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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

THE MATCHUP: The Miracle Workers


SANTOS LAGUNA vs TORONTO
CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - 2ND LEG

Estadio Corona, Torreon - 8pm ET

THE KICKABOUT:
Well, here's what you need to know.  Santos came here last week and tried to play their game, by slowing the pace and rolling around on the ground looking for a shred of respect. The plan backfired when they didn't get the respect they apparently felt was deserved and were continuously run over during the course of the night. The team tactic of "no we're not kicking it out to touch every time your player goes to ground" was firmly in place and sadly weren't rewarded with a result for their fair play.  Now Toronto gets to go to hostile territory and hope the tactics which worked so well in the first round can carry them for the following 90 minutes.

MANUFACTURED DERBY NAME: "Battle of the Burrito-Butty"

PLAYERS TO WATCH:
TORONTO : Reggie Lambe, Ryan Johnson, Milos Kocic
SANTOS LAGUNA: Herculez Gomez, Oswaldo Sanchez, Daniel Luduena

THE ODDS:
- Toronto players getting "bagged" by the locals : EVEN
- Toronto players getting revenge by throwing the supporters Nick Garcia : 15-1
- Half-time brawl with run ins from Rick Martel and Tito Santana : 75-1

WHO ARE YA?
Apparently the drama of the first leg has lit the fire of the local side, offering deep discounts on tickets and commemorative empty urine bags for every 2 tickets purchased.  Santos Laguna has had rather the fortress on home turf where they've won the last 6 in all competitions.  Nothing is easy, but leave it to Toronto to take the difficult route.

POST MATCH HEADLINE:  "¡Me pellizco, que estoy soƱando!" (Pinch me, I'm dreaming!)

The usual guy is on holidays so I just want to do his work justice.

4 comments:

  1. Ass-eval is a joke

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  2. JDG is a disgrace

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  3. Had a good chance today if senior players didn't make so many schoolboy errors.

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  4. Anonymous ... BS

    Anonymous ... BS

    Anonymous ... BS

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