"Michael Bradley is a young player, who for his age brings a lot, and for me has always been a starter. But in the last weeks he has played unfortunately and has made mistakes. It's not so much about the mistakes as it is how he reacted to his mistakes. A young player must realize his mistakes to move ahead."
-- Borussia Moenchengladbach coach Michael Frontzeck
explains why he benched 22-year-old American midfielder Michael Bradley last weekend, when Gladbach beat Mainz, 2-0. (TorFabrik.de)