Extratime (Soccer)

Are we about to see CCL history? The Sounders pushed aside NYCFC at home to move one step closer, but Ronny Deila is dreaming of a 2-0 win at Red Bull Arena. Andrew, David and Charlie break down Leg 1, go over US Open Cup upsets, ponder the Brenner situation in Cincy and talk El Trafico and Carlos Vela's still unresolved contract situation before hitting the USMNT in the mailbag.

1:21 - The return of… Bobby Warshaw??? GA Cup is here!

6:46 - Recapping an incredible Leg 1 of the CCL Semifinals 

24:30 - What went wrong for NYCFC?

34:35 - USOC is back with a ton of great stories

36:51 - What should Cincy do with Brenner?

47:00 - Vela, Chicharito set to face off for the first time in El Trafico

1:01:29 - Chicago - Orlando Preview

1:02:22 - New England - Miami Preview

1:08:32 - Charlotte - Atlanta Preview

1:12:47 - Austin FC - Minnesota Preview

1:14:30 - ESPN+ Games of the Week

1:18:24 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 7:11pm EDT

Are you ready for El Trafico? Chicharito and Carlos Vela/LAFC are in prime form after Week 5 wins. The Monday crew digs through the wreckage of a week, including Diego Chara's place in foul history, Vazquez/Djordje for USMNT and a CCL semi preview with the microscope on NYCFC and Seattle!

 

2:50 - Is Keylor Navas the best player in the history of Concacaf?

6:54 - Best things we saw in Week 5

12:55 - Chicharito is playing at his absolute best

21:12- Is Portland in a little bit of trouble?

24:48 - Diego Chara: most prolific fouler in the league

29:44 - LAFC is on FIRE to start the season

37:11 - Are Orlando doomed to an average season?

39:50 - Brandon Vazquez and Djordje Mihailovic deserve USMNT call ups

52:44 - The Red Bulls are looking like a legit dark horse

55:19 - Quick hit results 

1:01:31 - CCL Preview

1:18:58 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

The Redeem Team did it! The USMNT are going to Qatar 2022 (despite a bummer on the final day of qualifying). Andrew, Doyle and Calen celebrate and set expectations, then dig into two big questions. Should Zack Steffen be the starting goalkeeper? Who is the No. 9? Any why does mystery box have the inside track?

1:17 - USMNT does just enough to lock in World Cup Qualification

4:11 - Does a loss to end the cycle dampen the mood?

33:08 - We’re talking USMNT goalkeeper… again

44:55 - Who starts at No. 9 in the World Cup?

54:20 - Expectations for the USMNT at the World Cup

 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:31am EDT

The guys sit down to process the Concacaf World Cup Qualifying window. Dreams do come true in Canada! Only a nightmare loss in Costa Rica would send the USMNT to a playoff! Andrew, Doyle, Calen and Gass break it all down.

1:01 - How we experience the USMNT and Canada qualifying

4:37 - Celebrating Canada’s incredible World Cup Qualifying run

19:31 - U.S. v Mexico quick recap

26:00 - U.S. v Panama breakdown

38:12 - Christian Pulisic stepped up

46:10 - Where does Gio Reyna best fit into this team?

1:02:10 - Is the USMNT No. 1 GK job set?

1:07:35 - Seeding scenarios at the World Cup for the USMNT and Canada

1:10:18 - Recapping an amazing performance for Canada

1:15:47 - Reasonable expectations for Canada at the World Cup

1:17:20 - Charlotte FC is on a roll!

1:22:35 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:56pm EDT

In a special edition of the podcast, Andrew sits down with MLS NEXT Pro president Charles Altchek and SVP of Competition and Operations Ali Curtis!

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

It all comes down to this. Three games. Nine points available. Trips to Concacaf nightmare venues. Can the USMNT get the job done? How quickly will Canada be celebrating? What's the scouting report on Mexico, Panama and Costa Rica? Andrew, David and Doyle (plus special guest Jaime Macias) get your ready for the next week of World Cup Qualifiers!

1:30 - Vibe check ahead of World Cup Qualifying

10:29 - Why the Mexico game is the least important of the window for the USMNT

21:29 - What should the starting XI be for the USMNT against Mexico?

29:22 - How much will Weston McKennie’s absence hurt?

38:20 - How Gregg Berhalter should rotate the squad

44:30 - Breaking down Canada’s outlook for this window and beyond

50:03 - Jamie Macias on Costa Rica, Panama, and CONMEBOL

1:11:58 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:09am EDT

Ah, the existential dread is here! But before we get to World Cup Qualifiers, the guys dig into the MLS weekend. From Jesus Ferreira's hatty to Real Salt Lake's xHumanSpirit, there's a ton to discuss as Andrew, Doyle and Gass gather on a Monday morning.

2:48 - How we’re feeling ahead of the final round of World Cup Qualifying

10:42 - The best things we saw in Week 4

15:48 - Jesus Ferreira went off ahead of USMNT call

29:08 - Charlotte got a win! And looked good doing it! 

38:32 - Real Salt Lake are your Western Conference leaders

50:34 - Brandon Vazquez on fire, Cincy on a winning streak

53:47 - Austin looking good out of a tough 2-game stretch

58:40 - Which team has the most to worry about after 4 weeks?

1:09:18 - Quick hits (and collapses) around MLS

1:17:45 - Mailbag: Best modern day OG MLS penalty takers?

Direct download: 220321_Extratime_Season_12_Episode_23_FULL_SHOW_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:47pm EDT

What happened to cautious pessimism in the Concacaf Champions League? Optimism brought a familiar pain as the Revs crashed out against Pumas, Montreal couldn't win at home and NYCFC almost exited in the most ridiculous fashion. What about Seattle? TBD. Plus, Week 4 preview with Michael Lahoud, Gyasi Zardes transfer talk and the most underrated DPs of all-time in the mailbag.

5:10 - CCL Despair

10:53 - What went wrong for the Revs 

32:24 - CF Montreal bows out despite a good effort, great atmosphere

38:19 - NYCFC survives a wild second leg

44:48 - Can the Sounders avoid disaster against Leon?

49:15 - Trade destinations for Gyasi Zardes

56:22 - STL making signings! 

59:04 - LA Galaxy - Orlando Preview

1:06:03 - Austin - Seattle Preview

1:15:53 - ESPN+ Games of the Week 

1:22:23 - Mailbag: Most underrated DPs of all-time

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:35pm EDT

The guys dig through every nook and cranny of MLS Week 3! From tiny championship banners to legendary interviews and beef between manager and star in South Florida, Andrew, Doyle and Gass talk through it all, plus dream (way too early) about an MLS triumph in the Concacaf Champions League.

3:07 - Best things we saw in Week 3

10:40 - Carles Gil is not a fan of snow! 

15:53 - Are Phil Neville and Gonzalo Higuain at odds in Miami? 

26:36 - Sounders-Galaxy had the feel of a playoff game

35:08 - FC Cincinnati got a road win!!!! 

40:14 - Alan Velasco showed a ton of promise in his debut

49:04 - Charlotte gets a first goal! Atlanta gets a late winner!

55:40 - Should Minnesota trade one of their goalkeepers?

1:05:01 - Rapid fire results around the league

1:09:47 - Lucas Zelarayan is the way-too-early MVP frontrunner

1:17:15 - An all-MLS CCL Semifinals? There’s a chance! 

Direct download: 220314_Extratime_Season_12_Episode_21_FULL_SHOW_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:46pm EDT

Suspend all rationality! MLS is doing the business in the Concacaf Champions League! Yes, it's only Leg 1, but there is reason to get excited. The guys also pay tribute to Bradley Wright-Phillips and Ilsinho, preview all the big storylines from Week 3 and chat with Aaron Long about his injury recovery, the Red Bulls hot start, a possible USMNT and his contract status (on a free!) at the end of the season.

 

3:04 - Could we have an all-MLS CCL semifinals?????

25:45 - Celebrating BWP’s legendary career

30:06 - Why Ilsinho was so fun

33:54 - Miami - LAFC Preview

37:55 - LA - Seattle Preview

42:00 - Atlanta - Charlotte Preview

48:08 - ESPN+ Games of the Week

53:14 - Aaron Long Interview

1:16:40 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:08pm EDT

The guys get together to dig through the wreckage of MLS Week 2! What's the best thing we saw, on or off the field? Are Austin FC and the Red Bulls for real? Plus, the state of Charlotte FC through two games (and scenes from their first home game), a knock for Carlos Vela and a bounce-back week for the Rapids. Plus, five more rounds of the Golden Boot draft...

2:46 - Celebrating the amazing atmosphere at Charlotte’s first home game

7:39 - Best things we saw in Week 2

13:08 - We loved RSL fans booing Albert Rusnak

17:14 - Are Austin FC for real?

26:29 - Are RBNY for real?

37:00 - Some signs of progress for FC Cincinnati! 

39:23 - State of Charlotte FC through 2 games

41:48 - Efra Alvarez has taken a big step

49:58 - What should LAFC do with Carlos Vela?

52:52 - Rapid fire results and takes

1:04:10 - How many MLS teams get through in CCL?

1:07:16 - Mailbag

Direct download: 220307_Extratime_Season_12_Episode_19_FULL_SHOW_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:34pm EDT

FOREVER ORANGE! Houston said they were serious, and Hector Herrera is a sure sign of intent. Andrew, David and Charlie dig deep on the Dynamo's biggest ever signing. Off the field, he'll be a hit. How about on the field? TBD. Plus, Week 2 preview (Charlotte opener, Austin's ideal schedule, Carlos Vela vs. the Timbers) and an interview with 17-year-old wunderkind goalkeeper Gaga Slonina, who is poised to take the league and the world by storm.

6:42 - Hector Herrera officially signs with Houston

22:57 - What’s the plan for Matias Almeyda and the Quakes?

29:49 - European move on the horizon for Djordje Mihailovic?

34:23 - John Brooks would be a great fit for multiple MLS teams

37:42 - Charlotte FC - LA Galaxy Preview

46:35 - Austin FC - Miami Preview

49:29 - LAFC - Portland Preview 

52:53 - ESPN+ Games of the Week

1:01:42 - Gaga Slonina Interview

1:24:54 - Mailbag

Direct download: 220303_Extratime_Season_12_Episode_18_FULL_SHOW_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

 

1:23 - First reactions coming off Week 1

7:56 - Best things we saw in Week 1

10:41 - Concacaf hangover! CCL teams struggle

14:10 - Carlos Vela, LAFC dominate ... What's up with a new deal?

24:31 - Could Gyasi Zardes be available for trade?

34:20 - Chicharito, Galaxy take down the defending champs

40:58 - Positives for both teams in Timbers-Revs draw

49:55 - Signs of a big year to come for Atlanta United

1:01:31 - Are Nashville SC a Supporters’ Shield contender?

1:14:25 - Rough start to life for Charlotte (and life in general for Cincy)...

1:17:02 - Shaqiri, Red Bulls, Jesus Ferreira, Pato and more!

1:26:55 - Mailbag

 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

It's finally here. MLS is Back! The entire crew, including Charlie, gather to preview Week 1, talk Hector Herrera and participate in the first-ever Extratime Trophy Draft (including the Wooden Spoon)!

