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Chris
 Jun 9, 2021
Good soccer content but spare us the "take a knee" commentary. BLM is a marxist organization using race as a front. No one should take knee to that terrible organization.


 Nov 2, 2019


 Jul 7, 2019

pmorg73
 May 15, 2019
why do we get 4 extra pods that are not what i subscribe to? close to unsubscribing now. very anoying


 Jan 3, 2019

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Go inside the most popular sport in the world with the ESPN FC crew.

Episode Date
Ole Out of Time?
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The FC crew discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's future after Manchester United's latest defeat to Leicester City and who could replace the Norwegian manager. Erling Haaland returns from injury with a brace against Mainz. Plus, is Mo Salah the best player in the world right now?
Oct 16, 2021
PSG Escape With a Win
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The FC crew discuss PSG's narrow win over Angers and point to a few key decisions that went PSG's way. Meanwhile, Neymar ensures Brazil stay perfect in CONMEBOL qualifiers while Argentina continue their unbeaten streak with a win over Peru. Plus, the boys weigh in on Paul Pogba's future with Manchester United and wonder if a rising star like Aurelien Tchouameni could replace him next season.
Oct 15, 2021
Futbol Americas: Did Gregg Berhalter redeem himself vs. Costa Rica?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian react to USMNT’s victory over Costa Rica in the WCQ. Do we owe Gregg Berhalter an apology? Then, we welcomed Antonio Valle, ESPN Deportes/ESPN Mexico host and commentator to talk Mexico and their victory against El Salvador. Next, in our franchise segment 'Tales From The Pitch', Matt Miazga recounts the incident where he pokes fun at Diego Lainez’s height in USMNT-Mexico game from a few years back. Finally, the guys talk about the USWNT roster for the upcoming South Korea friendlies.  
Oct 15, 2021
Dest What USMNT Needed
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The FC crew discuss the USMNT's comeback win in Columbus against Costa Rica powered by a great goal from Sergino Dest. Plus, the panel debates where Raheem Sterling could land after saying he's open to a move away from Manchester City. The guys also preview crucial weekend matchups in Spain and Germany and Shaka Hislop reveals his international power rankings.
Oct 14, 2021
Gab and Juls: Is Football Fan Violence Getting Worse?
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Gab and Juls are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss the crowd trouble during England’s draw against Hungary. They also discuss the takeover at Newcastle United, Kylian Mbappe’s future and Manchester United’s defensive injury woes. All that and much more in the Gab and Juls show.
Oct 14, 2021
Caught Offside: USMNT beat Costa Rica, 2-1
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It wasn't perfect, but a win is a win. The boys break down the USMNT's World Cup Qualifying victory over Costa Rica: Who did well, who gives us worries and what is the 11 we would like to see? Plus, Scottish lungs at it again, trouble at Wembley and JJ's movie reviews.
Oct 14, 2021
Newcastle's New Look?
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The FC crew discuss Newcastle's takeover and highlight possible difficulties the club faces in recruiting players to sign with them. Plus, they analyze Arsene Wenger's plan to revamp the international calendar and if there should be less breaks throughout the year.
Oct 13, 2021
Can Southgate Get the Best Out of England?
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The FC crew discuss England's subpar performance against Hungary and question whether Gareth Southgate can actually get the best out of a talented England squad. Plus, Scotland squeeze by Faroe Islands to keep their World Cup hopes alive, and Erling Haaland is rumored with a potential move to Barcelona.
Oct 12, 2021
Futbol Americas: Was the USMNT loss vs Panama on Gregg Berhalter?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian recap the USMNT defeat vs. Panama. Did Gregg Berhalter's decisions cost the USMNT? Next, Taylor Twellman joins the show to discuss what went wrong for the U.S. in Panama. Then, Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to talk about Mexico's dominant victory over Honduras. Finally, the guys talk about the weekend MLS action in the segment, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
Oct 12, 2021
USMNT's Poor Performance in Panama
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The FC crew discuss where it all went wrong for the USMNT in Panama and how much blame should Gregg Berhalter take. Germany are the first European team to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Plus, should Lionel Messi win the 2021 Ballon d'Or?
Oct 12, 2021
Gab and Juls: Should France Drop Griezmann?
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Frank Leboeuf joins Julien Laurens and Nedum Onuoha to break down France's Nations League victory over Spain but ask if Antoine Greizmann still deserves a place in the side. Plus, they discuss Newcastle's takeover, Neymar's international future and whether Xavi should replace Ronald Koeman at Barcelona.
Oct 11, 2021
Caught Offside: USMNT lose to Panama, 1-0
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A deserved defeat. The US Men fall to Panama in World Cup qualifying in what was a truly poor performance. The boys share their thoughts on the team selection, the match itself and the suddenly uncertain path ahead.
Oct 11, 2021
Mbappé Lifts France to Victory
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The FC crew discuss Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema's impressive performances to help France win the Nations League Final. Meanwhile, the boys debate if Roberto Martinez should leave to manage a struggling Barcelona or lead Belgium in the 2022 World Cup.
Oct 10, 2021
Thriller in Glasgow
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The FC Crew discuss Barcelona President Joan Laporta's comments saying he hoped Messi would play for free to stay with the club. Plus the guys break down a wild game in Glasgow between Scotland and Israel and review the best cases for who should win the Ballon d'or
Oct 09, 2021
Futbol Americas: Which European club should Ricardo Pepi go to?
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On Friday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian react to Ricardo Pepi’s performance for the USMNT against Jamaica in WCQ. Where should his next destination be? Then, Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to talk about Mexico and their draw vs. Canada. Did Mexico get outplayed or outcoached? Next, the guys sit down with former USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann to talk about Ricardo Pepi and his future. Finally, the Herc and Sebi discuss the latest in the NWSL harassment scandal.
Oct 09, 2021
USMNT with a Pepi in their Step
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The FC crew look back at the United States' victory over Jamaica powered by the performance of Ricardo Pepi and what it means for the rest of their qualifying campaign. Meanwhile, in European qualifications Germany rallied from behind to beat Romania, Netherlands took control of their group with another win and Turkey and Norway settled for a draw. Plus, Brazil continue their perfect qualifying campaign.
Oct 08, 2021
Caught Offside: USMNT defeats Jamaica, 2-0
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It was a good night for the US Men as they defeat Jamaica and move atop the table in World Cup qualifying. The boys break down all angles of this one from Pepi's heroics to Berhalter's behind the back pass and everything in between. Plus, Newcastle's takeover, UEFA Nations League, Carly's goodbye and more!
Oct 08, 2021
France Rally Behind Mbappe & Benzema
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The FC crew discuss France's comeback win over Belgium in the UEFA Nations League semifinal and Leonardo Bonucci's apology after being sent off in Wednesday's semifinal against Spain. Plus, what are Newcastle's expectations after their recent takeover?
Oct 07, 2021
Gab and Juls: Are Spain World Cup favorites?
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Stewart Robson joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Spain’s 2-1 victory over Italy in the Nations League. Plus, they talk about the latest headlines surrounding Kylain Mbappe, Newcastle United’s proposed Saudi Arabian takeover & Gareth Southgate’s England project. 
Oct 07, 2021
Spain Break Italy's Dominance
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The FC crew break down Spain's dominating performance over Italy in the Nations League semifinals and analyze the brilliant performances from some of Spain's young stars. Plus, Kylian Mbappe's mom speaks out on his ongoing contract saga with PSG, and France vs Belgium in the Nations league semifinals is previewed.
Oct 06, 2021
Real Madrid Continue Mbappe Pursuit
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The FC crew discuss Florentino Perez's comments on Real Madrid wanting to sign Kylian Mbappe during the January transfer window and analyze why Leonardo is so hesitant to sell the young French star. Plus, Mbappe admits to calling Neymar a "bum" for not passing him the ball, and Sir Alex Ferguson believes Ronaldo should have started for Man United against Everton on the weekend.
Oct 05, 2021
Futbol Americas: What's an acceptable point haul for the USMNT in upcoming WCQs?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian react to the news of John Brooks' injury and likely absence for upcoming round of World Cup Qualifiers. Then, Julie Foudy joins the show to discuss the latest news regarding the NWSL sexual harassment scandal. Later, the guys talk about Raul Jimenez’s weekend where he recorded two assists, and Chucky Lozano’s performance for Napoli. Are they the hottest duo heading into the CONCACAF Qualifiers? Then Sebi sits down with Hoffenheim and USMNT centerback Chris Richards for an exclusive interview. The defender talks about his time at Hoffenheim and moving as a loanee in the transfer window, his time at Bayern Munich, the USMNT and the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers. 
Oct 05, 2021
Caught Offside: Top of the table breakdown
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We take a look at the top of the table in the Premier League, analyze a “leveling up” type performance from Mo Salah and discuss the latest news coming out of the NWSL. Plus, Did we mush Bayern? Did Joao Paulo score MLS’ goal of the season? Does Landon Donovan’s statue look like Landon Donovan? All that and more!
Oct 05, 2021
Mbappe Wanted Out of PSG
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The FC crew discuss Kylian Mbappe's comments that he wanted to leave PSG for Real Madrid last summer and ask how much longer Ronald Koeman will last at Barcelona. Plus, is Mohamed Salah the best player in the world right now?
Oct 04, 2021
Gab and Juls: Can Anyone Stop Salah?
