Posts Tagged ‘Kyle Whitman’

  1. MLS 2012 playoff structure fails to reward regular season success


    March 15, 2012 by Kyle Whitman

    Playoffs that decide a league’s champions is a foreign concept to fans of most domestic soccer leagues. Usually, the winner is determined by which team accumulates the most points during a set number of regular season fixtures. This concept makes sense: Each team in a league plays all the other teams an equal number of times and the one that emerges with the best record wins the title. Seems fair enough.


  2. Chelsea vs. Napoli: What to Expect in the Second Leg


    March 10, 2012 by Kyle Whitman


    Having been soundly beaten 3-1 by Napoli in Italy under former manager Andre Villas-Boas, Chelsea will have to come back from a two-goal first leg deficit at Stamford Bridge under the stewardship of caretaker manager Roberto Di Matteo if they’re to have a shot at lifting the Champions League trophy so coveted by owner Roman Abramovich. It’s vital to understand how Napoli got their first leg lead and the tactical battles that may play out in the second leg at Stamford Bridge.

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