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Episode Date
Caught Offside: Do Cry for Messi, Argentina
The boys examine just what has gone wrong for Lionel Messi and Argentina. Plus, a Ronaldo quiz and a Russian revolution. Oh, and "Sean Dyche" chimes in as well.
Jun 22, 2018
Argentina's Nightmare
Frank Leboeuf joins the ESPN FC crew to break down Argentina's collapse at the hands of Croatia and assess France's 1-0 victory over Peru.
Jun 21, 2018
Spain Squeak By
The FC crew break down Cristiano Ronaldo's performance against Morocco and Spain's narrow victory over Iran.
Jun 20, 2018
Two on Tri: Reliving Mexico's Historic Win
Seb and Herc share their personal experiences from Mexico's win over Germany. Plus, they address the use of a derogatory chant and Hirving Lozano being linked to Barcelona.
Jun 20, 2018
How Good Are Russia?
The guys analyze Russia's win over Egypt and debate how far they can go in the World Cup. Plus, how much trouble are Colombia and Poland in after their losses in Group H?
Jun 19, 2018
Caught Offside: The Bugs of Volgograd
We recap the first few days of the tournament including Kane's heroics, Mexico's upset & Landon's fandom. Plus, ALLLL those beautiful goals and Tim Vickery on the South American sides.
Jun 19, 2018
Kane Saves England
Steve McManaman joins the FC crew to discuss England's late win over Tunisia and Belgium's triumph against Panama.
Jun 18, 2018
Two on Tri: Osorio Might Be a Genius
Sebastian Salazar issues a 'mea culpa' to Juan Carlos Osorio as he and Herculez Gomez examine Mexico's historic win over Germany in their World Cup opener.
Jun 18, 2018
Mexico Stun Germany
Steve McManaman joins the FC crew to break down Mexico's victory over the reigning World Cup champions and preview Monday's matches which see England and Belgium in action.
Jun 17, 2018
VAR So Far?
The FC crew break down Saturday's World Cup matches and VAR's first big test. Plus, they preview Sunday's matchups.
Jun 16, 2018
Ronaldo Steps Up
The FC crew break down Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning performance for Portugal against Spain and preview Saturday's World Cup matches.
Jun 15, 2018
Two on Tri: An Inside Look at Germany
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez are joined by special guest Raphael Honigstein for an in-depth examination of Germany, Mexico's first opponent at the FIFA World Cup.
Jun 15, 2018
Two on Tri: What Mexico lose in Diego Reyes
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez examine how Diego Reyes' injury affects Mexico's World Cup outlook and what Juan Carlos Osorio's next steps should be.
Jun 15, 2018
Max & Herc: 2026 World Cup Coming to America
Julie Foudy and Kasey Keller join Max Bretos to discuss the United States jointly hosting the 2026 World Cup.
Jun 14, 2018
We Have Kickoff
The FC crew break down Russia's 5-0 thrashing of Saudi Arabia and preview Friday's World Cup matches. Plus, Craig Burley talks Antoine Griezmann's decision to stay at Atleti.
Jun 14, 2018
Caught Offside: USA - Turn the Page PART 3 with Bruce Arena
In the third part of our "Turn the Page" series, the boys chat with Bruce Arena getting his take on locker room rifts, what he would've done differently and more.
Jun 14, 2018
U.S. win World Cup bid
The guys break down the ramifications of North America hosting the 2026 World Cup, as well as Spain sacking Julen Lopetegui two days before their first match in Russia.
Jun 13, 2018
Caught Offside: Previewing '18 & Celebrating '26
The group previews are done... time for our overall thoughts on the 2018 World Cup. Plus, 2026 is coming to North America!! And Spain did what???
Jun 13, 2018
Stay Messi, My Friend
Lionel Messi only seems like the least interesting man in the world. Listen closely and his silence speaks louder than most athletes' shouts. By Sam Borden
Jun 13, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group H Preview
The boys dive into what may be the most evenly matched group of the World Cup... Group H. James, Lewandowski, Mane, Kagawa... the margins will be razor thin.
Jun 13, 2018
World Cup Preview
The guys debate their World Cup expectations, including favorites, Golden Ball winners, sleepers and flops.
Jun 13, 2018
Real Madrid Hire Lopetegui
The FC crew react to Julen Lopetegui's appointment at Real Madrid and the latest update on Antoine Griezmann. Plus, they talk World Cup and the issues facing Germany.
Jun 12, 2018
Belgium's Golden Expectations
The FC crew assess whether Belgium's golden generation can finally prove themselves and if Tottenham players will cost England the World Cup.
Jun 11, 2018
Two on Tri: Inside the Mind of Osorio
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez are joined by Tom Marshall for a discussion on Juan Carlos Osorio. Plus, legendary El Tri forward Jared Borgetti stops by for a chat.
Jun 11, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group G Preview
Is this the true arrival of Belgium's golden generation? Is this the most unified England team in recent history? Can an American fan root for Panama? All that and more...
Jun 11, 2018
Brazil the Favorite?
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to make his World Cup predictions and break down Brazil's chances of winning for a sixth time.
