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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
Should Man United Let Ronaldo Leave?
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The FC crew continue to react to the report that Cristiano Ronaldo has told Manchester United that he wants to leave the club and discuss the best destination for the Portuguese forward. Plus, Frank Leboeuf gives out his top 5 moments in French football history and the guys analyze Tyler Adams' possible move to Leeds United. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2022
Cristiano Ronaldo Wants Out
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The FC crew react to the breaking news that Cristiano Ronaldo has requested to leave Manchester United this summer. The guys break down why Ronaldo waited until now for the request and how this move could solve one problem for Erik ten Hag but create more in the striker's absence. Plus, Sid Lowe joins the show to analyze how Eden Hazard might play a new role for Real Madrid next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 02, 2022
Barcelona's Raphinha Hijack
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The FC crew react to Barcelona's late attempt to steal Raphinha's transfer and question how Barca can afford the deal along with all their other linked transfers. Plus, the guys recap Mo Salah's new contract extension for Liverpool and argue if his major salary increase will cause tension in the dressing room. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Futbol Americas: USMNT player shuffle in Europe
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On Tuesday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez is joined by Mauricio Pedroza to discuss Mexico U-20's shocking defeat to Guatemala in the CONCACAF U-20 Championships. How big a failure is it for El Tri? Then they guys look into the transfer window and analyze the latest moves and rumors surrounding USMNT players in Europe. Next, we take a look into the midweek action in MLS and U.S. Open Cup. Also, we have part 2 of Vlatko Andonovski's sit down interview with Sebastian Salazar Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Richarlison Enriches Tottenham's Talent Pool?
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The FC crew react to the news that Richarlison to Tottenham is nearly a done deal and discuss whether the move will benefit Tottenham in the long run by providing more depth. Plus, the panel discuss if Romelu Lukaku's new number at Inter is a dig towards Chelsea and debate whether Neymar needs to leave PSG to fully flourish again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Lukaku "Happy" To Leave Chelsea
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The FC crew react to Romelu Lukaku officially rejoining Inter and discuss how his actions to force a move back to his former club leaves Chelsea fans disappointed. Plus, Barcelona attempt a last-minute hijack to sign Raphinha despite his reported deal with Chelsea, and Christian Pulisic's future begins to look cloudy among all the reported transfer news at Chelsea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2022
Caught Offside: Hollywood ending for Bale?
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Gareth Bale is MLS bound! The boys are joined by the voice of LAFC, Max Bretos, to discuss the move, how it came about and what to expect. Plus, transfer rumors we like, a memorable clash in Philly and JJ's review of Sergio Ramos' documentary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
Chelsea's Chaotic Transfer Strategy?
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The FC crew discuss the latest news of Chelsea swooping in to complete a deal for Raphinha and debate whether the club's transfer strategy is dismissing more important areas of need within the squad. Plus, Man United come one step closer to signing Frenkie de Jong and continue to be linked with Dutch league players. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
Gab and Juls Meets: Gregg Berhalter
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter to discuss his team's prospects for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the equal payment agreement with the USWNT, his long-standing relationship with the Reyna family, growing up in a soccer hot-bed, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2022
Futbol Americas: LAFC MLS Cup favorites after Gareth Bale signing?
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On Monday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar are joined by LAFC Co-President and General Manger John Thorrington to discuss the Gareth Bale signing. Will the Welshman be motivated playing in MLS? Then the guys recap the MLS weekend action in the segment 'The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly'. Next, USWNT head coach Vlatko Andonovski sits down with Sebastian Salazar to discuss the USWNT's 3-0 win against Colombia over the weekend and the players called up and snubbed for the upcoming WCQs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2022
Frenkie De Jong Inches Closer to Man United
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The FC crew break down the news that Frenkie de Jong is discussing personal terms with Manchester United and question if his original reluctance to join the team will hinder the move. Plus, the guys discuss if Ousmane Dembele should consider options other than Barcelona and argue if Rodrygo is better than Vinicius Jr. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2022
Wales. Golf. LAFC.
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The FC crew react to the official confirmation that Gareth Bale is joining LAFC and question if this is the right decision for the forward to prepare for this year's World Cup. Plus, the guys break down the Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea's transfer windows so far. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2022
Bale is LA Bound
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The FC crew discuss Gareth Bale signing with LAFC in MLS and debate whether the move to Los Angeles will properly prep the Welshman for the World Cup. Plus, Man City appear set to sign Kalvin Phillips and to send Gabriel Jesus to Arsenal, Liverpool mull over selling Mo Salah, and Mbappe sets his sights on the UCL title with PSG. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2022
Man City Splash More Cash
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The FC crew react to Kalvin Phillips expected move to Manchester City and break down how the midfielder will supplement the squad. Plus, Jan Aage Fjortoft joins the show to discuss Robert Lewandowski's move to Barcelona and preview the futures of Christopher Nkunku and Florian Wirtz after the pair signed contract extensions with their respective clubs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
Futbol Americas: Sacramento Republic shocks LA Galaxy
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez are joined by Alejandro Moreno to discuss Sacramento Republic's upset of LA Galaxy in the U.S. Open Cup. Then Rodrigo Lopez joins the show to talk about Sacramento's win in Los Angeles, including his goal in the first half. Next, we analyze the USMNT's upcoming World Cup preparation matches against Japan and Saudi Arabia in September. Then the guys preview the Liga MX Apertura 2022 tournament. Who will be crowned champion and who will win the MVP? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
Pogback to Juventus
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The FC crew react to the news that Paul Pogba has reportedly rejoined Juventus and question whether he can regain the form he once found at the club. Plus, the panel break down if Barcelona bidding on Robert Lewandowski is a smart move for the club and how Joao Felix might be able to revamp his game amid interest from Man City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2022
Gab & Juls Show: Is Romelu Lukaku Chelsea's worst ever signing?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Romelu Lukaku's reported loan move to previous club Inter Milan and ask why Chelsea paid over £100m for the striker, to then loan him back to his club a year later. The guys also celebrate the best players born in 2000 ahead of the NBA draft, discuss Sadio Mane's move to Bayern Munich, & ask why Cristiano Ronaldo is worried about Manchester United's transfer business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2022
Caught Offside: Red Card/Man of the Match
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On this week's pod, the boys bring back the "Red Cards" and "Man of the Match" to analyze Lukaku's move to Inter, Mane's move to Bayern and Matt Turner's move to Arsenal. Plus, is it ok to sleep with socks on? A certain MLS goalkeeper thinks it is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2022
No More Bling-Bling PSG
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The FC crew react to PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi's comments in which he says PSG need to move away from their "bling-bling' style and argue what this means for their flashiest player, Neymar. Plus, the guys take a look back at Chelsea's most expensive transfers over the years and question how it always goes wrong for the Blues' big money signings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2022
Tuchel To Blame for Lukaku Leaving?
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The FC crew discuss Chelsea agreeing to load Romelu Lukaku back to Inter and question whether the blame for his failures at Chelsea lies more on the player, the manager or the club at large. Plus, the panel debate whether Manchester United's transfer policy has changed since the club have yet to make a splashy transfer this summer window. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2022
Will Vela stay at LAFC ? How will Raheem Sterling to Chelsea move affect Pulisic. Club America big time signing.
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar, with no Herculez Gomez, discussed and reacted to LA Galaxy’s and LAFC’s weekends, where they tied against Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders, respectively. Better bet to win the MLS Cup? LAFC is first in the West and Galaxy fifth. - Carlos Vela is in the middle of contract negotiations with LAFC. Should the club extend him? - Atlanta broke it’s winless streak. Are they a threat to win MLS Cup? - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with USMNT defender Walker Zimmerman with our own Sam Borden where he talked about the current state of the team, his upbringing and the expectations of the squad. - Welcomed our very own CRAIG BURLEY to talk about the possibility of Raheem Sterling moving to Chelsea. Will this move push Christian Pulisic out? Reaction to new Arsenal goalie refusing to sign a Tottenham fan’s jersey. - Welcomed our own MAURICIO PEDROZA to discuss the “big signing” by Club America with Jonathan Rodríguez. The Uruguayan international last played in Mexico for Cruz Azul, where he won the title. Is this the “BOMBAZO” fans wanted? Does América need another big signing? - Barcelona women’s player Jenni Hermoso is close to signing with Club América. What does this mean for Liga MX Femenil? - DRIPPIN’ or TRIPPIN’ segment: Cruz Azul released their new logo, without title stars. Are you good with this? - Welcomed our own JULIE FOUDY to do THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY for the NWSL. THE GOOD being Becky Sauerbrunn scoring for the first time since 2019, the BAD being Washington Spirit winless streak extended to 10 games and the UGLY being Megan Rapinoe getting a red card while on the bench. How big a concern is NWSL refereeing? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2022
Do Chelsea Need Sterling?
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The FC crew continue to react to Chelsea's interest in Raheem Sterling and question if the Blues need the English winger when there are glaring issues elsewhere in the squad. Plus, the guys discuss what's next for Bernardo Silva and Nedum Onuoha joins the show to reflect on how his former teammate Vincent Kompany will fare as the new Burnley manager. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2022
Gab and Juls: Did Manchester United's CEO Know He Was Being Filmed?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss the leaked video featuring Manchester United CEO's frank conversation with fans in a pub near his house, and ask whether part of him expected it to come out. The guys also ask why PSG are yet to announce Mauricio Pochettino's departure, whether Arsenal still need two new strikers & when Sadio Mane will be confirmed as a Bayern Munich player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2022
Is Raheem Tuchel's Dream?
