"Once a team gets confidence, medium-sized things become little things and little things disappear. When you're not playing well, when you're not getting results, the confidence goes and medium-sized
things become huge and little things become large. So you've got to deal with that, but that's reality as well."
-- Former Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid
on the Sounders'
turnaround since he was fired. They are 3-0-1 since he left and they acquired Nicolas Lodeiro
, whom Schmid helped sign on the recommendation of Boca Juniors coach Guillermo Barros
, whom he coached at Columbus. (ESPN