I meant to put this up last week when I saw it, but... yeah. Anyhooooo, Maurice Edu made the Team of the Week on an outlet I'm not familiar with that covers the Turkish top flight.
His celebratory blurb: Prior to the game Edu said: "the game verses Galatasaray is make or break," well the US international helped get his side the break they were in desperate need of. Bursaspor went into the game without a manger, Ertuğrul Sağlam had resigned earlier in the week and they were coming off the back of a 4-1 defeat against IBB. Edu put in a praiseworthy performance, his work rate was immense, he closed down the opposition midfielders and gave them hardly any time on the ball. The home crowd brought out the best in Edu and he probably felt a little at home seeing all the Texas banners around the stadium. Texas in case you were wondering are Bursaspor's largest ultra group.
If not playing draws this much focus from a defensive midfielder, I can't wait to see how Landon Donovan comes back.
- Greg Seltzer