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The FC crew recap Romelu Lukaku's expected Chelsea exit as the Belgium nears closer to a loan move back to Inter Milan. Plus, the guys react to Chelsea's interest in Raheem Sterling and Rob Dawson joins the show to provide updates on Manchester United's financial future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2022
Will Mane Regret the Move?
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Some within the FC crew believe Sadio Mane will regret leaving Liverpool for Bayern Munich. Blockbuster transfers are underway with Arsenal making a splash as well as deals involving PSG and Spurs. And the Chairman of AC Milan criticizes the product of Italian football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2022
Bayern Spend The Mane
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The FC crew react reports that Sadio Mane is on his way to Bayern Munich and break down how this move will affect Robert Lewandowski's future with the Bavarian club. Plus, Alessandro Del Piero joins the show to analyze Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku's impending returns to Italy and tell stories of his playing days with Fabrizio Ravanelli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
Futbol Americas: Who improved their odds to make 2022 World Cup from USMNT & Mexico squads?
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On Thursday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar recap June camps from the U.S. and El Tri. Who rose or hurt their stock? Then we take a look back into memory lane and discuss the 20-year anniversary of the USMNT's win over Mexico at the 2002 World Cup. Then, new Stade de Reims signing, Kobi Henry joins the show to discuss his move to Ligue 1 in a record transfer deal from USL's Orange County SC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
A Pogcast On The Pogmentary
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The FC crew break down Paul Pogba's latest comments on his contract negotiations with Manchester United in which the Frechman said the club made a mistake in waiting to give him a contract. Plus, the guys react to Romelu Lukaku's possible return to Inter just a year after leaving the Milan side and recap Florentino Perez's latest comments on Kylian Mbappe and the European Super League. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2022
Gab and Juls: Are Expensive Transfers Ever Worth It?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take aim at the transfer market in the latest episode of the Gab and Juls Show. The guys discuss some of the most expensive transfers of all time in each position and analyse whether or not each was a good deal in hindsight. They also discuss some surprising results in the Nations League, the final spaces at the World Cup being secured and a bizarre ending for Ben Foster at Watford. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2022
Caught Offside: Return of the wheel
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Round and round the wheel goes! Where it lands, nobody knows! That's right, the "Wheel of Football" makes its triumphant return to the pod as the boys discuss the US (11:35), Pogba (27:51), Southgate (43:57), Apple (52:30), rule changes (1:10:21) and more! Plus, Doug McIntyre joins (1:17:16) for his thoughts on where the USMNT stand following this international window. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2022
Pique's Barcelona Exit?
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The FC crew react to the United States' draw against El Salvador in the Concacaf Nations League and argue how much impact recent games will have on Gregg Berhalter's World Cup roster decisions. Plus, the guys recap the news that Gerard Pique might leave Barcelona this summer and debate if Jurgen Klopp is correct in calling Darwin Nunez a "work in progress". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2022
England's World Cup Worries
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The FC crew look into England's heavy 4-0 defeat to Hungary and debate whether Gareth Southgate can turn England's form around ahead of this winter's World Cup. Plus, the panel discuss if there is any downside to Erling Haaland's move to Man City and where Darwin Nunez fits in at Liverpool after completing his move on Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2022
Futbol Americas: Did Arsenal's Marcelo Flores cost himself a spot in Qatar after PK miss?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez are joined by Mauricio Pedroza to discuss Marcelo Flores' performance against Suriname. The guys also analyze USMNT striker Jesús Ferreira and his four-goal performance against Grenada. Was Ferreira's performance something, nothing or everything? Then the guys make their picks for 2026 World Cup host cities. Next, Julie Foudy joins the show to discuss Vlatko Andonovski's 23-player roster for CONCACAF W Championship. Which players left off deserved to be included? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2022
Man City's Major Statement
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The FC crew react to Manchester City's official announcement that Erling Haaland joins the club for next season. The guys break down how the Norwegian will fit into the side and if Darwin Nunez will be able to produce a similar goal scoring output. Plus, Julien Laurens joins the show to give out the latest news on PSG's search for a new manager as Mauricio Pochettino looks to be on the way out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2022
Gab and Juls: Will Darwin Nunez Be a Success at Liverpool?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Darwin Nunez’s transfer from Benfica to Liverpool and try to determine where he will best fit into Jurgen Klopp's side. The guys also take a look at Mauricio Pochettino’s pending exit from PSG, continued fallout from the organizational mess at the Stade de France during the Champions League Final, major countries struggling for form in the Nations League and the details of the next Clasico to be played in the USA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2022
Liverpool's Youth Revolution
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The FC crew react to the news that Liverpool has agreed to sign striker Darwin Nunez for €80M plus add ons and preview how the Uruguayan will fit into the side. Plus, the guys review other numerous transfer headlines including Manchester United being interested in Robert Lewandowski, Bernardo Silva being linked with Barcelona and Ousmane Dembele's next club. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2022
England's Anemic Attack
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The FC crew discuss England's scoreless draw against Italy in the UEFA Nations League and who's most to blame for England's lack of attack. In Spain, Real Madrid sign Aurelien Tchouameni and Bernardo Silva is linked with Barcelona -- but should he make the move from Manchester City? Plus, is Richarlison a good fit for Tottenham? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2022
Liverpool Close In On Nunez
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The FC crew react to the news that Liverpool are close to signing Darwin Nunez after the Merseyside club put in their first official bid for the striker. Plus, Julien Laurens joins the show to break down Frenkie de Jong's situation at Barcelona and if Bernardo Silva could join the Spanish side if de Jong leaves this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
Hope, Heartbreak, and Ukraine’s Quest for the World Cup
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In the midst of war, residents of Ukraine were able to rally around something that gave them hope: their national soccer team. Ukraine beat Scotland 3-1 to set up a chance at a World Cup bid, but ultimately fell short in heartbreaking fashion to Wales. Wright Thompson was there to witness it all, and he tells us what he saw in Kyiv, and what sports can mean to a country in the face of war.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
Futbol Americas: Should USMNT starters be playing in the Nations League?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar preview the USMNT's matchup against Grenada. Should the USMNT starters be playing in the Nations League? Then USMNT star Brenden Aaronson has a one-on-one sit down with Sam Borden where he discusses his upbringing and his career with the national team. Next we preview Mexico's CONCACAF Nations League matchup against Suriname. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
Caught Offside: Supercuts presents Moments that Matter - 2022 World Cup Preview
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On this special edition of Caught Offside presented by Supercuts, the boys take an early look at the 2022 World Cup by breaking down the favorites, picking out a few dark horses and analyzing the USMNT. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
Son Snubbed Again
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The FC crew react to this season's PFA awards which saw Mo Salah win the Player of the Year award and Son Heung-min left off the Team of the Season all together. Plus, Sid Lowe joins the show to talk about Frenkie De Jong and Bernardo Silva's future and Kasey Keller joins to preview United States' match against Grenada. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
Gab and Juls: England or Germany in better shape for the World Cup?
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Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to dissect England’s 1-1 draw with Germany. The guys take a deep dive on how both squads are looking in the build-up to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. They also discuss some transfer news at Real Madrid, Robert Lewandowski’s determination to leave Bayern Munich and an obvious apology letter from the owner of Everton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2022
Wales. Golf. Getafe?
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The FC crew are joined by Mario Melchiot react to Netherlands's win over Wales and preview the Dutch's chances at the World Cup later in the year. Plus, the guys look ahead to Gareth Bale's next club as the Welshman was linked with Getafe and Gemma Soler joins the show to recap Luka Modric's new contract extension with Real Madrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
England Lacking Edge?
