Thomas Rongen is a former MLS, NASL and youth national team coach. He also happens to be a highly engaging and fun personality. So, it's a bit of a treat that MLSsoccer.com has convinced him to do breakdowns of important plays in the MLS Cup playoffs.
The play he chose to highlight in the Sounders' match was Andreas Ivanschitz's goal, the key to which was identifying the dangerous space and knowing exactly where he wanted to go before he had the ball on his foot. Check it out: