With his performance on Sunday against Boro, Kemar Roofe might have nailed down the starting striker job on a more full-time basis. I’ve advocated that he get a run in the team as the starting striker, as he was very effective at Oxford United as a striker, and Christiansen seemed content to start Roofe at striker before Lasogga came into the team after Chris Wood departed. Now the only hope is that if the Wolverhampton match doesn’t go the way we want it to, that TC might go back to Lasogga. At this point, I’d give Roofe the starter striker role until he either completely bombs it, gets injured, or can’t go because he isn’t fit or needs to be rested.
The movement up front caused a lot of problems for the Boro defenders, and it would be nice to see a team not be able to just swarm Lasogga and cut off the team’s ability to score.
Anyway, on to the links.
Leeds United Links
Blog related note: We’re looking for people to write for us! If you want to write about Leeds, Leeds United Ladies, one of the local non-League teams, or even Cultural Leonesa, drop us a line! [Through It All Together]
Leeds United official timekeeping partner (or whatever they’re called) Louis Erard is raffling off a luxury watch to raise funds for Team Toby. [Leeds United.com]
England and English football Links
World Football Links
Round-up of last weekend in the Liga MX Apertura 2017. Next up is the playoffs for the title, known as the Liguilla. [FMF State of Mind]
A number of high-profile US Soccer people blame “diversity” as the reason for the failures of the USMNT. They couldn’t be more wrong. [Stars and Stripes FC]