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The FC crew discuss England's 1-1 draw with Germany and question what Gareth Southgate's squad is lacking ahead of the World Cup this winter. Plus, Italy continue to build towards to the future by playing a young squad against Hungary, and Tchouameni's deal to Real Madrid looks close to being down for an eye-watering sum. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2022
Caught Offside: Airing of Grievances
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On today's pod, the boys take a look at some of the question marks on this current USMNT squad and try to provide some answers. Plus, Zidane's headbutt immortalized, Wales into the World Cup and JJ's list of grievances. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2022
Futbol Americas: Did the USMNT get lucky against Uruguay?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar recap the USMNT's scoreless draw against Uruguay. We take a look at who raised their stock. Then the guys discuss Mexico's scoreless draw against Ecuador in Soldier Field. Who is to blame for El Tri's recent performances, Tata Martino or the players? Next we analyze the Canadian Men's National Team and their decision to go on strike due to a pay dispute. We also discuss Catarina Macario's ACL injury and who may need to step up for the USWNT. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2022
Lewandowski Wants Out
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The FC crew discuss Robert Lewandowski's future after the Bayern striker said that he wants to leave the club this summer no matter what. Plus, the guys try to predict what club is next for Gareth Bale and Marciano Vink joins the show to discuss Erik ten Hag's impact on Manchester United. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
Gab and Juls: Gareth Bale and Wales are World Cup Bound
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Wales’ 1-0 victory over Ukraine, securing their spot at the 2022 World Cup, and break down the role Gareth Bale played in the match and ask whether a return to Cardiff is on the cards for the former Real Madrid star. Also, Sadio Mane’s future, Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace, Lionel Messi’s five goal-haul against Estonia and why Jose Mourinho will not be taking over at Paris Saint Germain. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
Wales on Top of the World
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The FC crew react to Wales historic win over Ukraine to qualify for its first World Cup in 60 years and argue if Ukraine were wrongfully denied a penalty in the first half. Plus, Gemma Soler joins the show to update the guys on Barcelona's financial situation and the Gab-O-Meter makes its long awaited return! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
Three Lions Go Hungary
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The FC crew react to Hungary's historic upset of England and question the penalty that led to the eventual winner. Plus, the guys recap Italy and Germany's 1-1 draw and Sadio Mane's future with Liverpool after the winger joked most Senegal fans want to see him leave Liverpool. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2022
Denmark Stun France
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The FC crew react to Denmark's 2-1 upset victory over France in the UEFA Nations League and look ahead at Belgium's World cup chances after a 4-1 trashing from the Netherlands. Plus, the guys recap Neymar's comments on Argentina's Finalissima celebrations and preview Giorgio Chiellini's move to LAFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
Futbol Americas: Juan Carlos Osorio Exclusive Interview
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Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar are joined by former Mexico National Team head coach Juan Carlos Osorio. The Colombian talks about his tenure with El Tri and reveals why he regrets leaving Mexico after the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Osorio also discusses his time in MLS as coach of the NY Red Bulls and Chicago Fire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
Son Snubbed for Player of the Year
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The FC crew react to this season's PFA Player of the Year shortlist and question as to how Harry Kane can make the list despite Son Heung-min being left off. Plus, the guys recap Kylian Mbappe denying reports that he has a list of 14 individuals that he wants to leave PSG this summer and Shaka Hislop gives out his final power rankings of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
Gab & Juls: Do Argentina deserve more respect?
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Gab Marcotti and Don Hutchison discuss Ukraine’s 3-1 victory over Scotland in their UEFA World Cup qualifier and ask whether they can repeat the performance against Wales. The guys also discuss the Finalissima after Argentina beat Italy 3-0 and discuss whether Argentina should be included amongst the favorites for the World Cup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
Futbol Americas: USMNT defeat Morocco in friendly
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On Wednesday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar discuss the USMNT's 3-0 win over Morocco. Which players raised their stock and who lowered their stock? Then the guys preview Mexico's upcoming international friendly match against Uruguay in Glendale, Arizona. Does the result matter for El Tri against Uruguay? Then we analyze Giorgio Chiellini's reported move to LAFC. Does a move for the 37-year-old defender make LAFC MLS Cup favorites? Next, the guys talk about Chivas' ratification of head coach Ricardo Cadena. Will the manager survive next season at Guadalajara? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
Ukraine's World Cup Qualifying Heroics
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The FC crew react to Ukraine's dominant 3-1 victory over Scotland and preview Sunday's match between Wales and Ukraine that will see the winner head to the World Cup. Plus, the guys analyze Argentina's victory over Italy in the 2022 Finalissima and recap Paul Pogba's Man United career after it was announced the Frenchman would leave the club this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
Futbol Americas: Gaga Slonina to Real Madrid a good move?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar recap the Liga MX second leg final between Atlas and Pachuca. We debate if Atlas is the new giant of Guadalajara. Then former USMNT goalkeeper Kasey Keller joins the show to discuss the GK situation with the USMNT after Zack Steffen’s withdrawal from camp due to family reasons. Keller also discusses Gabriel Slonina’s reported interest from Real Madrid. Would a move to Madrid be good for the Chicago Fire goalkeeper? Next, we have Juan Carlos Osorio’s part 2 exclusive interview. The Colombian discusses his future plans and where he might coach next. Then guys then analyze the weekend that was in MLS, including a record-setting day for an LA Galaxy forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
Barcelona's Financial Stress
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The FC crew break down Barcelona's current financial situation and how it could potentially strain a summer transfer deal for Robert Lewandowski and force them to sell Frenkie de Jong. Plus, the panel debate whether Gareth Bale should be openly celebrating his 5th Champions League title and question whether Carlo Ancelotti will be standing on the touch-line for Real Madrid next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2022
Caught Offside: Champions League Final Recap
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The boys discuss everything about the Champions League Final from Vinicius' winning goal to Mane's uncertain future to Cabello's unappreciated performance. Plus, an in-depth look at everything that went wrong outside of the stadium both before and after the match. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2022
Lewandowski Confirms Bayern Exit Wish
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The FC crew react to Robert Lewandowski's comments stating his time at Bayern Munich is over and argue if the club should let the striker leave even with a year left on his contract. Plus, the guys discuss the possibility of a Lewandowski/Mane swap deal and continue to sift through the fallout of Saturday's UCL final after the French Sports Minister placed blame on Liverpool fans and fraudulent tickets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2022
Gab and Juls: Real Madrid Make More UCL History
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take an in-depth look at Real Madrid’s 1-0 win against Liverpool in the Champions League final. The guys discuss manager tactics, Thibaut Courtois’ performance and whether or not this trophy now makes Carlo Ancelotti the greatest manager of all time. They also examine the difficulties faced by Liverpool fans before kick off and get into the weeds with early summer transfer rumors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2022
Show Me the Mané!
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The FC crew discuss reports that Sadio Mane wants to leave Liverpool and debate whether or not he should go to Bayern Munich. Plus, Jurgen Klopp isn't impressed with Real Madrid's win after Thibaut Courtois was named Man of the Match and Gareth Bale celebrates his 5th Champions League title. Elsewhere, Nottingham Forest earn promotion to the Premier League. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2022
Real Madrid are Champions of Europe
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Real Madrid win the Champions League Final with a score of 1-0 behind Thibaut Courtois' incredible performance. Liverpool created plenty of chances but ultimately fell just short. The guys discuss where it went wrong for Liverpool and where it went right for Real Madrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2022
Liverpool's Mane UCL Distraction
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The FC crew react to Sadio Mane's comments about his Liverpool future after the winger stated he was focused on the final but has an announcement about his future afterwards. Plus, the guys preview the clash between Liverpool and Real Madrid and take a look at the twitter feud between John Terry and Rio Ferdinand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
Caught Offside: "JJ in Paris" for a UCL Preview
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From the Upper West Side of Manhattan and from PARIS, FRANCE, Andrew and JJ get you ready for Saturday's Champions League Final between Liverpool and Real Madrid. ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti and Neil Atkinson of the Anfield Wrap join to share their thoughts as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
Futbol Americas: Why can't LAFC win in Carson?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez react to the Round of 16 matches in the U.S. Open Cup. What does Union Omaha's Cupset mean for U.S. Soccer? Then former Mexican National Team coach Juan Carlos Osorio joins the show to talk about many topics including the reason he left El Tri. Next, we discuss Brenden Aaronson's $29.5 million transfer to Leeds United. Then the guys recap the Liga MX Femenil final that saw Chivas crowned for the second time in club history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
Is Thiago Liverpool's X-Factor?
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The FC crew look ahead to Saturday's UCL Final and question whether Liverpool's hopes of winning rests on the health of Thiago. Plus, how Karim Benzema can hurt Liverpool's back line, who Real Madrid might target in the transfer market, and the Premier League Best XI is revealed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2022
Gab & Juls: Champions League Final Preview
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Gab, Juls, and Stewart Robson go in-depth and analyze tactically the Champions League Final between Liverpool and Real Madrid. Gab and Juls also discuss Roma's victory in the Conference League Final over Feyenoord. They also talk about the situation with PSG and a potential Neymar transfer as well as many other topics in the world of football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2022
Caught Offside: 2021-22 EPL Devundlings
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Dust off the tuxedos and lay down the red carpet, it's EPL Devundling time! The boys hand out their awards for the season, chat with NBC's Danny Higginbotham (53:02) and include a special bonus section featuring highlights from their "Final Day" zoom session (1:32:17). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2022
Salah Set for Revenge on Real Madrid?
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The FC crew look ahead to Saturday's UEFA Champions League Final and discuss whether Mo Salah will have an extra edge facing Real Madrid after his injury in the 2018 final. Plus, the FC crew reveal their Worst XI from the Premier League season which features many Manchester United players, PSG look to offload Neymar and what Chelsea must do this summer now that Todd Boehly's ownership bid looks set to be approved by the UK government. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2022
Haaland's Expectations at Man City
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The FC crew react to Manchester City's title parade which featured Jack Grealish living his best life. Plus, Erling Haaland has weighted expectations on his shoulders as he transitions to Man City next season and Karim Benzema plays down the impact of Kylian Mbappe's decision to stay at PSG. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2022
Futbol Americas: Brenden Aaronson ready for the Premier League?
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On Monday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar analyze Brenden Aaronson's reported move to Leeds United. The guys also look into the relegation battles across England and Spain. Who had a more impressive rescue job, Jesse Marsch with Leeds United or Javier Aguirre with RCD Mallorca? Then we recap the Liga MX semifinal matchups and preview the first leg of the final in the segment Book It. Next the guys discuss the weekend action across MLS in the segment The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2022
Mbappé Only About the Money?
