How many players have natural positions? How flexible are those roles? In what circumstances does it make sense to play someone ‘out of position’?
Washington squared off against Houston this weekend in a matchup between the two bottom teams in the table, and in many ways that’s precisely
When the news came on Monday that Houston and Randy Waldrum had parted ways, it felt like a logical move. The calls for his
With Ertz in the holding role, Press dropping back, and the fullbacks ranging forward, Chicago overloaded the midfield and dominated the game. After suffering
FC Kansas City entered 2017 with high hopes. With both Amy Rodriguez and Sydney Leroux returning from pregnancy, the biggest problem with the 2016
It ended up a low-scoring affair—a bit of a disappointment after last year’s epic 4-3 semifinal—but this early match between two of the league’s title
Welcome to Route Two Soccer, a new (semi) weekly column, where I’ll be discussing tactics in the women’s game. There are plenty of great