ExtraTime, the Official Podcast of Major League Soccer (MLS)

New York City FC tightened their grip on the Eastern Conference on Sunday afternoon – just one of the table-shifting results from the weekend that the guys mull over and digest. Portland dominated Seattle, the Red Bulls were pegged back by the Union in a thrilling draw, FC Dallas took out their midweek frustration on Chicago, nine men won in San Jose and, well, you’ll have to listen to find out more.

Plus, the "Research Baer" breaks down Colorado's historic run and the guys disagree about the best side in MLS at the moment. Hint: nobody is right, but Matt and Ben are definitely wrong.

In the second segment, the guys break down the big move made by Atlanta United as they lock down a star CONCACAF forward in Kenwyne Jones. Then FourFourTwo’s Paul Tenorio stops by to elaborate on his report that Jason Kreis is in “advanced negotiations” with Orlando City, takes a look at the future of the club, and explains why there could be some summer moves for the Chicago Fire. 

 

In the mailbag, the guys look forward to the US Open Cup quarterfinalson Wednesday before a reader’s young daughter wonders whether soccer replacing baseball as an American classic?

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