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The FC crew debate how much influence the money in PSG's offer had in convincing Kylian Mbappe to stay and whether it's the right call from PSG to give Mbappe the "keys" to the club. Plus, more reaction from Man City's stunning comeback victory which sealed them the Premier League title and Erik ten Hag is officially unveiled at Manchester United. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2022
Gab and Juls: An Incredible Finish to the Premier League
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take a look back at the pulsating final day of the Premier League after Manchester City were crowned champions in dramatic fashion. The guys also talk Kylian Mbappe’s stunning decision to turn down a move to Real Madrid, AC Milan’s first Serie A title since 2011 and a quite fantastic goal from Mario Balotelli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2022
Man City, Champions of England
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The FC crew react to a wild finish to the Premier League season as Man City clawed back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Aston Villa and achieve a 4th Premier League title in 5 years after beating Liverpool to the trophy by 1 point. Plus, the guys recap frantic relegation races across Europe as Leeds United, Mallorca and Cadiz secured safety while Burnley and Granada were relegated to the second division. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2022
Caught Offside: ***EPL Final Day Reaction Pod***
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Did you really think that on a day like this you wouldn't be getting a bonus pod??? The boys give their immediate reaction to City's dramatic title victory, Tottenham's 4th place triumph and Leeds' sigh of relief. Plus, all of the drama surrounding Everton's escape, looking ahead to what awaits United and parsing out just what to make of this season's Arsenal. All that and more on a special EPL Final Day edition of Caught Offside! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2022
Mbappe Stays at PSG
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The FC crew discuss Kylian Mbappe's decision to stay at PSG for another three years. Plus, they look ahead to title races in the Premier League and Serie A going down to the final day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2022
Mbappe's Transfer Saga Continues
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The FC crew preview Kylian Mbappe's future as the Frenchman's decision of returning to PSG or leaving for Real Madrid inches closer. Plus, the guys recap Pep Guardiola defending his players after Patrice Evra criticized their lack of leaders and Pablo Zabaleta reacts to Erling Haaland's move to Manchester City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Futbol Americas: Is Clint Dempsey the USMNT G.O.A.T?
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On Thursday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Mauricio Pedroza recap the first leg of the Liga MX semifinals between Atlas and Tigres. Did Atlas punch their ticket to Liga MX final after their dominant 3-0 victory? Then ESPN senior writer Jeff Carlisle joins the show to discuss U.S. Soccer's historic equal pay deal. Then we recap the midweek action in MLS in the segment The Good, The Bad & The Ugly. The guys then debate whether Clint Dempsey is the USMNT G.O.A.T after his upcoming election into The National Soccer Hall of Fame. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Everton's Safety Elation
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The FC crew discuss Everton's wild comeback victory over Crystal Palace, securing them safety in the Premier League, and what the club now needs to do to avoid the same scenario next year. Plus, the panel debate which players Chelsea should offload this summer to raise funds while Manchester United begin to look for potential bidders to sell some of their stars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Eintracht Frankfurt's Europa Fairytale
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The FC crew react to Eintracht Frankfurt winning the Europa League after defeating Rangers 5-4 on penalties. Plus, Julie Foudy joins the show to recap US Soccer's historic agreement which will see equal pay given to both the men's and women's team. Stewart Robson also joins to analyze Kylian Mbappe's possible move to Real Madrid and which club Paul Pogba has his sights set on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2022
Caught Offside: And down the stretch they come
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It's all been building up to this. The boys break down the Premier League's title race, top 4 battle and relegation fight as the season enters it's final days. Plus, Chelsea's uncertain future, Jake Daniels' historic announcement and John Brooks' surprising season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2022
Liverpool Take EPL to the Wire
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The FC crew break down Liverpool's 2-1 win over Southampton and discuss the chances Jurgen Klopp's squad has to overtake Man City and clinch the Premier League on the final day. Plus, Kylian Mbappe looks on the verge of moving to Real Madrid and Lionel Messi reportedly has his eyes set on a move to MLS, and the panel debate where that will leave PSG in the near-term. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2022
Futbol Americas: Right decision for Marcelo Flores to commit to Mexico?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez discuss Marcelo Flores' decision to pledge his international future to El Tri. How surprising was this decision? The guys also analyze Christian Pulisic's performance in Chelsea's FA Cup final loss against Liverpool. Next, we recap the Liga MX playoffs, where the top 4 seeds advanced to the semifinals. Then we take a look into the relegation battles across Europe's top leagues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2022
Arsenal Trip at the Line
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The FC crew react to Arsenal's shock defeat to Newcastle which all but guarantees them not finishing in the Top 4 and discuss what the Gunners need to do to improve their squad. Plus, the panel respond to Jurgen Klopp's comments on fixture congestion towards the end of the season and predict who they think will survive the Premier League's relegation battle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2022
Gab and Juls: Can Liverpool Complete the Quadruple?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the impact of psychology after Liverpool’s FA Cup final victory over Chelsea on penalties and talk about their chances of winning the quadruple after Man City's slip vs West Ham. The guys also discuss Robert Lewandowski’s future at Bayern, praise Rafael Leao after AC Milan’s victory over Atalanta put them in the driving seat for the Serie A title and reflect on the career of Mark Noble. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2022
Man City's Willpower or Weakness?
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Manchester City fight back for a 2-2 draw against West Ham that keeps the Premier League title race in their hands. And the Premier League relegation battle heats up after Everton and Burnley fail to win. Plus, Luis Suarez says goodbye to Atletico Madrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2022
Liverpool Lift FA Cup Trophy
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The FC crew discuss Liverpool's second title of the season after topping Chelsea on penalties again. But will Salah and Van Dijk's injuries prevent them from completing their quest for the quadruple? Plus, Robert Lewandowski speaks out about his future at Bayern Munich. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2022
Can Chelsea Halt Liverpool in FA Cup Final?
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The FC crew preview Saturday's FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool and debate whether Romelu Lukaku's recent run of good form will encourage Thomas Tuchel to start the Belgian striker. Plus, Antonio Conte bites back at Mikel Arteta's complaints following Arsenal poor North London Derby performance and the panel try to make sense of Robert Lewandowski's murky future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Futbol Americas: 2022 U.S. Open Cup Draw
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On Thursday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar were joined by U.S. Open Cup Commissioner David Applegate for the Round of 16 Open Cup draw. Which is the most exciting matchup? The guys also analyze Christian Pulisic's performance vs. Jesse Marsch's Leeds United. Will Marsch save Leeds from relegation? Then we recap the Liga MX Playoff first-leg matchups from Wednesday. Will Atl. San Luis pull off the upset against top seed Pachuca? Next we discuss Giorgio Chiellini's reported offer from LAFC. Will it be a good or bad move for the MLS outfit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Arsenal Barely Holding Top 4
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The FC crew react to Tottenham's dominant 3-0 win over Arsenal in the North London derby and question who will finish in fourth with both clubs neck and neck nearing the final days of the season.. Plus, the guys look at Frenkie de Jong's future with Barcelona and Don Hutchison fills in for Shaka Hislop with his very own power rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2022
Gab & Juls: Allegri feeling the heat after Coppa Italia failure?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus' 4-2 defeat against Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia final and discuss Max Allegri's substitution decisions. The guys also talk about Erling Haaland's huge move to Manchester City, the future of the FIFA EA Sports partnership, & why Marcelo was released by Lyon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2022
Man City in Pole Position
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The FC crew react to Man City's 5-1 drubbing of Wolves and look at the brilliance of Kevin De Bruyne after the Belgian scored a hat trick inside 30 minutes. Plus, Chelsea take control of their top 4 hopes, while Leeds United's injuries pile up in a tight relegation race, and the panel analyze how Gabriel Jesus's future might be affected with the arrival of Erling Haaland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2022
Caught Offside: Erling Haaland, EPL Title race, Miles Robinson and more
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On this week's pod, we discuss Erling Haaland's move to Man City, Liverpool attempting to keep pace atop the table, Miles Robinson's achilles injury and much much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2022
Super Mane to the Rescue
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The FC crew react to Liverpool's come rom behind victory over Aston Villa and if it's too little too late for the Reds' title chances. Plus, the guys recap Erling Haaland's move to Man City, argue if this is good for football and question how the Norwegian will fit into the side. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2022
Futbol Americas: How will loss of Miles Robinson affect USMNT?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez discuss the impact of Miles Robinson's ruptured Achilles tendon. How will his absence affect the USMNT? They guys also talk about Todd Boehly's consortium winning bid to acquire Chelsea FC. Is the US investment takeover bad for the English Premier League? Later, we recap the Liga MX Play-In round and MLS weekend action. Then Julie Foudy joins the show to discuss the NWSL Challenge Cup Final between NC Courage and Washington Spirit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2022
Haaland on Verge of Man City Move
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The FC crew discuss reports surrounding Erling Haaland making his long-anticipated move to Manchester City and discuss whether this transfer is beneficial to the competitiveness of the Premier League in the long run. Plus, the panel argue over Pep and Klopp's comments on whether more fans prefer Liverpool to win the Premier League than Manchester City and debate whether UEFA should implement single-legged semifinals in the Champions League. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2022
Gab and Juls: Jurgen Klopp's Sour Grapes
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Liverpool’s 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur and ask whether Jurgen Klopp will regret his post-match comments about Antonio Conte’s side and their defensive tactics. The guys also discuss AC Milan’s title charge after beating Verona 3-1, Barcelona’s Champions League qualification, Man City closing in on the EPL title, and get excited ahead of the Wagatha Christie trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2022
Man City Take Control
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The FC crew react to Man City 5-0 victory over Newcastle and argue just how important Man City's superior goal difference could be in the title race. Plus, the guys take a look a the top-4 and relegation races in the Premier League and Gab Marcotti joins the show to break down the Serie A title race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 08, 2022
Liverpool's Title Chances Take Hit
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The FC crew discuss Liverpool's 1-1 draw vs Tottenham and ask if the result spells doom for their Premier League title chances. Elsewhere, Romelu Lukaku scores twice but Chelsea continue to struggle with a 2-2 draw against Wolves. Plus, they look back at Manchester United's historically bad season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 08, 2022
Real Madrid, Kings of Europe
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The FC crew continue to react to Real Madrid's come from behind victory over Manchester City in the Champions League and question if any other team in Europe can compare to Los Blanco's continental success. Plus, Alessandro Del Piero joins the show to recap Inter Milan's victory and give out predictions for the Serie A title race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2022
Futbol Americas: Seattle Sounders the best team in MLS history?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez recap Seattle's historic CONCACAF Champions League victory over Pumas. Are they the best team in MLS history? Then Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to preview Liga MX's play-in matches. Who will make the Liguilla? Next the guys recap the NWSL Challenge Cup semifinals and preview the final between NC Courage vs. Washington Spirit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
Could Man City Have Done More?