Jun 10, 2018
Caught Offside: USA - Turn the Page PART 2
On Part 1, we looked back; on Part 2, we look ahead. Which young guys have what it takes? Which members of the old guard still have a role? What does the future hold???
Jun 10, 2018
Two on Tri: Mexico in Crisis?
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez react to Mexico's 2-0 loss at Denmark in their final tune-up before facing Germany in the World Cup.
Jun 10, 2018
USMNT Draws France
The FC crew react to the USMNT's draw with France and the results of ESPN FC's Ultimate World Cup XI. Herculez Gomez and Sebsatian Salazar break down Mexico's loss at Denmark.
Jun 09, 2018
Kane's New Deal
The guys discuss Harry Kane's new contract with Tottenham and Chelsea's managerial search. Plus, Julien Laurens reveals his World Cup predictions.
Jun 08, 2018
Max & Herc: World Cup Predictions
Max & Herc react to Earnie Stewart being named USMNT general manager and give their predictions for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Jun 08, 2018
Ronaldo leaving Madrid?
Raph Honigstein joins the show to analyze rumors Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid & provides his take on why Leroy Sane was left out of Germany's World Cup squad.
Jun 08, 2018
ESPN FC Podcast: 7 June 2018
Raphael Honigstein joins the show to talk Cristiano Ronaldo and Leroy Sane's exclusion from the German national team.
Jun 08, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group F Preview
Were Germany inSANE to leave out Sane? Plus, ESPN FC's Tom Marshall joins to break down Mexico's chances and shed some light on their off-field distraction.
Jun 07, 2018
Two on Tri: Avoidable controversy ahead of World Cup
Sebi Salazar and Herc Gomez talk about Mexico's most recent controversy, the roster and much more before the duo head off to Russia.
Jun 07, 2018
Caught Offside: USA - Turn the Page PART 1
With the World Cup just days away, the boys bring you Part 1 of a 3 part series on the USMNT so we can bring closure to this ugly chapter of American soccer.
Jun 07, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group E Preview
The boys examine what may be the tournament's top team in Brazil and debate just how important Neymar will be. Plus, can Costa Rica do it again? And will the Swiss get rolled?
Jun 07, 2018
Frank Leboeuf talks France
Frank Leboeuf joins the FC Crew to discuss France's chances in the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 06, 2018
Ramos Talks Salah
Ian Darke joins the FC crew to discuss Sergio Ramos' quotes on the injuries to Mohamed Salah and Loris Karius, Brazil's expectations for the World Cup and much more.
Jun 05, 2018
Griezmann Barca Bound?
The FC crew welcome Sid Lowe to break down Antoine Griezmann's future and if Neymar could be on the move to Real Madrid.
Jun 04, 2018
Neymar's Back
The guys react to Neymar returning for Brazil with a goal against Croatia, as well as Spain's draw with Switzerland and the USMNT's loss at Ireland.
Jun 03, 2018
ESPN FC TV podcast: 2 June 2018
The FC crew break down Manuel Neuer's return to Germany, England's win over Nigeria and Gab Marcotti gives his take on Bale to Man United.
Jun 02, 2018
ESPN FC TV podcast: June 1st
The FC crew welcome Julien Laurens to discuss Zinedine Zidane's resignation and Craig Burley gives his World Cup predictions.
Jun 01, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group D Preview
Has Messi given all he can give to Argentina? Is this the most difficult group in the tournament? Is the population of Iceland less than that of the Indy Motor Speedway???
Jun 01, 2018
Two on Tri: Rafa Marquez's final chapter with Mexico?
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez reflect on Rafa Marquez's contributions to El Tri and how he might fit into Juan Carlos Osorio's World Cup plans.
Jun 01, 2018
Zidane leaves Madrid
Gab Marcotti joins the FC Crew to react to the sudden resignation of Zinedine Zidane from Real Madrid.
Jun 01, 2018
Two on Tri: Where does Gio dos Santos fit?
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez talk all things Giovani dos Santos, including what his role on El Tri would be if he makes Mexico's final World Cup roster.
May 31, 2018
Caught Offside: Zidane departs Madrid
Zidane made his announcement and immediately, the "emergency pod" bat signal went up from Caught Offside Towers. The boys weigh in on Zizou's decision to walk away.
May 31, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group C Preview
Our World Cup group previews continue. Can France live up to the hype and can Peru survive without Guerrero? Plus, JJ downs Denmark and both guys question the Aussies.
May 31, 2018
Lewandowski Leaving Bayern?
Paulo Bandini joins the FC crew to discuss transfer rumors, Steve Nicol makes his World Cup predictions and Jeff Carlisle reflects on the U.S. World Cup qualifying failure.
May 30, 2018
Predicting the Future
Raf Honigstein and Sid Lowe join the FC crew to discus Bale and Ronaldo's future, Ramos not facing a suspension, and Griezmann and Sokratis transfer rumors.
May 29, 2018
Caught Offside: The pain in Ukraine
JJ returns the US a broken man in the wake of Liverpool's defeat. But even still, we power on and look back on all of the moments that made this final so memorable.
May 29, 2018
Stay or Go?