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Nedum Onuoha joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to break down Liverpool's entertaining 2-2 draw against Manchester City including Mohamed Salah's amazing goal and Bernardo Silva's impact. Plus, they talk about Nedum's bass audition for Man City superfan Noel Gallagher. They also look back at the weekend where Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and PSG all lost and Juls explains why he refuses to say Ronald Koeman's name.
Oct 04, 2021
Spoils Shared at Anfield
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The FC crew react to Man City and Liverpool's brilliant 2-2 draw at Anfield and question if James Milner should have been sent off for a 2nd yellow. Plus, the guys discuss Mo Salah's importance to Liverpool, Real Madrid's second loss in a row and Napoli's brilliant start to the season.
Oct 03, 2021
Frustration Builds for Man United
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The FC crew discuss Manchester United dropping more points in the Premier League, this time to a spirited Everton side. Plus, Chelsea have to rely on Timo Werner and some late goals to squeeze by Southampton, while Luis Suarez gets a revenge goal against Barcelona in Atletico's 2-0 victory.
Oct 02, 2021
Liverpool Favored Over Man City?
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The FC crew preview a major Premier League matchup between Liverpool and Manchester City on the weekend and debate whether Liverpool should be considered the favorites. Plus, Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly asks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to make Man United's build-up play quicker. And Manchester United's penalty taker selection issues continue to persist.
Oct 01, 2021
Futbol Americas: October CONCACAF Qualifiers Call Ups
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USA and Mexico call ups for the second round of qualifiers in CONCACAF. Plus heavy criticism towards NWSL and the accusations of sexual misconduct by Coach Paul Riley. An Exclusive interview with Deportivo Alaves and USMNT defender, Matt Miazga. Plus we break down Campeones Cup between Columbus Crew and Cruz Azul, and we deep dive into the El Trafico match up.
Oct 01, 2021
Koeman on the Hot Seat
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The FC crew discuss the future of Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman and if he can turn around the club's fortunes, starting with this weekend's matchup against Atletico Madrid. Should Lionel Messi have lied down behind the wall in PSG's win over Manchester City? And what's wrong with Kai Havertz and Jadon Sancho?
Oct 01, 2021
Caught Offside: Champions League recap & USMNT squad breakdown
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On today's pod, the boys discuss a dramatic win for Man United, a discouraging loss for Barcelona and a stunning upset for Sheriff Tiraspol. Plus, a breakdown of the USMNT squad and some Caught Offside confessions.
Sep 30, 2021
Gab and Juls: How Numbered Are Koeman's Days at Barca?
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Gab Marcotti and Stewart Robson are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss Barcelona's disastrous 3-0 defeat against Benfica in the Champions League, and ask why Ronald Koeman took Gerard Pique off after 33 minutes? The guys also review the rest of the Champions League results, including Lionel Messi's first goal for Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid's 2-1 defeat against the Moldovan minnows, Sheriff Tiraspol, and Juventus' crucial 1-0 win against Chelsea.
Sep 30, 2021
Ronaldo Saves Man United
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The FC crew discuss Chelsea's second consecutive loss, this time to Juventus in the Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo saves a lackluster Manchester United with a late winner in stoppage time against Villarreal.. Plus, is Ronald Koeman's job safe after Barcelona are shocked by Benfica.
Sep 29, 2021
New Kit, Same Messi Magic
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The FC crew discuss PSG's 2-0 win against Manchester City highlighted by Lionel Messi scoring his first goal for the club. And does this prove that Pep Guardiola's side needs a striker? Is it time to worry for Real Madrid after their shocking loss at home to Sheriff Tiraspol? Plus, AC Milan hands Atletico Madrid a dramatic comeback victory.
Sep 28, 2021
Caught Offside: What's the deal?
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So what's the deal with Arsenal? Are they good or bad? And what's the deal with Man City? Are they the best team in the league now? And what about over-the-top apologies? Are they really necessary? We get into all of it, plus Danny Higginbotham joins as well!
Sep 28, 2021
Futbol Americas: The Return of the Mexican Wolf
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Herc and Sebis recap Raul Jimenez' comeback. discuss the CONCACAF players in Europe. Talk about the Mexican Clasico. Plus Judy Foudy joins us to talk about the NWL'S No More Side Hustles' campaign
Sep 28, 2021
Pochettino's Parisian Pickle
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Mauricio Pochettino looks to manage PSG to a bounce-back Champions League win against Manchester City, but what impact will Mbappe and Neymar's feud have on the team's chemistry? Should Bruno Fernandes have apologized for his penalty miss against Aston Villa? Plus, Arsenal and Tottenham are headed in different directions after the North London Derby.
Sep 27, 2021
Gab and Juls: Good Man City or Bad Chelsea?
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Nedum Onuoha joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester City's convincing 1-0 victory over Chelsea and ask whether Thomas Tuchel got his tactics wrong against the Premier League champions. Plus, Ansu Fati makes his Barcelona return, Manchester United's slump & why you should pay attention to the latest Maldini in Milan.
Sep 27, 2021
Arsenal's Derby Delight
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The FC crew discuss Arsenal's statement victory over Tottenham in the North London Derby, but what does it actually mean for Mikel Arteta's side? Ansu Fati scores in his first match in 10 months, but is his presence enough to keep Ronald Koeman in a job? Plus, Juventus lose Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata to injury ahead of their Champions League match with Chelsea.
Sep 26, 2021
City Get Revenge Against Chelsea
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The FC crew recap Manchester City's crucial 1-0 win away at Chelsea and explain what Pep got right and what Tuchel got wrong in their matchup. Plus, Bruno Fernandes misses a potential game-tying penalty against Aston Villla with Ronaldo waiting in the wings and Liverpool give up a late equalizer to Brentford.
Sep 25, 2021
Crucial Clash for Chelsea and Man City
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The FC preview this weekend's crucial matchup between Chelsea and manchester City and analyze what the effects of this match will mean in the Premier League title race. Plus, a preview of the North London Derby, Solskjaer hits out at Jurgen Klopp for causing Manchester United to receive less penalties, and Bayern Munich keep their winning ways in the Bundesliga.
Sep 24, 2021
Futbol Americas: Will new Leagues Cup format do more harm than good?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian react to León winning the Leagues Cup over the Sounders. They also debate the newly announced Leagues Cup format starting in 2023. Next, the guys talk about Matthew Hoppe and his game against Real Madrid. Then, Herculez gives his updated Top 5 strikers for the USMNT. Who is his number one? Finally, Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to break down the Clásico Nacional between América and Chivas. 
Sep 24, 2021
Should Mbappe be More Humble?
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The FC crew break down another dreary performance from Barcelona after they fail to find the answers against Cadiz in a 0-0 draw. Plus, the panel debate whether Kylian Mbappe needs to be more humble on the pitch, and argue whether Chelsea vs Man City on the weekend is set up to be a classic.
Sep 24, 2021
Gab and Juls: How Ancelotti Improved Benzema
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Karim Benzema's incredible start to the season and ask how Carlo Ancelotti has managed to get the most out of him since his return to Real Madrid. The guys also discuss Manchester United's shock elimination from the League Cup, Ronald Koeman's bizarre press conference and why James Rodriguez has moved to Qatar.
Sep 23, 2021
Real Madrid Cruise Past Mallorca
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The FC crew discuss Real Madrid's thrashing of Mallorca and break down Carlo Ancelotti's man management after Marco Asensio scored a hat trick. Plus, the guys recap the Carabao Cup's third round which saw Chelsea and Tottenham advance while Man United were eliminated by West Ham.
Sep 23, 2021
Caught Offside: Ripped from the headlines
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On this week's pod, the boys take a look at Chelsea and wonder if there's still another level that they can get to. Plus, Barcelona's crisis seems to deepen, JJ addresses Ted Lasso's big night and we honor the great Jimmy Greaves.
Sep 22, 2021
Suarez Saves Atleti's Day
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The FC crew break down Atletico Madrid's victory over Getafe and question if Diego Simeone's side can challenge for the league with another unconvincing win. Plus, the guys discuss the fallout from Barcelona's 1-1 draw with Granda and how Lionel Messi's knee injury will affect PSG's upcoming fixtures.
Sep 22, 2021
Futbol Americas: Who should be the next Chivas head coach?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian debate the firing of Chivas head coach, Victor Manuel Vucetich, asking the question: why now? With this, the guys segway into Herc’s Top 3 candidates for the open Chivas HC job. The guys also analyze Rayados' win over Tigres in the Clásico Regio. Then Herc and Sebi go into the weekend MLS action in the segment the GOOD, the BAD and the UGLY. Next, Matthew Hoppe sits down with Sebi to discuss a variety of topics including, his transfer to Mallorca and USMNT future. Finally, the guys preview the Leagues Cup final between León and Sounders in the segment 'Book It'.
Sep 21, 2021
Are Chelsea Title Favorites?
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The FC crew break down Chelsea's beatdown over Tottenham on the weekend and discuss whether they should be considered the title favorites in the Premier League. Plus, the panel debate Harry Kane's poor performances to start the season, Ronaldo's penalty claims against West Ham and Barcelona's timid display at home against Granada.
Sep 20, 2021
Gab and Juls: Have Tottenham already given up on Nuno?
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Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to look back at Tottenham's 3-0 defeat against Chelsea and ask how much pressure is Nuno Espirito Santo under. Plus they discuss Romelu Lukaku's influence for Chelsea, Lionel Messi's reaction to being substituted & Real Madrid's late 2-1 victory against Valencia. 
