Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise
Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise
American Christian Pulisic celebrates gorgeous goal Thursday as his Chelsea F.C. knocked off Manchester City, 2-1.
American Christian Pulisic celebrates gorgeous goal Thursday as his Chelsea F.C. knocked off Manchester City, 2-1.
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Hey, remember back in 1990 when you were super-stoked to watch American John Harkes be a non-factor for non-factor Sheffield Wednesday? He was the first American to play in the English Premier League and we were all amazed. Don’t pretend you weren’t.

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Fast forward to 2020, and we have an American factoring in the Premier League Championship on a team headed to the Champions League, and doing so in ridiculous fashion. Chelsea’s win over Manchester City on Thursday secured Liverpool’s spot at the top of the table.

Take a look at this coast-to-coast breakaway from Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic, from Hershey, Pa.:

Low and to the corner, just like your AYSO coach taught you.

It’s enough to make you excited for the USMNT’s World Cup qualifiers this fall.

Almost.

Former sports-talking / law-talking chick. Push out the jive, bring in the love.

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