The FC crew discuss the future of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale at Real Madrid. Plus, Steve Nicol gives his thoughts on Fabinho signing with Liverpool.
May 28, 2018
Max & Herc: The Future of U.S. Soccer
Sebastian Salazar joins the show to evaluate Carlos Cordeiro's first 100 days as U.S. Soccer president. The guys preview the USMNT's upcoming friendlies.
May 28, 2018
The Day After
The FC crew look back at the Champions League final, discuss Loris Karius' apology and assess Liverpool's season.
May 27, 2018
3x UCL Champs
The FC crew discuss Real Madrid's win over Liverpool in the Champions League final, including Loris Karius' howlers, Bale and Ronaldo's futures and more.
May 26, 2018
Eve of the Final
The FC crew are in Kiev to preview the UCL final. Sebastian Salazar and Shaka Hislop join in from studio to talk more UCL, as well as the Championship playoff final.
May 25, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League Final Preview
With Andrew in the New York studio and JJ in the back of a cab in the Ukraine, the boys preview Real Madrid vs Liverpool.
May 25, 2018
Bale or Benzema?
Dan Thomas is joined by Sid Lowe and Gab Marcotti in Kiev to break down who should start up top for Real Madrid, Liverpool's recent transfers and Griezmann's future.
May 24, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group B Preview
We continue our World Cup previews with Group B. Are Morocco a potential darkhorse? Are Spain a legit favorite? Plus, #1 songs, a blast from the past and more.
May 24, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group A Preview
It's time... the World Cup is less than a month away... let the group previews begin! First up, Group A (Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay).
May 23, 2018
Caught Offside: Petulant Prince Willian
The FA Cup: was it a fun watch? No. But were there things to talk about? Very much so. Jose's bitter, Willian's petulant & Conte's on his way out. Plus, a goodbye to Iniesta.
May 23, 2018
Emery the Right Choice?
The FC crew welcome Julien Laurens to discuss reports Unai Emery is set to take over at Arsenal, and Neymar's future with PSG.
May 22, 2018
Unai Emery to Arsenal?
The FC crew discuss the report that Unai Emery will be Arsenal's next manager and break down Spain, Argentina and Belgium's World Cup squads.
May 22, 2018
Emery to Arsenal?
The FC crew react to reports Unai Emery will be Arsenal's next manager and break down the World Cup squads for Spain, Argentina and Belgium.
May 21, 2018
Max & Herc: Countdown to the World Cup
With the World Cup approaching, the guys break down Mexico's squad for Russia and the latest comments on the USMNT. Plus, they react to the latest update on Patrick Vieira.
May 20, 2018
Chelsea are Champions
The FC crew react to Chelsea's FA Cup final win over Man United and Gianluigi Buffon's last game for Juve. Plus, they discuss the legalization of sports betting in the U.S.
May 19, 2018
Cup Final Weekend
The ESPN FC crew discuss the weekend's FA Cup Final, Alejandro Bedoya's comments about the U.S. men's national team and much more.
May 18, 2018
France Squad Revealed
The ESPN FC crew welcome Julien Laurens to analyze France's World Cup roster, Gianluigi Buffon leaving Juventus and Patrick Vieira's rumored links to manage a Ligue 1 side.
May 17, 2018
Caught Offside: The 2017-18 EPL Devundlings
It's the gala event of the soccer season as Andrew and JJ roll out the red carpet, put on their finest tuxedo t-shirts and honor both the good & bad of the '17-'18 EPL season.
May 17, 2018
Atletico Claim Title
The FC crew break down Atletico Madrid's Europa League title and welcome Stewart Robson to give his prediction for England's World Cup run.
May 16, 2018
Who's the Favorite?
The ESPN FC crew take a deep look into Germany's World Cup expectations and welcome Paolo Bandini to see if Mario Balotelli will return to Serie A.
May 15, 2018
Caught Offside: Cows at the Bridge
Oh man, this is a long one... feel free to stick it on 1.5x. But can you blame us?? There really was a lot to digest... actually, there wasn't, but still. Enjoy!
May 15, 2018
Brazil's Squad Announced
The ESPN FC crew are joined by Raf Honigstein to discuss Brazil's World Cup roster, Thomas Tuchel being named PSG's new manager, Chelsea's sub-par season and more.
May 14, 2018
Two on Tri: Mexico's Preliminary World Cup Roster
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez break down Mexico's 28-man preliminary roster for the 2018 World Cup and who might miss out on the trip to Russia.
May 14, 2018
Max & Herc: Rooney Right for D.C.?
Sebastian Salazar joins in to talk Wayne Rooney's potential move to D.C. United, MLS' highest-paid players and La Liguilla. Plus, which MLS teams should hit the panic button?
May 14, 2018
Barca Finally Beaten
The FC crew break down the final day of the Premier League season and Barcelona's stunning defeat at Levante, ending their unbeaten season in La Liga.
May 14, 2018
Neymar to Real Madrid?
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to talk about Neymar's link to Real Madrid, Griezmann's link to Barcelona and Chelsea's lack of goalscoring.
May 11, 2018
Caught Offside: Good Season / Bad Season
The boys convene to discuss who can look back on this EPL season fondly and who cannot. Plus, a World Cup 2026 update, Rooney to MLS, Ray Hudson critiques and more.