Sep 20, 2021
Tight Fight atop Premier League
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The FC crew discuss Real Madrid's dramatic win over Valencia and break down how Manchester United and Chelsea took care of business in the Premier League. Plus, how much trouble are Juventus in after dropping points against AC Milan? And is Erling Haaland the best striker in the world?
Sep 20, 2021
Liverpool Press On as Man City Stumble
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The FC crew discuss Liverpool continuing their solid run of form after their 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace and debate whether everyone underestimated them coming into this season. Plus, Manchester City squander an opportunity to bag 3 points against Southampton, Arsenal win two-in-a-row, Bayern Munich roll to another thumping victory, and Julian Nagelsmann calls out European football for not being tech savvy like the NFL.
Sep 18, 2021
Futbol Americas: Why do MLS clubs keep failing in CCL?
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On Friday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian react to the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals. The guys discuss why MLS teams keep failing to win the competition. Then, Herc and Sebi analyze Carli Lloyd’s five-goal extravaganza vs. Paraguay. Later, Jeff Carlisle joins the show to discuss the U.S. Soccer Federation's negotiations with USWNT and USMNT. Then, the conversation switches to Leagues Cup, where Seattle Sounders became the first MLS team to reach the competition’s final. Is this redemption for the MLS? Finally, the guys preview the Clásico Regio between Tigres and Monterrey. They go through the Top 5 moments in Clásico Regio history. 
Sep 18, 2021
Has Lukaku Surpassed Harry Kane?
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The FC crew discuss all the biggest matches to look forward to on the weekend, including a juicy matchup between Chelsea and Spurs where the panel discuss whether they would prefer to have Romelu Lukaku or Harry Kane on their team at the moment. Also, Manchester United need a bounce back against West Ham after their mid-week UCL defeat, and Juventus face a tough test against AC Milan that might see them slip further back in the Serie A table.
Sep 17, 2021
ESPN Daily: The Fight for the Soul of Manchester United
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When arguably the world’s most popular athlete, Cristiano Ronaldo, took the pitch this past weekend for arguably the world’s most popular soccer club, Manchester United, two truly global sports brands were reunited on the legendary pitch at Old Trafford. The same iconic stadium, that months earlier, was literally stormed by Man United supporters who were fighting against the globalization of the sport they love. Wright Thompson, who was there for Ronaldo’s return to the team he played for more than a decade ago, takes us inside the fight for the soul of Manchester United, and explains why it’s a battle that’s about much more than just a soccer club.
Sep 17, 2021
Barcelona At Rock Bottom?
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The FC crew dive into Barcelona's struggles as of late and dissect whether Ronald Koeman has what it takes to guide the Catalan giants out of their current state of misery. Also, Antoine Griezmann feels the negativity from Atletico fans after making his return to his former club, and Declan Rice shines for West Ham in their Europa League match.
Sep 16, 2021
Gab and Juls: Can Liverpool Mount a PL Title Challenge?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down Liverpool’s 3-2 victory against AC Milan in the Champions League and ask whether they still need added depth in midfield to truly challenge for the Premier League title this season. The guys also discuss the newly-formed Messi-Neymar-Mbappe frontline at PSG and why it didn't work so well in their first outing, Ronald Koeman’s future after Barcelona’s 3-0 defeat at home against Bayern Munich and Antoine Griezmann’s mixed reception following his return to the Wanda Metropolitano.
Sep 16, 2021
Caught Offside: The Champions League IS BACK!
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There were dramatic upsets, thrilling comebacks, tons of goals... and also a nil-nil between Atletico and Porto. The boys look back on a memorable first two days in the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League!
Sep 16, 2021
Another Liverpool UCL Classic Against Milan
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The FC crew discuss a wild day in the Champions League, which included a 2nd-half comeback for Liverpool against AC Milan in an instant classic. Meanwhile, PSG falter against Brugge despite having their 3 mega-stars - Messi, Neymar and Mbappe - start on the front line for the first time together, and Real Madrid bag a late winner against Inter thanks to wo of their youngsters,
Sep 16, 2021
Man United's Poor UCL Form Continues
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The FC crew discuss the opening day of the Champions League group stage, where Manchester United fell short in stoppage time to Young Boys despite bagging an early goal from Cristiano Ronaldo. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich roll to a comfortable 3-0 win over a Barcelona side that looks a fragment of their former selves, and Chelsea continue to churn out results thanks to Romelu Lukaku.
Sep 14, 2021
Futbol Americas: Top 5 Americans in UCL
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On Monday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian talk about the Americans playing in the UEFA Champions League this season. Who are the top 5 Americans in the UCL? Next, the guys react to the weekend action in MLS with the segment 'The Good, Bad & Ugly'. Then, Julie Foudy joins the show to talk about the USWNT and their upcoming friendlies vs. Paraguay. Herc and Sebi get you ready for midweek action in CCL and Leagues Cup with the segment 'Book It'.
Sep 14, 2021
Caught Offside: Ronaldo re-debut & JJ Managerial debut
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The boys discuss Ronaldo's re-debut at Manchester United and whether or not his presence takes them up a level. Plus, Mo Salah joins the 100 club, JJ takes the Managerial reigns and Arsene wants more World Cups.
Sep 14, 2021
Ronaldo's Red Devil Return Recap
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The FC crew recap Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United and question if the Portuguese superstar would be willing to make sacrifices for the Red Devils. Plus, the guys discuss Paul Pogba future with Man United, Gareth Bale's latest injury and more tension between the higher ups at Dortmund and Bayern Munich.
Sep 14, 2021
Gab & Juls: Nagelsmann and Ronaldo's homecomings to remember
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Bundesliga commentator Derek Rae to break down Bayern Munich's dominant win over last year's second-placed team RB Leipzig. Plus, the boys discuss all things Cristiano Ronaldo on his Old Trafford return. All this and much more on The Gab and Juls Show.
Sep 13, 2021
Real Madrid Roar Back
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The FC crew discuss Real Madrid's comeback win against Celta Vigo with a star performance from Karim Benzema and impressive goals from Vinicius Junior and youngster Eduardo Camavinga. Plus, Liverpool score three to beat Leeds United and have the panel wondering if they're back to their dominant best.
Sep 12, 2021
Ronaldo Returns With a Bang
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The FC crew break down Cristiano Ronaldo's second Manchester United debut and question if the Portuguese star is the missing piece for the Red Devils' title charge. Plus, the guys discuss Romelu Lukaku's brace for Chelsea, Bayern Munich's dominant victory over RB Leipzig and criticize Juventus' poor start to the season.
Sep 11, 2021
Messi Makes History (Again)
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The FC crew praise Lionel Messi's brilliant performance against Bolivia, which saw him become South America's all-time leading scorer in men's international football, and discuss why the Argentine legend is playing with a freer mind after his Copa America win this summer. Plus, the panel preview a host of games, including Ronaldo's hotly anticipated return to Man United, Leipzig's tense showdown with Bayern Munich and Napoli's matchup against Juventus.
Sep 11, 2021
Futbol Americas: Should Ricardo Pepi be the starting '9' for USMNT?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian react to USMNT’s comeback win over Honduras. They analyze Ricardo Pepi’s breakout USMNT debut & whether he should be the starting ‘9’ going forward. Then, Taylor Twellman joins the show to discuss Berhalter & Pulisic’s performance over the opening set of WCQs. Later, Mauricio Pedroza joins the guys to talk about El Tri’s draw vs. Panama. Will they finish first in CONCACAF WCQ? Also, Herc & Sebi reveal their winners & losers of the transfer window. 
Sep 10, 2021
USMNT Survive Qualifier Scare
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The FC crew dive into the USMNT's hard fought comeback against Honduras in their latest World Cup qualifier and discuss what the team's expectations should be after the first cycle of games. Plus, the debate surrounding a World Cup being staged every 2 years gains more momentum, and Ronald Koeman makes a surprising suggestion that Barcelona will be better off as a team without Lionel Messi.
Sep 09, 2021
Caught Offside: US Men defeat Honduras, 4-1
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Put your panic meters away (at least, for now)! The US escape Honduras with 3 crucial points and are back trending in the right direction (hopefully... maybe... we'll see). The boys are joined by Jeff Carlisle for reaction to the win and some thoughts on the Weston McKennie situation as well.
Sep 09, 2021
Gab and Juls: The Return of Cristiano Ronaldo
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Julien Laurens and Stewart Robson are joined by Mark Ogden to look forward to Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United return against Newcastle at Old Trafford and discuss where Ronaldo fits best in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side. The guys also discuss England’s 1-1 draw against Poland, debate whether Memphis Depay is the best player in the world right now and determine whether Antoine Griezmann was right to return to Atletico Madrid.
Sep 09, 2021
Southgate, England Lacking Answers
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The FC crew discuss Gareth Southgate's questionable tactics against Poland, where the England manager didn't make a single substitution and conceded late against the Poles. Gab Marcotti breaks down the latest news on the Brazilian FA asking FIFA to prevent Premier League clubs from selecting Brazilian players for at least 5 days. Plus, Jurgen Klinsmann shared the reasons why Hansi Flick has Germany humming at the moment.
Sep 09, 2021
Griezmann Fires France Back to Winning Ways
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The FC crew break down Antoine Griezmann's brace against Finland as France finally snapped their winless streak. Plus, the guys analyze Louis Van Gaal's return to the Dutch national team and question the legitimacy of Joan Laporta's claim that Barcelona tried to re-sign Neymar this past summer.
