Herculez Gomez continues his strong run of form, while Jermaine Jones looks sharp against Arsenal in England. Elsewhere, is Freddy Adu done with the Philadelphia Union?
October 25, 2012
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Another big night in CONCACAF Champions League action. Herculez Gomez finished off Toronto FC with a blistering strike in the 73rd minute.
Out on the West Coast, a depleted Seattle Sounders side easily beat Marathon in a game that saw Marcus Hahnemann return to the net. He called the entire affair an "awesome experience." He's the best.
Jermaine Jones entered to start the second half of Schalke's Champions League match with Arsenal and made a difference. He helped on one goal and prevented another, leading his club to a 2-0 upset over the Gunners.
In other CL action, Oguchi Onyewu came on in the 93rd minute of Malaga's impressive 1-0 victory over AC Milan (the defender's former club). Sacha Klejstan didn't get off the Anderlecht bench.
Freddy Adu was a DNP: coach's decision against Sporting Kansas City, leading to speculation that his time in Philadelphia is over. If it's true, it was not a bad run:
If Adu is done in Philly, his 35 league games there are only 4 fewer than he had w/ his previous 5 clubs COMBINED.
The U-17 squad has a match against hosts Argentina in the Four-Nations Tournament. In the first game of the event, Richie Williams' boys easily outpaced Chile by a 5-1 scoreline. Borussia Dortmund signing Junior Flores played the final 23 minutes.