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May 16, 2009 at 9:25 PM

Quotes from tonight , Sigi Schmid and Nate Jaqua

SIGI SCHMID:

“Just unhappy with the kind of soccer we played in the second half, because I know we’re capable of more.”

“They came out in the second half, went into a 3-5-2, they got some joy by dumping the ball in and they seemed to get on every knockdown and we had trouble clearing the ball, so then we were under siege for a little while.”

“Even at the end of the game, we’ve got to score that corner kick. Somebody misses his run, there’s supposed to be a guy running at the back post and somebody misses his run and doesn’t do what he’s supposed to do. And if he makes that run at the back post he’s got a naked header to bury it and it’s an easy goal, in fact, because the goalkeeper was so far out of position. So you can’t make mental mistakes like that. You’ve got to be sharp and you’ve got to take care of those situations.”

“I thought it was going to be this type of game. Schellas (Hyndman) has them playing a little bit like he played at SMU. They’re a team that’s going to take risks in the attack, and by taking risks in the attack, they’re going to leave openings in the back. I remember coming here with UCLA and it was like a 4-2 donnybrook and it could have been like 8-6. ”

Schmid said Zach Scott was hurt while turning out on a corner kick, and said he “felt something go in his groin.”

NATE JAQUA

On how much Ljungberg was missed: “Possession wise I think he helps us going forward. But I think we had enough people out there to definitely get the job done tonight.”

“It’s just a little bit of a hiccup, the last two, but we turn around and we win this next weekend and we’re fine. We definitely learned something from it.”

“Seba and Steve did a great job on the wings, getting down and really forcing them.”

“We gotta be better, disappointed in ourselves.”

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