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The FC crew recap Real Madrid's epic comeback win over Manchester City and discuss whether Pep Guardiola should be getting more criticism after losing his 6th UCL semifinal. Plus, the panel debate whether Kylian Mbappe should still consider moving to Real Madrid after reports surface that the French superstar may have signed a contract extension with PSG. Meanwhile, Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt complete surprising runs to the Europa League final. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
Caught Offside: Mysticism in Madrid
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It was a pulse-pounding couple days as Liverpool flirt with disaster only to power through, Real Madrid top Man City in a match for the ages and the Seattle Sounders finally break down the CCL barrier! Plus, JJ in Paris, soccer memorabilia and rooting for rivals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
Gab and Juls: Are Real Madrid a Team of Destiny?
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Gab Marcotti & Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrid’s late, late comeback win against Manchester City in the Champions League. The guys also discuss Liverpool’s 3-2 victory over Villarreal, the latest news on Chelsea’s prolonged takeover & ask whether Robert Lewandowski will be a Bayern Munich player next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
Madness and Magic in Madrid
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The FC crew react to Real Madrid's shocking 3-1 victory over Man City which saw Madrid advance to the UCL final 6-5 on aggregate. The guys argue over who is at fault for Man City's stunning collapse, if Real Madrid are a "team of destiny" and preview the upcoming final against Liverpool. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
Liverpool Overcome Villarreal Scare
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The FC crew break down Liverpool's superb 2nd half performance against Villarreal to advance to the UCL Final and debate whether their poor 1st half performance is a cause for concern going forward. Plus, the panel discuss whether Real Madrid have a solid chance of coming back against Man City in Wednesday's 2nd leg matchup and praise Bournemouth for earning promotion back to the Premier League. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Gab and Juls Meets: Zlatan Ibrahimović
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in an exclusive interview to discuss AC Milan's push to win this season's Serie A title, his time with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, how PSG became another home for him and his family, playing in MLS, what his future might look like post-retirement and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Laughter Permitted: Kara Nortman and Julie Uhrman
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Angel City Football Club founders Kara Nortman and Julie Uhrman join Laughter Permitted to talk about how ACFC came to be, the role Natalie Portman played in bringing women's professional soccer to L.A. and what sets the organization apart in the pro sports landscape. As a co-owner of the team, Julie (Foudy) shares what it meant to her to be at the sold-out season opener alongside former USWNT teammates and longtime friend, mentor and fellow co-owner Billie Jean King. Plus, learn the now world famous three claps cheer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Futbol Americas: Pulisic to leave Chelsea this summer?
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On Monday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez discuss the cryptic tweet by Christian Pulisic's dad where he seemingly takes a dig at Chelsea. Is the now deleted tweet, something, nothing or everything? Later the guys talk about the trend of US nationals switching international allegiance to Mexico. Next we take a look into the top Liga MX storylines of the Clausura 2022. Also, the guys debate the Top 5 MLS teams that need a new stadium. Then we dive into Zlatan Ibrahimovic's comments made on the Gab & Jules Podcast where he claimed to be the best player in MLS history. Is he speaking truth? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Too Little Too Late for Man United
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The FC crew break down Man United's 3-0 victory over Brentford and question where Man United would be without the services of Cristiano Ronaldo. Plus, the guys ask what is next for substitute superstars Christian Pulisic, Romelu Lukaku and Gareth Bale and recap Thibaut Courtois hitting back at Barcelona and Real Madrid won LaLiga this weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Caught Offside: The power of support
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On Monday's pod, the boys discuss an emotionally exhausting day at Goodison as Everton defeat Chelsea and remain in the fight for safety. Plus, Real Madrid: Global elite or simply succeeding in a down year? And we discuss our all-time favorite goals from the halfway line. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2022
Gab and Juls: Chelsea Running Out of Charge
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back on Chelsea’s 1-0 defeat to Everton at Goodison Park and take a deep dive on Chelsea’s recent run of poor form as they sputter towards the end of the season. The guys also react to Real Madrid winning their 35th LaLiga title, the Premier League title race continuing in lockstep between Man City and Liverpool, and the tight battle between Inter and AC Milan to be crowned champions of Italy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2022
Barcelona Back in Business
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The FC crew break down the top 4 and relegation races in the Premier League after both North London clubs won today and Everton beat Chelsea to keep their top flight hopes alive. Plus, Barcelona finally get a win at home after 3 straight losses and Gab Marcotti joins the show to recap the Serie A title race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 01, 2022
Man City, Liverpool In Lock Step
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The FC crew breakdown Liverpool and Manchester City's wins in the Premier League and discuss which team is more likely to slip up. Plus, reactions from the Santiago Bernebéu as Real Madrid clinch their 35th La Liga title giving Carlo Ancelotti a league title in each of the Big 5 European leagues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2022
Real Madrid Win 35th La Liga Title
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The FC crew give their immediate reactions to Real Madrid's 4-0 win over Espanyol, clinching their record 35th La Liga Santander title. Also, what implications does this title clinch have in their Champions League quest as Manchester City comes this week for the Semifinal 2nd Leg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2022
Salah Wins Footballer of the Year
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The FC crew discuss Mo Salah being named the Football Writers Association's Footballer of the Year and argue if any other players even came close to the Egyptian this season. Plus, the guys react to Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick taking over as Austria manager and Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens's exclusive interview with Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2022
Futbol Americas: Did Pumas blow it or Sounders earn result?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar recap the CONCACAF Champions League first-leg matchup between Pumas and Seattle. Next, Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to discuss Mexico's friendly against Guatemala in Orlando. Then we preview the 2022 NWSL regular season. Who will be this year's Trinity Rodman? Lastly, USMNT and Valencia CF midfielder, Yunus Musah has a one-on-one sit down with ESPN's Rodrigo Faez where he previews this weekend's game vs Levante UD and USMNT's World Cup chances in Qatar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Rating Rangnick's Time at Man United
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The FC crew assess Ralf Rangick's performance at Manchester United amid a continued run of poor form, highlighted by their 1-1 draw at home to Chelsea which saw fan protests over club ownership. Plus, the panel discuss the importance of Jurgen Klopp's decision to extend his contract at Liverpool, how Liverpool face a difficult test in Newcastle on Saturday, and also break down Frankfurt's surprise Europa League run after their 1st leg semifinal win over West Ham.. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2022
Gab and Juls: Did Man City Blow It Against Real Madrid?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester City’s 4-3 victory over Real Madrid in the Champions League and ask which side should be happier going into the second leg. The guys also recap Liverpool’s impressive 2-0 victory over Villarreal in the other UCL semifinal, Inter’s shocking 2-1 defeat at the hands of Bologna thanks to a goalkeeping blunder and ask whether anyone is willing to pay €90 million this summer for Neymar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2022
Caught Offside: Weekly Superlatives
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On this week's pod: When a win doesn't really feel like a win: the Man City-Real Madrid story. We discuss all angles of the thriller at the Etihad. Plus, Arsenal's resurgence, Inter's howler, New England's decline and much much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2022
Liverpool’s Quadruple Quest Lives On
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The FC crew break down Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Villarreal in the 1st leg of the Champions League Semifinals and discuss how it affects their chances for the quadruple. Also, the panel debate if Manchester City missed their chance to put Real Madrid away in their 4-3 first leg win and react to Ralf Rangnick saying Manchester United is still an interesting and attractive club for players to join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2022
Man City, Real Madrid Deliver Thriller
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The FC crew discuss Manchester City's narrow victory over Real Madrid in their thrilling, seven-goal battle and debate whether Real Madrid have a good chance over overcoming the deficit in the second leg. Plus, the panel previews whether Villarreal have any hope of upsetting Liverpool in the UCL semifinals, while reports surface that Manchester United may not want the full rebuild Ralf Rangnick teased last week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2022
Futbol Americas: Has Sergiño Dest played his last game for Barça?
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On Monday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar discuss Sergiño Dest's performance over the weekend and whether it was his last game for FC Barcelona. Then the guys talk about Christian Pulisic's game-winning goal vs West Ham and his lack of minutes for Chelsea. Next, we preview the CONCACAF Champions League final between Pumas and Seattle. Later, Cristian Roldan has an exclusive sit down interview with ESPN Correspondent Sam Borden where he talks about choosing the USMNT, his background, and the current crop of national team players. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
Pochettino To Part Ways with PSG?
