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Land of 10,000 Links: April 6, 2017

The “Wild have home ice advantage!” edition.

MLS: Real Salt Lake at Minnesota United FC Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Good day, futbol fans!

Welcome to our latest daily roundup and open comment thread. Enjoy!


Minnesota

  • Exclusive video of last weekend’s home match when Christian Ramirez snuck a cape onto the pitch and scored a goal. Per usual, the referees saw nothing.
  • In other news, two new defensive pieces joined the roster recently. Here’s where we think they’ll slot in.


Around the League

  • Pour one out for our soccer-minded friends in St. Louis as the city rejected a bid to finance a soccer-specific stadium with public dollars. No MLS for you.
  • St. Louis holds many lessons for MLS hopefuls but at the end of the day perhaps a simple cliche says it best: show me the money.


Around the World

  • Since an epic performance in the recent USMNT qualifiers, there are more hype articles about Christian Pulisic than you can shake a. stick at. Here’s one more.
  • As #WengerOut continues unabated with Arsenal in fifth place, there’s at least some concrete news about the embattled manager’s future: he won’t be going to PSG.

Mark your calendar

  • Next match: April 8 vs. FC Dallas at 7pm CT
  • Next home match: April 23 vs. Colorado Rapids at 5pm CT