2:18 - What we’re excited about for MLS Week 1

12:15 - CCL Recap

19:50 - Hector Herrara would be a homerun signing for Houston

26:24 - LAFC v Colorado Preview

35:36 - Portland v New England Preview

43:33 - Calen and Charlie’s best MLS Opening Day memories

47:46 - Atlanta v SKC Preview

54:53 - LA Galaxy v NYCFC Preview

1:02:34 - ESPN+ Games of the Week

1:12:37 - Extratime Trophy Draft

1:28:43 - Mailbag: Neymar, best jerseys, road shows

Direct download: 220224_Extratime_Season_12_Episode_16_FULL_SHOW_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:54pm EDT

All our preseason award predictions from the traditional categories like MVP and Coach of the Year to Extratime-only honors (D-Mid, Fullback, David Gass Theorem POY)! Plus, five round of the Golden Boot draft!

8:34 - Newcomer of the Year

16:10 - First-Year College Player

21:32 - 22 under 22 Player of the Year

28:47 - Goalkeeper of the Year

33:39 - Defender of the Year

39:19 - Comeback Player of the Year

45:09 - Assist King

49:39 - Coach of the Year

55:56 - MVP

1:01:38 - Dark Horse MVP

1:06:42 - D-Mid of the Year

1:12:06 - Fullback of the Year

1:18:10 - David Gass Theorem Player of the Year

1:25:20 - Golden Boot Draft


The guys finish off the team previews with Inter Miami, Toronto and Charlotte FC! Plus, reaction to NYCFC's big win, Montreal's oh-so-typical loss and New England's forfeit "win." Chris Henderson drops by to explain why Inter Miami's offseason might be the craziest of all-time and what comes next, and we rank the top No. 9s in MLS.

6:07 - CCL Recap

14:50 - MLS Preseason news and notes

21:47 - Inter Miami Season Preview

32:34 - Interview: Chris Henderson

46:36 - Toronto FC Season Preview

1:00:14 - Charlotte FC Season Preview

1:12:42 - Top 5 No. 9s in MLS

1:19:20 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:46pm EDT

Legendary U.S. forward Jozy Altidore joins Extratime for a special interview! Jozy talks his decision to join the New England Revolution, getting married this offseason, why a #USMNT isn't on his radar (at least right now) and why things broke down in Toronto.

1:29 - Jozy Altidore on marriage, Sloane Stephens, New Year’s Resolutions

7:00 - Why Jozy chose the New England Revolution

10:07 – Injury concerns (none for Jozy) and relationship with Bruce

14:35 – Role in New England with Bou and Buksa + MLS Cup/CCL goals

20:43 – Legacy and memories in Toronto and why it was time to leave

28:40 – Pride in seeing so many young MLSers follow him to Europe

32:52 – World Cup dreams? Jozy on USMNT

35:43 – Equality and opportunity in soccer for black players

41:37 – Favorite goals of his career + Best USMNT player of all-time

44:45 - What happened in the tunnel in 2017 against the Red Bulls…

Direct download: 220215_Extratime_Jozy_Altidore_Interview_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:56pm EDT

We are hours away from the first competitive action of the year! Andrew, David and Doyle bring in Jon Arnold to help preview this year's Concacaf Champions League, plus Robin Fraser and Wilfried Nancy drop by as we preview 2022 for the Rapids, CF Montreal and NYCFC. Finally, despite Anders' protests, we rank the top five No. 10s in MLS!

5:23 - Is Charlotte FC really in trouble?

13:11 - The logic for both teams behind the Ryan Hollingshead-Marco Farfan trade

16:20 - Why Jamiro Monteiro is a great fit for San Jose

19:43 - CCL Preview with Jon Arnold

32:37 - NYCFC Season Preview

47:19 - CF Montreal Season Preview

58:30 - Interview: Wilfried Nancy

1:09:56 - Colorado Rapids Season Preview

1:21:16 - Interview: Robin Fraser

1:34:44 - Top 5 No. 10s in MLS

1:40:15 - Mailbag

Direct download: 220214_Extratime_Season_12_Episode_13_FULL_SHOW_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

The hits keep coming in MLS! Andrew, David and Doyle sit down to discuss the latest headlines, signings and much more. We've got season previews for the Fire, Real Salt Lake, Revs and Sounders, plus we rank the top wingers in MLS.

4:18 - Preseason headline that (maybe) means something: Ake Loba!!!

7:53 - Thiago Almada officially signs with Atlanta

15:35 - Ezra Hendrickson on Shaqiri, Malort and the Fire

34:45 - Chicago Fire Season Preview (Shaqiri talk here!)

52:33 - Real Salt Lake Season Preview

1:06:09 - New England Revolution Season Preview

1:17:23 - Seattle Sounders FC Season Preview

1:29:06 - Top 5 Wingers in MLS

1:33:15 - Mailbag

Direct download: 220210_Extratime_Season_12_Episode_12_FULL_SHOW_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:35pm EDT

The rumor mill just keeps on turning in MLS, and the guys have the latest on the big headlines around the league. First, Jozy to the Revs and Shaqiri to Chicago, plus a new DP for NYCFC. Season previews roll on as well, with FC Cincinnati, Sporting KC, Portland Timbers and D.C. United under the microscope and our top five box-to-box midfielders in MLS.

4:40 - LA Galaxy, Cabral looking good in preseason

6:50 - Jozy Altidore to the Revs????!!!!!

17:45 - Shaqiri to the Fire looks real

21:52 - NYCFC signs a DP centerback

24:34 - FC Cincinnati Season Preview

37:03 - Sporting KC Season Preview

51:16 - Portland Timbers Season Preview

1:03:26 - D.C. United Season Preview

1:19:13 - Top 5 box-to-box midfielders in MLS

1:24:16 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT

We're back talking MLS! Andrew, Doyle and David jump in the studio to talk about all the signings, rumors and news from the past two weeks -- Velasco to Dallas, Yedlin to Miami, Giovinco's return? -- and hit three more team previews. First up, Atlanta United, featuring an interview with Gonzalo Pineda, plus Minnesota United and Austin FC. We finish with the top five defensive midfielders in MLS!

4:32 - FC Dallas signs Alan Velasco

8:47 - Orlando has a new striker

13:55 - DeAndre Yedlin to Inter Miami

21:06 - Does a Toronto FC - Giovinco reunion make sense?

26:15 - Gonzalo Pineda Interview

42:05 - Atlanta United Season Preview

55:18 - Minnesota United Season Preview

1:05:44 - Austin FC Season Preview

1:16:31 - Top 5 D-Mids in MLS

1:26:57 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:55pm EDT

Andrew, David and Matt gather after the United States, Canada and Mexico get big-time wins to wrap up the final match of Concacaf World Cup Qualifying!

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:17am EDT

The guys gather for final whistle reactions following a massive W in Hamilton for Canada, the best story in World Cup Qualifying and the best team in Concacaf. What happened on Cyle Larin's goal? Why isn't the US creating goal-scoring opportunities? All our thoughts, takes, questions and lookaheads to Wednesday's games.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:26am EDT

Everything Octagonal from Matchday 9 in Concacaf, plus a lookahead to Sunday's USA vs. Canada match at the top of the table!

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:05am EDT

Short answer: Yes. Andrew, Doyle and David jump in the studio to run through all the news fit to discuss: new No. 9 for the Union, Barco AND Taty potentially headed to River Plate, Douglas Costa to the Galaxy and much more! Plus, early look at the Octagonal, previews for Orlando City (now with Facundo Torres on a DP deal!), FC Dallas and the Dynamo and Top 5 left and right backs in MLS!

2:13 - This feels like one of the craziest offseasons ever

6:24 - Union reinforce at striker

12:20 - Shaqiri to Chicago?? 

14:35 - Barco, Taty headed to River Plate?

21:18 - Does Douglas Costa make sense for the Galaxy?

29:21 - Octagonal USMNT/CANMNT Preview

50:06 - Orlando City Season Preview

1:02:40 - Nico Estevez Interview

1:16:25 - FC Dallas Season Preview

1:29:00 - Paulo Nagamura Interview

1:33:29 - Houston Dynamo FC Season Preview

1:42:48 - LB and RB Position Rankings

1:51:04 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:31pm EDT

News was breaking LIVE as the guys dug through all the headlines around MLS, including heavy interest from Arsenal in Matt Turner and rumors/reports then what seems like a done deal as Paul Arriola moves to FC Dallas. Andrew, David and Calen also preview LAFC (including an interview with Steve Cherundolo), LA Galaxy, San Jose and the Red Bulls then name the top five centerbacks in MLS.

1:27 - Matt Turner to Arsenal???

11:12 - Would Leeds be a good move for Brenden Aaronson?

13:17 - LAFC set to pull off blockbuster trade for Maxime Crepeau

15:24 - Why a Paul Arriola trade makes sense for D.C. and Charlotte

22:01 - Ayo Akinola gets a new deal…where will Jozy Altidore end up?

29:25 - New York Red Bulls Season Preview

42:57 - San Jose Earthquakes Season Preview

56:19 - LA Galaxy Season Preview

1:08:38 - Steve Cherundolo Interview

1:26:06 - LAFC Season Preview

1:42:00 - Top 5 Centerbacks in MLS

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:32pm EDT

The MLS offseason is in full swing as preseason begins. The guys tackle all the signings, all the rumors and everything in between. Plus, 2022 season previews begin with Vancouver, Philadelphia, Nashville and Columbus under the microscope and the top five goalkeepers in the league ranked!

7:38 - Kellyn Acosta trade breakdown

12:31 - The Sounders sign Albert Rusnak

18:11 - Paul Arriola on the way out of D.C.?

21:21 - There’s smoke around Kacper Przybylko to the Fire 

25:23 - Houston’s club-record signing looks very promising

28:17 - Dallas closing in on Alan Velasco

33:36 - Vancouver Whitecaps Season Preview

47:47 - Philadelphia Union Season Preview

59:30 - Nashville SC Season Preview

1:13:24 - Columbus Crew Season Preview

1:28:26 - Mailbag

Direct download: 220118_Extratime_Season_12_Episode_4_FULL_SHOW_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

Everything you need to know about what's going on around MLS! Toronto FC making big moves, Sporting KC's Alan Pulido problem, Albert Rusnak to Seattle gets over the line and much more, including SuperDraft takes.

 

4:34 - Charlotte FC making moves 

7:53 - SuperDraft recap

21:16 - How MLS NEXT Pro will help SuperDraft players

26:56 - Austin FC signs Jhojan Valencia

29:17 - Who could Inter Miami CF grab with the No. 1 allocation spot?

32:52 - Latest on Diego Valeri’s future

37:39 - Michael Singh on TFC: Salcedo in, Soteldo out

48:11 - Aly Trost on Alan Pulido’s injury and SKC’s moves

58:40 - Felipe Cardenas on Atlanta’s DP situation

1:12:08 - Rapid Fire: news, rumors, and signings around MLS

1:16:22 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

Michael Lahoud joins the guys for a complete preview ahead of Tuesday's SuperDraft (WATCH: 2:30 pm ET on MLS channels) where dreams will come true for the next generation of professionals!

