Monday, April 19, 2010

4/19/2010: Crew Reserves Beat Duquense 5-nil, Lose 1-0 To Louisville


Othaniel Yanez former University, Louisville, carries the day. Despite looking as impressive in these scrimmages compared to last week- Leandre Griffit still about to be signed by Crew.

The Crew employed the following roster against college soccer minnows Duquense:
--------Garey------Herrera----
Ekpo------------------Renteria
--------Oughton----Burns------
Padula--Iro--Marshall---Zayner
-----------Schoeni-------------

And won that game 5-0 off of two Jason Garey strikes, as well as goals from Oughton, Ekpo, and Burns. Garey is basically a college scrimmage hero.

For the second game, the Crew Reserves, played (for a lack of a better term) like crap and got surprised by Yanez's former University team, the University of Louisville, 1-0.

In this second game the Crew employed the following lineup:
--------Garey----Herrera-----
Duka--------Griffit-------Ekpo
------------Yanez-------------
Padula----Iro---Burns--Oughton
-----------Gruenebaum---------

Here is some footage of new signing Leandre Griffit by Matt Bernhardt at the Cleveland Examiner. Leandre doesn't look like much of a midfield savior in this footage, just jogging around slowly and messing up twice with his passes. Awesome:

2 comments:

  1. I was at that, too. Griffit and Herrera (that was the first time I'd seen him) looked very disappointing. Maybe Herrera just really needs Guillermo, but still. Ekpo's best friend, as I called him (the trialist who used to play with Ekpo in Nigeria) looked pretty decent, though. Better than Herrera. Didn't see much out of Duka, either.

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  2. Griffit looked good against Marshall.

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