Tag: Recap

Game 15 Recap: Head Over Heels

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Even a couple a days after the fact I’m still buzzing about the Hounds win on Thursday. They came out against one of the best teams in the Eastern conference and just asserted their will for most of the match. It was a trap game where for once we were the trap. I don’t know if the roster shakeup is what did it or if Brandt really laid into them this week after the abysmal Louisville loss, but whatever it was it worked. This is the Hounds team we like to see.

Maybe saying they asserted themselves / were dominate isn’t the best way to describe it. If you look at the stats Tampa out possessed the Hounds by a wide margin, 63% to 37%, but they weren’t able to do anything with it. Half of their shots were from outside…



Game 13 Recap: Bottles

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In a battle of who could miss a shot the worst, the Hounds are returning from the great white north with a point. Last week Coach Brandt dropped some scathing quotes after the loss to Harrisburg, rightfully so, and at least during the first half it looked like the Hounds heard it loud and clear. The Hounds opened up the game looking very cool and confident. The midfield was controlling the ball well when they had it, and getting it back quick when they didn’t. Unfortunately as has been the case many times this year they didn’t have anything to show for it, whiffing on a couple golden chances for good measure. And then the second half happened.

For whatever reason, maybe too much poutine in the locker room, the Hounds came out looking like crap for a good portion of the…



Game 11 Recap: Wet Paint

Paint dries quickest when temperatures are around 70 degrees. Paint will spread more smoothly and absorb faster at this temperature than in the chilly cold or sweltering heat.
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Game 10 Recap: Well Crud

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The Hound’s three game win and clean sheet streak came to an end on Saturday as they fell to Louisville 1-0. It’s a disappointing result to be sure. The match actually seemed pretty even to me and on paper when you have two teams next to each other in the standings playing similar style soccer with similar form of play during the match, I think a draw would’ve been a fairer result. Unfortunately real life tends to have other plans.

The Hounds midfield continues to be the strongest side of the ball. They had pretty good possession throughout the match and there was some really good build up play. The same can be said of Louisville. The difference maker between the two teams, as you might expect when one team scores and the other doesn’t, was on the attacking side of the…