May 11, 2018
Caught Offside: EPL settles into place
It's a multi-continent pod! JJ joins from Ireland to discuss Huddersfield and Southampton staying up, whether or not an era is ending for Juve and Chelsea's heartbreak.
May 11, 2018
Rooney to MLS?
The FC crew break down Wayne Rooney's rumored move to MLS and Jose Mourinho's negative comments toward his players.
May 10, 2018
Huddersfield Hang On
The FC crew reflect on Huddersfield hanging on to a spot in the English top flight, Tottenham securing a top-four spot and Barcelona continuing their perfect La Liga season.
May 09, 2018
Arena Makes Excuses
The FC crew discuss Bruce Arena's comments about the USMNT missing the World Cup, the Premier League relegation battle, Mesut Ozil's lackluster season and much more.
May 08, 2018
Top 4 Battle
The guys debate who will make top four in the Premier League as well as who's getting relegated. Plus, Sid Lowe joins the show to handicap the Arsenal managerial search.
May 07, 2018
Max & Herc: Where Will Chicharito Land?
The guys debate where Chicharito ends up after West Ham. Plus, they break down the Red Bulls' rout of NYCFC, Zlatan's MLS review, the Liga MX playoffs and Seattle's struggles.
May 07, 2018
Fiery El Clasico
Barcelona and Real Madrid draw in a hard fought El Clasico. Chelsea down Liverpool in a battle for top four in the Premier League. And Serie A refs are put on the spot.
May 06, 2018
El Clasico Stakes
The ESPN FC crew previews the upcoming Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid and what's at stake for both sides, as well as Liverpool's chances versus Chelsea.
May 04, 2018
Wenger's Sad Ending
The ESPN FC crew discuss Atletico Madrid's win over Arsenal in the Europa League. Plus, Julien Laurens and Gab Marcotti join in to discuss the fallout from Roma's UCL exit.
May 04, 2018
Caught Offside: We have our Final
JJ's plane ticket gamble pays off as Liverpool book their place in Kiev where they'll meet Real Madrid. Plus, paying tribute to Iniesta & ranking miserable clubs to root for.
May 03, 2018
Caught Offside: What's worth watching in the EPL
The boys come together to tell you why you should continue watching this EPL season. Plus, we go in-depth on JJ's favorite league (the Championship) with Kristin Heneage.
May 03, 2018
Stage Is Set
The ESPN FC crew break down Liverpool's aggregate victory over Roma to advance to the Champions League final where they will face 12-time champion Real Madrid.
May 02, 2018
Real Madrid Survive
The ESPN FC crew review Real Madrid knocking out Bayern in the UCL semis to reach the final once again. Gab Marcotti explains why Roma still have a chance against Liverpool.
May 01, 2018
David Villa's Still Got It
The guys talk David Villa, VAR and Donald Trump's comments about the 2026 World Cup bid. Plus, they preview the Liga MX playoffs and break down Mexico's messy pro/rel issue.
May 01, 2018
Salah Throwing Punches?
The ESPN FC crew discuss Mohamed Salah's apparent attempt to throw a punch at Bruno Martins Indi and Jurgen Klopp's handshake snub after Liverpool's draw against Stoke.
Apr 30, 2018
Italy Title Decided?
The FC crew debate whether the Serie A title race is over after Juve's win and Napoli's loss, and whether Barcelona would trade the La Liga title for a chance to win the UCL.
Apr 29, 2018
One Last Time?
The FC crew discuss Man United-Arsenal and Inter-Juve, Mourinho blaming Chelsea for the loss of Salah, and big announcements from Andres Iniesta and Unai Emery.
Apr 27, 2018
Arsenal in Trouble?
The ESPN FC crew break down Arsenal's Europa League draw against Atletico Madrid. Plus, Julien Laurens joins the show to discuss Gareth Bale's future at Real Madrid.
Apr 27, 2018
Max & Herc: Chivas win CCL
Max and Herc get together for an impromptu podcast to discuss Chivas defeating Toronto FC on penalties to win the CONCACAF Champions League final.
Apr 26, 2018
Caught Offside: Toronto fall to Chivas
Toronto send the CCL Final to penalties, but ultimately fall to Chivas. The boys look back on the final discussing everything from Bradley's Baggio to Delgado's Wondo.
Apr 26, 2018
Advantage Real Madrid
The ESPN FC crew break down Real Madrid's 2-1 victory over Bayern Munich and preview Arsenal's Europa League clash against Atletico Madrid.
Apr 25, 2018
Liverpool Rock Roma
The FC crew break down Liverpool's stunning display against Roma in the first leg and if Roma can mount another comeback, as well as preview Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid.
Apr 24, 2018
Upset at Anfield?
The FC crew preview the Liverpool-Roma UCL matchup and ponder whether Roma can stun the Reds at Anfield. Plus, Craig Burley discusses another trophy-less season for Spurs.
Apr 23, 2018
Max & Herc: Toronto Up to CCL Challenge?
The guys preview the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final, break down the week in MLS and address the possibility of Liga MX players going on strike.
