Four games and the Knockout Round down, 13 games and a season-capping trophy lift to go as the 2017 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs roll on. After two long nights – one with goals, and one without (though no shortage of drama) – the guys sit down to make sense of it all ahead of the first leg of the conference semifinals.
In this episode...
Segment 1 - Knockout Round review
- Sorry Atlanta, Columbus are officially the darling of the MLS Cup Playoffs (4:26)
- Pipa goes Panenka, Zach Steffen's coming out party in PKs (11:01)
- Set-piece dominant Vancouver wipes the floor with Earthquakes (13:12)
- Sporting KC fans lament yet another disappointing playoff loss (16:05)
- Where Kansas City must improve, no excuses (20:12)
- Fire peak in June, Red Bulls get rolling at just the right time (24:20)
Segment 2 - Semifinal matchups
- VANvSEA - 'Caps look to replicate Sounders 2017 run, No Dempsey for Seattle (28:53)
- NYvTOR - Why the Red Bulls could pull the upset, Why Toronto won't let that happen (33:28)
- HOUvPOR - Dynamo revolve around ... Vicente Sanchez, Timbers easy favorites (39:52)
- CLBvNYC - Everyone is rooting for Columbus, David Villa must carry NYCFC (45:28)
Segment 3 - Mailbag and Hot-Take Hotline
- Offside calls get Soccer Twitter up in arms (53:33)
- Why didn't Tata reorder the PK shooters? (55:32)
- Pedro Santos hot take, but what about final product? (57:05)
- Sam Allardyce for USMNT? San Jose? No thanks (1:05:38)
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