Tag: Route Two Soccer

» September 11, 2019

It’s been a puzzling season for the Chicago Red Stars. They were supposed to dominate during the World Cup break, when they held onto most of their key players even […]

» September 6, 2019

The NWSL regular season concludes in a little over five weeks. That’s five more weeks for teams to sort themselves. Who will host home playoffs? Who will end up on […]

» May 30, 2019

For most teams, the World Cup means losing your key players. And Reign FC are no exception. They’ll spend the next month or two missing the likes of Megan Rapinoe, […]

» April 17, 2019

Houston and the Reign met this weekend for an enthralling and exciting game, which saw a lot of fast-paced play, some impressive performances on both sides, and more than a […]

» March 12, 2019

Last week I discussed the theory of replacement level valuation, and described some general ideas about how it can be usefully employed to think about the NWSL. This week, I […]

» January 28, 2019

Projecting performance is difficult, even for highly qualified people. For those of us who don’t have decades of experience under our belts, it’s even harder. To clarify that point, I […]

» September 14, 2018

It’s time for some end of the year votes. Here’s my take on who should win the big awards. MVP Crystal Dunn Lindsey Horan McCall Zerboni Megan Rapinoe Sam Kerr […]

» June 18, 2018

Why does the United States Women’s National Team struggle to break down compact, deep defensive teams? In many ways, this has been the defining question of the two years since […]

» June 1, 2018

Today I want to challenge one of the most durable, and least well-founded, myths in women’s soccer: the idea that there is an “international level,” where play is more difficult […]

» May 25, 2018

Going into the 2017 NWSL season, the Chicago Red Stars were widely regarded as a leading contender for the title. Through the first ten games, they seemed to be living […]

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