It’s always tricky to write a column on the day of a major event such as an Olympic qualifying decider since there’s always the risk events could overtake what you have written.
And that was never more true than today’s column, written hours before the U.S. teams’ shock exit from Olympic qualifying (which I was unable to write about.
Still, it gives most American soccer fans locally another game to look forward to and wash the bad taste of one you’ve just seen out of your mouth.
Read about the two upcoming MLS games on tap for this weekend in the South Bay here.
And let’s hope the results are an improvement on what we saw last night.