Apr 23, 2018
Spurs Disappoint Again
Spurs come up short in another big game. Napoli defeat Juve and move within a point of the league leaders. And the guys pick their Premier League Team of the Week.
Apr 22, 2018
Wenger Out
The guys discuss Arsene Wenger's decision to leave Arsenal and what's next for the North London club. Plus, they preview the FA Cup semifinals.
Apr 20, 2018
Caught Offside: EMERGENCY POD #WengerOut
After 22 years, Arsene Wenger has decided his time at Arsenal is over. The boys reflect on the ending of an era, what his legacy will be & what awaits Arsenal's next manager.
Apr 20, 2018
Chelsea's Disappointing Season
The FC crew discuss Chelsea's season and what went wrong this campaign, the FA Cup semifinals this weekend, Shaka Hislop's Power Rankings, Extra Time and much more.
Apr 19, 2018
Caught Offside: Guard of Honor
It's a blue moon rising as the boys dedicate this pod to Manchester City's title winning season. We look back on their top moments and where they rank all time.
Apr 19, 2018
Caught Offside: MLS' hope trails after the 1st leg
The boys take a look back at the CCL Final 1st leg and discuss whether or not Toronto FC can come back. Plus, Lex Luthor sends Roma's announcer into a frenzy.
Apr 19, 2018
Pogba in Form Again?
The ESPNFC crew analyzes Manchester United's win over Bournemouth and debate whether Pogba is back to best. Plus, Gab Marcotti joins the show and breaks down a wild day in Serie A.
Apr 18, 2018
Max & Herc: Advantage Chivas
Max and Herc get together for an emergency podcast to break down the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final, where Chivas leave Toronto with the advantage.
Apr 18, 2018
Barcelona Stay Undefeated
The FC crew discuss Barcelona's draw against Celta Vigo to stay undefeated in La Liga. Plus, Jose Mourinho drops his stars following Man United's defeat against West Brom.
Apr 17, 2018
Manchester City Champions
The FC crew break down Premier League champions Man City's historic year. Julien Laurens reacts to Pogba being subbed off against West Brom and Zlatan's World Cup tweet.
Apr 16, 2018
Semifinals Set
The ESPN FC crew discuss the Champions League draw, exciting Premier League and Serie A matchups over the weekend and why VAR will not be in the Premier League next season.
Apr 13, 2018
Picking UEL Favorites
The ESPN FC crew break down Thursday's Europa League results and Sid Lowe joins in to discuss the reaction to Real Madrid's victory and Barcelona's loss in the Champions League.
Apr 12, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League Quarterfinals
After an incredible 48 hours of soccer, the boys hit the studio to look back on epic 2nd legs in Madrid and Rome. Plus, Toronto reach the final while Carly reaches 100.
Apr 12, 2018
Mayhem in Madrid
The FC crew break down Real Madrid's penalty against Juventus at the Bernabeu and dive into whether or not Gianluigi Buffon deserved a red card for his protests.
Apr 11, 2018
Bye Bye Barca
The ESPN FC crew break down Barcelona's shocking defeat at the hands of Roma in the Champions League and Liverpool's controversial win to finish off Manchester City.
Apr 10, 2018
Ask The Ref
Peter Walton discusses all the controversial incidents in the Manchester derby. Plus, the FC crew discuss whether Man City can pull off a comeback against Liverpool.
Apr 09, 2018
Max & Herc: The VAR Debate
The guys discuss the merits of VAR, LAFC's struggles and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Plus, they preview the CCL semifinal second legs, and Max chats with Juan Carlos Osorio.
Apr 09, 2018
Pep's Mind Games?
The FC crew break down Pep's comments about Mino Raiola offering Paul Pogba to Manchester City in January. Plus, the guys preview the Manchester and Merseyside derbies.
Apr 06, 2018
Arsenal UEL Favorites?
The crew break down Arsenal's first-leg win over CSKA Moscow, preview the weekend's derbies and Julian Laurens gives his take on whether Thomas Tuchel is a good fit for PSG.
Apr 05, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League Quarterfinals
It was an eventful set of UCL 1st leg fixtures as Liverpool stun City and Ronaldo stuns Juve. Plus, what happened outside Anfield and inside Toronto FC's tunnel?
Apr 05, 2018
Two on Tri: Assessing Juan Carlos Osorio
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez are joined by's Calen Carr to discuss Juan Carlos Osorio, including how his coaching style and tactics have impacted El Tri.
Apr 05, 2018
Liverpool Stun Man City
The ESPN FC Crew breakdown Liverpool's dismantling of Manchester City at Anfield as well as Barcelona's win over Roma.
Apr 04, 2018
Real UCL Favorites?
The FC crew analyze Real Madrid's win over Juventus and Bayern Munich's victory over Sevilla. Plus, the guys look ahead to Wednesday's showdown between Liverpool and Man City.
Apr 04, 2018
Caught Offside: ZLA-LA Land
Sometimes, there's just a lot going on and you're left with a longer than normal podcast. Please listen to all of it including Alexi Lalas joining to discuss Zlatan's debut.
