The Full 90

Comets ready to hit the road

After finishing within minutes of playing in the 2010-2011 championship game, Coach Kim Roentved has the Missouri Comets believe they deserve to be among the MISL’s elite teams.

The Missouri Comets, who are 5-3 and in second place in their division, are hitting the road. They play six of their eight games on the road this month.

The road trip begins this weekend with games at Baltimore and Norfolk. Friday night’s game against Baltimore is the Comets’ first chance at revenge. Earlier this season Baltimore came in to the Independence Events Center and walked out with a 10-8 victory in overtime.

Since that game, the Comets have scored an average of 17 points per game, and an average of 11 per game from the Byron Alvarez, Geison and Vahid Assadpour. Sagu, the Blast goalie, was named the MISL’s November Goalkeeper of the Month.

Saturday at 6 p.m., the Comets continue their East Coast swing with a stop in Norfolk, Va. The expansion Norfolk SharX have had a rough start at 0-6 and currently being outscored 112-40.

Roentved said We have to do a better job of being physically and mentally prepared for every game. We have not had a consistent effort yet this season, which we will need if we want to be 1st in our division.”