MLS Draft 2012: Andrew Wenger and Other First-Round Misses

In their first MLS SuperDraft, the Montreal Impact had a chance to grab the best player in the draft, Darren Mattocks. However, they went in a different route drafting Andrew Wenger, and it was one of the biggest misses in the first round.

Here are some of the misses from this year’s draft. 


Montreal Selecting Andrew Wenger 

Wenger is a good player. In fact, he should have a wonderful career. However, it will not be as good as the career of Mattocks. 

Mattocks is the younger player. He has breakaway speed that other players wish they had. He scored 21 goals in 22 games last year for Akron. Mattocks could have been the franchise player that stuck around in Montreal for the next ten to fifteen years. 

Instead, Vancouver took the best player in the draft at No. 2, and they will succeed because of his offensive skills. 


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