Mon, 2 December 2019
Does new conference alignment make sense? Vieira to Miami? J.J. Macias to LAFC? Chicharito to ______?
River Plate's Marcelo Gallardo to Inter Miami is OFF ... or is it? Doyle isn't so sure, especially because the logistics around a Patrick Vieira move from OG Nice to MLS isn't cut and dried. We do know Miami will enter MLS in the Eastern Conference, while Nashville SC head West for their first season (perhaps more). Does that make sense? Should Chicago have taken their place? Did the Supporters' Shield take a hit based on the new schedule?
Also in this show ... 22 Under 22 snubs and the outlook on young players in MLS, the Fire still don't have a head coach or a GM or any DPs, MLS teams reportedly shop for Liga MX stars, best bet to make Concacaf Champions League history and an early look at SuperDraft prospects.
4:58 – Marcelo Gallardo to Miami is OFF ... unless it's not
12:00 – Chicago Fire still don't have a GM, head coach or DPs
15:53 – Conference Alignment: Nashville goes West, Miami to the East
17:56 – Do the Fire make more sense in the Western Conference?
20:02 – Does schedule shift hurt the Supporters' Shield?
23:16 – 22 Under 22 snubs and 2019 preview
40:17 – Moves that went down in MLS while we were away
43:39 – MLS teams go shopping for stars -- JJ Macias!!! - in Liga MX
50:25 – Where does Chicharito fit in MLS? Is he worth the price?