I couldn't make it to Landon Donovan's press conference this past Wednesday, but I have a few quotes from him about the upcoming Mexico game just the same. That's because I was running tape while a Spanish-speaking reporter was asking him about the match after the recent Sweden game. Minus a couple of sentences I'm using for my latest espn.com piece, here's the translation.
Reporter: How do you feel when playing Mexico?
LD: It's always an exciting game. The fans help make it special.
Reporter: For this game, who would you like Mexico to put in goal?
LD: Well, it'd be best if they didn't put anyone - that would make the game a little easier for us.
Reporter: If Oswaldo Sanchez plays, what will you do?
LD: I'll try to score against him. He's a good goalkeeper, but I've done it before.
Reporter: What about Memo Ochoa? What do you think of him?
LD: He's a good young goalkeeper. Very talented. We'll play hard against whoever is in goal.