Major League Soccer

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

Good morning evening folks. Today’s soccer action is already under way with Manchester United taking on Chelsea. If you plan on following the action, please feel free to do so here.

Here are today’s matches on TV:


  • 7:30am- Setanta USA- Manchester United at Chelsea
  • 9:30am- GolTV- Werder Bremen at Karlsruhe
  • 10am- FSC- Middlesbrough at Sunderland
  • 10am- Setanta USA- Liverpool at Birmingham
  • 11:30am- GolTV- Schalke 04 at Hamburg
  • Noon- FSC- Bolton at Tottenham
  • 2pm- GolTV- Barcelona at Deportivo La Coruna
  • 2pm- FSC- Reading at Wigan
  • 4:15pm- Setanta USA- Fulham at Manchester City
  • 7pm- FSC- (MISL) Monterray vs. Baltimore Blast
  • 7:15pm- GolTV- Independiente Santa Fe at Millonarios
  • 8:30pm- HDNet- Colorado Rapids at Chicago Fire
  • 10:30 pm- FSC- Chivas USA at Los Angeles Galaxy

If you are watching today’s games, please feel free to share your thoughts, opinions, and some play by play in the comments section below.

Enjoy the soccer.

  • Jacob

    Becks to Donovan to Gordon who slots it in from two feet away. I wonder if ANYONE had Gordon on their fantasy team…


  • Spencer

    No one has Gordon, after how he started the season. He wasn’t worth the 150k or whatever he was worth.


  • Orlando

    Thanks, Jacob. Wow, I missed another Gordon goal. Wait… Gordon scored another goal?


  • Jacob

    Gordon back to his old self, skies one in the direction of the corner flag after receiving a perfect cross from Beckham. He was stretching a bit to get to it, to be fair.


  • Jacob

    Wow. That was a thoroughly enjoyable game. I think that’s the first time I’ve felt that way after watching an MLS game this season. Good atmosphere, great pace (for any league standards, but especially for MLS), not only lots of goals but lots of chances created… Sure, there was some sloppy play–and especially sloppy defending on the part of the Galaxy–but a really exciting game nonetheless.

    I also want to gloat that when rumors arose last year that Guzan might be going to Arsenal, I ridiculed the rumor on the Offside blog and got hit hard for that by everyone. Now that the spotlight is on him (as opposed to mere stats–which I truly think are useless in soccer–speaking for him) his shortcomings come forth more clearly for all to see.

    Final thought–ironically, Gordon will probably get the start ahead of Buddle for the next game based on the scoring tally, but I think Buddle looked better than Gordon (which doesn’t necessarily mean he looked good) when he has started.


  • Max

    I know Bretos was really referring to the strange circumstances of the goal, but it was nonetheless a very funny call

    Bretos: “It’s in!! Alan Gordon!! It’s a miracle!!”


  • hoyanick

    This was a great night for MLS. Big crowds in DC and LA who got to witness great, intense matches.


  • jay

    Guzan not only looked horrible in goal, but what was up with the hair? And, to go along with Jacob, I seem to remember a fairly decent contingent of people who had Guzan slotted in above Howard for 2010, which I ridiculed. (Not to gloat or anything. No, actually, yes. I’m gloating.)


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