Mon, 2 March 2020
MLS is back, and the guys waste no time diving into Week 1! First, the bad news, Josef Martinez tore his ACL against Nashville. Why it's a gut punch across the board, not just for Atlanta United, and what's next for the Five Stripes and their talismanic striker. Then around the table for the big winners of Week 1 -- Rapids, "Hot Boy" Kevin Molino, Nashville SC's home opener and Lucas Zelarayan and the Crew -- and an evaluation of Chicharito's MLS and Galaxy debut.
Also in this show ... Carlos Vela chips Inter Miami to an L in front of Beckham's posse, our Adrian Heath Gaffer of the Week is Thierry Henry and which teams should be at least a little bit concerned after Week 1.
Major League Soccer's long-running podcast Extratime is now available on YouTube.
2:03 – Around the table for the best moment from Week 1
5:46 – Josef Martinez injury is a massive downer
9:24 – Are Atlanta United still MLS Cup contenders?
24:18 – How Colorado Rapids proved Doyle wrong
29:51 – Nashville SC goes all in on Music City vibes
33:19 – Kevin Molino raises the ETR Loon flag to full mast
35:06 – Lucas Zelarayan gives Crew three points off the bat
38:04 – Chicharito's Debut: Signs of trouble or all good?
43:17 – An appreciation of Carlos Vela and Inter Miami first impressions
52:28 – Extratime Coach of the Week: Thierry Henry!
57:16 – Which teams should be at least a little concerned after Wk 1?
1:05:35 – MAILBAG: Pomykal's stache, Tanner Tessman, Reverse Marie Kondo award