Sep 08, 2021
Futbol Americas: Who's to blame for USMNT slow start in WCQ?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian react to the USMNT draw vs, El Salvador & Canada in World Cup Qualifiers. Who's to blame for the slow start? Then, Taylor Twellman joins the show to talk about the USMNT and Weston McKennie's suspension. Next, the guys talk about Mexico's perfect start in qualifiers in the segment 'Tri Questions'. Finally, Sebi sits down with RB Leipzig head coach Jesse Marsch where he discusses his relationship with Bob Bradley, the Red Bull system, his future aspirations with the USMNT, and much more.
Sep 07, 2021
USMNT Fails to Impress Again
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The FC crew break down another disappointing night for the US Men's National Team after a 1-1 draw to Canada at home and question if this team has the experience to qualify for the World Cup. Plus, Gab Marcotti joins the show to break down the fallout from the Brazil-Argentina postponement and how it will affect the Premier League players returning to their club teams.
Sep 06, 2021
Caught Offside: USMNT-Canada reaction pod
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The boys discuss all angles of a frustrating 1-1 draw for the US Men against Canada in World Cup Qualifying. Why couldn't the attack get going? Is Matt Turner the new #1? And what's up with Weston? All that and more!
Sep 06, 2021
Gab & Juls Show: Who's to blame for Brazil and Argentina debacle?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Gustavo Hofman to discuss the full story behind Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier, after it was cancelled in dramatic fashion when health agents stormed the pitch to end the match. The guys also discuss Mo Salah's future, Didier Deschamps' strange decisions & if Eden Hazard is back to his best.
Sep 06, 2021
Brazil and Argentina Suspension Shocker
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The FC crew discuss Brazil and Argentina's hotly anticipated World Cup qualifier being suspended due to health and safety concerns from Argentina's four Premier League-based players. Plus, Italy set a men's international record, and Antonio Conte's potential move to Arsenal gains some steam.
Sep 05, 2021
Des-Champs in Trouble
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The FC crew discuss France's disappointing draw with Ukraine and wonder if Didier Deschamps job is in trouble after their winless streak extends to five games. Meanwhile, Memphis Depay stars again as Netherlands cruise past Montenegro to set up a showdown with Turkey in Group G. Plus, the stage is set in CONMEBOL as Brazil and Argentina prepare for their top of the table match.
Sep 04, 2021
USMNT Stumbles Out of the Gate
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The FC crew recap the USMNT's dull 0-0 draw against El Salvador in their World Cup Qualifier opener and debate what the squad needs to do to turn their performances around away from home in CONCACAF matches. Plus, Spain face some harsh criticism following their historic World Cup Qualifier loss to Sweden, and Jan Aage Fjortoft sits down with Julien Nagelsmann to discuss his first few weeks as Bayern Munich's manager.
Sep 03, 2021
Futbol Americas: Impact of Pulisic's absence with the USMNT
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian react to the news that Christian Pulisic did not travel with the USMNT for their WCQ opener vs. El Salvador. Then, the guys analyze the GK situation after the injury to Zack Steffen. Later, ESPN Deportes Reporter Leon Lecanda joins the show with a special report on the Mexican National Team. What is the probable starting XI for El Tri vs. Jamaica? Finally, Herc and Sebi sit down with Santiago Muñoz where they discuss his transfer to Newcastle Utd, his options as a dual national, and his fandom for the film ‘Goal’. 
Sep 03, 2021
Caught Offside: USMNT-El Salvador Reaction Pod
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It was the game we had spent years building toward... a chance to finally erase the memories of the last World Cup qualifying cycle... and in the end, it was, well, just kinda meh. The boys convene following USA-El Salvador to break down all angles of the 0-0 draw.
Sep 03, 2021
England Cruise Under Hostile Circumstances
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The FC crew discuss England's performance in their easy 4-0 victory over Hungary and how England's squad overcame the racist behavior hurled at them from Hungarian fans. Plus, Sweden stun Spain, who still can't work out their kinks, and Italy equal the all-time consecutive matches unbeaten streak in men's international football despite a lackluster performance.
Sep 03, 2021
Gab & Juls: Ronaldo breaks records again
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Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to break down some of the biggest transfer deadline deals as Antoine Griezmann returned to Atletico Madrid. Mark Ogden also joins the guys from an airport in Portugal after Cristiano Ronaldo broke Ali Daei's record for the most International goals scored by a man. The guys also discuss Ansu Fati's new shirt number at Barcelona, Jerome Boateng's move to Lyon & why Jamie Vardy's Rochester Rhinos are changing their name. 
Sep 02, 2021
Ronaldo's Record Day
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The FC crew react to Cristiano Ronaldo record-breaking day but ask if he should have been sent off before his late brace securing Portugal's win over Ireland. Elsewhere, France struggle against Bosnia and Herzegovina and Erling Haaland scores for Norway who share the points with the Netherlands. Plus, they look back at the top ten stories of the summer transfer window.
Sep 02, 2021
Caught Offside: Deadline Day & Jump To Conclusions Week
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On this week's pod, we go through some of the marquee moves on transfer deadline day and reminisce on some of the biggest transfer busts in recent memory. Plus, we're 3 weeks in to the EPL season which means... "Jump to Conclusions Week!"
Sep 01, 2021
Atletico's Last-Minute Griezmann Grab
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The FC crew recap a very busy transfer deadline day, highlighted by Atletico Madrid's shocking late move to grab Antoine Griezmann back from Barcelona on loan, and break down the ins and outs of a wild transfer window. The panel also discuss Camavinga heading to Real Madrid, Mbappe staying put at PSG for the time being, Saul's loan deal to Chelsea, Ronaldo being officially announced, and all the other notable moves made on the day.
Sep 01, 2021
Futbol Americas: Ranking the MLS coaches on the hot seat
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Herculez and Sebastian come up with a top 5 list of MLS coaches who are on the hot seat. Also, the guys react to the release of the Mexican National Team roster for the upcoming World Cup Qualifers. The discussion is focused around the notable absences of Raúl Jiménez, Diego Lainez, Héctor Herrera & Hirving Lozano. Later, the guys debate who should be the USMNT captain for the upcoming WCQs. Finally, Herc and Sebi sit down with Julian Green for an extensive interview where they discuss Greuther Fürth's promotion to Bundesliga, his relationship with Pep Guardiola, his current situation with the USMNT, and much more.
Aug 31, 2021
PSG Pause Mbappe Talks
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The FC crew reflect on Kylian Mbappe's brace that stole the headlines over Lionel Messi's PSG debut and discuss the breaking news that Real Madrid have stopped negotiations with PSG for the French superstar. Plus, the guys revisit Arsenal's disastrous start to the season and question if Liverpool and Chelsea's draw indicates who might challenge for the title later in the season.
Aug 30, 2021
Gab and Juls: Why United's Ronaldo Deal Took So Long
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United and ask why it took so long for the deal to be done and whether Manchester City were ever really in the chase for the superstar. The guys also discuss Lionel Messi’s debut for PSG, the latest on Kylian Mbappe’s future & whether Reece James deserved a red card against Liverpool.
Aug 30, 2021
Messi Makes PSG Debut
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The FC crew discuss Lionel Messi's PSG debut and Kylian Mbappe's outstanding performance despite the transfer rumors surrounding his potential move to Real Madrid. Manchester United win after a controversial non-call and Tottenham are top of the Premier League. Plus, Memphis Depay continues to deliver for Barcelona.
Aug 30, 2021
Chelsea & Arsenal See Red
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The FC crew discuss the controversial handball decision that helped Liverpool salvage a 1-1 draw against Chelsea. How much longer will Mikel Arteta last at Arsenal after Man City send them to the bottom of the Premier League table? Plus, they react to Juventus' shock loss to Empoli in their first game of the post-Cristiano Ronaldo era.
Aug 29, 2021
Ronaldo's Stunning Return to Man United
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The FC crew discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's shocking return to Manchester United and what it means for their title hopes in the Premier League. Plus, Erling Haaland's late goal rescues three points for Dortmund, Kylian Mbappe's future remains in limbo, and Joaquín Correa makes a dream debut for Inter.
Aug 28, 2021
Futbol Americas: Biggest surprises from Berhalter's WCQ roster?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Sebastian reacted to the latest news on the repercussions of Serie A/Premier League teams not allowing players to go to the World Cup Qualifiers due to COVID-19. Later, the guys analyze the USMNT 26-man roster for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers where they will face El Salvador, Canada and Honduras. What were the biggest surprises?
Aug 27, 2021
Caught Offside: Emergency Podcast - Ronaldo to Man Utd
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It's an emergency podcast as Cristiano Ronaldo is once again a member of Man Utd. The boys discuss what it means for United's title challenge, how CR7's time at Juve will be remembered and what Man City must be thinking right now.
Aug 27, 2021
Ronaldo to Man City?
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The FC crew react to the news that Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Juventus and ask how he would fit in Pep Guardiola's Manchester City side. Plus, look forward to the Champions League group stage as Man United, Liverpool, and Man City face difficult paths to the knockout round.
Aug 26, 2021
Gab and Juls: Galacticos 3.0?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrid’s rejected €160 million offer for PSG’s Kylian Mbappe and ask whether we could be witnessing the beginning of a new generation of Galacticos in Madrid. The guys also talk about Harry Kane’s decision to stay at Tottenham, Cristiano Ronaldo’s rumored move to Manchester City and whether Pep Guardiola will still be in charge at the Etihad after 2023. 
