Thu, 15 August 2019
In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Charlie Davies and Susannah Collins celebrate and dissect a Major League Soccer’s first final triumph over Liga MX in more than 20 years! Atlanta United knocked off Club America, 3-2, to win the second-ever Campeones Cup. David was there – it was electric at Mercedes Benz Stadium – to witness the magic of Piojo Herrera in person, Charlie says Darlington Nagbe needs another look from the USMNT and the whole crew tries to put the win in perspective.
Also in this show … Houston Dynamo GM Matt Jordan on Wilmer Cabrera’ dismissal and the future of the club, Ike Opara vs. the field for Defender of the Year, analyzing the ailing Sounders, celebrating the reported expansion to St. Louis and trying to imagine MLS’s future structure and hypothetical celebrity owners in MLS.
3:03 – MLS, ATL top Liga MX, Club America in Campeones Cup
8:01 – Why Darlington Nagbe should get another look with US
18:40 – INTERVIEW: Dynamo GM Matt Jordan on future of the club
39:13 – Charlie Davies says playoff hopes are dead for these teams…
43:58 – Ike Opara for Defender of the Year? Who else has a shot?
50:49 – #MLS4TheLou: Reported expansion to St. Louis!
55:01 – How might MLS work with 28 teams? Wiebe’s plan
57:55 – Which hypothetical celebrity owners would make MLS more fun?