!2:55 - Michael Lahoud’s memories of draft day

9:07 - What was the combine like this year? Who stood out?

10:57 - Why the SuperDraft is still relevant

17:58 - Who’s the best prospect in the GA Class?

25:43 - Isaiah Parker prospect profile

27:37 - The West African influence on this year’s draft

32:11 - Player most likely to “make it” from this draft

35:43 - Sleepers

38:54 - Impact of MLS Next PRO on the future of the draft

44:06 - 5-a-side SuperDraft teams

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:16am EDT

Andrew, Matt, David and special guest Tom Bogert cover everything you might have missed during the holiday season! From Lorenzo Insigne's mega deal with Toronto FC to the Ricardo Pepi and Daryl Dike sales to new managers in LA, Houston and StL to free agency and the rumor mill, there's plenty to talk about...

6:43 - What we’re excited for in 2022

9:47 - Lorenzo Insigne has a huge price tag to live up to

21:58 - Is Ricardo Pepi set up for success at Augsburg?

31:55 - How the Ricardo Pepi transfer went down behind the scenes 

36:42 - What now for FC Dallas?

41:41 - Daryl Dike heads back to the Championship

45:37 - Why a Rangers loan makes sense for James Sands

51:09 - MLS is just getting warmed up in the 2022 transfer market

1:00:34 - Steve Cherundolo is the new LAFC manager

1:12:30 - Paulo Nagamura takes over Houston

1:15:37 - St. Louis has their first manager in Bradley Carnell

1:18:27 - RSL starts life under new ownership 

1:21:59 - MLS Free Agency has been wildly entertaining

1:30:27 - State of Charlotte FC ahead of the 2022 MLS SuperDraft

1:35:09 - Can Julian Carranza be a difference-maker for Philly? 

1:37:46 - It’s a full-on fire sale for Inter Miami

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

Tom Bogert joins Andrew and David to wrap up the year in MLS! It's a packed show with segments on the 2022 schedule, Charlotte's Expansion Draft, top free agent targets, the biggest stories to watch over the holidays and an early look at 2022 MLS Cup odds.

3:33 - Breaking down the 2022 MLS Schedule 

14:06 - Which MLS team has the best path in CCL?

17:55 - Will Taty Castellanos leave over the winter?

25:24 - We’re excited for the Sounders in CCL

26:10 - Can the Revs make a CCL run?

27:10 - Colorado’s continuity gives them a shot in CCL

28:28 - Evaluating Charlotte’s roster build after the Expansion Draft

43:58 - Big names to watch as free agency opens 

58:27 - Pat Noonan is the new FC Cincinnati head coach

1:01:44 - Blockbuster! Sebastian Lletget traded to the Revs

1:06:30 - News and rumors from around the league

1:11:12 - The frontrunners for the LAFC and Houston head coaching jobs

1:19:34 - Mailbag

Direct download: 211216_Extratime_Season_11_Episode_97_FULL_SHOW_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT

The guys gather on the Monday after MLS Cup to tell the story of what went down and why in Portland. David and Calen were on the field, and they share the moments that made the match and the week special. Plus, match analysis from Doyle, and a full trade window recap!

1:47 - The best moments of MLS Cup from the people on the field

16:49 - About that legendary Ronny Deila strip tease…

18:26 - How NYCFC got it done in MLS Cup

21:58 - Celebrating Sean Johnson’s MVP performance

31:02 - Was it a mistake to start Sebastian Blanco?

36:56 - Breaking down the NYCFC goal

41:09 - Maxi Moralez’s legacy is cemented after this game

47:26 - Was there a foul on Portland’s game-tying goal?

55:18 - Is this the end for Diego Valeri in Portland?

59:03 - Should Portland have had more success with Diego Valeri and Diego Chara?

1:09:28 - What does this title mean for NYCFC?

1:17:03 - The half-day trade window kicked off the offseason

1:17:48 - Jaylin Lindsey to Charlotte FC

1:21:15 - Eduard Atuesta on the way out of LAFC

1:23:41 - What to make of Nashville’s busy trade window

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

Everything you need to know about Timbers vs. NYCFC! Watch Saturday at 3 pm ET on ABC, UniMas, TUDN, TSN and TVA!

 

1:14 -  What are the vibes like in the Rose City?

7:10 - Which team has more pressure on them?

13:43 - Matchup: Goalkeeper

19:34 - Matchup: (Potential) Penalties 

24:03 - Matchup: Defense 

32:56 - Matchup: Midfield

44:32 - Matchup: Attackers

51:34 - Matchup: Subs

57:16 - Matchup: Coaching

1:05:46 - What would an MLS Cup mean to each club?

1:16:15 - Sebastian Lletget on the move?

1:19:16 - Lewis Morgan to RBNY?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:06am EDT

Only one game remains in the 2021 MLS season! The guys take a closer look at the MLS Cup matchup and dissect how both teams got here: Philly's bad break, NYCFC's big breakthrough, RSL's fairytale run over and the Timbers date with history. Jamie Vardy also stops by to talk MLS NEXT Pro, and Chris Armas lands on his feet with Manchester United...

1:34 - MLS Cup HYPE

13:21 - The new MLS ball is here! 

17:03 - Philly faced an impossible task, and still put up a fight

31:47 - How NYCFC got it done in the Conference Final

42:51 - Portland ends RSL’s run, will host MLS Cup

53:14 - Looking ahead to MLS Cup

1:04:27 - MLS Next Pro announced

1:05:58 - Jamie Vardy interview

1:20:27 - Mailbag - Chris Armas joins Manchester United 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

The guys dig into this weekend's Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoff matchups and chat with Sam Stejskal about the head coach news around the league!

8:30 - How will Portland shift without Sebastian Blanco?

12:59 - The case for RSL, despite the bad regular season results against Portland

33:33 - Will missing Taty Castellanos doom NYCFC against Philly?

42:08 - How should Philly approach the biggest game in club history?

51:21 - Putting a bow on the Revs’ historic season

54:30 - The Athletic's Sam Stejskal joins the show!

56:39 - Does Jim Curtin to Cincinnati make sense?

1:08:13 - What we know about Nico Estevez, FC Dallas’ reported new head coach

1:11:13 - The latest on the Houston Dynamo FC coaching search

1:12:44 - Who will be the new LAFC head coach?

1:19:59 - Offseason roster moves have started - who are the most interesting players available

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 6:21pm EDT

Are we witnessing the biggest underdog story in MLS history? It sure seems like it. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and Gass gather to dig through the weekend action and preview Revs-NYCFC on Tuesday!

2:37 - Is RSL the best underdog story in MLS history?

7:57 - How RSL got it done against SKC

18:38 - RSL’s bench has been a huge advantage in the playoffs 

20:20 - What’s behind SKC’s playoff woes?

33:29 - Should Pablo Mastroeni get the full-time RSL job?

38:02 - Philly survives PKs, advances to first-ever Conference Final

48:43 - Putting a bow on Nashville’s season

53:02 - What’s at stake for the Revs as they start their playoff run?

59:50 - Will the long layoff affect the Revs?

1:04:17 - Can NYCFC pull off the upset?

1:13:55 - Big changes for the LA Galaxy

1:15:40 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:16pm EDT

Andrew, Charlie and David gather on Thanksgiving to talk Rapids-Timbers and much more, including Bob Bradley to Toronto FC!

4:24 - What we’re thankful for this year

12:51 - Portland beats Colorado at the death

20:24 - Dairon Asprilla, Sebastian Blanco out for the Conference Final

31:28 - David Ochoa, RSL pulled off one of the biggest upsets in MLS history

45:28 - Sporting KC - RSL Preview

52:24 - Hany Mukhtar stars as Nashville moves on to host Philly

58:53 - This is a disappointing end for Orlando 

1:02:27 - Bob Bradley officially takes over at Toronto FC

1:13:47 - Celebrating Matt Besler’s career

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:08pm EDT

The guys gather to put the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs under the microscope, then chat with the Rapids Cole Bassett about Thanksgiving during the playoffs, what changed in Colorado and what comes next for him (Europe? USMNT?)!

 

1:25 - Our favorite moments of the playoffs so far

10:59 - Philadelphia - RBNY Recap

19:28 - What will the Red Bulls be in 2022?

22:40 - Nashville - Orlando Preview

39:33 - SKC - Vancouver Recap

46:23 - There should be a lot of optimism for Vancouver heading into 2022

48:36 - Seattle - RSL Preview

1:00:15 - NYCFC - Atlanta Recap

1:04:15 - Can Atlanta continue to improve under Pineda in 2022?

1:06:15 - Portland - Minnesota Recap

1:07:44 - Minnesota majorly underachieved this season

1:11:52 - Interview: Cole Bassett talks playing on Thanksgiving

1:31:37 - Colorado - Portland Preview

1:35:08 - Montreal beats Toronto in the Canadian Championship

1:36:44 - Can Bob Bradley fix Toronto FC?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:28pm EDT

MLS Cup favorites! Darkhorses from each conference! All the biggest storylines, plus nitty-gritty previews for this weekend's games featuring Zarek Valentin's insights on the Western Conference!

1:29 - Playoff HYPE

9:38 - Who is the favorite to win MLS Cup?

14:21 - Does the first round bye help or hurt the No. 1 seeds?

18:12 - What does a “successful” playoffs mean for the non-favorites

21:31 - Who is the MLS Cup dark horse?

26:09 - Philadelphia - RBNY Preview

39:27 - Zarek Valentin joins the show to preview the West Playoffs

40:29 - Vancouver - SKC Preview

56:05 - Portland - Minnesota Preview

1:12:25 - Celebrating the job Robin Fraser has done with the Rapids this season

1:15:23 - NYCFC - Atlanta Preview

1:27:43 - Is Ezra Hendrickson set to be the new coach of the Chicago Fire?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:39pm EDT

Cyle Larin and Canada steal the show (and the top spot) in Concacaf! Tata under pressure as El Tri stumble again! USMNT come down from Dos a Cero in Kingston! The guys gather to break it all down.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:40am EDT

All the awards MLS doesn't give out but should! Andrew, Doyle, Gass and Calen gather to pass out extra hardware for 2021 (plus name five Best XIs)!

4:42 - Extratime First Best XI

12:44 - Extratime Second Best XI

18:16 - Extratime Third Best XI

20:32 - Extratime Fourth Best XI

25:08 - American of the Year

29:31 - Canadian of the Year

34:11 - Concacaf Player of the Year

38:16 - Left Back or Right Back of the Year

42:28 - Chris Armas D-Mid of the Year

46:00 - First-Year Pro/College Player of the Year

49:12 - Teenager of the Year

53:27 - Super Sub of the Year

56:58 - Level-Up Player of the Year

1:01:33 - Executive of the Year

1:05:56 - Transaction of the Year

1:10:03 - Personality of the Year

1:17:11 - Entertainer of the Year

1:20:29 - Mailbag


The title says it all! The guys celebrate (while Cesar Hernandez laments) the USMNT's big win against Mexico, plus all the results from the rest of the region...

