Three questions for Southern California soccer fans:
*What coach of an MLS club that will play at Home Depot Center Saturday night do you think this quote should be attribued to?
“There will come a time in the season when we look back on this month and say, ‘My God, that was a (expletive) month. How down we were and just frustrated with the results and the way the games went for us.’ “
I’m sure Galaxy fans hope Coach Bruce Arena said that. He didn’t.
*Who on the Galaxy defense was most responsible for the team conceding Kei Kamara’s goal in Sporting’s 1-0 win last weekend?
Hint: this wasn’t mainly a center back issue:
Finally, how many soccer games will be played at Home Depot Center this weekend before a paying audience? Turns out there’s more than just Saturday’s Galaxy-Timbers tilt even if many of us (especially in the English language media apparently) have heard virtually nothing about it:
The full rosters for the respective teams for the game were released this morning.
Here they are (and if you don’t know who these players are, I guess there’s no need to go to the game):
Jorge Campos, Claudio Suarez, Ramn Ramrez, Martin Ziga, Mariano Trujillo, Luis R. Alves (Zague), German Villa, Alberto Garca Aspe, Ramon Morales, David Oteo, Luis Hernndez, Joel Snchez , Eduardo Missael Espinoza, Marco A. Ruiz (Chima), Jess Olalde, Jared Borgetti y Francisco Palencia
DT: Carlos Reinoso
Cobi Jones, Paul Caligiuiri, Thomas Dooley, Eric Wynalda, Roy Lassiter, Chris Klein, Cle Kooiman, Ted Eck, Clint Mathis, Alexi Lalas, Jovan Kirovski, John O’Brien, Brian McBride, Ian Feuer
Coach: Curt Onalfo
Tickets start at $15.