249 episodes

A soccer podcast from CBS Sports covering the NWSL, US Women's National Team and more. Attacking Third will bring you insider analysis, commentary, preview & recaps while tackling the biggest news stories from the sport you love. Hosts Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman welcome a rotating cast of guests from former and current players for interviews and analysis. This is your podcast for the latest news and stories from the world of soccer.

Attacking Third: A CBS Sports Soccer Podcast CBS Sports, NWSL, USWNT, Soccer, Challenge Cup, World Cup Qualifiers, World Cup 2023, Alex Morgan

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 251 Ratings

A soccer podcast from CBS Sports covering the NWSL, US Women's National Team and more. Attacking Third will bring you insider analysis, commentary, preview & recaps while tackling the biggest news stories from the sport you love. Hosts Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman welcome a rotating cast of guests from former and current players for interviews and analysis. This is your podcast for the latest news and stories from the world of soccer.

    NWSL Weekend Preview: Kansas City fights for road win over San Diego Wave | Picks and Predictions (Soccer 8/5)

    NWSL Weekend Preview: Kansas City fights for road win over San Diego Wave | Picks and Predictions (Soccer 8/5)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman preview the weekend slate of games. But first, they run through the midweek game between OL Reign and Racing Louisville and recap all the action. All 12 teams compete across the league with matches split between Friday and Sunday. Both OL Reign and Racing Louisville are coming off quick turn arounds with their midweek match against each other falling on Tuesday. Full preview, picks and predictions.

    Watch USWNT and NWSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    'Attacking Third' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
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    • 51 min
    News & Notes: USWNT to face England | Christen Press inducted into Stanford HOF | NWSL Trades (Soccer 8/3)

    News & Notes: USWNT to face England | Christen Press inducted into Stanford HOF | NWSL Trades (Soccer 8/3)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman run through the latest news in women’s soccer around the globe. After the conclusion of the Women’s 2022 Euros, the Women’s World Cup of 2023 is the next major tournament on the horizon. Sandra and Lisa discuss the teams that have already qualified for the World Cup - including the US and Canada - and which teams still have to fight for a spot - England and Germany. This week US Soccer announced that the United States Women’s National Team would be traveling to Europe for a pair of friendlies in October in preparation for the World Cup. The USWNT will play in London at Wembley Stadium against European Champions England on October 7. International soccer doesn’t stop there, the FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off next week with the US fighting for a World Cup. The US Roster features some familiar names in the NWSL like Portland Thorns’ Olivia Moultire and youngest NWSL star at San Diego Wave FC Jaedyn Shaw. 
    Across the NWSL, the latest news involves league sponsors Voyager recently filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. With the digital cryptocurrency’s original deal with the NWSL giving players a sum to digitally trade, where do the players stand now? USWNT and Angel City star Christen Press will be inducted into Stanford’s Hall of Fame along with the university’s first all-female athletic HOF class. Plus, it wouldn’t be a News and Notes without a big trade - Racing Louisville has traded $30,000 in allocation money to OL Reign in exchange for the playing rights for Chinese international Wang Shuang. All this and more!

    World Cup Qualifying Teams (5:35)

    USWNT to play England (10:07)

    NWSL Sponsor Dram (22:41)

    NWSL Trade Updates (32:57)


    Watch USWNT and NWSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    'Attacking Third' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/
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    • 44 min
    Weekend Recap: England Brings Home It's First-Ever Trophy | San Diego Wave FC Stays on Top

    Weekend Recap: England Brings Home It's First-Ever Trophy | San Diego Wave FC Stays on Top

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman recap the weekend of women's soccer. They run through the full 6-game slate of the NWSL matches (. The recap the weekend closer between Kansas City and Orlando Pride as well as the other Sunday match in Gotham hosting Houston. The weekend started out with a high-scoring affair as Washington and North Carolina split points. Plus, San Diego handed Chicago Red Stars their first home loss and the Wave stay atop the standings heading into August. 
    Sandra and Lisa recap one of the biggest games in English football - men's or women's - the 2022 Women's Euros as England brings home it's first trophy in 56 years. The Lionesses win it's first major trophy ever with a 2-1 overtime win over Germany. They discuss the full game, player performances and more. Full recap and analysis.
    (3:50) NWSL Recap
    (33:52) NWSL Standings
    (44:25) OL Reign vs Racing Louisville Preview
    (46:00) Copa America
    (48:36) Euros Recap
    Watch USWNT and NWSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    'Attacking Third' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."
    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Weekend Preview: NWSL is BACK! | Euros Final Germany v England | Copa America Final | Picks & Predictions (Soccer 7/29)

