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XI Questions: Sporting leave it late once more

09/08/2011 6:54 PM

05/16/2014 5:46 PM

For what feels like the 100th time this season, the outcome of a Sporting Kansas City match was left undecided until the very, very, very last minutes of the game. Thanks to an Omar Bravo penalty, a back-and-forth affair between KC and the table-topping Los Angeles Galaxy ended in a 2-2 draw. Which, all things considered, is a fairly positive result.

But it leaves some questions, of course.

Why does KC leave it so late? Are Sporting's tactics off? Why is the grass so bad? Has Peter Vermes gone too far in trashing MLS referees? And what's the meaning of life?

I've got XI questions, that last one ain't one of ‘em though. Sorry, we won't be seeking metaphysical answers here quite yet.

1. Did Peter Vermes really play the "us against the world" card?

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