Cincinnati can’t be stopped! Matt Doyle and Stefano Fusaro join David Gass to break down Cincy’s historic turnaround and make Lucho Acosta’s case for MVP. The guys sort through the rest of Matchday 29 before turning their attention to international call ups, and this weekend’s matches, headlined by LAFC hosting Messi’s Miami! 

5:27 - Why Lucho Acosta is the MLS MVP right now

7:12 - Cincinnati’s turnaround is absolutely incredible

23:33 - Galaxy save their season with Cali Clasico comeback

29:20 - Houston on fire, Hector Herrera makes Mexico return

34:45 - Argentina calls up 3 MLS Players 

39:12 - USMNT roster breakdown

42:25 - MLS Squad Pick - Our 5 LOCKS to score this weekend

46:57 - LAFC showdown with Messi and Miami

51:08 - Mamadou Fall to Barcelona?

54:20 - SKC looking for revenge against St. Louis 

57:45 - Should Seattle bench Ruidiaz for Jordan Morris?

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MLS is officially back with a full slate of action, and the guys gather to break it all down, from a new head coach in Toronto to Houston's red-hot form and Messi's first MLS goal! 

2:22 - Best Non-Messi things we saw on Matchday 28

2:54 - Columbus Crew & Jacen Russell-Rowe

6:50 - Sam Adekugbe and Richie Laryea help Vancouver get a big Cascadia W

11:05 - Corey Baird’s crab celebration + Dynamo's great form 

20:07 - How much money would it take for Atlanta to sell Thiago Almada?

30:20- Messi as a sub, same result!

35:55 - Is Miami the best team in MLS right now?

44:44 - Should we be worried about Nashville?

50:15 - 10 point gap for Cincinnati… Is the Shield race over? 

57:54 - Charlotte shocks LAFC

1:11:10 - Can John Herdman fix Toronto?

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It’s the end of an era in Portland as the Timbers and Gio Savarese part ways. David Gass, Matt Doyle, Calen Carr, and Tom Bogert discuss what Gio has meant to Portland, where could we see him next in MLS, and where do the Timbers go from here. The crew also weighs in on the reports connecting Canadian Men’s National Head Coach John Herdman to the TFC vacancy. Finally we have arrived on the eve of Leo Messi’s MLS debut the guys get you ready for that an all of Match day 28.

5:58 - Gio Savarese and Portland part ways

30:28 - Portland Coach search 

58:30 - Petrovic to Chelsea!

1:09:00 Messi’s 1st MLS game!

1:15:00 - Matchday 28 Games to Watch!


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Messi and Miami are Leagues Cup Champions! But can they stay hot in Wednesday's Open Cup semis and then make a legitimate playoff push? David Gass is joined by Matt Doyle and Tom Bogert to answer those questions, break down Matchday 27, and predict which teams will claim the Wild Card spots in each conference.

3:56 - Messi, Miami win Leagues Cup!

32:39 - Best Things We Saw on Matchday 27

36:15 - Columbus’ statement win over rival Cincinnati

44:44- The Dynamo dynamite the Timbers!

50:45 - Predicting the East Wild Card teams

1:00:32 - Predicting the West Wild Card teams?

1:17:00 - US Open Cup Semifinals: Cincinnati v Miami, Houston v Salt Lake!


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The A-team is back ... and Messi is still doing Messi stuff! The Leagues Cup final is set: Nashville SC vs. Inter Miami. The guys suss out how Miami spoiled yet another Philly tournament run and celebrate Nashville's historic win against Monterrey, then turn their attention to the final matchup. Plus, MLS is back (and so is the Golden Boot Draft)! We've got you MatchDay 27 preview!

1:40 Gass met a fan!

5:36 Is this the best MLS has ever been?

12:50 Best Things we Saw in the Leagues Cup Semifinals

15:20 Why Sam Surridge is a perfect fit for Nashville 

27:06 What happened to Philly? 