Apr 03, 2018
Max & Herc: Zlatan Conquers MLS
The guys discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic's memorable MLS debut and the inaugural El Trafico. Plus, they preview the CCL semis and evaluate the USMNT and Mexico's recent friendlies.
Apr 02, 2018
Chelsea'€™s Undoing
Will Zlatan sustain his form following his epic debut? What happened to Chelsea? Who's advancing between Juventus and Real Madrid? The guys answer these questions and more.
Apr 02, 2018
Domestic Football Returns
Chelsea-Tottenham and Juventus-Milan headline the weekend. And we hear from Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the first time as a member of the LA Galaxy.
Mar 30, 2018
Bale Linked to United
Sid Lowe joins to break down Real Madrid's potential summer moves and the entire state of Spanish football.
Mar 29, 2018
Caught Offside: Tracking the USMNT's progress
What's to be taken away from the USMNT's 1-0 win over Paraguay? Who are we pleased with? What has us bothered? Plus, Sterling's plea, Sampaoli's dilemma and England away.
Mar 29, 2018
Caught Offside: Warm and Generous Zlatan
The boys discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic's high profile move to LA; is he coming for the right reasons? Plus, one fan's dilemma makes Andrew uncomfortable.
Mar 29, 2018
Two Different Pogbas
The ESPN FC crew break down the difference between Paul Pogba with France and with Manchester United as well as Argentina's meltdown against Spain.
Mar 28, 2018
Two on Tri: Tempering World Cup expectations
Herc Gomez and Sebastian Salazar pinpoint Mexico's areas of concern and give their suggested lineups following their recent friendlies versus Iceland and Croatia.
Mar 28, 2018
Argentina in Trouble?
The crew discusses Spain's thrashing of Argentina and the impact of Lionel Messi's absence. Plus, Gab Marcotti explains what a clear and obvious error is when it comes to VAR.
Mar 27, 2018
Problems with Pogba?
The ESPN FC crew discuss the rumored divide between Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho and the next possible landing spot for Thomas Tuchel.
Mar 26, 2018
International Friendlies
The FC crew break down Friday's international friendlies as Germany and Spain finished level while Argentina, Brazil and England all won.
Mar 23, 2018
Zlatan Goes Hollywood?
The FC crew break down Zlatan Ibrahimovic's potential move to the LA Galaxy and what it means going forward for MLS.
Mar 22, 2018
International Break
The ESPN FC guys discuss the international break, Champions League quarterfinals and MLS anonymous player survey.
Mar 21, 2018
Caught Offside: There's a toe in my soup
Ok, so it may not be the biggest game ever played, but we're still gonna tell you what we think of the US' latest roster! Plus, Toronto's odd start and can you ride a zebra?
Mar 21, 2018
Caught Offside: Four is the magic number
The boys praise Mo Salah's performance but question why some are so quick to compare him to Messi. Plus, Mourinho changes his tune and it's a World Cup kit fashion show.
Mar 21, 2018
Who Leaves United?
Gab Marcotti discusses who could stay and who could go to Manchester United and what Chelsea need to do in the summer to strengthen their squad. Also, is Dele Alli a cheat?
Mar 20, 2018
Mourinho's Wish List
The ESPN FC crew discuss what Jose Mourinho needs to succeed at Manchester United and whether Cristiano Ronaldo can win the Pichichi Trophy this season.
Mar 19, 2018
Max & Herc: MLS Panic Meter
The guys discuss the early struggles of Toronto, Seattle and Orlando City, react to the latest drama in Liga MX, break down the USMNT squad to face Paraguay and more.
Mar 19, 2018
Year of Salah
The FC crew discuss whether Mohamed Salah is the best player in the Premier League, the Serie A title race and the latest comments from Jose Mourinho.
Mar 19, 2018
Arsenal Europa Favorites?
The FC crew break down Arsenal's win over Milan and whether they will be favored to win the rest of the Europa League.
Mar 15, 2018
Messi the Difference
The FC crew discuss Barcelona's win over Chelsea, which team is favored to win the Champions League and what's next for Manchester United.
Mar 15, 2018
Caught Offside: I dont know how to manage you
United crash out to Sevilla... but don't worry Reds fans, Jose's beaten you before, this is all perfectly normal. The boys discuss Mourinho's crazy comments.
Mar 15, 2018
Man United Stunned
The FC crew break down Manchester United's defeat against Sevilla at Old Trafford as they exit the Champions League and preview the second leg between Barcelona and Chelsea.
Mar 14, 2018
Caught Offside: Angry Irons
The boys do a deep dive into Saturday's scenes at the London Stadium with Dave Walker of the West Ham Way podcast. Plus, Mourinho beats Klopp but do fans want more?
Mar 13, 2018
Can Sevilla upset Manchester United?
The ESPN FC crew break down Man City's win at Stoke and preview this week's Champions League matchups, including Man United-Sevilla and Chelsea-Barcelona.
Mar 12, 2018
Max & Herc: MLS Catching Up to Liga MX?
The guys talk #SaveTheCrew, LAFC and more from Week 2 of MLS. Plus, they discuss whether the MLS clubs can hold on in the CCL and the possible return of Liga MX's 20/11 rule.
