Guten tag from Munich, I’m Salman Mitha, European/German correspondent for The Soccer Hour and commentator for the Bundesliga on Ligaradio. Here’s my blog entry for the week. Thanks to Glenn for allowing me to keep you updated on the German soccer scene. This week, the Bundesliga is taking a break for Euro 2008 qualifying and…Details
Much like the Dynamo win over Pachuca, Necaxa got a defining win over Brazil squad Sao Paulo. It was Sao Paulo’s first loss in 29 games making it more impressive. Kleber and Juan Salguiero provided the goals in a game that could be seen on Fox Sports Espanol. Mexican clubs like Necaxa look to Argentine…Details
FC Toronto is quickly becoming quite a story in MLS and they have yet to play a game. The club stop selling season tickets at 14,000 and the squad coached by former Scottish International Mo Johnston will have a true Euro-feel to it. Welsh midfielder Carl Robinson comes from Norwich, Andy Welsh from Sunderland while…Details
Chris Wondolowski came on as a second half sub against Pachuca and scored what may be the most important goal of his life in the 2-0 victory over Copa Sudamerica Champions Pachuca. Wondolowski will be in studio tonite taking phone calls at 713-212-5790 as he enters “the box” on the Soccer Hour with Glenn Davis…Details
Brian Mullan and Wade Barrett have joined Brian Ching in U.S. National team camp while Ricardo Clark after injury right knee ligaments has had to pull out. The camp will prepare for matches against Ecuador in Tampa and Guatemala in Frisco, TX. The squad is an interesting one in that Europe based players with fresh…Details
Not having broadcast duties for the Dynamo /Pachuca game I had the opportunity to enjoy the game from the stands. Here are ten random things that come to mind. 1. Pachuca grossly underestimated the Houston Dynamo, some might call it a lack of respect. As bad as the Dynamo were in the first half they…Details
Chivas off their 1-1 draw with DC United take on Club America in the Mexican First Division.
According to Soccertv.com this will air tonite in Houston on Univision at 10 pm Central.
This one is not to be missed.
Ricardo Clark is expected to be out 3-4 weeks after suffering sprained right knee ligaments in the 2-0 win over Pachuca. The injury will force Clark to miss the upcoming return leg of the Concacaf Champions Cup semi-finals in Mexico. Additionally Clark will miss upcoming friendlies against Ecuador and Guatemala after being called in by…Details
Obviously the win was a great result for us playing against a very good Pachuca team. Their front runners were fantastic players that had a great balance of skill and physicality. I was impressed and at times exhausted with their tireless movment around the whole field. I also felt that their midfield was full of…Details
Last night’s Dynamo 2-0 win over Pachuca was a win for all of Major League Soccer. The Copa Sudamerica Champions get dropped in a classic game of two halves 2-0. What a humbling night for Pachuca representing the Mexican League. Before the game I was handed a copy of “Goles” magazine with the headline “Help…Details