Jeff Crandall Blog

It feels good to win...

The Fire's 1-0 victory over Pumas UNAM Tuesday night at Toyota Park meant something for this club's morale even if they were already eliminated from their second tournament in less than a month's time. There are some very positive things to take away from a victory against a team still with all to play for, especially when you consider the circumstances...

Carlos de los Cobos only dressed 15 players last night, meaning with the modified SuperLiga substitution rules (4 field players + 1 goalkeeper), the Fire boss couldn't even use his full allotment of substitutes with only four players sitting on the bench. 

Even still, we saw some interesting things last night:

 

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