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The FC crew react to reports that Mauricio Pochettino might be on his way out as manager of PSG and debate which candidate is best suited to replace him. Plus, the panel preview a heavy-weight UCL semifinal matchup between Real Madrid and Manchester City, and also discuss if Bayern Munich winning 10-straight Bundesliga title is bad for the German league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
Gab and Juls: Where Has Barcelona Gone Wrong?
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Gab Marcotti & Julien Laurens discuss Barcelona’s third home defeat in a row, as they lose 1-0 to Rayo Vallecano in LaLiga, and question where the team's form has gone in recent weeks. The guys also analyze Liverpool’s chippy victory over city rivals Everton in the Premier League, AC Milan’s crucial late victory over Lazio in Serie A and Juls laments why fans at PSG decided not to celebrate the title with their own players. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2022
Liverpool's Derby Delight
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The FC crew react to Liverpool's 2-0 victory over Everton and question if the brute tactics that the Toffee's used were the right call. Plus, Barcelona lose for the 3rd time in 4 tries, Chelsea get an important bounce back victory over West Ham and the guys predict where Antonio Rudiger might land next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2022
Arsenal Add to Man United Misery
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The FC crew discuss Arsenal's wild win over Manchester United that see Mikel Arteta's side jump Tottenham in the Premier League top-4 race. But did Ralf Rangnick's side get unlucky after certain decisions went against them? Plus, Bayern Munich's Bundesliga domination continues as they secure their 10th consecutive league title. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2022
Der Klassiker Awaits
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The FC crew preview a massive clash between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund and ponder the futures of both teams strikers in Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland. Plus, the guys look ahead to Arsenal vs Man United and analyze how tomorrow's results will affect the race for a Champions League spot in England. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2022
Futbol Americas: Raúl Jiménez to replace Lewandowski at Bayern?
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On Thursday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Mauricio Pedroza discuss the rumors linking Raúl Jiménez with Bayern Munich as well as the reports of Gareth Bale in negotiations with D.C. United about a move to MLS. The guys also analyze USMNT and Mexico's upcoming friendlies. Are you cool with the venues? Later, we discuss the midweek action in the US Open Cup. Then we take a look into Club América's season turnaround. Are Las Águilas for real? Next Bayern Munich's Alphonso Davies sits down with ESPN's Bundesliga Correspondent Archie Rhind-Tutt to discuss a variety of topic including this weekends Der Klassiker between Bayern and Dortmund, Canada's World Cup hopes, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Man United Appoint Erik ten Hag
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The FC crew react to Manchester United officially appointing Erik ten Hag as their new manager and debate which players the Dutch manager needs to either keep or dump ahead of next season. Plus, Thomas Tuchel blames his home pitch for Adreas Christensen's mistake in Chelsea's 4-2 loss to Arsenal, Barcelona underwhelm against Real Sociedad and picking which team between Tottenham or Arsenal will finish in the top four. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Gab and Juls: Erik the Red
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester United’s appointment of Erik Ten Hag as Manchester United manager. The guys also ask whether Arsenal are the favorites to finish fourth after beating Chelsea 4-2 in a crucial London derby, if the wheels are starting to fall off for Xavi at Barcelona and whether Max Allegri can deliver the some silverware for Juventus this season after advancing to the Coppa Italia final. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2022
Arsenal's Top 4 Hopes Kept Alive
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The FC crew break down Arsenal's big derby win over Chelsea as it brings Arteta's men level on points with Tottenham in the race for the top four. Plus, Man City respond to Liverpool's victory over Manchester United with a strong performance against Brighton that puts them back atop of the Premier League, and the panel debate how Pep's UCL semifinal matchup against Real Madrid might affect the Premier League title race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
Caught Offside: Pulling a Costanza
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On this week's pod, the boys discuss Liverpool's 4-0 win over United and what it says about the state of both clubs. Plus, Almeyda "Costanza's" his way out of San Jose, Eintracht take Barca - literally - and Andrew comes to the defense of loanees everywhere. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
Man United Languish Against Liverpool
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The FC crew break down Manchester United's heavy defeat to Liverpool and question whether a new manager has the capabilities to fix the club. Plus, the panel discuss Liverpool's chances of capturing a historic quadruple, how Real Madrid were able to run away with LaLiga, and predict what the outcome will be between Chelsea and Arsenal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
Futbol Americas: Zack Steffen's blunder to affect his status with USMNT?
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On Monday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Mauricio Pedroza are joined by Kasey Keller to analyze Zack Steffen's performance vs Liverpool in the FA Cup. Will his performance affect his status with USMNT? Then the guys discuss the encounter between Chivas and their fans outside the team hotel. We debate who the perfect candidate is to take over the head coaching position at Guadalajara. Then USMNT midfielder Yunus Musah has a one-on-one sit down with ESPN Correspondent Sam Borden for our Road to Qatar Series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2022
Barca Fall Again
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The FC crew react to Barcelona's defeat to near bottom of the table Cadiz as the guys question what's going to wrong for Barca after 2nd straight defeat. Plus, the panel previews tomorrow's clash between Liverpool and Man United and Gab Marcotti joins the show to provide an update on the Serie A title race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2022
Gab and Juls: Madrid's Magic Moment
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Gab Marcotti & Nedum Onuoha are joined by Alex Kirkland following Real Madrid’s remarkable comeback win over Sevilla in LaLiga. The guys also discuss Liverpool’s 3-2 victory over Manchester City in the FA Cup semifinal, show some love to Inaki Williams’ record breaking appearances and unpack the ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2022
Real Madrid - Comeback Kings
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The FC crew break down another Real Madrid comeback as Los Blancos came from 2-0 down to defeat Sevilla 3-2 on the road. The guys also recap Chelsea's victory over Crystal Palace, preview the Blues upcoming FA Cup final against Liverpool and reflect on Bayern Munich's 3-0 win over Bielefeld. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2022
Chelsea Cruise Past Crystal Palace
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The FC crew react to Chelsea's 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup semifinals. The guys recap Chelsea's 2nd half turnaround, break down Ruben Loftus-Cheek's substitute performance and preview next month's final between the Blues and Liverpool. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2022
More Stumbles in PL Top 4 Race
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The FC crew continue to react to Liverpool's 3-2 victory over Man City in the FA Cup semifinals as the Reds reached their first FA Cup Final since 2012. Plus, with both North London clubs losing today and Man United winning, the guys recap the Top 4 race and question if any of the three clubs have what it takes to finish in a UCL spot. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2022
Liverpool"s Quadruple Dream Still Alive
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The FC crew react to Liverpool's 3-2 win over Manchester City in the FA Cup semifinals and question Pep Guardiola's choice of keeper after back-up Zack Steffen made a crucial error in the match. Plus, the guys argue if Liverpool can complete the improbable task of winning the quadruple. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2022
Who Has the Edge in Man City-Liverpool III?
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The FC crew look ahead to the third matchup of the season between Manchester City and Liverpool, this time in the FA Cup semifinals. Plus, they explain why Connor Gallagher should not be able to play for Crystal Palace in their semifinal matchup against Chelsea. Elsewhere, who's to blame for Bayern Munich's Champions League collapse? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2022
Futbol Americas: Sounders the favorite over Pumas in the CCL final?
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On Thursday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar analyze the CONCACAF Champions League finalists Seattle Sounders and Pumas UNAM. Then the guys react to the sacking of Chivas manager Marcelo Michel Leaño. Is he to blame for Guadalajara's poor form? Next, Chicharito and Xerdan Shaqiri join the show to talk a variety of topics including the difference between European football and MLS, UEFA Champions League, The Mexican and Switzerland National Teams, and much more. Then Julie Foudy joins the show to discuss the USWNT and the upcoming CONCACAF W Championship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
Barcelona Bounced from Europa League
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The FC crew discuss Barcelona's shocking elimination in the Europa League to Eintracht Frankfurt and debate who was to blame for Xavi's team bowing out of the competition. Plus, they weigh in on the debate surrounding Atletico Madrid's playing style against Manchester City in the Champions League quarterfinals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
Caught Offside: Spitting Upwards
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On this week's pod: Chelsea come up just short, Villareal feed off the disrespect, City beat Atleti at their own game and Liverpool use depth to overwhelm. Plus, we discuss all time great assists, the EPL relegation battle and a warped fishing experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2022
Gab and Juls: Rumble at the Wanda
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at the Champions League Quarterfinals with all eyes on the fiery 0-0 draw between Manchester City and Atletico Madrid and discuss how Pep's men ousted a rigid Atleti. The guys also discuss Real Madrid’s elimination of Chelsea, despite an heroic comeback from the Blues in the 2nd leg, Bayern Munich’s elimination at the hands of Villarreal, Liverpool’s 3-3 draw with Benfica and Erik Ten Hag’s impending move to Manchester United. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2022
Mayhem in Madrid
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The FC crew react to Man City 1-0 win on aggregate over Atletico Madrid and once again question the tactics employed by Diego Simeone's side. Plus, the guys recap to Liverpool advancing to the UCL semifinals despite Jurgen Klopp playing a heavily rotated side and preview the upcoming FA Cup tie between the two PL title challengers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
Real Agony for Chelsea
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The FC crew discuss Chelsea's missed opportunities and Karim Benzema's heroics as Real Madrid advance to the Champions League semifinals. Elsewhere, Unai Emery's Villarreal eliminate a frustrated Bayern Munich in the day's other quarterfinal matchup. Plus, will Atletico Madrid change their tactics at home against Manchester City? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
Futbol Americas: Is Chicharito the King of L.A.?