Aug 26, 2021
Kane's Tottenham U-Turn
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The FC crew discuss Harry Kane's surprise decision to stay at Spurs after spending the summer pursuing a move to Man City and debate whether Man City should make a move for Cristiano Ronaldo after they ailed to sign the Spurs striker. Plus, PSG's Leonardo claims that Mbappe wants to leave PSG and what that now means for the Frenchman's potential move to Real Madrid.
Aug 25, 2021
Madrid Make Mbappe Bid
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The FC crew discuss the latest reports of PSG turning down a large bid from Real Madrid for Kylian Mbappe, and debate where the young French phenom will end up by the end of this summer's transfer window. Plus, Mikel Arteta's time at the helm of Arsenal appears to be running short after his side's poor start to the season.
Aug 24, 2021
Futbol Americas: Who can replace Pulisic & Zardes for upcoming WC qualifiers?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Mauricio react to the news that Christian Pulisic tested positive for COVID-19 and Gyasi Zardes' injury that leaves both doubtful for upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Later, the guys talked about one of the biggest news of the weekend: Nice vs. Marseille brawl in Ligue 1. Then, the conversation shifted to Mexicans in Europe as Hirving Lozano made his Serie A season debut with Napoli and Raul Jimenez playing the entire 90 minutes for the second straight week.
Aug 24, 2021
Too Rough for Premier League Elite?
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The FC crew discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jurgen Klopp's latest complaints about the lack of fouls called by referees this season and ask if Chelsea are the only contenders to Manchester City in the Premier League. Plus, should Vinicius Junior be starting over Eden Hazard for Real Madrid?
Aug 23, 2021
Caught Offside: Rough start for ArseNIL
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On this week's pod, the boys discuss another feeble showing from Arsenal and an impressive debut from Lukaku. Plus, we unpack the fan issues in Nice, Ronaldo's transfer rumors, Rafa's start at Everton and more!
Aug 23, 2021
Gab and Juls: Pressure Building on Arsenal's Arteta?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Chelsea’s impressive 2-0 win over Arsenal and ask how much blame should be put on Mikel Arteta for Arsenal's slow start. Plus, they breakdown Real Madrid’s 3-3 draw against Levante, the violent scenes in Nice and their picks for the UEFA players of the season.
Aug 23, 2021
Lukaku Gives Arsenal the Blues
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The FC crew discuss Real Madrid's thrilling 3-3 draw with Levante and question if Carlo Ancelotti's team can challenge for titles with their defensive issues. Plus, the guys break down Chelsea's dominant victory over Arsenal and forecast Cristiano Ronaldo's future after the superstar started his season on the bench in Juventus' opening draw vs Udinese.
Aug 22, 2021
Barcelona Stumble Back to Earth
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The FC crew analyze Barcelona's poor performance away to Athletic Bilbao and questions whether the Catalan giants have enough depth in defense to succeed this season. Plus, Liverpool continue their strong start to the season with a stroll over Burnley, and Jack Grealish opens his goal account for Man City as the team gather their first points of the season.
Aug 21, 2021
Will PSG's defense be a dealbreaker?
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The FC crew discuss PSG's 4-2 win against Brest and wonder if the midfield and defense will hold up against stiffer competition. The team also weigh in on Karim Benzema's contract extension with Real Madrid and Ronald Koeman's commitment to to Philippe Coutinho. Plus, with Romelu Lukaku likely to make his Chelsea debut, the crew discuss his potential impact against Arsenal.
Aug 20, 2021
Futbol Americas: Efraín Álvarez reveals reason for electing Mexico over the U.S.
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez and Mauricio Pedroza react to Brenden Aaronson’s performance vs. Brondby IF in the UCL playoffs. Later, Joe Scally sits down with Sebi to discuss his Bundesliga debut this past weekend against Bayern Munich. Then, Efraín Álvarez, joins the show to talk about his decision to represent the Mexican National Team over the USMNT.
Aug 20, 2021
European Striker Musical Chairs
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The FC crew discuss Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland's potential transfers to Real Madrid and question if splurging for a big name star now is worth passing on future opportunities. Plus, Gab Marcotti previews the start of the Serie A season and if Juventus can return to the top of Italy.
Aug 19, 2021
Gab and Juls: Ronaldo and Lewandowski on the move?
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Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Bayern Munich's 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the German Super Cup and Robert Lewandowski's future in Munich. Plus, they ask if Cristiano Ronaldo will stay at Juventus this summer after reports in Spain link him with a return to Real Madrid. 
Aug 19, 2021
Madrid To Make Kylian Mbappe Coup?
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The FC crew discuss the transfer rumors swirling around Cristiano Ronaldo and whether he will remain at Juventus this season. Plus, Real Madrid's interest in Kylian Mbappe steps up after reports surface that the Frenchman might be willing to leave before the transfer window closes, and the panel weighs whether Man City should be trying to sign Erling Haaland instead of Harry Kane.
Aug 18, 2021
Caught Offside: One chance to make a first impression
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The boys share their first impressions from matchday 1 in the EPL, both good and bad. Plus, are Barcelona still... good? And we pay homage to the incredible career of Carli Lloyd.
Aug 18, 2021
Lewandowski Lifts Bayern to Super Cup
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The FC crew discuss Robert Lewandowski's stellar performance to lead Bayern Munich to a Super Cup win over Borussia Dortmund. Meanwhile the transfer rumors continue to swirl around Cristiano Ronaldo, but Gab Marcotti explains why a return to Real Madrid is off the table. Plus, a transfer roundup including Tammy Abraham to Roma and Manuel Locatelli set to join Juventus.
Aug 17, 2021
Futbol Americas: Will Lukaku's arrival cut Pulisic's minutes at Chelsea?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc react to Carli Lloyd’s retirement announcement and debate whether she fits into the Mt. Roushmore of U.S. Women’s Soccer. Later, the guys talk about Christian Pulisic’s performance vs. Crystal Palace and the rest of the American players across Europe.
Aug 17, 2021
City's Loss Shows Need for Kane
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The FC crew recap Man City's disappointing loss to Spurs on Sunday and argue whether the Citizens' lack of a goal-scoring threat going forward means they should do more to bring in Harry Kane this offseason. Plus, Barcelona make a bold first impression during their first league game in the post-Messi era, and Erling Haaland could spur Dortmund to a surprise Bundesliga title after their dominant opening day victory.
Aug 16, 2021
Gab and Juls: Spurs, Man City and the future of Harry Kane
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take a look back at the weekend’s clash between Manchester City and Tottenham and ask if signing Harry Kane would be good business for the Premier League champions. Barcelona open the post-Messi era with a win while Gerard Pique shines on and off the field. Plus, Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes lead Manchester United and Romelu Lukaku returns to Chelsea after leaving Inter.
Aug 16, 2021
Barca Back to Old Ways Post Messi Era
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The FC crew recap a dominant Barcelona performance in their LaLiga opener, in what the first match without Lionel Messi at the Catalan club in 17 years. Plus, Tottenham shock Premier League title favorites Man City in an impressive performance, and the panel share their memories of German football legend, Gerd Muller, who died age 75.
Aug 15, 2021
Real Return to Dominance
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The FC crew break down Real Madrid's 4-1 over Alaves and question if their back line is good enough to win the La Liga title. Plus, the guys recap strong victories for Chelsea, Man United and Liverpool, marvel at Erling Haaland's brilliant performance and preview Barcelona's clash with Real Sociedad.
Aug 14, 2021
New Year, Same Old Arsenal
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The FC crew discuss Bayern Munich's 1-1 draw to open the Bundesliga season and question if Julien Nagelsmann has the right options in defense. Plus, the guys break down Arsenal's embarrassing 2-0 loss to Brentford and argue if Harry Kane is worth the massive price tag.
Aug 13, 2021
Futbol Americas: How big of a deal is the U.S. making the top 10 FIFA ranking?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc react to the latest FIFA Rankings where the U.S. joined Mexico in the Top 10 for the first time since 2006. Later, the guys talk about Christian Pulisic’s performance in the UEFA Super Cup where he helped Chelsea win their 2nd title in club history. What does it mean for his playing time going forward? Later, the guys react to David Ochoa’s Players’ Tribune article and talk about what goes into the decision when a player chooses his nationality. Finally, ESPN analyst Alex Pareja joins the show to preview the upcoming LaLiga season.
Aug 13, 2021
Caught Offside: EPL PREVIEW PART 2 - Danny Higginbotham & your mail
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In part 2 of our EPL preview, the boys comb through your questions, make their predictions and have an extended chat with former premier league defender and current NBC analyst Danny Higginbotham.
Aug 13, 2021
Luk Who's Back
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The FC crew explain why Real Madrid and Barcelona opposed LaLiga's agreement to sell a stake of the league's ownership. Plus, the guys react to Romelu Lukaku's return to Chelsea, if the Belgian can lead the Blues to a PL title and Archie Rhind-Tutt previews Bayern Munich's opening fixture against Borussia Mochengladbach.
Aug 12, 2021
Gab and Juls: The Premier League Returns
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Nedum Onuoha joins Julien Laurens and Stewart Robson to preview the Premier League season and how this could be the toughest title race in recent years. Plus, they discuss Juls' recent trip to Paris where he saw Lionel Messi's first press conference as a PSG player.
Aug 12, 2021
Can Super Cup Win Push Chelsea to EPL Title?
