11:03 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
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Goal Breakdown: Grabavoy opener against San Jose focuses on opponent mistakes

Oftentimes with these goal breakdowns, we focus on the beautiful build-up, the exquisite approach, the interesting technique — so it's not often that we take a look at goals that come from capitalization on mistakes. This goal from Ned Grabavoy involves a bit of luck, a lot of skill, and some understanding and positioning from a set piece that has helped define our improvements. The build-up starts when Sebastian Velasquez powers in a shot that Jon Busch can only parry away for a corner; the young midfielder has never been a particularly great shooter, so this was a nice change from...

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