NCFC has 2 going home for the 2nd time in as month months as Albadawi, Chester & Fortune are out for the FIFA window of Oct 7-15. Palestine, Malawi & TNT have summoned them respectively. Nazim has a game on the 15th with Saudi Arabia as it does double duty for both the 2022 World Cup & 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers. He is a native of Raliegh and eligible to play for Palestine, as he has 6 games and one goal and assist this far, his assist was just last month in a 2-0 home win facing Uzbekistan.read
Walker, who suffered an injury with less than half an hour to go in his game for LAFC v the Rapids in steps Atlanta United player Miles Robinson, even later in his game with Toronto FC, Jozy Altidore was removed with an injury and that will be further evaluated today. On the 11th in DC the US takes on Cuba in their first game is this the first Concacaf Nations League go 'round, Oct. 15 has them in Toronto to face TFC.read
Thoughts on the day:
HC Torrent-My feeling right now is that we played very well in the first half.
Capt. Alex RIng-It feels good, I think we played a good game today. Philly is not an easy place to come and play, I think especially in the ffirst half we had a really good game.
Def Anton Tinnerholm-It's my first game for over 2 weeks now and it's was not 100%. So it's good to get back. I think I need it before the playoff game.read
Sporting KC goes home as FC Dallas plays on with a dominant performance half a dozen goals to none. This result extended the losing streak of the visitors to half a dozen. Dallas struck twice in the first half and then doubled that in the second for a very lopsided game to close out the season. KC was berefit a pair of players due to red cards in the game last Sunday with the Timbers. The lack of Roger Espinoza & Llie Sanchez was felt dearly. To make up for those they were missing, a quartet of Homegrown Players suited up to start, a first.read
One goal in the first half by RSL player Damir Krellach was the nail in the coffin of the year that saw them end a 3 game win streak. At about 6p.m. ET their off season began and the next starts to come into focus. RSL for their part wil host the former NY Cosmos coach and his Portland Timbers. The 'Caps now begin their seach which has gone global to get a new Sporting Director and is onging along with seeking out players. Nick Rimando in his last regular season of his storied career had 5 saves, good for his 10the shuout of the year.read