Mar 12, 2018
The Reds Go Marching On
The FC crew discuss Manchester United's victory over Liverpool and Gab Marcotti joins in to share his thoughts on the Serie A title race as well as Barcelona's win without Messi.
Mar 12, 2018
Neymar On The Move?
The FC crew are joined by Julien Laurens to discuss Neymar's future at PSG, Man United's clash against Liverpool and the buzz surrounding American forward Timothy Weah at PSG.
Mar 10, 2018
League Favorites?
The FC crew break down all the big results from the Europa League, including Arsenal's win over Milan. Plus, Sid Lowe joins in to talk La Liga and Real Madrid's UCL chances.
Mar 09, 2018
Caught Offside: The Incredible Sulk
The boys look back on Tottenham's loss to Juve and try to explain why it went the way that it did. Plus, do PSG need to change their approach? And the CCL theme is revisited.
Mar 08, 2018
Spurs' Run Ends
The ESPN FC crew recap Juventus' turnaround against Tottenham and the guys give their thoughts on who the blame should be for Spurs. Plus, Gab Marcotti gives his insight on AC.
Mar 08, 2018
Real Madrid Put Away PSG
The guys break down Tuesday's UCL action, as Real Madrid and Liverpool reach the quarterfinals. Plus, they assess PSG's standing in Europe and preview Spurs-Juventus.
Mar 07, 2018
Caught Offside: "Get Out"... Wenger
The boys discuss "3 Goals Inside Selhurst Park, London." Plus, they review Arsenal's "Darkest Hour" and question "The Shape of Chelsea." Yeah, the Oscars happened.
Mar 06, 2018
Max & Herc: MLS is Back!
The guys examine the first weekend of the MLS season, preview the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals and discuss Mexico's plan to freeze promotion/relegation.
Mar 06, 2018
Wenger's Tenure Finally Coming To An End?
The FC crew discuss Manchester United's comeback victory against Crystal Palace, Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal, PSG's UCL second leg against Real Madrid and much more.
Mar 06, 2018
Shakeup At The Top Of Serie A
The FC crew break down how Napoli's loss will affect the Serie A title race, Barcelona's vital win over Atletico Madrid in La Liga and review the first weekend of MLS action.
Mar 05, 2018
Special: Kate Markgraf on USWNT, NWSL and more
Sebastian Salazar and Kate Markgraf discuss the USWNT's win over Germany in the SheBelieves Cup, the upcoming NWSL season and the U.S. Soccer presidential election.
Mar 02, 2018
Man City Dominate Arsenal Again
The FC crew break down Arsenal's second consecutive defeat against Manchester City, how PSG will cope against Real Madrid without Neymar and the renewed title race in La Liga.
Mar 02, 2018
Caught Offside: MLS Season Preview
It's a monster pod as the boys get you ready for the start of MLS 2018. Plus, Adrian Healey joins with his thoughts. And the guys weigh in on the USA/Mexico/Canada 2026 bid.
Mar 01, 2018
Tottenham Advance Amid VAR Drama
The ESPN FC crew discuss Tottenham's FA Cup victory amid more VAR controversy, the latest on Neymar's injury and Milan's win on penalties against Lazio in the Coppa Italia.
Mar 01, 2018
Will Neymar Be Ready?
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Neymar's status ahead of PSG's Real Madrid rematch. Plus, Steve Nicol explains why Firmino should stop the no-look goals.
Feb 28, 2018
Max & Herc: Should USMNT coach be American?
The guys discuss Landon Donovan's controversial comments, the 2018 MLS season and the league's performance in the CCL. Plus, Max talks about his new role as the voice of LAFC.
Feb 27, 2018
Caught Offside: Three's Kompany
The boys announce their heroes and zeroes from the first Cup Final of the season. Plus, Craig Burley on Arsenal's shortcomings and his favorite team to watch right now.
Feb 27, 2018
Will Neymar be Ready to Face Real?
Dan, Shaka and Craig discuss Neymar's ankle injury over the weekend and dive deeper into Man City's Carabao Cup victory.
Feb 26, 2018
A Good Weekend for Manchester Clubs
The ESPN FC crew break down Man City's Carabao Cup triumph over Arsenal, Man United's win over Chelsea, big wins for Real Madrid and Barcelona, and much more.
Feb 26, 2018
One on One With Tyler Adams
Herculez Gomez chats with New York Red Bulls and USMNT midfielder Tyler Adams about the 18 year old's mindset as a pro, the time he told Herc off on the field and much more.
Feb 23, 2018
The Draw
The guys break down Manchester United's draw with Sevilla and assess Chelsea's chances of getting a result at Barcelona. Also, Sid Lowe joins the show to talk Real Madrid.
Feb 23, 2018
Caught Offside: My 2nd best friend
Back by popular demand, it's "Wheel of football." Also, LAFC's Benny Feilhaber joins to talk about the new season, his new club and his struggle to pick a best friend.
Feb 22, 2018
Caught Offside: These AREN'T the best teams
Andy May updates us on his Champions League travels and gives his take on the Pogba/Mourinho rift. Plus, JJ sings the Champions League anthem... no, not that one.