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On Monday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar recap El Trafico between LA Galaxy and LAFC. We take a look at the battle between Chicharito and Carlos Vela. The guys also discuss the latest injuries to a pair of USMNT players, Gio Reyna and Yunus Musah. Will injuries derail USMNT's World Cup hopes? The guys also preview this weeks CONCACAF Champions League semifinal matchups. Will Cruz Azul and NYCFC mount comebacks? Then we take a look at USWNT's 9-1 win over Uzbekistan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2022
PL Title Race Showdown
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The FC crew continue to react to Sunday's 2-2 draw between Man City and Liverpool and give their thoughts on each teams remaining schedules for the season. Plus, the guys argue if Mikel Arteta made the right decision to get rid of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and predict the futures of Kylian Mbappe and Robert Lewandowski. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2022
Gab and Juls: What's the Greatest Football Club Rivalry Ever?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to look back on Manchester City's pulsating draw with Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium and debate whether their current rivalry should be considered the greatest in Premier League history. The guys also talk Manchester United's poor performance at Everton, Barcelona's last-gasp win against Levante and acknowledge a rare apology from Jose Mourinho. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2022
Spoils Shared in Manchester
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The FC crew break down a wild 2-2 draw between Man City and Liverpool and question how each teams remaining schedule will affect the title race. Plus, the guys react to Barcelona's come from behind victory over Levante and argue just how special are these Barcelona young stars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 10, 2022
Man United's Lows Continue
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The FC crew break down Manchester United's shocking 1-0 loss to Everton and discuss whether the current situation can be remedied under Ralf Rangnick. Plus, Tottenham's front three continues to run rampant as Spurs take the lead in the race for the top four while Arsenal stumble for the second consecutive game, Chelsea and Real Madrid coast to easy victories ahead of their 2nd leg clash, and Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid fail to impress ahead of their respective 2nd leg UCL quarterfinal fixtures. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2022
Title Decider in Manchester
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The FC crew look ahead to Sunday's clash between Manchester City and Liverpool and argue if the match could be a title decider for the Premier League. Plus, the guys recap Borussia Dortmund's win over Stuttgart and Archie Rhind-Tutt provides some updates on Dortmund's injury issues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
Futbol Americas: How bad was Pulisic's performance vs. Real Madrid?
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On Thursday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar analyze Christian Pulisic's performace vs. Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League. The guys also recap the midweek action in the CONCACAF Champions League. Will Sounders 3-1 advantage be enough? Are Cruz Azul still the favorite despite their 2-1 defeat against Pumas? Then Kellyn Acosta sits down with Sebi for an exclusive interview where he discusses LAFC and USMNT. Next, the guys preview Saturday's 'El Trafico' between LA Galaxy and LAFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
Ten Hag in Man U's Bag
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The FC crew recap Barcelona and Eintracht Frankfurt's 1-1 draw in the 1st leg of the Europa League Quarterfinals and argue if Barcelona can advance to the semifinals after another slow start. Plus, the guys continue to react to Manchester United closing in on Erik ten Hag as their next manager and Shaka Hislop gives out his latest power rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
Gab and Juls: Karim the Dream Becomes Chelsea's Nightmare
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over Chelsea in the 1st leg of the Champions League quarter final and ask whether there's any way back for the Blues in the 2nd leg after Karim Benzema's incredible hat trick all but sees Madrid through to the semi-finals. The guys also discuss Manchester City's 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid and whether Erik ten Hag will be the new Manchester United manager next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
Caught Offside: The Watchful Protector
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On a whirlwind Wednesday, the boys break down Benzema's brilliance (3:15), sound the alarms as Everton are beaten at Burnley (21:27) and go "In the Club" with our neighbors to the north (1:05:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
Benzema Does It Again
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The FC crew react to another dazzling performance in the Champions League by Karim Benzema as Real Madrid defeat Chelsea 3-1 in London. Plus, the guys break down Villarreal's dominant 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich and discuss the reports that Manchester United are expected to appoint Erik ten Hag as their next manager. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
Man City Top Anti-Attack Atletico Madrid
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The FC crew criticize Atletico Madrid's tactics in their 1-0 loss to Manchester City and praise Phil Foden as the difference maker in the quarterfinal clash. And after a comfortable win over Benfica in the Champions League, do Liverpool now have the edge in the Premier League title race? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2022
Futbol Americas: USMNT & Mexico favorites to go through in their WC group?
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On Monday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar analyze USMNT's rivals in Group B. Is the U.S. favorite to go through to the next round? Then the guys discuss the weekend MLS action in the segment 'The Good, Bad & Ugly'. Next, Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to talk about Mexico and Group C where El Tri will face Argentina, Saudi Arabia and Poland. Then, Julie Foudy joins the show to talk about the 'Chanclásico' between San Diego Wave and Angel City FC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2022
Vieira Spoils Arsenal's Top 4 Hopes
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The FC crew react to Arsenal's 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace and question how the Gunners could play so poorly after a strong run of form. Plus, the guys look at the Premier League top 4 race and preview this week's best UCL Quarterfinal matchups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2022
Caught Offside: It feels real now
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If it didn't feel quite real before, it certainly does now as the US are drawn into Group B where they'll face England, Iran and an additional TBD opponent. We'll break down all angles of the group and take a look at the rest of the draw as well. Plus, the EPL title race heats up, Pedri provides a stunner for Barca and Spurs climb back into the race for top 4. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2022
Pedri Shines Again
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The FC crew break down Barcelona's victory over Sevilla which saw the Catalan giants leap into 2nd place thanks to a sensational goal from Pedri. Plus, the guys discuss Tottenham's 5-1 thrashing of Newcastle and revisit yesterday's controversial win for Real Madrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 03, 2022
Stinging the Blues
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The FC crew discuss Chelsea's shocking 4-1 loss to Brentford and wonder if they can turn it around against Real Madrid in the Champions League later this week. Manchester United take another stumble in their fight to finish top 4 while Manchester City and Liverpool continue to battle for the Premier League title. Plus, can Atletico Madrid excite against Manchester City in the Champions League following their 4-1 win over Alaves? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2022
England vs USA Highlights World Cup Draw
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The FC crew break down Friday's 2022 FIFA World Cup draw, which was highlighted by England and the United States being drawn together in Group B, and debate whether the USA could pull off a surprise and finish ahead of England in the group. Plus, the panel analyze France's draw in Group D, Spain and Germany's mega-matchup in Group E, and also look ahead to this weekend's crucial fixtures in the Premier League, LaLiga and Bundesliga. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
USMNT's World Cup Expectations
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The FC crew break down what it means for the United States to make it back to the World Cup and discuss what the team's expectations should be heading into this winter's tournament. Plus, the panel select their dream groups ahead of Friday's World Cup Group Draw and also react to the Champions League considering allowing additional clubs into the competition based on "historic performance." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2022
Futbol Americas: Mexico and USMNT clinch World Cup spot
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On Wednesday's episode of Futbol Americas Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar react to Mexico and USMNT qualifying to Qatar World Cup. What are the expectations for both national teams in Qatar? The guys also give their ideal World Cup draws for both USMNT and Mexico. Then the guys analyze the USWNT 23-player roster for upcoming friendlies against Uzbekistan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2022
Caught Offside: The USMNT are World Cup bound!
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America is BACK! The boys discuss the USMNT's qualification for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. What were our big takeaways? What were the most memorable moments? And just how should we feel after this achievement? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2022
Maguire's Jeers and Fears
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The FC crew break down Leonardo Bonucci's criticism of UEFA's World Cup qualifying format and react to the fallout from England fans booing Harry Maguire during a recent match. Plus, Gemma Soler joins the show to recap an historic day for Barcelona Femení and Real Madrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2022
Gab and Juls: Qatar Qualification Almost Complete
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Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to discuss all things World Cup qualifiers; breaking down Portugal's win vs North Macedonia, assessing Poland's victory vs Sweden and taking an in-depth look at the top seeds for the competition. They also discuss the drama in the African qualifiers, Louis van Gaal's odd comments on Erik ten Haag to Manchester United and the crushing financial situation hanging over Everton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2022
Ronaldo, Portugal Book World Cup Ticket
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The FC crew recap a dramatic day of World Cup qualifiers around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes helping Portugal see out North Macedonia, Robert Lewandowski ending Sweden's hopes, and Sadio Mane scoring the winning penalty against Mo Salah's Egypt amid laser-pointer controversy throughout the match. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2022
Futbol Americas: Did Christian Pulisic play his best USMNT game against Panama?
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On Monday's episode of Futbol Americas, Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar recap USMNT's 5-1 victory over Panama in Orlando. Former USMNT goalkeeper Kasey Keller joins the show to discuss the team's performance and whether Christian Pulisic played his best game as a USMNT player. Next, Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to discuss the Mexican National Team and their narrow 1-0 victory over Honduras. Then the guys recap Canada's historic win over Jamaica that ended 36 years of World Cup drought. Finally, we discuss the Twitter beef in NWSL after Ashlyn Harris took exception to Washington Spirit's post on social media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2022
Roberto Mancini Stays
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The FC crew discuss the news that Roberto Mancini is expected to stay on as the manager of the Italian national team after the squad failed to qualify for a 2nd straight World Cup. Plus, the guys react to Louis Van Gaal warning Erik ten Haag about the Manchester United managerial position and debate the next moves for Harry Kane and Cristiano Ronaldo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2022
Gab and Juls: Developing the Women's Game
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Sophie Lawson joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss the development of the women’s game across the globe. Plus, they talk World Cup qualifiers, Lionel Messi’s future and Barcelona's transfer rumors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2022
Caught Offside: USMNT at the doorstep!
