The more that happens, the higher the odds of getting caught on a counter-attack. When the passing sequence began, Real was at the midfield line.
San Jose’s Danny Hoesen ran right by him to chase down a through ball, then squared a pass behind Real to scorer Magnus Eriksson.
The new record low average of 21 years, 115 days smashed the previous mark of 21 years, 284 days set by D. United in 2000.) Real, a Drexel Hill native, is the youngest player on the Union’s back line at 18.
He knows he’s part of a soccer science project, and is impressively self-aware about his game.
The Union’s most dangerous attacking threat, Fafa Picault, and Earthquakes playmaker Valeri Qazaishvili were both on the other side of the field, which drew most of the focus to that side. Real did the job well on Saturday, completing nine of his 15 passes in the attacking third of the field.
And on many occasions, Union left winger David Accam pinched inside from the flank, At times, he set up shop right behind central striker C. Many of those passes were crosses that troubled San Jose’s defense.
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“I did see a lot of space going forward, and the coaches told me not to worry about the [opposing] forward that I would be leaving, because I would have cover,” he said. Centerback Auston Trusty plays a part too, but if he pulls out wide, there might be a hole in the middle.
It's like his mind is constantly working on a plan to serve his immediate needs.
I am worried that he might still have a "jinetero" mentality after all these years and that he might be using me to get ahead.
The record was set in the March 31 game at Colorado, when Real made his debut.
The same four players started again against San Jose, this time seven days older.
“I feel like I’m adjusting more and more, and reading when to go and when to stay,” he said.