Good morning, Mane Landers! Here we are, another week, another Wednesday. Here’s what you missed, or maybe you didn’t miss any of it, but let’s get to the links anyway.
Brian Rowe and Robin Jansson Talk Goals Conceded
Both goalkeeper Brian Rowe and defender Robin Jansson agreed that the goals Orlando City conceded could have been prevented. Instead of blaming each other, the team is watching film and looking at who could have done what differently to assist in preventing the goals. Jansson took full responsibility for making some “bad decisions” that he needs to work to improve, rather than hanging his head in defeat.
Spoke with Orlando City goalkeeper Brian Rowe and centerback Robin Jansson yesterday. Both had solid insight on the goals the Lions have conceded so far and are optimistic the defending will improve.— Jordan Culver (@JordanCulver) April 9, 2019
Story: https://t.co/u0mUGWhxqh pic.twitter.com/38VIYJ3ttX
Ruan Fined for Embellishment
What do we know about Ruan? We know he’s fast. So what happens with even the slightest jersey pull at those speeds and in rainy conditions? You likely go down. Ruan did just that in the 78th minute against the Colorado Rapids. In true OCSC fashion, the MLS Disciplinary Committee found Ruan guilty of simulation/embellishment and has fined him an undisclosed amount. Side note: I love when Ruan passes to Ruan.
Ruan just making #TekkersTuesday look easy. pic.twitter.com/olizAP8NVR— Orlando City SC (@OrlandoCitySC) April 9, 2019
Orlando Pride Patches Announced
Continuing with the patches we’ve seen with Orlando City, the Orlando Pride revealed yesterday that they too will be participating. Check out the lineup for the home opener this weekend.
Patches are incoming!— Orlando Pride (@ORLPride) April 9, 2019
Get 'em at The Den on Sunday. #ORLvPOR pic.twitter.com/9a8C92YYxo
Emily Fox Works Out with Orlando Pride
Jordan Culver tweeted that Emily Fox has been working out with the Pride. UNC’s head coach stated the 19-year-old midfielder “is a dream for any team and any coach. She’s wonderfully coachable. I just absolutely love the kid.” Could she be joining the team? Well, the club would have to draft her when she’s eligible as she just completed her sophomore year at UNC.
Law Enforcement Torch Run
Orlando Police Department officers carried the torch in yesterday’s event. The mission of the run is to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics movement. Former Orlando City keeper and current officer Tally Hall ran to support the cause.
Several OPD officers carried the torch in today’s Law Enforcement Torn Run benefiting @soflinfo including OPD Officer and former @OrlandoCitySC goalie Tally Hall. pic.twitter.com/JTBCMFmgNq— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) April 9, 2019
- Argentina’s national soccer coach was hit by car and that’s not good.
- Former Orlando City and current Atlanta United defender Mikey Ambrose is out with a knee injury.
- NWSLSoccer.com announces XI can’t-miss games for the 2019 season.
- Three U.S. referees named to 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Well, that’s it for me today. What are your plans for watching this weekend’s match? I’m not saying I’m planning to take over my complex’s movie room a few hours early, but I couldn’t deny it in a court of law.