In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass and Bobby Warshaw chat with US men’s national team head coach Gregg Berhalter for nearly half an hour. You’ll hear from Berhalter on Christian Pulisic’s best position, Paxton Pomykal and Miles Robinson’s development, what he learned from the Gold Cup, why positions are just one way to look at the game and how he and his staff monitor, scout, evaluate and communicate with the player pool.

Also in this show: Atlanta United outlast Minnesota United in the US Open Cup final … Nashville SC general manager Mike Jacobs on the club’s first-ever Designated Player, Hany Mukhtar … Playoff dates released, what does it mean? … Biggest games of the weekend are __________

1:35 – Atlanta United lift another trophy! US Open Cup final recap

12:03  – Playoff schedule is out … so who has an advantage?

14:30 – INTERVIEW: Gregg Berhalter goes deep on USMNT (Pulisic, Pomykal, Dest, tactics, dual nationals)

40:35 – USMNT roster takeaways from Warshaw, Wiebe and Gass

43:01 – Biggest matches of MLS Week 26

47:30 – INTERVIEW: Mike Jacobs on Nashville SC’s new DP, Hany Mukhtar

Major League Soccer's long-running podcast Extratime is now available on YouTube, every Monday and Thursday at 5 pm ET. Leave feedback or mailbag questions in the comments! Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

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