    Weekend Preview: NWSL is BACK! | Euros Final Germany v England | Copa America Final | Picks & Predictions (Soccer 7/29)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman preview the weekend slate of women’s football. The NWSL is BACK after a week-long break. All 12 teams are slated to play featuring the return of the internationals that were away for their countries. Sandra and Lisa run through the biggest matchups, which players they expect to see and give their previews, picks and predictions for each match. Plus, the Copa America final between Brazil and Colombia is set for this weekend. And the Women’s Euros final is set for Sunday at 12noon ET between Germany and host country England. Sandra and Lisa preview the final and discuss the Euros tournament overall.
    If you support the show, please nominate Attacking for The People's Choice Podcast Awards in the “Best Female-Hosted” Category: https://www.podcastawards.com/app/signup/

    Vote for Attacking Third in the 2022 World Soccer Talk Awards https://worldsoccertalk.com/best-podcast-2022-world-soccer-talk-awards

    Watch USWNT and NWSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    'Attacking Third' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    🚨 Exclusive Interview: Racing Louisville midfielder Savannah DeMelo took full advantage of the chance she was given (Soccer 7/26)

    🚨 Exclusive Interview: Racing Louisville midfielder Savannah DeMelo took full advantage of the chance she was given (Soccer 7/26)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman welcome rookie midfielder from Racing Louisville Savannah DeMelo to the show. Savannah discusses how she spent the week off at home in California. Savannah talks about the adjustment from the college game to the NWSL and how she put such a big emphasis on the defensive side of the ball, and it played off getting her first start at the defensive midfield role. Savannah also opens up about the communication between the Racing Louisville team among rookies and veterans like Jessica McDonald.
    If you support the show, please nominate Attacking for The People's Choice Podcast Awards in the “Best Female-Hosted” Category: https://www.podcastawards.com/app/signup/
    Vote for Attacking Third in the 2022 World Soccer Talk Awards https://worldsoccertalk.com/best-podcast-2022-world-soccer-talk-awards
    Watch USWNT and NWSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    'Attacking Third' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/
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    • 19 min
    🚨 Exclusive Interview: USL Super League President Amanda Vandervort says the Super League will give choices for female players (Soccer 7/25)

    🚨 Exclusive Interview: USL Super League President Amanda Vandervort says the Super League will give choices for female players (Soccer 7/25)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman welcome USL Super League President Amanda Vandervort to the show on the heels of the USL W League Championship. Amanda discusses her role as president, how she wants to grow the women's game through the USL Super League and W League, where her passion for soccer stems from and more. Plus, she shares her extreme excitement for the launch of the USL Super League in August of 2023 and what fans can expect!

    If you support the show, please nominate Attacking for The People's Choice Podcast Awards in the “Best Female-Hosted” Category: https://www.podcastawards.com/app/signup/

    Vote for Attacking Third in the 2022 World Soccer Talk Awards https://worldsoccertalk.com/best-podcast-2022-world-soccer-talk-awards

    Watch USWNT and NWSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    'Attacking Third' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/
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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
251 Ratings

251 Ratings

754400Madcow ,

This show is outstanding

Outstanding show with great chemistry between the hosts. I love how they dissect games and preview matchups. Other podcasts may do this too, but these two do it so well.

K.C.22 ,

Great soccer coverage!

Love hearing thoughtful and excited conversations about USWNT and NWSL

Juan Arturo Vargas ,

Love these gals!

I can't get enough of Lisa and Sandra! I love how they attempt to make sense of this league that never seems to go as one thinks. Great hosts and interviewers! Keep up the great work!!

@agoodjuan

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