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
11 who starred in MLS Week 10
by Ridge Mahoney, May 27th, 2009 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[TEAM OF THE WEEK] Players from the two teams -- Toronto and Houston -- stood out in last weekend's play, including Amado Guevara, who struck twice for the Canadian club.


GOALKEEPER
Josh Wicks (D.C. United)
On a weekend of strong goalkeeping performances, Wicks was one of two (Jon Busch being the other) to register a shutout, and he earned it, staving off several Real Salt Lake thrusts to scratch out a 0-0 tie.

DEFENDERS
Craig Waibel (Houston)

Scored a goal, hit a few good crosses, and played a rugged game at right back to mark his first start of 2009 as Houston ran its unbeaten streak to six by downing San Jose, 3-1.

Robbie Russell (Real Salt Lake)
Threatened several times on the right flank to create chances in the tie at D.C., and also tracked back to intercept a dangerous through ball from Santino Quaranta.

Wilman Conde (Chicago)
Though the Red Bulls took 19 shots, only a last-minute effort by Danleigh Borman seriously tested Fire keeper Jon Busch as Conde played a solid game in the middle, winning head balls and covering for errors committed by central partner Bakary Soumare.

MIDFIELDERS
Brad Davis (Houston)

In a 3-1 defeat of San Jose, Davis earned assists on the first two goals with precise dead balls, and the third goal came after his corner kick had been partially cleared. His six assists lead MLS, and he's registered all of them in the past five games.

Amado Guevara (Toronto FC)
Drilled home a first-time shot from well outside the box to cancel out an early goal conceded to the Revs, and applied the final goal in a 3-1 victory by bending a free kick that eluded everyone and bounced into the net.

Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake)
Bossed the midfield for much of the match, set up a great chance for Robbie Findley with a through ball, and nearly scored with a trademark long-distance striker that required an excellent save by D.C. United keeper Josh Wicks.

Colin Clark (Colorado)
Made a late run from his wide slot to score on a feed from Omar Cummings and from the flank slipped a diagonal ball that Conor Casey turned into a goal as the Rapids tied Seattle, 2-2.

FORWARDS
Fredy Montero (Seattle FC)

Renowned more for his feet, Montero used his head to help Seattle tie Colorado, 2-2. He pounced on the rebound of his own shot off the post to head home the first goal, and nodded down a cross for Nate Jaqua to score the equalizer.

Danny Dichio (Toronto FC)
With a clever layoff he set up TFC's first goal, and his slick reverse pass set up TFC's second in a 3-1 defeat of New England. On the third goal, he charged into the goalmouth during a free kick to distract keeper Matt Reis. A fine day's work to prove he's got brain as well as brawn.

Conor Casey (Colorado)
Netted his sixth goal of the season with a dribble and deflected shot, and constantly pressured the Seattle defense in a 2-2 tie.

 



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying    
"We can't do the work of FIFA and UEFA. We hope that in the near future ...
Manchester United and Liverpool in driver's seats    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Group play in the Guinness International Champions Cup concludes Saturday with four games. Manchester ...
Dayton head coach van Druenen steps down    
[USL PRO: Week 20] Sid van Druenen has resigned as head coach of the Dayton Dutch ...
Kansas City aims to join Seattle in playoffs    
[NWSL: Week 17] FC Kansas City will look to join the regular-season champion Seattle Reign FC ...
U.S. under-23 men's national team roster    
[BAHAMAS CAMP] The U.S. under-23 men's national team roster will hold a five-day camp, beginning Sunday, ...
Revs' Fagundez gets Uruguay U-20 call-up    
[MLS: Friday] The New England Revolution announced that 19-year-old midfielder Diego Fagundez has been called into ...
Our All-Star Game guide: 11 things to do in Portland    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] There's lots happening around Wednesday's AT&T MLS ALL-Star Game in Portland with an NWSL ...
U.S. attendance records, from Hakoah to Olympics    
[CROWD COUNT] A crowd of 109,000 is expected Saturday at the Big House, home of University ...
What They're Saying: James Rodriguez    
"I'm here just as another player. There are many stars; I'll try to help out." -- ...
2014 NPSL All-League Team    
[AWARDS] Two players each from the NPSL finalists New York Red Bulls U-23s (Victor Manosalvas and ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives