I think one of Sigi Schmid’s strengths as a coach is roster management. There was an extreme example Saturday at Chivas USA when he subbed Alex Caskey on in the 61st minute and seconds later he assisted the tying goal.
But it strikes me that a longer-term indication is the Sounders three-season success in U.S. Open Cup, often using players who weren’t regulars during MLS play.
We asked Schmid about that today after the club finished Starfire training in advance of their Open Cup opener tomorrow night against Atlanta.
“We spend enough time talking about it, that’s for sure,” he said. “It’s like trying to analyze, Read more »