 

2:30 - First reactions to USMNT knocking off Mexico

7:27 - What was behind Mexico's struggles?

12:15 - Who was Man of the Match for the USMNT?

18:21 - Where does Mexico go from here?

20:01 - Is the Canada game a must win for both sides?

26:27 - What we learned about the USMNT

30:23 - The importance of the U.S. - Mexico rivalry

32:12 - Weston McKennie is a difference-maker

39:33 - Brenden Aaronson’s performance

41:10 - Yunus Musah looks like a locked-in starter 

45:19 - Zack Steffen gets the start over Matt Turner

49:40 - Canada gets the job done against Costa Rica

53:38 - Canada - Mexico preview

1:05:48 - USA - Jamaica preview

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:01pm EDT

Does Concacaf have a big three or does Mexico still reign supreme? Andrew, Doyle, Charlie and David preview the Octagon, featuring USA-Mexico and Canada-Mexico clashes that could decide who goes to the World Cup. Cesar Hernandez of the Mexican Soccer Show also joins to give the El Tri perspective.

3:32 - The mood ahead of US - Mexico

10:18 - What are the stakes for the US?

15:32 - Thoughts on the USMNT roster

20:36 - Interview: Cesar Hernandez previews Mexico

45:17 - How many minutes can Chrisitan Pulisic give the USMNT?

58:27 - What should the midfield trio be for the US?

1:05:08 - Who starts at goalkeeper for the US?

1:08:36 - Ricardo Pepi looks like a locked in starter 

1:10:00 - Predictions for US - Mexico 

1:12:39 - Why Canada’s game against Costa Rica is huge

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:31pm EDT

We made it! The regular season is over and the playoffs are almost here! But before we move into full postseason mode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, and Calen Carr pay respect to the undisputed MLS Goal King, Chris Wondolowski. Wondo retires as an all-time legend of the league and we'll never forget his goals or his celebrations. 

The guys also hit the big stories from a drama-filled Decision Day. RSL in on the last kick, Colorado snags the top spot in the West, and both LA clubs miss the playoffs. It's a jam-packed show to finish off the 2021 regular season!

1:30 - What we loved about Decision Day

7:37 - Celebrating the MLS Goal King Chris Wondolowski 

18:49 - RSL saves their season on the final kick of the game

28:23 - Should SKC have had a PK?

34:56 - Colorado Rapids seal the 1 seed in the West

45:25 - LAFC, Galaxy fall short on Decision Day

50:59 - Vancouver, Vanni Sartini are on cloud 9

54:39 - Who will benefit most from the international break?

58:39 - Montreal miss the playoffs, optimism for 2022?

1:02:50 - How dangerous can Orlando be in the playoffs? 

1:06:32 - D.C. comes up just short of the playoffs

1:08:38 - RBNY caps off a great run by making the playoffs

1:12:10 - Does Nashville have a shot at MLS Cup?

1:17:11 - Taty Castellanos wins the Golden Boot on the final day

1:21:14 - Is Atlanta destined to flop in the playoffs? 

1:26:05 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

It all comes down to this! Andrew and David preview Decision Day game by game with special guests...

2:29 - Decision Day overview

6:25 - Setting the stage for Decision Day in the East

8:12 - Nashville v RBNY preview

13:33 - Interview: Patrice Bernier

21:41 - Montreal v Orlando preview 

27:02 - Cincinnati v Atlanta preview

31:33 - DC’s playoff hopes look grim

32:44 - Will Jozy be back with TFC?

35:07 - PHI v NYC Preview

40:38 - East final standings predictions

43:51 - Revs rebrand thoughts

46:25 - Interview: Matt Turner

1:04:37 - Setting the stage for Decision Day in the West

1:06:09 - LA v Minnesota preview

1:08:06 - Sporting KC - RSL preview

1:11:54 - Does Vancouver make the playoffs?  

1:15:30 - Celebrating Kyle Beckerman’s career

1:22:34 - West final standings predictions

1:24:36 - USMNT roster reaction

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:41pm EDT

One more week! The regular season is coming down to the wire. There are 12 teams fighting for seven more playoff spots and a CCL spot at stake. So who handled business in Week 34 and who needs more to have a shot at MLS Cup? Doyle, Gass, Carr and Wiebe dig in!

8:20 - Jordan Morris is back, how does he change the Sounders?

15:51 - LAFC facing a season-defining game

18:48 - Emanuel Reynoso saves Minnesota’s season against SKC

27:26 - Is SKC’s defense an Achilles heel?

30:40 - RBNY deals Montreal a crushing loss

34:44 - Which team would be the biggest disappointment if they miss the playoffs?

39:03 - Orlando loses out on a key win

47:43 - What’s behind D.C.’s crazy number of injuries? 

52:23 - San Jose puts a dent in RSL’s playoff hopes

58:23 - NYCFC, Taty Castellanos are on fire 

1:02:01 - Philly’s kids roll Cincinnati

1:05:16 - Atlanta is having issues closing out games

1:12:43 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:11pm EDT

Andrew and Charlie are joined by two special guests (Whitecaps' interim manager Vanni Sartini + The Athletic's Sam Stejskal) to break down a playoffs shoots-and-ladders Week 33.

4:42 - Revs set the points record - are they the best MLS team of all time?

17:41 - Quick updates on open coaching and GM positions around MLS

23:06 - Interview: Vanni Sartini on the Vancouver Whitecaps’ resurgence

45:36 - Will Seattle or SKC take the No. 1 seed in the West?

57:01 - It’s time to be concerned about Minnesota United

1:01:17 - D.C. United scraps to a win, Losada says reinforcements needed

1:04:35 - Atlanta’s stars lead them to a comeback win

1:06:43 - Nashville finally gets a win in a wild game

1:10:30 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:15pm EDT

New England won the Shield without playing a game! Now, will they make history and can Adam Buksa win the Golden Boot? Plus, short-handed Sporting KC takes down the short-handed Sounders (and the suplex that had MLS talking), the Red Bulls' magical run, NYCFC's beat down of D.C. United and Jozy's heel turn against Montreal.

5:02 - Celebrating the Revs’ dominating Supporters’ Shield season

18:28 - The connection the Revs DPs have is special

28:01 - Is Philly or Nashville a bigger threat to the Revs in the East?

33:07 - Sporting KC gets a big win in Seattle

44:47 - Both SKC and the Sounders are missing star players heading into the playoffs

47:23 - Colorado Rapids clinch a playoff spot, look like legit contenders 

50:17 - The Red Bulls are the hottest team in the league

54:19 - NYCFC has a huge get-right game, D.C. looks exhausted 

59:06 - Jozy plays spoiler to Montreal’s playoff hopes

1:04:10 - How will the bottom half of the West playoff race shake out?

1:08:18 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:28pm EDT

Andrew, Charlie and David gather to dig through the wreckage of a crazy night of comebacks in MLS and look ahead to the weekend!

4:41 - Brian White, ‘Caps pull off amazing comeback win

16:49 - Should Vanni Sartini get the Vancouer job full time?

24:56 - Minnesota’s DPs show up, can they carry them to the playoffs?

31:15 - Cristian Arango is making a case for Newcomer of the Year

37:22 - Will Carlos Vela be with LAFC long-term?

43:26 - Atlanta’s inability to see out games is a concern 

51:16 - What would a Supporters’ Shield mean to the Revs?

1:02:43 - Dropped points for both Seattle and Colorado at the top of the West

1:07:17 - Wooden Spoon shenanigans 

1:10:09 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 7:30pm EDT

Everything you need to know (and some stuff you don't) from MLS Week 30!

5:25 - MLS Cup or bust for the Revs?

18:16 - LA Galaxy snap a 9-game winless run

25:45 - Loons get a win, but positive signs for Austin

29:21 - RSL are fun, good, and look like they’re going to make the playoffs

35:44 - LAFC avoids a trap game, stays alive for playoffs 

42:30 - Vancouver is playing their best soccer in years

50:34 - What’s the most attractive open coaching job in MLS?

58:21 - RBNY and NYCFC are two teams headed in different directions

1:05:24 - Atlanta handles business on the road, move up the table

1:09:28 - Columbus, Montreal both grab needed results 

1:13:38 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 6:12pm EDT

The guys gather in the wake of another Concacaf World Cup Qualifying window to discuss the USMNT's win against Costa Rica and qualifying campaign so far and celebrate Canada and Alphonso Davies' triumph over Panama!

1:18 - First reactions to the USMNT win

8:11 - Is rotating goalkeepers the right move for the USMNT?

24:17 - Evaluating Weston McKennie’s performance in this window

28:35 - Is Robinson/Richards the CB pairing of the future?

38:43 - Was this a successful window for the USMNT?

45:18 - Canada blows out Panama after early scare

52:06 - Will Canada make the World Cup?

56:46 - Biggest MLS playoff stories to watch as the international window ends

1:04:12 - MLS games of the weekend

1:09:12 - Ricardo Pepi is No. 1 on this year’s 22 under 22 list presented by Body Armor

1:13:51 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

The Extratime crew digs into the USMNT's shocking loss to Panama, Canada's draw down in Jamaica, and recaps the mini MLS weekend.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:29am EDT

The guys burn the midnight oil (and pour the brown stuff) to bring you instant reaction to the USMNT’s win against Jamaica and Canada’s historic result in Mexico City.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:50am EDT

Breaking down every story from MLS Week 29, plus World Cup qualifying preview!

2:57 - Daryl Dike delivers a huge win (and sunglasses) for Orlando

15:51 - Hernan Losada has transformed D.C. this season

22:19 -  Sounders blow out Colorado, is this the ceiling for the Rapids?

30:50 - Is Josh Atencio in the USMNT conversation? 

36:05 - Is Sporting KC getting enough respect? 

49:26 - CF Montreal knocks off Atlanta in a game with huge playoff implications

54:29 - Matt Turner, Andre Blake. Who ya got for Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year?

57:27 - Is NYCFC in danger of missing the playoffs? 

1:00:21 - Picking the bubble teams who will make the playoffs in the West

1:05:50 - El Trafico was indicative of both where LAFC and the Galaxy are

1:14:02 - USMNT & Canada World Cup Qualifying Preview

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 7:16pm EDT

What does Campeones Cup mean to the Crew? Should Josef Martinez get a statue? Why is the Eastern Conference so chaotic behind the top two? What now for the Chicago Fire? Andrew, Charlie and David get together to sift through Wednesday's night's 14-game MLS extravaganza and react to Gregg Berhalter's WCQ roster.

3:00 - Can the Crew use Campeones Cup to get their season back on track?

25:50 - Celebrating Josef Martinez as he hits 100 career MLS goals

31:55 - Carles Gil is the unquestioned MVP

38:41 - Why Nashville are above the pack in the East

42:02 - D.C.’s turnaround year continues 

44:41 - The Galaxy are spiraling, can they right the ship? 

49:04 - Will Carlos Vela and Bob Bradley be back with LAFC in 2022?

56:00 - Wicky out in Chicago, what went wrong for the Fire?

1:05:42 - USMNT roster reaction

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT

Big changes in Cincy. Jaap Stam is out and FCC is one again looking for a fresh start. Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, and Matt Doyle break down what Cincinnati needs in a new GM, a new coach, and what there is to work with on the roster. 

