Tonight’s game is the first in a stretch of 3 games in 8 days. The first two are at Starfire, so there is a good chance we see some squad rotation that includes several Academy players. It will also be a great opportunity for S2 players in the ascendency, like Ray Saari and David Olsen, to solidify their claims as ones for the future. Real Monarchs SLC will offer S2 a challenging start to their busy week.
The Monarchs have the most potent attack of any team S2 has faced this year, having averaged a goal every 36 minutes. The whole team will need to be prepared to defend. S2 have run into a bit of luck as SLC’s main creator, Charlie Adams (who leads the league with 16 chances created) received a second yellow in stoppage time during their last league match and is suspended for this one. Andrew Brody and Sebastian Velasquez will be the players tasked with replacing Adams’ creativity.
nos audietis in somniis | nos audietis in altum
you will hear us in your sleep | you will hear us from the deep
this is our Sound
Keys to the Game:
- Keep concentration during stretches without the ball, especially along the backline.
- Clog up the middle.
- Successful holdup play.
How to Watch
Match date/time: 7:00 PM PT, Saturday April 22, 2017
Venue: Starfire Stadium, Duwamish River Watershed, Washington, Cascadia.
Streaming: SoundersFC.com with Aaron Heinzen and Andrew Harvey on the call.
How I'm watching
Outfit: Erik Friberg Pacific Blue.
Where: Inside a box, in a stadium by which the trains bring the bodies of yet born planes.