Category: Analysis

NWSL First Quarter Review

So we are about a quarter of the way through the 2018 NWSL season. There has been some great moments, some beautiful shots, and some excellent defense. Some teams surpassed expectations, while others are exactly where the world predicted they would be. We still have the majority of the season […]

Route Two Soccer – Sky Blue Lose to Houston: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Sky Blue knew this would be a difficult year, but they didn’t know it would start out this rough. After four games, they’ve managed only one solitary point. And while there’s still plenty of time to reverse course, it’s worth taking a moment to assess precisely how things have gone […]

QuickCap: Week Five is Alive

Houston 0-2 North Carolina 0-3-2/5-0-1 In the 132nd Mewis Derby (caused, not by longevity, but by Kristie Mewis playing for 15 teams per season), North Carolina prevailed. Crystal A. Dunn scored at 3’ with an assist to Jessica McDonald and at 3’ into the second half (48’) Kristen Hamilton scored […]

QuickLook Week 5: Internationals Ahoy

Houston Dash v North Carolina Courage 0-2-2/4-0-1 3:30 PM EST In the Lifetime Game of the Week, Houston GK Jane Campbell faces off against the league’s most potent offense, an eight-headed monster of variable scoring options (McCall Zerboni, Crystal Dunn and Jessica McDonald all have two goals, while Debhina, Lynn […]