A few things to catch up on from the weekend.
Tim Howard’s performance over the weekend against QPR earned him Team of the Week honors over at ESPN. He made a couple nice diving saves.
I missed this goal, but Alfredo Morales scored a goal in Hertha Berlin II’s 4-1 win over Torgelower SV Greif in German Regionalliga action.
A few things regarding the USMNT and the Hex. CONCACAF will have a draw for the Hex within the next 30 days. Steven Goff lists out all the fixture dates. Jurgen Klinsmann told Alexi Lalas that Camp Cupcake (RIP?) should be shorter, fewer players and mainly players who will be participating in February’s qualifiers. And here are some field-level highlights of the US’ win over Guatemala.
The last USMNT game of 2012 will be November 14 in Russia and Brian Sciaretta lists some “new” players he wouldn’t mind seeing getting a chance in that game.
Michael Adubato recently talked to Oguchi Onyewu about being patient at Malaga.
And this article is a few weeks old, but J.R. Eskilson introduces us to Maki Tall. Tall is a 16-year-old French-American forward who is scoring goals for Le Mans’ U-19 team.