellent goal-line clearance     
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Cruzeiro managed to earn a 1-1 tie with Palmeiras thanks to ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives