*Sometimes things don't work and you can't force them to. If Crognale can play, I would throw Nicolai Naess in midfield.
*Harrison Afful has to have a much better game.
If he's giving up any questionable passes that turn into goals this week then give Jimenez or even Maloney another chance.
Not saying long term but has to be consequences for play.
*Okay Berhalter it's been cute and all and you're the boss man, everyone knows but enough already.. Start Kekuta Manneh one time please.
The fact is Ethan Finlay hasn't been currently doing it. He doesn't need to be Meram phenomenal. But, a goal and an assist? We need to see if we have more.
And Niko has had great moments. But, they sort of plateaued recently which is fine since he is a rookie.
*Direly crucial to get a win this weekend.
Columbus Crew have lost last 3 out of 4. They add to that this week they're tied with New England and could be in 9th.
That 1st place season can go to hell quickly in MLS.
In general, the entire team hasn't been fighting well over the last month.
New England last game out: