The Colorado Rapids won a low-percentage game in which they were objectively poor last weekend. And Rapids coach Pablo Mastroeni has feelings about this, notably about your perception that numbers are ever in a position to outweigh the heart.
In 2014, I suggested a raft of changes to pull college soccer into line with the rest of the American pyramid. Embedded within all that – the partnership with MLS, the coaching licenses, the USL competition – was a plea for a change in rules. Limit subs, spread the season across 10 months and see what happens.
Now, allow me to call in the cavalry. We have statistical proof backing up those assertions.