Feb 22, 2018
De Gea To The Rescue
The ESPN FC crew discuss De Gea's heroics for United, look back on the UCL matchweek and Real Madrid's current run of good form.
Feb 21, 2018
Barca Steals Draw at Stamford Bridge
The FC Crew discusses Chelsea's late mistake that cost them a home win against Messi and Barcelona, Bayern getting the job done and they look ahead to Manchester United's matchup at Sevilla.
Feb 21, 2018
Man City Crash Out Of FA Cup
The guys break down Man City's FA Cup exit against Wigan, preview Chelsea vs. Barcelona and discuss Real Madrid's quality in their weekend win over Real Betis.
Feb 20, 2018
TV: Marc-Andre ter Stegen
The FC crew discuss the VAR incident involving Juan Mata. Plus, Marc-Andre ter Stegen sits down with Sid Lowe to talk Neymar's departure and his rise as Barca's No. 1 keeper.
Feb 19, 2018
TV: No Problems
Mourinho denies claims of a rift between him and Pogba, Chelsea roll through in the FA Cup and Emery complains about the refs in Madrid.
Feb 16, 2018
Has Reality Hit PSG?
The ESPN FC crew break down all the Europa League action and Julien Laurens joins the guys to discuss the aftermath of PSG's 3-1 loss to Real Madrid.
Feb 15, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League and US Soccer
The boys look back on a couple lopsided Champion League matchups and a couple thrilling ones. Plus, Jeff Carlisle on Carlos Cordeiro and US Soccer in-fighting.
Feb 15, 2018
PSG Stumbles in Madrid
The ESPN FC crew discuss Real Madrid and Liverpool's Champions League wins and Gonzalo Higuain's comments about the media. Plus, Extra Time.
Feb 14, 2018
Two on Tri: Mexican Internationals
In episode three of 'Two on Tri', ESPN's Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez break down the highlights and lowlights of Mexican National Team players and their impact on the MLS.
Feb 14, 2018
Thriller in Turin
Tottenham fights back to draw against Juventus in the Champions League, Man City gets the job done at Basel and the guys preview Real Madrid vs. PSG and Porto vs. Liverpool.
Feb 13, 2018
Caught Offside: Lee Dixon takes a trip down memory lane
Lee Dixon discusses his role in "89 The Film," which takes a look back at one of the most exciting conclusions to a season in history. Plus, the NLD, Antonio Conte and more.
Feb 13, 2018
PSG or Real Madrid?
The ESPN FC crew preview PSG-Real Madrid and diagnose what's wrong with Paul Pogba and Manchester United. Plus, Julien Laurens weighs in on Lacazette-Aubameyang debate.
Feb 12, 2018
Max & Herc: How Cordeiro Became President
Max and Herc are joined by Sebastian Salazar to break down Carlos Cordeiro's election as U.S. Soccer president, the power of the Athlete Council, what comes next and more.
Feb 12, 2018
Tottenham Ready to Take on Juventus?
The crew previews the return of the Champions League and try to figure out what's wrong with Man United. Plus, Herculez Gomez reacts to Carlos Cordeiro's election as USSF president.
Feb 11, 2018
Barcelona Keeps Rolling
The FC crew discuss Barca's Copa del Rey win over Valencia, Eden Hazard's reasons for Chelsea's struggles this season and the links between Mauro Icardi and Real Madrid.
Feb 08, 2018
Does Valencia Stand A Chance Against Barcelona?
The guys preview leg two between Barca and Valencia, discuss Antonio Conte replacements and debate whether Harry Kane or Robert Lewandowski is a better fit for Real Madrid.
Feb 07, 2018
Caught Offside: Eric Wynalda joins the show
With the USSF Presidential election days away, Eric Wynalda discusses everything from the changes that must occur on the field to the backstabbing that has gone on off of it.
Feb 06, 2018
Caught Offside: CO Cup Controversy
The boys break down an epic Caught Offside Cup while Andrew defends the honor of Eric Dier. Plus, are Arsenal back and what's your favorite way to go on strike?
Feb 06, 2018
Better Goal: Wanyama or Salah?
The FC Crew discuss the best goal, worst dive and biggest controversy from Liverpool-Tottenham. Plus, Sid Lowe talks Ronaldo's recent antics and Coutinho's early Barca struggles.
Feb 06, 2018
TV: End For Conte?
The FC crew discuss the fallout following Chelsea's defeat at Watford, the promise of Arsenal's new signings and Zidane's substitution of Cristiano Ronaldo against Levante.
Feb 05, 2018
Controversy in Liverpool
The ESPN FC crew discuss all the controversial penalty decisions from Liverpool's draw with Tottenham. Plus, Ale Moreno gives his insight on the problems at Real Madrid.
Feb 04, 2018
Two On Tri
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez recap Mexico's first friendly of 2018, discuss who's on track to make Osorio's World Cup squad and reflect on Jonathan Gonzalez's debut.
Feb 02, 2018
Days Numbered?
The FC crew discuss Antonio Conte's post-game comments, Neymar's antics and Riyad Mahrez missing Leicester training. Plus, the guys break down the biggest moves of January.
Feb 01, 2018