Happy Wednesday folks! It’s now officially the season of sweat and mosquitos, a season a significant portion of the population looks forward to for some reason.
A general announcement: you can now sign into our comments section using your Twitter account. If you’re a lurker holding out for such a feature, today’s your lucky day to tell us how you feel! To the kicks!
D.C. United Defender Mohanad Jeahze to Undergo Surgery after Sustaining a Right Ankle Fracture and Dislocation (D.C. United): 2023 just isn’t the year for Mohanad Jeahze. He is placed on the Season-Ending Injury List. Now there’s an open roster slot right as the transfer window gets set to open.
Victor Pálsson played the whole 90 minutes for Iceland in their EURO 2024 qualification loss to Portugal. Depending on your perspective, he either could have prevented the Ronaldo goal, or he was the only defender to react to the goal-scoring opportunity. I choose to believe the latter.
Andi Sullivan, Ashley Hatch, and Gabrielle Carle to extend time with Washington Spirit (The DP): With contracts situated, may the Spirit be free to focus on maintaining their position in the standings… it’s 1st by the way.
NWSL Weekend Take-Off: McKeown, Spirit back atop table after parity-driven week (Pro Soccer Wire): So much to say regarding the Spirit’s exciting victory last weekend, let alone the rest of the matches played throughout the NWSL. This roundup has a heavy focus on Tara McKeown; check it out!
Miami FC Announces Departure of Anthony Pulis as Head Coach (Miami FC): The other Miami soccer team has a head coaching change, and is that… LEWIS NEAL spotted! LEWIS NEAL will be the interim coach for Miami FC. I, for one, wish LEWIS NEAL all the best and look forward to welcoming LEWIS NEAL to Segra Field on July 29.
We now have public places in D.C. from which we may watch the Women’s World Cup. As alcohol will not be served from 4:00 AM to 6:00 AM, you will have to do your best to pregame in preparation for the soccer feelings that take place during 90 minutes.
The USWNT lineup for said event is expected soon!
Beyond xG: Using PFF Shooting Grades to Improve Goalscoring Predictions in MLS (American Soccer Analysis): If you thought we were done talking about how superhuman Ola Kamara’s finishing was in 2021, you’d be wrong. Here are more numbers as proof.
That’s all for today. Get kicking in the comments (now with Twitter account support)!