The guys also discuss the most overrated playoff team, whether there's cause for concern with Orlando, and what's happening with the playoff bubble teams. Enjoy the start of fall and listen in! 

3:50 - Is the Western Conference better than the East?

8:27 - Who is the most overrated playoff team?

12:51 - New England chasing history update

22:00 - Should Orlando be concerned heading into the playoffs?

28:29 - What did Portland prove in their blowout win?

40:24 - Sounders get a huge win over SKC

48:12 - Jaap Stam out in Cincy, how should the club approach the next hire?

57:14 - Are Columbus finally finding their form?

59:12 - Playoff bubble watch 

1:08:33 - Is another year in MLS the best path for Ricardo Pepi?

1:15:58 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

Concacaf is changing, from Leagues Cup to CCL … Andrew, David and Charlie plot out the future through their eyes. Plus, why the Sounders fell short against Club Leon in Las Vegas and what it means for the rest of their season. In midweek MLS action, a crazy NY Derby, the Revs lack (???) of GOAT buzz, Hany Mukhtar’s MVP case and Pa Modou Kah’s case to be Whitecaps manager.

3:23 - Seattle comes up just short in Leagues Cup

11:27 - How do the Sounders rebound for the rest of the season?

19:43 - How the 2023 Leagues Cup changes can elevate soccer in the region

35:54 - Any concerns about NYCFC after a wild New York derby?

40:48 - Why hasn’t New England’s record-setting pace gotten more buzz?

51:42 - Hany Mukhtar’s case for MVP

1:03:08 - The must-win games this weekend

1:04:55 - Philadelphia vs Atlanta Preview

1:08:10 - Seattle v Sporting Kansas City Preview

1:12:47 - Pa Modou Kah has Pacific FC flying in the Canadian Championship

1:15:23 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Luchi Gonzalez is out, but the math remains a little fuzzy for FC Dallas? What is success, anyway? And can you win MLS Cup while selling at a league-best rate? Andrew, David and Calen sort through the third coaching change of the season, then turn to MLS Week 26. Where do the Revs stand in their quest for history? Who is trending in the right direction along the playoff line? Which contenders have big holes?

TIME CODES

3:37 - Is Justin Morrow the best left back in MLS history?

8:40 - Why has the MLS points record been broken so many times in the past few years?

17:10 - Luchi Gonazlez, FC Dallas part ways

42:35 - Does Atlanta have the highest ceiling outside of the Revs?

49:40 - Reynoso delivered for Minnesota in a must-win game 

51:22 - Real Salt Lake is in the playoff race against all odds 

56:17 - CF Montreal and their young stars deserve more props

58:12 - Is Inter Miami fools gold?

1:00:58 - Portland and LAFC look like teams headed in different directions

1:07:58 - Which contender are you more worried about: Orlando or the LA Galaxy?

1:11:33 - Which coaches have improved their teams the most this year?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:31pm EDT

Who is for real? And who ... isn't? Andrew and Charlie sort through the playoff wannabes and bubble teams. Atlanta United? For real! Philadelphia Union? Not so much. Inter Miami? Phil Neville may not agree with our answer.

Plus, Landon Donovan's coaching future (at Real Salt Lake?) and the Sounders Kelyn Rowe on Leagues Cup, coming home to Seattle and his efforts to Kick Childhood Cancer.

TIME CODES

3:06 - The biggest result of midweek was…

7:36 - Atlanta United looks like they’re back!

12:53 - Ola Kamara takes over the Golden Boot lead, D.C. wins again

16:57 - Is Philly doomed to be a “yo-yo” team?

23:12 - Will Inter Miami make the playoffs?

26:24 - Who do you believe in more? LAFC or Portland?

30:24 - Would Landon Donovan be the right coach for RSL?

35:25 - Seattle heading to Leagues Cup Final 

40:46 - Interview: Kelyn Rowe

1:02:42 - Is SKC in the same tier as the Revs and the Sounders?

1:04:29 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:17pm EDT

Soccer never stops and neither does Extratime! The MLS stretch run is in full swing with massive playoff implications for almost every game in Week 24. We start off with the Supporters' Shield race (New England's to lose?) and work our way down to the fight for the final playoff spots in both conferences. 

Then, it's on to continental competition as we get you ready for two huge semifinals in the Leagues Cup and CCL. Can Seattle be the first MLS team to make the Leagues Cup final? Can Philly pull off a miracle? We'll definitely be watching to find out! 

4:25 - The Supporters’ Shield is New England’s to lose

16:24 - Seattle’s Achilles' heel

24:50 - Minnesota is better set up for the playoffs than the regular season

25:22 - Do the Colorado Rapids have the goal scorers to be an MLS Cup contender? 

35:03 - Nashville SC’s season deserves more respect

40:14 - How does Gonzalo Pineda fit all Atlanta’s best pieces together?

46:49 - Miami back from the dead, can they make the playoffs? 

51:11 - Columbus doesn’t look likely to make the playoffs, what’s gone wrong?

53:09 - Who between LAFC and RSL makes the playoffs?

1:00:39 - Wondo and Pepi trading jerseys was a cool passing-of-the-torch moment

1:05:34 - FC Cincinnati finally wins at TQL Stadium

1:07:05 - Leagues Cup Semifinals preview

1:12:15 - CCL Semifinals preview 

1:17:24 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:55pm EDT

Relief for US fans, joy for Canada fans! Both teams are leaving the first World Cup Qualifying window with 5 points; are both teams in good shape to make the World Cup?

For the USMNT, we discuss which players have earned starting spots going forward and the tough decisions Gregg Berhalter has to make with Sergino Dest and John Brooks. 

For Canada, it might be too early to celebrate, but it's definitely not too early to praise a great first qualifying window. We explain why this looks like a group capable of making the World Cup and why we'll learn very quickly in October how good this team is. 

1:35 - The MLS pipeline showed up for the US and Canada in the wins

4:09 - Celebrating Ricardo Pepi’s huge night

7:19 - Gregg Berhalter got it right with the subs

9:40 - The US played without fear in the second half

11:59 - Was this a good window for the USMNT?

19:03 - Brenden Aaronson is breaking out, is he a locked-in starter?

22:12 - Sebastian Lletget and Cristian Roldan had great games

27:48 - Mark McKenzie had a bounce-back game

33:09 - Should Sergino Dest be benched to start the next round of qualifiers?

37:08 - Has Matt Turner claimed the No.1 GK job for the national team?

40:56 - Canada blows out El Salvador in impressive win 

43:45 - This Canada group looks like a World Cup team

50:45 - Evaluating Canada’s chances to qualify

53:41 - We’re going to learn a lot about Canada when they play Mexico on Oct. 7

1:00:43 - Is Canada satisfied coming out of this window? What do they need to improve on in October? 

1:03:43 - How confident are you in the USMNT and Gregg Berhalter going forward?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:38am EDT

Extratime is your one-stop shop for international and domestic soccer! We hit every angle of the USA - Canada 1-1 draw before switching gears to the MLS weekend that was.

It's 1.5 hours of pure North American soccer for you to enjoy this Labor Day Weekend! 

1:02 - Quick reactions to the USA - Canada 1-1 draw

5:28 - Canada is now in great shape for this World Cup Qualifying window

12:22 - Why has the USMNT attack struggled so much?

21:58 - Canada’s subs changed the game

23:36 - Canada’s attitude and culture is in a great spot

25:52 - Did the USMNT need to make subs earlier?

32:06 - Antonee Robinson’s best USMNT performance

34:19 - Christian Pulisic looked a little off in this game

37:45 - Junior Hoilett has an important role within this young Canadian team

40:15 - Can Cristian Roldan be an X-factor for this team?

42:10 - Big picture - what is wrong with the USMNT right now?

48:16 - How should the USMNT adjust against Honduras in game 3?

1:01:50 - Canada v El Salvador preview

1:07:09 - What did Nashville prove in their win over NYCFC?

1:14:37 - The Daryl Dike hype train back on track and so is Orlando

1:24:43 - Diego Rossi is gone, is LAFC’s ceiling this year capped?

1:30:56 - Colorado continue to go under the radar - are they for real?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:57am EDT

World Cup Qualifying is finally underway! David Gass, Matt Doyle, and Calen Carr break down the opening-game draws for the U.S. and Canada from Thursady night. Is there cause for concern for either team? Did both coaches overcomplicate their lineup choices? And what will it look like when the two countries meet on Sunday in Nashville? 

1:20 - First thoughts on the U.S. draw with El Salvador 

4:01 - Did Gregg Berhalter get it right with the lineup?

4:37 - Has Sergino Dest become a liability?

11:58 - Thoughts on Gio Reyna’s performance

13:16 - Tyler Adams was a standout performer 

14:47 - Why did the US struggle to execute a gameplan?

17:32 - Is a draw good enough to open World Cup Qualifying?

20:27 - Miles Robinson might have locked down a permanent starting spot 

22:17 - What changes does the USMNT make against Canada? 

25:43 - First thoughts on Canada’s draw with Honduras

32:52 - Did the surprise lineups affect player performances? 

35:00 - Are you worried about Canada after this opening game?

37:03 - USA v Canada preview 

41:17 - Is Sunday a must win game for the US?

43:29 - Does Pulisic start against Canada?

45:13 - What changes do you expect from Canada?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:35am EDT

Goals, goals, goals! Heineken Rivalry Week delivered from El Trafico to Copa Texas to Hell is Real to Cascadia. The guys go through all the action, rewind to analyze the coaching changes for Real Salt Lake and the Whitecaps then talk World Cup Qualifying.

7:10 - Our favorite moments of Heineken Rivalry Week

20:34 - Playoff reset - which teams are on track for the postseason?

26:05 - El Trafico delivers (again)

41:16 - Hell was almost real for Columbus

45:52 - Throwback performance from Diego Chara helps Portland down Seattle

51:58 - Ricardo Pepi cannot be stopped

1:03:37 - Is Pa Modou Kah the perfect fit for the Vancouver coaching job?

1:09:44 - NYCFC proved they’re legit

1:12:29 - Nashville get their first road win of the season

1:17:45 - How many points does the USMNT need in this first World Cup Qualifying Window?

1:21:28 - Does Canada have the depth to navigate all 3 games?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:48pm EDT

What do you get when you give Wiebe and Gass a six pack of Heineken and a microphone? The official recap of the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target, of course. Long live Ricardo Pepi! Long live the king!

 

1:28 - MLS is now clearly the dominant force in the region

5:23 - Ricardo Pepi reportedly commits to the USMNT

8:42 - MLS All-Stars take down Liga MX (ASG Game Recap)

13:15 - VIBES of the game

23:18 - Celebrating Ricardo Pepi’s big night

33:16 - will we start to see more Americans playing in Liga MX?

37:48 - Matt Turner wins ASG MVP

44:28 - who from the LIGA MX roster do you want to see in MLS?