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The FC crew discuss Chelsea's Super Cup win over Villarreal after penalties, and argue whether this victory can help the West London side push for their first Premier League title in 4 years. Plus, Lionel Messi spends his first day in a PSG shirt and speaks about what he hopes to accomplish with his new side. And the panel analyzes whether Real Madrid can get back to their title winning ways in La Liga.
Aug 11, 2021
Caught Offside: Messi and Barcelona BONUS PODCAST with Simon Kuper
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Simon Kuper has a brand new book out called "The Barcelona Complex: Lionel Messi and the Making - and Unmaking - of the World's Greatest Soccer Club. He joins us to detail Lionel Messi’s exit and how things reached this point.
Aug 11, 2021
Caught Offside: Messi to PSG and our EPL PREVIEW PART 1
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It's a massive pod as we discuss the fallout of Lionel Messi, incredibly, leaving Barcelona to sign with PSG. Plus, the EPL is in fact "back for more!" It's part 1 of our EPL Season Preview!
Aug 11, 2021
Messi Officially Joins PSG
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The FC crew digest the news of Lionel Messi officially completing his move to PSG, a deal that would have been unthinkable just a week ago, and debate how dangerous he will be alongside Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. Plus, the panel reveal some of their predictions for the upcoming Premier League campaign set to kickoff on Friday.
Aug 10, 2021
Futbol Americas: Does Messi's PSG move affect his MLS future?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc react to Messi’s historic exit from Barcelona and discuss what it could mean for a potential move to MLS. Later, the guys talk about Romelu Lukaku’s arrival to Chelsea and how it will affect Christian Pulisic going forward. Then, they recap Mexico’s Bronze Medal winning victory over Japan and debate if the Olympic Mexico squad was stronger than the Gold Cup squad. Finally, the guys go through the good, the bad and the ugly from all the MLS weekend action.
Aug 10, 2021
Barcelona's Financial Mess(i)
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The FC crew discuss Lionel Messi's departure from Barcelona and the emotional impact his exit will have on his future career. Plus more bad news for Barcelona as Sergio Aguero is out for ten weeks with a calf injury. With Harry Kane's Tottenham future in doubt, would Lautaro Martinez be a suitable replacement?
Aug 09, 2021
Gab and Juls: A Messi Weekend for PSG & Juls
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Don Hutchison does his best to keep Julien Laurens calm as Lionel Messi nears a move to Juls’ own PSG. The pair wonder how Messi will fit in this PSG super team, and what’s next for Barcelona without him? Plus, is it time to push the panic button after Manchester City's loss to Leicester City in the Community Shield?
Aug 09, 2021
ESPN Daily: Why Barcelona Legend Messi is Leaving
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In an emotional press conference, Lionel Messi said his final goodbye to Barcelona. It’s been his team for more than 20 years, since he was 13 years old. While Messi and Barcelona had agreed on a five-year extension, the deal fell through because of rules from Spain’s league, LaLiga. ESPN’s Gab Marcotti explains how and why Barcelona allowed this to happen, and the impact of Messi’s exit on the rest of the sport. Then, how the Texas Rangers’ Brock Holt threw a historically slow strike.
Aug 09, 2021
Messi's Tearful Farewell
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The FC crew discuss Lionel Messi's tearful farewell to Barcelona during his press conference Sunday morning and debate how Barcelona could have let Messi's contract situation get to the point of no return. Plus, Barcelona defeat Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus in a pre-season friendly on Sunday, but how much should we expect from the Catalan club this season without Messi?
Aug 08, 2021
Lukaku Deal Lifts Chelsea's Title Hopes
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The FC crew discuss the reported signing of Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea and dissect how the Belgian can help Thomas Tuchel's men push for silverware this season. Plus, Leicester City spoil Jack Grealish's debut with Manchester City by pipping the Cityzens in the Community Shield, and Lionel Messi preps for what promises to be a momentous press conference on Sunday.
Aug 08, 2021
Messi Closes in on PSG Deal
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The FC crew take a deep dive into all of the latest news surrounding Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona, including reports that the Argentine is close to signing with French giants PSG. The panel breaks down where he would fit in the PSG squad, what a potential deal would mean for Mbappe's contract situation with PSG, and how Barcelona's future might shake out after losing their biggest icon.
Aug 06, 2021
FUTBOL AMERICAS: The USWNT wins Bronze. And The USMNT C Team ?
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The USWNT beats Australia 4-3 to win the bronze the medal. 2X World champion Ali Krieger breaks down the win. Herc and Sebi discuss if the Men's Gold Cup roster was a tier C roster. Plus, Mexico eliminated in penalties again and David Ochoa chooses Mexico over the U.S.
Aug 06, 2021
Messi Moves On from Barcelona
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The FC crew react to the bombshell news that Lionel Messi has decided to leave Barcelona after the two sides could not agree to a new contract and who is mostly likely to sign the Argentine. Plus, Jack Grealish completes his long-awaited move to Manchester City, and Inter contemplates letting Romelu Lukaku join Chelsea.
Aug 05, 2021
Caught Offside: Messi breaking news and US Soccer summer rewind
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We've got some big Lionel Messi breaking news to sift through - is he really done at FCB? Where will he go next? And what will the ripple effect be from this? Plus, Alexi Lalas joins for a wide ranging conversation on all things US Soccer!
Aug 05, 2021
Gab and Juls: Grealish Set for Pep Roulette
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Julien Laurens and Mark Ogden take a look at Manchester City's impending signings of Jack Grealish and Harry Kane and ask how the two England Internationals would fit in at the Etihad. The guys also look ahead to the Community Shield between Manchester City and Leicester City and ask whether Romelu Lukaku will move from Inter Milan to his old club Chelsea. 
Aug 05, 2021
Lukaku Looks for Chelsea Return
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The FC crew discuss the reports of Romelu Lukaku closing in on a return to Chelsea and debate where, in an already heavily attacking side, he would fit in best. Plus, the Premier League looks to change crucial protocols this season in how they use VAR, and Lionel Messi's contract renewal with Barcelona is given new life.
Aug 04, 2021
Would Kane to City be bad for Premier League?
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The FC crew discuss Harry Kane's absence from Tottenham training and what a potential move to Manchester City would mean for both the club and Premier League. Plus, Lionel Messi's continued contract negotiations, Premier League changes to VAR this season and checking in on Neymar's legacy at PSG.
Aug 03, 2021
Futbol Americas: USMNT beat Mexico in Gold Cup. USWNT lose to Canada at Tokyo
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc recap the USMNT’s shocking upset of Mexico in the Gold Cup Final. What does it mean for U.S. Soccer going forward. Then, Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to give the Mexican perspective and discuss the fallout of the loss for the Mexican National Team. Finally, former USWNT player Ali Krieger joins the guys to to discuss the USWNT’s disappointing loss to Canada in the Tokyo Olympics semifinals. Is the USWNT still the power in women’s soccer?
Aug 03, 2021
Kane Skips Tottenham Training
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The FC crew break down Harry Kane's absence from Tottenham training and if this move will help the English striker's pursuit of a transfer away from Spurs. Plus, how would Jack Grealish's move to Man City be affected by a Kane bid and the guys discuss Kylian Mbappe's comments about how winning the Champions League with PSG is his biggest dream.
Aug 02, 2021
Gab and Juls: New Season, New Faces, New Manchester United?
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The Gab & Juls Show is back for the new season! With Gab Marcotti still away on international duty, Stewart Robson joins Julien Laurens and Mark Ogden to talk all things Premier League. Man United have been the window’s winners so far, but will it translate into a title challenge? And what of the other leading contenders, who needs what heading into the fresh start?
Aug 02, 2021
Caught Offside: The USMNT are Gold Cup champions!
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The boys look back on Sunday night's Gold Cup Final thriller between the US and Mexico! Who were the standout performers? Whose profiles went up a notch in this tournament? What does say this all say about where US Soccer is currently at? All that and more!
Aug 02, 2021
How will Varane click at Man United?
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The FC crew discuss how Raphael Varane will fit in Manchester United's defense and if he's enough to make them legit Premier League title challengers. Plus, what would Jules Kounde bring to Chelsea's Champions League winning side?
Aug 01, 2021
Can Man City Win the Jackpot?
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The FC crew discuss Manchester City's enormous bid for Jack Grealish and question which teams will be able to challenge for the PL title. Plus, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez preview the Gold Cup final between Mexico and the United States and Gemma Soler breaks down the latest of the 3 clubs still in the European Super League.
Jul 31, 2021
The Dream Match: U.S.A. vs. Mexico
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The United States and Mexico take care of business, and will face each other in the 2021 Gold Cup Final. The U.S. Women's National Team has to take the Netherlands to penalty Kicks to advance to the semifinals. And Mexico face off against South Kore in the Olympics Quarter finals.
Jul 31, 2021
Man City Making Moves?
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The FC crew discuss where Jack Grealish would fit on the pitch for a stacked Manchester City lineup and if Ben White is enough to see Arsenal climb the table. Meanwhile, Rob Palmer joins to discuss the remaining chances of a European Super League being created. Plus, the United States saw massive victories in both the Olympics and Gold Cup.
Jul 30, 2021
Caught Offside: The USMNT are on to the Gold Cup Final
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From Gyasi Zardes' heroics to Matt Turner's, the boys discuss all angles of the United States' 1-0 win over Qatar to advance to the Gold Cup Final! Plus, why Sergino Dest = Dwight Schrute and why Man Utd should = title contenders.
