Anatomy of a Goal: Nathan Sturgis and the Geometry of Colorado's breakdown of Chivas
In the popular MLSsoccer.com weekly feature, which breaks down a goal from the previous weekend, editor-in-chief Greg Lalas today analyses the goal Colorado Rapids midfielder Nathan Sturgis scored against Chivas USA on May 25, 2013.
Lalas is the second MLS journalist to highlight Sturgis' second goal of the year. On Monday, MLS Analyst Matt Doyle tweeted this about the goal:
I think this might be the best goal of the season so far: mlssoccer.com/video/2013/05/…
— Matthew Doyle (@MLS_Analyst) May 27, 2013
Watch the breakdown as Sturgis, Deshorn Brown, and Brian Mullan show how triangles and angles work to unlock a defense as the Colorado Rapids beat Chivas USA 2-0.