46:42 - favorite moments of all star week

51:42 - Heineken rivalry week preview

1:01:30 - Tajon Buchanan off to Europe

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:10am EDT

There's no better way to get ready for the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target than a LIVE Extratime Extravaganza! The boys are back in the flesh with a full All-Star preview, reactions to Heineken Rivalry Week and a handful of interviews full of laughs and news.

What's the future of the MLS-Liga MX partnership? Let MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Liga MX president Mikel Arriola tell you themselves. Plus, Walker Zimmerman, Miles Robinson, Matt Turner and Ricardo Pepi stop by for insightful interviews ahead of the week's festivities.

:33 - We’re live from Banc of California Stadium in LA! 

10:02 - How do you want to see the MLS All-Star team line up?

18:24 - What to expect from Liga MX

24:36 - Revs, Sounders both on fire - who is the favorite for the Supporters’ Shield? Which wants it more?

41:51 - Interview: Liga MX President Mikel Arriola

48:26 - Interview: MLS Commissioner Don Garber

58:50 - Interview: Nashville SC Defender Walker Zimmerman

1:07:44 - Interview: Atlanta United Defender Miles Robinson

1:18:25 - Interview: Revs Goalkeeper Matt Turner

1:36:53 - Interview: FC Dallas Forward Ricardo Pepi

1:50:22 - Mailbag: we finally give some love to Miami and the ‘Caps!

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:43pm EDT

The soccer never stops! Coming off a huge midweek of MLS games, David Gass and Charlie Davies dive into the action. Are the Rapids an MLS Cup contender? Is Columbus' title defense in trouble? Is Raul Ruidiaz the best striker in Sounders history?

Throw in a preview of this weekend's Heineken Rivalry Week matches and a mailbag, and we've got quite the show! 

4:35 - Rapids looking like an MLS Cup contender

9:00 - Philadelphia gets a big win over NYCFC

13:50 - Are you buying the Barco/ATL breakout?

20:36 - Columbus loses 5th straight, how worried should we be?

26:00 - CJ Sapong is on fire...should he get a look with the USMNT?

32:38 - Nashville’s year 2 has seriously impressed

35:08 -Vancouver continues to get results, now have Scottish Messi 

36:03 - Austin FC’s playoff hopes look dead in the water

40:56 - Is Raul Ruidiaz the best forward in Sounders history?

46:33 - The Revs are absolutely flying, that continued Wednesday

50:45 - Cali Clasico preview

54:57 - Minnesota - Sporting KC preview

57:27: RBNY - NYCFC will be season defining for both teams

1:03:34 - Texas Derby preview

1:06:02 - Rocky Mountain Cup preview 

1:09:24 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:49pm EDT

PURE. MLS. CHAOS. Coming off a wild weekend of soccer, David Gass, Matt Doyle, and Calen Carr dive into madness! The guys relive the wild few minutes of Montréal - RBNY, dig into how the Sounders crushed Portland on the road, and give props to Nashville for an impressive win. 

We also discuss Daniel Salloi's MVP credentials, wonder if the Galaxy are an elite MLS team, and talk to RSL striker Bobby Wood! 

2:39 - We’re hyped for the All-Star Skills Challenge

9:03 - Montreal - RBNY was pure MLS chaos

18:43 - Seattle blows out Portland in a wild end to the weekend

33:27 - Evaluating Daniel Salloi’s MVP credentials 

35:58 - Nashville gets an impressive win over D.C.

43:06 - Josef Martinez finally scores at MBS, things are looking up for Atlanta

46:21 - Interview: RSL forward Bobby Wood

1:05:47 - Are the LA Galaxy now the “MLS Elite” tier?

1:10:17 - Colorado continues to quietly climb the standings

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Gonzalo Pineda to Atlanta United! Leagues Cup lows and highs! Hernan Losada explains how he’s transformed D.C. United! It’s a been a busy week, and Andrew, Charlie and David do their best to run down all the news and action and also prepare you for the weekend.

2:15 - Quick CCL Prediction for America - Philadelphia

4:26 - Is Gonzalo Pineda the right hire for Atlanta United?

22:43 - Why has LAFC struggled so much this season? 

30:53 - How Minnesota can keep their great run of form going against the LA Galaxy

42:24 - SKC gets rolled in Leagues Cup, did Peter Vermes make the right choice with the lineup?

49:36 - Seattle dominates Tigres, are they about to go on ANOTHER second-half run?

58:38 - Interview: Hernan Losada on how he’s transformed D.C. United

1:20:11 - ESPN+ Games of the Week

1:23:31 - Mailbag 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

MLS is changing quickly, and the “great game” is the path forward. Doyle returns to offer his take on MLS 4.0, and the guys wonder how Messi could end up in MLS. We don’t have to imagine Leagues Cup. It’s here, and it promises to be a ton of fun (and competitive, too). Plus, everything you need to know from Week 18! The best unbeaten streaks you didn’t know existed! The case for keeping Rob Valentino in charge in Atlanta! Paxten Aaronson balls out (and we demand answers about Carles Gil’s injury). Last, but never least, a quick CCL semi preview!

2:30 - Transfer window wrap: Is MLS 4.0 here?

12:33 - Messi to MLS? LOL

13:43 - Leagues Cup kicks off this week - why it matters

23:22 - The best unbeaten streaks you didn’t know existed

47:03 - Why is FC Dallas finally clicking? Pepi.

49:00 - Chicago showing signs of progress

52:09 - Should Atlanta keep Rob Valentino for the rest of the year?

1:02:17 - Gerard Nijkamp is out in Cincy

1:09:04 - Are we seeing a changing of the guard in Toronto?

1:13:55 - Paxten Aaronson has arrived #Doop

1:18:22 - What’s going on with Carles Gil?

1:21:57 - CCL Preview

1:25:01 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 7:13pm EDT

Holy transfer deadline day! Money was flying on Thursday, and the guys dug into all the moves – some as they were being reported live – and tried to make sense of the blockbuster trade that sent Jeremy Ebobisse to the Quakes. In other news, the MLS squad for the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target is out. Charlie gives his starting XI, Wiebe explains why six Sounders actually makes sense and Dave takes you through all the snubs. Finally, our takes from all the midweek action … Salloi for MVP? Josef’s red legit? LAFC having defensive issues? D.C. United deserve more respect? – and the mail.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 6:24pm EDT

Yes, we're back after burning the midnight Gold Cup oil. MLS never sleeps, and Week 16 delivered some big headlines, big scorelines and big transfer news.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:38pm EDT

The guys gather after the final whistle to break down the Gold Cup final, go through all the player pool winners and losers and plot out the path to Qatar 2022.

 

1:33 - Instant Reaction / One Word Takes

11:54 - Kellyn Acosta is taking names

26:49 - Is Matt Turner the new USMNT Starting Goalkeeper?

37:35 - Is Miles Robinson in poll position at CB?

50:25 - Final takeaways from the Gold Cup Final

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:31am EDT

It was an epic night in Concacaf as the USMNT battled their way to the final and Mexico broke Canadian hearts. Andrew, Charlie, Calen and David burn the midnight oil to talk Gold Cup: Tajon Buchanan's rising price tag, Canada's rising place in Concacaf, Gyasi Zardes' (and Daryl Dike's) place in the No. 9 hierarchy, Turner vs. Steffen in goal and a full final preview.

Plus, thoughts on the Mark-Anthony Kaye blockbuster, Austin FC's new No. 9 (we think?) and a look at Friday's ESPN games.

2:40 - Quick thoughts on Canada's semifinal loss

7:38 - Celebrating Tajon Buchanan’s breakout tournament

15:54 - Is Canada now the third best team in Concacaf? 

18:58 - First thoughts on the US’ win over Qatar

28:17 - What is the US No. 9 depth chart? 

34:26 - Who starts in goal for the USMNT in World Cup Qualifying?

44:40 - What changes do you expect from the US for the final? 

47:32 - Does the US win the Gold Cup?

56:25 - Breaking down the Mark-Anthony Kaye trade

1:01:42 - Is Sebastian Driussi the missing piece for Austin FC?

1:04:51 - Where does the Atlanta - Orlando rivalry stand?

1:09:50 - LA - Portland: Which U22 signing will be more impactful?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:45am EDT

Yes, we’re talking about Atlanta again … but mostly just to break down Kanye West’s hilarious/awesome (???) appearance at this weekend’s game against the Crew. Columbus won, and Caleb Porter joined the “Are you watching the games or just looking at the stats?” movement. Plus, choooooo chooooooo all aboard the Ricardo Pepi hype train, NYCFC with the five finger slap to Orlando’s face, New England takes over the Shield lead and Carles Gil challenges the single-season assist record and the Timbers’ challenging season.

5:49 - Kanye West living at Mercedes Benz Stadium?!?!?

10:27 - Are Atlanta showing any signs of improvement?

14:55 - It isn’t pretty, but Columbus are finding ways to get points

22:36 - Thiago Almada would be a huge signing for ATLUTD

25:40 - Is Sebastian Driussi the missing piece for Austin FC?

30:22 - Ricardo Pepi is on fire! Why he could shatter an MLS transfer record

45:17 - Was it a statement win for NYCFC?

51:02 - Sporting KC takes down Seattle in impressive road win 

52:49 - New England takes over the Shield lead...but will they lose Tajon Buchanan to Europe?

59:01 - Are injuries to blame for Portland’s struggles?

1:03:53 - Nashville SC, Hany Mukhtar keep rolling

1:05:21 - Toronto FC get a much-needed win

1:07:26 - Real Salt Lake continues to dominate the Rocky Mountain Cup

1:08:52 - Vancouver!! The ‘Caps get another good result against LAFC

1:10:18 - Is Inter Miami’s draw an improvement?

1:11:20 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:03pm EDT

The guys get together after the final whistle to talk USMNT and CanMNT wins in the Gold Cup!

  • :44 - Quick reactions to the USMNT win
  • 4:53 - Matthew Hoppe was the hero, what did he show outside of the goal?
  • 11:54 - Daryl Dike struggled again, do we need to reset our expectations?
  • 16:30 - Would you start Zardes or Dike against Qatar?
  • 18:35 - Kellyn Acosta had a big game defensively
  • 22:28 - Did Gianluca Busio take another step against Jamaica?
  • 27:00 - Did Miles Robinson play himself onto the World Cup Qualifying Roster?
  • 30:50 - How’d James Sands handle playing in a back four?
  • 33:47 - What was lacking from the US performance? 
  • 35:20 - USMNT v Qatar Semifinal preview
  • 40:23 - Canada impressed in their win over Costa Rica
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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:06am EDT

Soooooo what happened in Atlanta? The Athletic’s Felipe Cardenas calls in to take Andrew and David behind the scenes of a rapid and somewhat unexpected divorce. Plus, Inter Miami are in their own downward spiral, and Tom Bogert has the latest on the parade of transfers (and transfer rumors) in MLS.

5:15 - Miami is in a downward spiral, is there any way out?

