Sometimes, soccer is a war of attrition. Controlling possession eventually wears down the opposition.
No. 1 UCLA (8-0-1, 1-0-0 Pac-12) did just that against Colorado (6-2-2, 0-1-0) in its conference-opening 2-0 victory. The Bruins chipped away at the Buffaloes in the first half, before taking charge in the second. They finished with 15 more total shots and eight more on target than their outgunned opponents.
“Since we kept the ball so well in the first half, I think it really broke (