37:35 Nashville/Gary Smith masterclass 

44:11 Leagues Cup Final Preview

59:50 Golden Boot Teams: Midseason Addition Draft

1:06:04 Teams we’re most interested in for the stretch run of the MLS regular season

1:06:06 Columbus Crew

1:10:13 Real Salt Lake

1:11:32 NYCFC 

1:12:55 Minnesota United

1:14:50 Matchday 27 matches to watch

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Forty seven teams started the Leagues Cup journey, but only four remain. Can Messi and Inter Miami finish off their fairytale or will the Union finally get over their Cup disappointments? Why did LAFC blow it against Rayados? And are Nashville better suited to take down the Liga MX Gigantes? Plus, Tom Bogert has your transfer updates.

2:41 Is Neymar coming to MLS?!?

4:00 Why Union vs. Inter Miami is a dream semifinal

5:38 Who will get the Concacaf Champions Cup spots?

11:21 Wiebe's reluctant "I was right about Charlotte" victory parade

14:15 Drexel Dragons 1, Liga MX 0

16:30 No surprise Hany Mukhtar goes off with a DP No. 9

19:40 Big-picture Liga MX vs. MLS takes

34:20 Ranking Inter Miami's opponents so far in Leagues Cup

37:05 Why the Union will be Messi's most difficult test yet (and should be favorites)

55:16 How on earth did LAFC blow that lead to Monterrey?

59:53 Why Nashville has a chance to shock Mexico and make it an all-MLS final

1:07:30 Transfer Rumors! Almada! Cowell! Ferreira!


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Leagues Cup may be many things, but it is never boring. The guys dig into Lionel Messi’s latest masterclass and the quarterfinal matchup with Charlotte, declair LAFC officially back, marvel at the drama in the Clasico Regio and Nashville-Club America matches and draft the craziest moments from the tournament so far!

4:36 - Best things Gass, Wiebe, Doyle and Tommy Scoops saw Round of 16

5:12 - Jim Curtin slams the Red Bulls in press conference

11:30 - Minnesota jump the gun on Club América tickets

15:00 - Nashville’s Panicco comes in to save the PK shootout!

16:15 - Nahuel Guzmán: The GK drama, fun and craziness

24:50 - Dayne St. Claire’s is going full Nahu!

28:05 - Snake draft! Choosing the craziest Leagues Cup’s moments so far

42:14 - Every Inter Miami/Messi game in Leagues Cup is epic!

54:42 - Patrick Agyemang and Charlotte into semis, but do they have a chance vs. Messi?!?

1:02:00 - The Leagues Cup Dark Horse: Querétaro!

1:10:33 - Leagues Cup matchup: Hany v Reynoso!

1:17:23 - LAFC v Monterrey: Denis Bouanga is back!

1:22:26 - Ideal Leagues Cup Final!


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3:45 - Best things we saw from the last 3 Leagues Cup matchdays

5:39 - Nahuel Guzmán penalty shootout absurdity

10:40 - Clásico Regio Leagues Cup edition

13:56 - Bongi Hlongwane: Your Leagues Cup Gold Boot leader 

14:50 - Los Diablos de Toluca THE fun team to watch

19:00 -  Club América v Hany Mukhtar's Nashville!

28:40 -  Orlando trash talk Messi, lose anyway

41:55 - Are Philly still East Region favorites? 

48:18 - Can Dallas stop the Messi show?

52:02 - LAFC are back and rested

56:44 - Transfer Window Deep Dive


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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT

Doyle is back! The guys gather to wrap up the Leagues Cup group stage, including a very strange day for the Crew. We run through the best things we saw, dig into the Lucas Zelarayan farewell and Diego Fagundez trade and rank the Knockout Round regions. Can Messi and Miami really win?

4:05 -   Leagues Cup Group Stage Recap

4:30 - Columbus smashing Club América in Zelarayan’s farwell 

21:14 - Seattle ALMOST take it to Fair Play points

27:25 - Brian White steps up for Vancouver

29:00 - Duncan McGuire leads Orlando past Santos

33:35 - What happened to Chivas!?

38:25 - Djordje Petrovic has eyes on Premier League

45:55 - Cruz Azul celebration

49:15 - LA Galaxy acquires Diego Fagundez from Austin

55:00 -  Our Leagues Cup Group Stage Best XI

59:40 - Predicting who will win Leagues Cup

1:02:22 - The Knockouts - West Region

1:04:53 - The Knockouts - Central Region

1:09:10 - The Knockouts - East Region

1:12:51 - The Knockouts - South Region

1:16:22 - Inter Miami v Orlando… a rivalry on the rise


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