16:03 – Quick thoughts on all the Wednesday action

22:20 - Felipe Cardenas (The Athletic) on what went wrong for Gabriel Heinze and Atlanta

48:57 - Tom Bogert on LAFC’s new striker, Tajon Buchanan’s future, Mueller’s Scotland move

1:11:49 - Previewing the US and Canada’s Gold Cup Quarterfinal matches

1:20:29 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:03pm EDT

All MLS, all Week 13! First up, Gabriel Heinze’s abrupt departure from Atlanta United. Andrew, Doyle and David break down why it happened now, what’s happened to the Five Stripes project – from MLS Cup to chaos – and what (or who) comes next. Plus, the Invincibles are no more, Hany Mukhtar is the Nashville Messi, Montreal is inspirational (and we were wrong), Jozy is BACK and Gianluca Busio has a big number attached to his name.

1:10 - Quick thoughts on El Salvador - Mexico

5:25 - Which conference has been better in MLS this year?

8:22 - Gabriel Heinze out as Atlanta manager, we dig in on what went wrong

20:10 -Who should Atlanta hire now?

32:59 - Seattle’s unbeaten streak finally ends 

37:11 - Hany Mukhtar goes full Messi, Nashville blows out Chicago

41:10 - Making sense of that bonkers Montreal - Cincinnati game

47:55 - JOZY. IS. BACK. Why Toronto is primed for a huge second half of the season comeback

51:13 - Vancouver gets a much-needed win!

54:42 - FC Dallas shows signs of progress, Sebastian Blanco back for Portland

57:16 - LAFC looking much better, David Ochoa balls out

1:05:56 - Gianluca Busio’s Italy move draws ever closer

1:08:45 - Columbus has disappointed this year

1:10:00 - Taty Castellanos is the key to NYCFC’s season

1:14:15 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:40pm EDT

The guys gather at the final whistle for a quick reaction to the USMNT's 1-0 win against Canada to conclude Gold Cup Group B.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:15pm EDT

 

Nobody’s had a more magical, life-changing year than Daryl Dike! He was at it again as the USMNT swept past Martinique in the Gold Cup. Andrew, Charlie, Doyle and David sort through the performance, including Eryk Williamson’s big night and James Sands opportunity going forward. What will Gregg Berhalter do against Canada? And John Herdman against the US, for that matter? Plus, we fill out an ETR All-Star ballot and breaking news in Atlanta! Josef Martinez is training by himself, and Gabriel Heinze isn’t budging.

0:40 - Instant reactions to the USMNT’s big win

7:38 - Daryl Dike dominates once again

11:11 - Thoughts on 3-4-3 formation

14:05 - Eryk Williamson certainly impressed

18:27 -What did Matthew Hoppe show?

19:56 - How should the US set up against Canada?

22:18 - What does this third group game mean for Canada

28:50 - Picking the USMNT lineup to face Canada

39:30 - News and notes from around the Gold Cup

41:44 - Trouble in Atlanta? What’s going on with Josef Martinez and Gabriel Heinze?

56:55 - Filling out the Extratime All-Star ballot

1:06:11 - Homegrown player sales galore! Breaking down the move for Tanner Tessmann

1:08:17 - Why so many young Americans are going to Europe right now

1:14:28 – Mailbag!

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:58pm EDT

Three points is three points, but the USMNT left something to be desired in their Gold Cup opener. Andrew, Charlie, Doyle and David have your US-Haiti reaction – which players impressed and which players … didn’t, Gianluca Busio’s debut, Dike vs. Gyasi (or both!) at forward and the what they’d like to see aganst Martinique – plus Canada’s big win and a disaster for El Tri.

1:26 - US - Haiti breakdown

6:31 - Which USMNT players impressed?

11:19 - Did Gianluca Busio earn a starting spot for the rest of the tournament?

17:06 - The Miles Robinson - Walker Zimmerman pairing looked good

18:50 - James Sands was a difference-maker off the bench

20:01 - How far up the depth chart did Shaq Moore move?

20:58 - Should the US experiment more with a 3-5-2

30:47 - Is a 2-striker setup a viable option?

34:00 - Evaluating Sam Vines' performance

43:12 - How should the US approach game 2?

48:13 - Canada - Martinique breakdown

50:46 - Tajon Buchanan balled out

54:20 - Should Mexico be worried after drawing Trinidad & Tobago?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

Midweek MLS breakdown and Gold Cup preview w/ Herculez Gomez and Jon Arnold! What more could you want? First up, Andrew, David and Charlie dig into Week 12. Can the Sounders run the table without a loss? More importantly, how are they doing this with three Best XI players out? Plus, the interim bump is real for Toronto, Bruce Arena sounds off and the Fire might just be turning a corner. Then it’s time to talk Gold Cup, specifically whether it even matters if the USMNT win the tournament. We say no, then lay out a checklist for Gregg Berhalter, talk Canada and their goals and Herc explains why all the pressure is on El Tri. Arnold gives his stories to watch (Suriname, Haiti and Central America), too!

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:16pm EDT

What happens when you lose 7-1 and drop to the bottom of the standings? You lose your job. The big news in MLS from the weekend was three-fold: 1) Chris Armas is out in Toronto 2) Lower.com Field is a revelation and 3) all aboard the Ricardo Pepi hype train. Andrew, David, Doyle and Calen break down all the headlines from Week 11. What’s next for Toronto FC? Are D.C. United turning the corner? Did Charlotte hire the next big thing in MLS coaching? Do Sporting KC deserve more respect? Did Hassani Dotson really propose on the field?

5:17 - Crew, Revs, treat fans to great game in Lower.com Field opener

18:48 - What went down at MLS Next Cup

23:54 - Chris Armas is out, what’s next for Toronto FC?

41:19 - D.C. United is rounding into form

47:46 - Charlotte FC reportedly hires first manager

51:18 - Are we giving SKC enough respect?

59:46 - Austin FC gets first home win

1:01:38 - Statement wins from Nashville and the Red Bulls

1:11:29 - Ricardo Pepi is on fire...will he play for the US or Mexico?

1:19:45 - Mailbag 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:17pm EDT

USMNT Gold Cup reaction from roster spots 1-23 with Charlie Davies! What’s the best XI Gregg Berhalter can field? Why isn’t Julian Araujo in the squad? Who can push into the World Cup qualifying team? Plus, Ayo Akinola commits to Canada, who look stacked even without Jonathan David. In MLS, the European transfer window is open and that means rumors and, soon, imports and exports. Tom Bogert has the lowdown. Austin FC got the party started with a new No. 9 (and they still have a DP spot open), and Columbus is certainly going to be popping bottles as Lower.com Field opens this weekend against the Revs.

2:42 - Gold Cup Roster Reaction 

7:06 - Why Julian Araujo isn’t on this roster

8:21 - Who are you most excited to see?

20:36 - Our ideal Gold Cup starting XI

30:15 - Ayo Akinola and Canada’s Gold Cup roster

34:38 - Austin FC signs Moussa Djitte + why more signings are coming

43:28 - Biggest needs in MLS as the transfer window opens

47:19 - Columbus set to open new stadium

58:26 - ESPN+ Games of the Week

1:03:33 - Players to watch this weekend

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:59pm EDT

Join the #PlayYourKids movement! After a weekend in which Ricardo Pepi showed he might be MLS’s next big export and a 17-year-old biked in his first pro goal, Andrew, Doyle and Calen sit down to break down MLS Week 10. Plus, our early MVP rankings (Chicharito and Gil at the top), Nani and Orlando City’s run of form, why LAFC isn’t clicking and why San Jose is cratering, FC Cincinnati have hope and three-man backlines are de jour.

4:04 – Managing Nani’s minutes is key to Orlando’s success

7:04 – Celebrating SKC and Daniel Salloi

10:32 – Why LAFC still isn’t clicking

23:49 – Elite weekend for #PlayYourKids and Ricardo Pepi

38:58 – Breaking down San Jose’s rough stretch

50:29 – MVP rankings

54:32 - FC Cincinnati wins back-to-back games!?!?!

1:09:34 – Will someone please sign Kei Kamara?

1:13:48 – Why three-man backlines are becoming a trend

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:58pm EDT

Caden Clark is headed to RB Leipzig. What does it all mean? Plus, reaction from Week 9 and a lookahead to Week 10. Daryl Dike is gonna beast you. That’s just facts. Carlos Vela might be back to MVP level, and that means the world to LAFC. Toronto FC are down in the dumps and Charlie tries to explain why that is and why Raul Ruidiaz chose to Panenka. In the mailbag, which managers are under the most pressure? Most importantly, Robbie Rogers and Collin Martin explain what it’s like to come out as a professional athlete and what we can all do to make soccer safer for LGBTQ+ athletes.

2:38 – Daryl Dike is baaaaaaaack

9:37 – Caden Clark makes unprecedented move to RB Leipzig, what does it mean?

17:46 – MVP-level Carlos Vela is back and LAFC roll

20:03 – Daniel Salloi and Sporting KC are on fire

23:25 – Why is Toronto struggling so badly?

31:18 -– The thought behind the Panenka (according to Charlie Davies)

34:15 – Gass is jacked up for Houston ... despite the blown lead

36:51 – INTERVIEW: Robbie Rogers and Collin Martin explain what it’s like to come out as a professional athlete

1:20:14 – Which managers are under the most pressure?

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MLS is back in full force … with a new league for 2022? Early details there and complete breakdown of Week 8 from Doyle, David and Andrew. First up, welcome to Q2 Stadium, Austin FC! The result wasn’t ideal, but the day was for the city and the supporters. The guys ponder whether the club has what it takes to make the postseason in Year 1 and what makes a leisure suit a leisure suit. As one building opened, another closed in Columbus. The guys eulogize/celebrate Crew Stadium in our Continental Tire Celebrating Soccer Moment of the Weekend. Plus, thoughts on new Fire crest, Matt Turner for MVP, Jakob Glesnes AGAIN, Gianluca Busio to Serie A, concern rankings for non-playoff teams and much more.

4:00 – New MLS league will launch for 2022!

10:07 – Welcome to MLS, Q2 Stadium and Austin! Now, how can you make the playoffs?

21:01 – Our best Crew Stadium memories … Celebrating Soccer driven by Continental Tire

29:36 – Thoughts on new Chicago Fire crest

33:44 – Matt Turner for MVP? Revs outlast NYCFC

41:20 – Shield win for Shield leaders, talking Sounders

45:49 – Jakob Glesnes AGAIN!

50:51 – Is Sporting KC going to sell Gianluca Busio?

55:18 – Rapids climb to third in the West! Cole Bassett for USMNT?

1:01:54 – Non-playoff team levels of concern, ranked!

1:10:56 – Jozy Altidore to the Gold Cup? Why Wiebe wants it to happen

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How did Mark McKenzie bounce back from his Nations League final gaff? Why did he decide to tackle racism head on? How did he break into the Genk team that qualified for Champions League? What’s the best musical chairs tactic? Andrew, David and Charlie bring you a show with three important conversations. First, Austin FC supporter Jorge Chavez ahead of the opening of Q2 Stadium. Then, McKenzie. Finally, Israel Solomon, who designed the commemorative box and jersey numbers you’ll see this weekend in celebrations of Juneteenth.

2:39 – Does Extratime have a coastal bias???

