TFC mulls putting makeshift defender Bradley back in midfield
Michael Bradley’s adventure in defending started in Mexico, in the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final after Toronto FC Drew cheapjordanshoes2sale.com Moor went down in training.
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Vanney has valued Bradley’s work in the cheap air jordan back. But he wants him back in the midfield, hopefully Friday night in Philadelphia for the game against the Union.
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“At the point where we get our centre backs into games to start with the idea that they can play 90 minutes then we’ll get them on the field. I don’t like to go into games with centre backs that I know I have to sub.”
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Getting central defenders back has taken time.
Moor remains a long term casualty. Hagglund needed close to eight weeks to return from what was termed a “reasonably significant hamstring strain.”
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“It’s a different role, it’s a different responsibility,” said Vanney.
“For sure he’s had to make a mindset shift. He’s done a great job of that over the course of the games. He’s done everything that we’ve asked,” he added.
“He’s shown most of the time that he’s more than capable of doing it. He’s filled in and done cheap air force a great job back there,” said goalkeeper Alex Bono.
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“At the end of the day I think what we miss the most from putting Michael in the back is that he’s not in the midfield, more so than what we lose from him in cheap jordans online the back.”
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Form Chart: Toronto blanked Philadelphia 3 cheap jordan sneakers 0 when the two team met May 4 at BMO Field. Since then the Union have gone 3 2 1 in league play compared to 1 3 1 for Toronto.
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