Men's soccer 2017

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  1. CardiffGiant

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    I went to this one. While it is true that Gtown had the majority of possession for the first 2/3 of the game, Uconn had many more and better opportunities at the end of the game and in both OTs.

    As an aside, the atmosphere at Marrone is just great. The college kids are into it. There are families and hardcore soccer fans. If you haven't taken in a game, it is well worth it.
     
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  2. dbmill

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    Morrone Stadium may be a badly outdated soccer facility, but the atmosphere that surrounds the game is a big thing for the mens soccer program. Between the atmosphere at games and the outstanding attendance every year, it helps to keep the program very relevant in the college soccer world. The new soccer facility will do a world of good for the men's program.
     
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  3. dbmill

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    Thiam goal off a header gives UConn a 1-0 lead in the 1st half against Hofstra. Assist goes to Munir Saleh.
     
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    North Florida game, Dayonn Harris is still out of the lineup. The Huskies have a goal explosion in the first half, at least by UConn men's soccer standards. Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored twice to give UConn a 2-0 half time lead over the Ospreys.
     
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  5. dbmill

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    Uggh. North Florida ties it at 2 with 12 minutes to go in the second half.
     
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    UConn and North Florida tied at end of regulation, so it is on to overtime.
     
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    :mad:Head bang
     
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    UConn and North Florida ends in a tie. A VERY disappointing result for UConn, especially after being up 2-0 at the half. But the big concern is that both Hofstra and North Florida gave UConn fits in the 2nd half of both games. Things are not looking good. AAC play for UConn begins next Saturday at Temple.
     
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  9. gtcam

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    Thanks so much for the updates - greatly appreciated
    I hate to say this but may be time to think about a coaching change - the winning attitude seems to have waned in recent years
    Its a great program and I have been watching since 1965 when the field was east/west no fence no stands and two long wooden benches
    Been a Friend of Soccer and proud member of the old North Goal Rowdies
    I like Ray but maybe, just maybe, time for some young blood
     
  10. scotty0330

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    The title is long in rear view mirror and results are just not there any longer. Just not sure if they would make move to replace him or gonna ride him out until retirement. A change would be welcome though
     
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    Temple game in Philadelphia, UConn has a 1-0 in the first half off a goal by Abdou Mbacke Thiam.
     
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    Temple has a goal waived off in the 2nd half, so UConn maintains the 1-0 lead. Still, sounds like Temple has been having the better offensive chances in the 2nd half.
     
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    10 minutes to go, UConn gets an insurance goal off a counterattack breakaway from Niko Petridis. 2-0 UConn, first goal of the season for Petridis. By the way, Petridis did not start in this game.
     
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