5:16 – Interview: Jorge Chavez, Austin FC Supporter, on Q2 Stadium

17:50 – What to expect from Austin FC’s stadium opener

19:51– Interview: Mark McKenzie

  • How he bounced back in the Nations League final
  • What it was like to experience the USA - MEX rivalry 
  • How he decided to deal with the racial abuse and hate he received 
  • Juneteenth and the need for action, not just words
  • Orange Slices podcast
  • Breaking through in Belgium at Genk

1:11:20 – Are Houston Dynamo LAFC lite?

1:13:42 – Jim Curtin contract extension

1:14:11 – ESPN+ Games of the Week

1:19:17 – Interview: Israel Solomon on his art and celebrating Juneteenth 

1:31:40 – Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:04pm EDT

 

Mailbag pod! David, Doyle and Calen go through all your tweets, mail and messages, starting with the CanMNT’s business-like win in Haiti. Plus, what do you enjoy more … club soccer or international? Are Austin FC ready for Q2 Stadium? What if Inter Miami traded Rodolfo Pizarro to San Jose for a Matias Almeyda reunion? Could NYCFC finally win a trophy? What’s Christian Pulisic’s best position for the USMNT?

3:55 - Canada looking good in World Cup Qualifying

26:01 - What do you enjoy more: club soccer or international soccer?

31:26 - Austin FC finishes off grueling road trip in great shape

42:06 - Why a Rodolfo Pizarro trade makes sense

46:35 - NYCFC is poised for a breakout when MLS returns from the international break

55:24 - Early picks for Coach of the Year

1:01:24 - What’s Christian Pulisic’s best position for the USMNT?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:28pm EDT

Charlie Davies is back, and he’s jacked up for a “top bins” show! The guys dig into the USMNT’s convincing win against Costa Rica (LFG Daryl Dike and Brenden Aaronson) then talk MLS All-Star Game presented by Target and the Liga MX vs. MLS format. Who should be Liga MX manager? Who should be All-Stars from around MLS? Plus, D.C. United’s Paul Arriola stops by to help you understand how Liga MX stars will think about the game, why he was “cool as a cucumber during that USA-Mexico game, explain where D.C. United is headed and why it didn’t work out at Swansea.

2:00 - Charlie’s thoughts on USA-Mexico

9:06 - It’s MLS vs Liga MX (FINALLY) for the All-Star Game!

17:32 - Who should coach the Liga MX side in the All-Star Game?

19:39 - Which MLS players should be on this year’s All-Star team?

25:11 - Interview: D.C. United and USMNT winger Paul Arriola

53:01 - Biggest winners from USA - Costa Rica

1:09:56 - Which players should be on the Gold Cup roster?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:11pm EDT

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The USMNT is BACK! After years wandering in the wilderness, there’s fire in our bellies once again after a Nations League triumph that will live on in the history of the incredible USA-Mexico rivalry. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and David try to make sense of it all. What does this win really mean? Why is Gregg Berhalter the big winner from Nations League? Should Ethan Horvath have a shot at starting? Did Christian Pulisic have a Landon Donovan moment? And … now what? Costa Rica looms, but so does the Gold Cup and World Cup qualifying.

5:39 - What does this win mean for the USMNT? And El Tri…

18:40 - Our favorite moments from a crazy game

28:44 - Evaluating Christian Pulisic’s performance and THAT photo

33:18 - Why Gregg Berhalter is the biggest Nations League winner

38:23 – Doyle’s tactical breakdown of the game

46:48 - Should there be a competition for the No. 1 goalkeeper spot?

52:33 - Which US center backs do you trust?

1:02:00 - What to do with the No. 9 position

1:05:47 - Where was Yunus Musah?

1:10:10 - Evaluating Gio Reyna’s performance

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:21pm EDT

Hey, a win is a win, right? NOT ON #USMNT TWITTER. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and David gather after a Nations League semifinal win to sort through the first meaningful game for the US men’s national team in 562 days. That’s a long time, and there were some key data points. What does this mean for Gregg Berhalter’s project? What was good and what … wasn’t? What’s next against Mexico?

1:21 - First thoughts on the US win

12:57 - Evaluating the Brooks - McKenzie partnership

17:44 - What did we see from the US attack?

30:40 - Looking ahead to the Final against Mexico

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:29pm EDT

Is the loss to Switzerland just a friendly with issues that won’t repeat in the Nations League or Concacaf? Or signs of bigger problems to come? Andrew, David and Calen break it all down – Josh Sargent at the No. 9, DM sans Tyler Adams, centerback pairing etc – then talk Canada ahead of a big World Cup qualifying week in the region. We’ve also got your big-picture takeaways from MLS Week 7, including a developing situation between Jozy Altidore and Toronto FC and sanctions handed down to Inter Miami.

3:59 - Any concern for USMNT after Switzerland loss?

17:46 - Nations League/Honduras preview 

24:23 - Check in on Canada & the rest of Concacaf World Cup Qualifying

29:20 - Gianluca Busio breakout game

36:49 - Nico Lodeiro out, concern for Seattle?

40:39 - What’s next for Jozy Altidore and Toronto FC?

53:21 - Djordje Mihailovic and Montreal keep winning

55:54 - MLS sanctions Inter Miami

1:08:31 - Caden Clark scores (again) Red Bulls get impressive win

1:10:49 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:32pm EDT

Clint Dempsey + Charlie Davies = ??? … The guys tackle the big questions first with Mr. National TV himself, then turn to the USMNT’s friendly in Switzerland. Just as importantly, it’s the last full weekend of MLS for awhile. Who are the winners, losers and those stuck in between from the season’s opening burst? Has Austin FC hit an expansion wall? What are the ESPN+ Game of the Week? Why is Charlie FaceTiming us when he’s supposed to be on the show? All the big, important questions answered ahead of Week 7!

2:50 – MLS prediction regrets 

6:51 – USMNT v Switzerland Preview

18:14 – What to expect from Charlie and Clint Dempsey on the same studio show

22:11 – Who are the winners of the season so far in MLS? NYCFC & LA Galaxy

25:04 – LAFC in … purgatory

32:00 – Are the Philadelphia Union as good as they were in 2020? Better? Worse?

37:24 – Has Austin FC hit a wall?

42:40 – ESPN+ Games of the Week

53:45 – Djordje is out for revenge against Chicago

1:01:01 – Fantasy picks: Who is primed for a big weekend?

1:05:58 – Mailbag (a.k.a. We don’t talk about Nashville enough)

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:03pm EDT

Can the USMNT win a World Cup? Why not? Zack Steffen is not talking about ever … he’s talking soon! The Man City and US No. 1 joins the guys for a very special Club & Country driven by Continental Tire interview ahead of the Champions League final. Plus, Mo Edu helps Andrew and Dave break down Gregg Berhalter’s 23-man Nations League roster and Concacaf expert Jon Arnold previews the rest of the field.

5:38 - Nations League Roster Reaction with Maurice Edu

6:05 - Daryl Dike snubbed! Why and what’s next?

9:52 - Why there are separate Nations League and Gold Cup squads 

19:33 - Who partners John Brooks at center back?

26:16 - D-Mid depth chart

31:08 - What’s success for the USMNT in Nations League? 

33:42 - Interview: Zack Steffen on the Champions League Final and the USMNT’s World Cup Goals

1:02:51 - Interview: Jon Arnold previewing the other teams in the Nations League Finals

1:15:59 – Mailbag … Biggest USMNT snub of all-time?

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:10pm EDT

OK, the Sounders are top of the heap, but who’s next? Andrew, David and Calen take a hard look at the results, the table and the ceilings of the contenders and try to name MLS’s No. 2 team. Plus, FC Cincinnati and the Fire know something is better than nothing … and they both got something this weekend for the first time this month: three points. The guys also talk Daryl Dike’s future and much more!

4:42 - Talking about THAT Romell Quioto miss

8:28 - Who is the second best team in the West?

14:16 - The case for SKC

15:27 - The case for LAFC

19:29 - The case for Portland

25:40 - Why the Revs are the second best team in the league

34:07 - Orlando has the look of an MLS Cup contender

44:59 - Lucas Zelarayan puts the Crew on his back

47:46 - Chicago, Cincinnati get their first wins of the season

54:52 - Respect Rubio Rubin!

1:05:02 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:17pm EDT

Signing Brazillian wonderkids is just what MLS teams do now. At least it seems that way after NYCFC made a huge splash by signing 18-year-old Talles Magno. David Gass and Charlie Davies break down what the signing says about MLS’ current place in the global transfer market, and how the exciting young forward will help NYCFC this season. 

Then, Timbers midfielder Eryk Williamson stops by to tell us whether it’s trophy or bust for Portland this year, and to let us know if he’s taken anything a little bit personally in the last week.

We finish off the show with a full-scale weekend preview including the marquee Sunday matchup between Seattle and Atlanta, our ESPN+ games of the week, our fantasy picks, and the mailbag. 

Happy listening!

4:37 - NYCFC sign Brazilian wonderkid 

12:39 - Minnesota sign Franco Fragapane

19:15 - Interview: Portland Timbers Midfielder Eryk Williamson 

33:22 - Is it trophy or bust for Portland this year?

39:23 - Chicago Fire FC vs Inter Miami CF Preview

42:01 - The Supporters’ Shield is the Sounders’ to lose

48:09 - Why this weekend is a great test for Austin FC

53:24 - ESPN+ Games of the Week

1:01:50 - Fantasy Picks

1:03:52 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:03pm EDT

We're a month into the season and that means it's time for some way-too-early predictions! Which teams off to hot starts are here to stay? Who are you picking for MVP?

The guys also break down FC Cincinnati's wild game to open TQL stadium, debate whether it's time to be a little bit worried about Columbus, and explain why Seattle is the only team currently passing the "eye test."

Enjoy!

3:17 - Atlanta welcomes back a huge crowd

10:53 - Minnesota is on a roll

14:12 - Miami spoils Cincy’s new stadium opener

25:30 - Seattle is on a different level than the rest of the league

37:49 - Contender or Pretender? Which clubs off to hot starts will keep it up?

54:14 - MVP Predictions after a month of soccer

1:13:48 - Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:01pm EDT

Midweek MLS is back, plus there's a busy weekend ahead! Andrew, Charlie and David break down all the results and look ahead to the weekend. Chicharito! Austin FC! FC Cincinnati's new home at TQL Stadium! Better than Bob Bowl (Seattle-LAFC) to finish the weekend!

As part of Soccer For All week, New York Red Bulls captain Sean Davis joins Andrew Wiebe to discuss his background as an Asian American, the way racism has impacted his family and explain why it's so important to amplify and support Asian voices and perspectives in order to #StopAsianHate in the United States.

3:20 - Roldan brothers rescue the Sounders

9:01 - Seattle vs LAFC Preview

17:20 - Did Philly steal 3 points from New England? 

29:22 - Why Toronto FC has the highest ceiling in MLS

33:24 - Columbus rebrand

39:38 - What’s at stake for FC Cincinnati as they open their new stadium?

50:15 - Interview: Sean Davis on #StopAsianHate

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:25pm EDT

Nick Firchau is back in the ETR fold to tell a story about soccer that's much bigger than the game itself. Power soccer changes kids' lives, and this special podcast is part of Soccer For All week at MLS!

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:14pm EDT