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5-1! The boys discuss a memorable win for the USMNT over Panama as Berhalter and company walk to the doorstep of qualification for the 2022 Word Cup! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2022
Pogba Wants to Win Titles
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The FC discuss Paul Pogba's recent comments reflecting on his time at Manchester United and his desire to win trophies now. Plus, the guys project the futures of Timo Werner, Robert Lewandowski, Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe plus argue if Barcelona can catch Real Madrid in the LaLiga title race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2022
Last Dance for Messi?
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The FC crew discuss Lionel Messi's latest comments in which the superstar said he would reassess his future after the world cup. Plus, the guys revisit Gareth Bale's career at Real Madrid after his agent criticized the Welshman's playing time and Chrisitan Eriksen returned to the Denmark national team in style. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2022
Italy's World Cup Disaster
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Alessandro Del Piero joins the show as the crew continues to react to European Champions Italy failing to qualify for a second consecutive world cup. Plus, Gareth Bale fires back at Madrid critics after another dazzling performance for Wales and an own goal puts Egypt ahead of Senegal in the first leg with a world cup spot on the line Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2022
Gab & Juls: How Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup (again)
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down Italy's 1-0 defeat to North Macedonia in the European World Cup qualifiers and ask how the European Champions have failed to reach the World Cup for the 2nd time in a row. The guys also discuss Portugal's victory over Turkey, Chelsea's potential buyers and ask whether Gareth Bale is justified over his anger at some of the Spanish press. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Futbol Americas: Did USMNT deserve a better result against Mexico?
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On Thursday's episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar, Herculez Gomez and Mauricio Pedroza react to Mexico-USMNT scoreless draw. Did the US deserve a better result? The guys also breakdown individual performances from both teams. We also look into the other scores from around CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Caught Offside: USMNT draw at the Azteca
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The boys react to a promising/impressive/tense/frustrating 0-0 draw at the Azteca against Mexico. What are we feeling good about? What are we bothered by? Where does this leave the US' qualification hopes? All that plus an Italian disaster, a Portuguese escape and a Bale masterpiece. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Italy Out of World Cup...Again
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The FC crew react to Italy's shocking loss to North Macedonia as Roberto Mancini's side fail to qualify for the World Cup for the second consecutive season. Plus, Gareth Bale puts aside his club form to carry Wales past Austria in their semifinal matchup. And what does Real Madrid's loss in El Clasico mean for their fate in Shaka's Power Rankings? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Futbol Americas: Mexico vs. USMNT World Cup Qualifier preview
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On Wednesday’s episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar, Herculez Gomez and Mauricio Pedroza, live from Mexico City, discuss the crucial Mexico vs. USMNT match at the Azteca on Thursday. Which manager is more pressure? Then, ESPN senior reporter Jeff Carlisle joins the show to predict USMNT's probable starting XI vs. Mexico. Next, USMNT captain Tyler Adams had a sit down with ESPN's Alexis Nunes to talk about the US National Team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2022
What's Man United's Managerial Plan?
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The FC crew break down the latest news on Manchester United's managerial search and debate the effectiveness of the club's strategy for finding their next leader. Plus, Paul Pogba once again drops bits of criticism towards Manchester United and fitting in at the club, the panel preview Thursday's crucial World Cup playoff matches for Portugal and Italy, and Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez predict the outcome of Mexico's matchup against the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2022
Futbol Americas Road to Qatar: Paul Arriola Exclusive Interview
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USMNT winger Paul Arriola sits down with ESPN Correspondent Sam Borden to discuss his beginnings as a professional soccer player in San Diego and his career with the national team. He explains why Bruce Arena was the reason he left the LA Galaxy academy and details his recovery from major knee surgery in 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2022
Barcelona Better Without Messi?
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The FC crew debate whether Barcelona is better off now that Lionel Messi is with PSG and discuss whether the Barcelona legend would fit into Xavi's side were he to make a return. Plus, the panel react to Barcelona and Real Madrid's players being chummy with each other in the tunnel prior to El Clasico and Steven Gerrard's criticism of Bukayo Saka wanting more player protection from referees. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2022
Caught Offside: Easin' the tension
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The US Men are about to embark upon one of the most important qualification windows in their history and we're feeling some tension in the air. The boys talk about why it's ok to be nervous but also why you should be feeling good. Plus, an El Clasico for ages, Lampard shifting blame and PSG taking one on the chin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2022
Futbol Americas: Should USMNT field strongest Starting XI vs. Mexico?
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On Monday's episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez discuss USMNT's possible lineup vs. El Tri at the Azteca. Should Gregg Berhalter field his strongest Starting XI or save it for game against Panama? Next, Mauricio Pedroza joins the show to talk about Mexico's 29-man squad for upcoming WCQ's. Is Tata Martino ignoring the new generation of players in Liga MX? Later, the guys recap the weekend action in MLS with the segment 'The Good, The Bad & The Ugly'. Later, we recap the weekend Clasicos in Liga MX between Tigres-Monterrey and Atlas-Chivas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2022
Real Madrid's El Clasico Ramifications
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The FC crew discuss the ramifications for Real Madrid after their 4-0 defeat to Barcelona in El Clasico and whether Carlo Ancelotti should now be concerned with his squad ahead of their UCL clash with Chelsea. Plus, the panel determine whether Barcelona has any chance of chasing the LaLiga title this season, and react to Man United players going out on holiday over the weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2022
Gab and Juls: How Xavi and Barcelona Defeated Real Madrid
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to take a look at Barcelona’s huge 4-0 win over Real Madrid in El Clasico. The guys also talk about the FA Cup quarter final results, Mauricio Pochettino’s future at PSG and the ongoing problems at Chelsea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2022
Barcelona Humiliate Real Madrid
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The FC crew discuss what went wrong for Real Madrid after being easily dismantled by Barcelona in El Clasico. Plus, they explain how Xavi has revived Barcelona with the help of Ousmane Dembele and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Elsewhere, Tottenham win two games in a row, PSG's poor form continues and Everton suffer an embarrassing FA Cup elimination. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2022
Benzema Out Ahead of El Clasico
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The FC crew discuss Atletico Madrid's 1-0 win at Rayo Vallecano and discuss the big news of Karim Benzema's injury forcing him out of Real Madrid's clash with Barcelona. Meanwhile, Chelsea book their place in the FA Cup semifinals with a win over Middlesbrough and Arsenal create a 4-point gap over Man United in the Premier League top-4 race. Plus, Inter's tailspin continues with a yet another draw. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2022
El Clasico Preview Special
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The FC crew give an in-depth preview of Sunday's hotly anticipated El Clasico in Madrid, including Karim Benzema and Vinicius' Jr.'s rapid form for Real Madrid this season and what Xavi needs to do to break Barcelona's losing streak in El Clasico. Plus, the experts predict which side will come out on top in the world's biggest club rivalry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2022
UCL Quarterfinals Set
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The FC crew react to the Champions league quarterfinals draw, which drew up some juicy matchups between Chelsea vs Real Madrid and Man City vs Atletico Madrid, and debate which club should be favored to win it all. Meanwhile, the panel discuss Barcelona chances of being crowned Europa League champions after their draw against Frankfurt was revealed and chime in on Mikel Arteta's criticisms of the Premier League fixture schedule. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2022
Futbol Americas: Gregg Berhalter names 27-man squad for WCQ
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On Thursday's episode of Futbol Americas, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez analyze USMNT's roster for upcoming World Cup Qualifiers. Is John Brooks' World Cup hopes in jeopardy after latest omission? Next, Liga MX president Mikel Arriola joins the show for an exclusive interview where he discusses the fan brawl that took place at La Corregidora. Arriola talks about fan security, sanctions for Queretaro, 'barras' and much more. Then the guys recap the midweek action in CONCACAF Champions League in the segment 'The Good, Bad and Ugly'. Finally, we preview the NWSL Challenge Cup. Who is the player to watch? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
Barcelona Book Quarterfinal Ticket
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The FC crew discuss Barcelona's comeback victory against Galatasaray ahead of El Clasico this weekend. Elsewhere, Andriy Yarmolenko sends West Ham past Sevilla in the Europa League. Plus, Everton secure a dramatic win over Newcastle in the race to avoid relegation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
Gab and Juls: Are Liverpool Now Premier League Title Favourites?
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Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens ask who the favourites are for the Premier League title following Liverpool’s 2-0 victory away at Arsenal. The guys also discuss Manchester United’s exit from the Champions League at the hands of Atletico Madrid, ask where Erling Haaland will play next season & whether PSG fans should be concerned about Lionel Messi’s future.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2022
Caught Offside: UCL recap, EPL title race & USMNT lookahead
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On this week's pod, the boys examine what went wrong for United in their UCL defeat to Atleti and which players are worth holding on to in seasons to come. Plus: Chelsea asked WHAT of Middlesbrough?? And we begin stressing out over the US Men's final 3 World Cup qualifiers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2022