Jul 30, 2021
Should Man City Target Grealish Or Kane?
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The FC crew discuss Jack Grealish being linked to Manchester City and wonder if Harry Kane would be a better target for Pep Guardiola's side. Meanwhile, Chelsea's defensive efforts were impressive last season but how does the club plan to solve their lack luster goal total this year. Plus, Eden Hazard seems to have arrived in good shape but will he make a big enough impact at Real Madrid.
Jul 29, 2021
Futbol Americas: How big of a threat is Qatar to the USMNT?
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On Wednesday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc preview the upcoming Gold Cup semifinals between USA & Qatar and Mexico & Canada. Next, they talk about the announced World Cup Qualifier between USA and Mexico in Cincinnati. Later, the guys break down the Olympics where the USWNT limp into the quarterfinals after 0-0 draw vs. Australia, and Mexico cruise into the quarters with a 3-0 victory over South Africa. Finally, LA Galaxy Jonathan Bond joins the show to talk MLS, Chicharito and much more!
Jul 29, 2021
Va-rane away from Real Madrid
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Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss what Raphael Varane's departure means for Real Madrid and why Lionel Messi is still a free agent at the moment. Plus, Jan Age Fjortoft weighs in on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's new deal and when Erling Haaland could be on the move.
Jul 28, 2021
Man United's Makeover Continues
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The FC crew break down Manchester United's offseason transfers including Raphael Varane's move from Real Madrid and question if Solskjaer can turn the squad into title contenders. Plus, the guys discuss Jules Kounde's potential move to Chelsea, Tottenham's pursuit of Cristian Romero and Max Allegri's asking for Cristiano Ronaldo to be "more than a goalscorer".
Jul 27, 2021
Futbol Americas: Who did and didn't stand out for the USMNT vs. Jamaica?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc recap the Gold Cup quarterfinals where the U.S. defeated Jamaica and Mexico defeated Honduras. Next, the guys break down Mexico’s loss to Japan in the Olympic group stage, before being joined by former-USWNT player Ali Krieger to talk USWNT’s chances to medal in Tokyo. Later, the guys go through the good, the bad and the ugly from all of the weekend action in MLS, including Kanye West’s appearance at the Atlanta United game. Finally, the guys recap the first matchweek of the Liga MX season.
Jul 27, 2021
Is Varane the Answer for Man United?
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The FC crew discuss Raphael Varane's impending transfer to Man United and question if the move will make the Red Devils title contenders. Plus the guys break down Cristiano Ronaldo's future with Juventus past the upcoming season and if Arsenal fans should be satisfied with the club's offseason moves.
Jul 26, 2021
Caught Offside: USMNT advance past Jamaica
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The US Men are into the Gold Cup semi finals. The boys break down the win including who came up big, who needs to improve and who might be putting themselves on the map for World Cup qualifying.
Jul 26, 2021
Does Solskjaer Deserve New Contract?
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The FC crew discuss whether or not Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserves his new contract and if Manchester United are title contenders if they sign Raphael Varane. Plus, Georginio Wijnaldum speaks out for the first time after his move from Liverpool to PSG.
Jul 25, 2021
Solskjaer Signs New Deal
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The FC crew discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's new three-year contract with Manchester United and wonder if Lionel Messi will be able to play for Barcelona when the season kicks off next month. Plus, the U.S. Women's National Team rebound from their disastrous Olympic opener with a convincing 6-1 win over New Zealand.
Jul 24, 2021
Barcelona's Financial Failings
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The FC crew discuss Barcelona's dire financial situation as they try to offload players to fit additions like Memphis Depay and Lionel Messi's return. Jadon Sancho completes his move to Manchester United, but what are the expectations in his first season in the Premier League? Plus, where will Harry Kane be next season?
Jul 23, 2021
Futbol Americas: Was the USWNT overconfident vs. Sweden?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc recap the USWNT’s stunning loss to Sweden at the Tokyo Olympics. Is it time to panic for the USWNT? Then, the guys discuss Mexico’s dominant victory over France in their Olympic opener and what it means for their medal chances going forward. Later, the guys preview Gold Cup quarterfinals between U.S. and Jamaica, and Mexico and Honduras. Jamaican star Leon Bailey stops by to discuss Jamaica’s chances vs. the USMNT. Finally Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to preview the 2021 Liga MX season before the guys go through the good, the bad and the ugly from all the midweek action in the MLS.
Jul 23, 2021
Fixing the Premier League's VAR Problem
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The FC crew discuss the use of VAR at EURO 2020 and if the Premier League can deploy a similar approach next season. Paul Pogba's future at Manchester United is in doubt after being linked with PSG. Plus, should players be participating in two international tournaments this same summer?
Jul 22, 2021
Now or Never for Kane?
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The FC crew discuss Harry Kane and Timo Werner's futures as reports continue that they want to leave their respective London clubs. What's next for the U.S. Women's National Team after their shock defeat to Sweden? And can Liverpool compete for the Premier League title this season?
Jul 21, 2021
Barca’s Salary Cap Crisis
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The FC crew discuss Barcelona’s salary cap issues with Memphis Depay in training but not being able to register and Antoine Griezmann’s future in doubt. Plus, 2-time FIFA Women’s World Cup winner, Ali Krieger, gives her thoughts on the United States’ chances in this year’s Olympics. 
Jul 20, 2021
Caught Offside: No water for you
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On this week's pod, we discuss the USMNT's performance in the group stage, Gabriel Heinze getting the sack in Atlanta and Wayne Bridge's disgust over Roberto Mancini's success. Plus, an Olympic preview for the US Women.
Jul 20, 2021
Futbol Americas: Who has bigger worries, the USMNT or Mexico?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc recap the USMNT and Mexico’s narrow victories over Canada and El Salvador, respectively. Then, Hugo Pérez, coach of the El Salvador National Team joins the show to talk about his team’s performance at the Gold Cup. Then, the guys discuss the return of Raúl Jiménez with Wolves. What does this mean for his future? Later, Herc and Sebi analyze the weekend that was MLS in the segment “The Good, Bad and Ugly”. Finally, the guys preview the Olympic games and give their predictions.
Jul 20, 2021
Chelsea's Missing Piece?
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The FC crew discuss the latest on Erling Haaland's potential move to Chelsea and argue if the striker is exactly what the Blues are missing. Plus, the guys analyze Man United's moves in the transfer market and break down FIFA's statement about possible major rule changes.
Jul 19, 2021
FIFA's Experimental Rule Changes
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The FC crew discuss FIFA's proposed changes to the game of football that are being trialed at a youth tournament and debate whether the game should implement these controversial new rules. Plus, Luis Garcia joins the show to preview Barcelona and Real Madrid's upcoming seasons, and the former Liverpool man gives his take on seeing his old boss join Everton this season.
Jul 18, 2021
Man United Closing the Gap?
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The FC crew discuss the latest transfer news as Manchester United close in on a move for Raphael Varane. But will it be enough to overtake a Manchester City team linked with Harry Kane and Jack Grealish? Plus, they react to Germany's Olympic team walking off the pitch after one of their players was allegedly racially abused by Honduras.
Jul 17, 2021
Time for Mbappe to Move On?
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The FC crew discuss the possibility of Kylian Mbappe moving on from PSG in order to achieve the status of being one of the best ever. Plus, Antoine Griezmann questions the fairness of a potential swap deal back to Atletico Madrid, and UEFA defend their referees' decision to award Raheem Sterling a controversial penalty in England's EURO 2020 semifinal against Denmark.
Jul 16, 2021
Futbol Americas: Which USMNT players do fans want to see in the team?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc analyze which USMNT players fans want & don't want to see in the team. Then, the guys are joined by Ricardo Ortiz who sat down with Shaq Moore to discuss the USMNT and his career at club level. Later, John Sutcliffe joins the show to discuss the state of the Mexican National Team after their victory over Guatemala. Finally, Kathleen McNamee joins the show to preview the Tokyo Olympics.
Jul 16, 2021
Star Strikers on the Move?
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The FC crew discuss the possibility of Robert Lewandowski joining Manchester City this summer as well as the chances of Erling Haaland heading to Chelsea. Meanwhile, Gianluigi Donnarumma heads to PSG but Julien Laurens explains why the club might not be done with their transfers yet. Plus, Lionel Messi's reported new deal with Barcelona means more moves must be made to solve their financial woes.
Jul 15, 2021
Gab & Juls Show: EURO 2020 Awards Special
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Nedum Onuoha to decide the Gab and Juls XI of the tournament, player of the tournament and much more. The guys also discuss Lionel Messi’s latest contract offer at Barcelona, which player could replace Gini Wijnaldum at Liverpool and why Florentino Perez is in hot water.
Jul 15, 2021
Caught Offside: Messi, Gold Cup, Euro Recap
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The boys discuss Lionel Messi's new contract and what it means for Barcelona. Plus, our initial impressions of the US Men's Gold Cup and putting a bow around what was an incredibly entertaining European Championships.
Jul 15, 2021
Messi Nears Barcelona Deal
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The FC crew discuss reports of Lionel Messi signing a new deal with Barcelona and all the dominoes that may fall for the club. The crew also react to leaked audio from Florentino Perez which labeled Cristiano Ronaldo an "imbecile" back in 2012. Plus, Raphael Benitez defending comments of Everton being a "small club," the potential for a Maradona Cup between Italy and Argentina, and Extra Time.
Jul 14, 2021
Should Southgate Shoulder the Blame?
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The FC crew look back at Gareth Southgate's penalty kick decisions in the final of EURO 2020 and question if it was the right call. Plus, the guys review the team of the tournament, biggest flops and Jan Aage Fjortoft gives some updates on Erling Haaland's future at Borussia Dortmund.
Jul 13, 2021
Futbol Americas: How will "Chucky" Lozano's injury impact El Tri?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc discuss Chucky Lozano’s injury and how it will impact El Tri going forward. Then, the guys recap USMNT’s victory over Trinidad & Tobago in Gold Cup. Did Gregg Berhalter choose the right Starting XI? Later, the guys dive into the two finals from over the weekend. First, the Euro final between Italy and England – did Gareth Southgate cost England the title? Finally, Copa América final between Argentina and Brazil. Is Messi the GOAT? And did Neymar cross the line celebrating with Messi and Argentina?
Jul 13, 2021
England's Penalty Mess
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The FC crew debate whether Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford were adequately prepared to take their penalties against Italy and discuss whether Gareth Southgate put his players in the best position to succeed. Plus, the nation of Italy rejoices in their EURO 2020 triumph, and Lionel Messi finally lifts the weight of not winning with Argentina off his shoulders.
Jul 12, 2021
Gab and Juls: Triumphant Italy Break English Hearts
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Stewart Robson to discuss Italy's victory on penalties in the final of EURO 2020 against England and how Roberto Mancini out-managed Gareth Southgate in critical moments of the final. The guys also praise Lionel Messi and Argentina after their Copa America Final victory against Brazil, and debate whether Antoine Griezmann has a future at Barcelona.
Jul 12, 2021
Caught Offside: FORZA AZZURRI! Italy win the 2020 Euros
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Just 3 years after failing to qualify for the World Cup, Italy are back on top as they defeat England in the 2020 Euro Final. The boys discuss all of the drama , all the decisions and all of the heroes from this memorable match. Plus, joy for Messi, fans running wild and Gold Cup analysis.
Jul 12, 2021
It's Coming Rome
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The FC crew recap a dramatic EURO 2020 Final which saw Italy upset England after penalties in Wembley Stadium. The panel also debate how much blame Gareth Southgate should get for his penalty taker selection. Plus, Lionel Messi wins his long-awaited first trophy with Argentina.
Jul 12, 2021
Remembering Paul Mariner
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The FC crew reflect on the legendary life of Paul Mariner after he passed away on Friday night at the age of 68. The boys also preview the EURO final and explain why England are under more pressure than Italy. Plus, Mark Clattenburg stops by to discuss England's controversial penalty against Denmark, how to combat time wasting tactics and more.
Jul 10, 2021
Messi's Final Chance at Argentine Glory?
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The FC crew look ahead to the Copa America final between Argentina and Brazil, and discuss whether Lionel Messi can finally push his national team over the threshold to win a major trophy. Plus, Gab Marcotti reveals his Best XI between England and Italy, and the panel nd debate which side has the quality and depth to win it all in the EURO 2020 final.
Jul 09, 2021
Futbol Americas: What's at stake for the U.S. and Mexico at the Gold Cup?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc recap the good, the bad and the ugly from all the midweek action in MLS. Then the guys discuss what’s at stake at the tournament for USA and Mexico. Later, ESPN analyst Matteo Bonetti joins the show to preview the Euro 2020 final between England and Italy. Finally, Sebi and Herc give their picks for the Copa América final between Brazil and Argentina.
Jul 09, 2021
England Celebrate Final Trip
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The FC crew discuss the controversy surrounding the Raheem Sterling penalty that's sending England to the EURO 2020 final against Italy. They look forward to Lionel Messi's chance for an international trophy as Argentina take on Neymar's Brazil in the Copa America final. Plus, Diego Simeone extends his contract at Atletico Madrid, Didier Deschamps is staying with France, and Jose Mourinho explains his successes and failures.
Jul 08, 2021
Gab and Juls: Will England or Italy take the Euro 2020 crown?
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In a special episode at Wembley stadium, Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down the incredible semifinal wins for Italy and England. They also look ahead to the final and wonder how each side will approach the game. Plus, they discuss the Copa America, Manchester United transfer rumors and Mario Balotelli’s return to top flight football.
Jul 08, 2021
Caught Offside: Euro semifinal recap
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Football is now one match away from actually coming home. The boys discuss England's extra time win over Denmark and Italy's dramatic penalty shootout triumph over Spain.
Jul 08, 2021
England Rise with Sterling's Fall
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The FC crew discuss England's return to a major tournament final after their controversial extra-time win over Denmark. Plus, Lionel Messi is one step closer to an international trophy after Argentina eliminated Colombia in the Copa America semifinals.
Jul 08, 2021
Penalty Pain for Spain
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The FC crew react to a thrilling EURO semifinal which saw Italy outlast Spain on penalties to punch their ticket to the final on Sunday. Plus, a look ahead to England's clash with Denmark as the boys try to decipher England's best lineup. Julien Laurens also joins the show to detail Neymar's brilliance for Brazil, Hakimi joining PSG and the latest news on Sergio Ramos' future.
Jul 06, 2021
Futbol Americas: Can the Galaxy stay afloat without Chicharito?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc recap the MLS matchweek in the segment “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”. Later, Judy Foudy joins the show to discuss the USWNT as they prepare for Tokyo. Finally, the guys discuss the state of the Mexican National Team after their game against Nigeria where Funes Mori made his debut with el Tri.
Jul 06, 2021
Too Much Hype Around England?
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The FC crew begin their full EURO 2020 semifinal preview by looking at whether Spain can finally connect their attack against a stingy Italian back line. The panel then analyze whether the hype surrounding England is putting too much pressure on the squad, and who Gareth Southgate will select for a pivotal match-up against Denmark.
Jul 05, 2021
Gab and Juls: EURO 2020 Semifinals Preview
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back on the quarterfinals at Euro 2020 before making their semifinal predictions. Plus, they discuss Jadon Sancho's move to Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo's future and Patrick Vieira's return to the Premier League as Crystal Palace manager.
Jul 05, 2021
Deciphering Messi's Future
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The FC crew dive into the details of Lionel Messi's future and whether he will return to Barcelona next season. Plus, Kylian Mbappe's contract situation at PSG continues to linger on, while Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Juventus is still uncertain.
Jul 04, 2021
Caught Offside: Euro 2020 quarterfinal recap
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The boys celebrate their 4th of July holiday the way all Americans do... by getting together and talking about the European Championships. England's "good old days" are now, Denmark's run continues, Spain squeak by and Italy end a golden era.
Jul 04, 2021
England Closer to Coming Home
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The FC crew discuss England's brilliant display against Ukraine in the EURO 2020 quarterfinals and debate England's chances of bringing it home. Plus, Denmark's dream EURO run continues with another solid display, the EURO semifinals are previewed, and the panel pokes fun at Ciro Immobile's antics against Belgium.
Jul 03, 2021
Italy Edge Belgium in a Thriller
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Steve McManaman joins the FC crew recap two nail-biting EURO 2020 quarterfinals, beginning with Italy's thrilling victory over Belgium and rounding up with Spain's close call against Switzerland. Plus, Macca recalls his time at Real Madrid during the Galacticos era, while the panel discusses whether Bale can find success again at Real Madrid.
Jul 02, 2021
Futbol Americas: Is the USMNT in the Gold Cup a "B-Team"?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebi and Herc analyze the official USMNT Gold Cup roster and discuss whether the U.S. is sending their "B-Team" to the tournament. Later, ESPN Reporter John Sutcliffe joins the show to discuss Mexico's Gold Cup roster and the latest regarding Chicharito's relationship with the national team. Finally, the guys give betting advice for the quarterfinals of EURO 2020 before counting down the Top 5 of the MLS Season so far.
Jul 02, 2021
Ramos PSG's Missing Piece?
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The FC crew discuss what Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane's impact at PSG and Manchester United will be after Real Madrid's two central defenders are set to move this summer. Plus, they look forward to Friday's EURO 2020 quarterfinal matches and wonder how much Belgium will miss Eden Hazard against Italy.
Jul 01, 2021
French Family Feud
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The FC crew look back at the most memorable moments from the round of 16 of EURO 2020 and discuss the fallout from France's elimination to Switzerland. Tottenham and Everton appoint Nuno Espirito Santo and Rafa Benitez as their managers, respectively. And does Jadon Sancho make Manchester United contenders in the Premier League?
Jun 30, 2021
Gab and Juls: England Ecstatic & France Flunk Out
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss England’s thrilling 2-0 win vs. Germany at a rocking Wembley Stadium and ask whether this is the year England finally win another major tournament. They also dissect France’s shock exit against Switzerland and what's next to come for Les Bleus. Plus the break down Spain’s dramatic win vs. Croatia and look ahead to the Euro 2020 quarterfinals.
Jun 30, 2021
Caught Offside: "Hold my beer" at Euro 2020
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So many things... so so many things... a couple shocking comebacks, an upset for the ages, a horror own goal, football returning home to its modest split level in the suburbs... The round of 16 at Euro 2020 was as memorable as it gets and we dive into all of it.
Jun 30, 2021
England End German Jinx
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The FC crew break down England's win over Germany and question whether some of Gareth Southgate's decisions will be England's downfall. Ukraine will face the Three Lions in the quarterfinals after a dramatic 2-1 win over Sweden. Plus, who was at fault for France's embarrassing loss to Switzerland?
Jun 29, 2021