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Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

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Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

    Weekend Review: Leicester City impress while Manchester United find themselves in distress, Lazio hug their way past Inter, Bayern storm towards the title, and much more

    Weekend Review: Leicester City impress while Manchester United find themselves in distress, Lazio hug their way past Inter, Bayern storm towards the title, and much more

    On this Monday’s edition of Weekend Review, Taylor, Graham, and Joe discuss a slate of games from England, Germany, Italy, and Spain! From Leicester’s impressive 4-2 win over Manchester United in the Premier League to Barcelona’s 3-1 win over Valencia in La Liga to a pair of leagues in between, there was plenty to get to.
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Who are some of the world’s most unique soccer players, why aren’t pros better with both feet, do other countries have dual national panics, and more listener questions

    Who are some of the world’s most unique soccer players, why aren’t pros better with both feet, do other countries have dual national panics, and more listener questions

    Taylor, Ryan, Graham, and Joe are here to answer your listener questions! From two-footedness to #DualNationalPanic, there was plenty to get to. You can find the full list of questions down below:
    1) Why aren’t professional footballers better with both feet?
    2) Are there comparable dual national situations to the United States and Mexico?
    3) Who are some of the most unique players in the world? 
    4) Would Bradley (Michael or Bob) have provided the direction and leadership that the USMNT lacked against Panama?
    5) If a CONCACAF team is going to force the USMNT to have possession, what happens if the U.S. does the same to them?
    6) Who are some players whose off-field actions make us like them (and perhaps their teams) even more?  
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    USMNT v Costa Rica deep-dive World Cup Qualifying review: How did the U.S. perform in a critical game? Plus, analysis of Berhalter’s lineup, the MMA midfield, goals, and more

    USMNT v Costa Rica deep-dive World Cup Qualifying review: How did the U.S. perform in a critical game? Plus, analysis of Berhalter’s lineup, the MMA midfield, goals, and more

    Taylor and Joe watched it back and now they’re here to talk about it. “It”, of course, being the USMNT’s latest World Cup qualifier: a 2-1 win over Costa Rica. How did the U.S. perform in this critical game? What did we make of Gregg Berhalter’s lineup and tactical approach? Who played well? And who struggled? We discussed all of those things - plus, we gave some overall thoughts on the October window and looked ahead to November - on the show.
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Allocation Disorder: From Columbus, Paul and Sam recap the USMNT's latest World Cup qualifier vs. Costa Rica

    Allocation Disorder: From Columbus, Paul and Sam recap the USMNT's latest World Cup qualifier vs. Costa Rica

    On this USMNT-centric episode of Allocation Disorder, Paul and Sam discuss the U.S.'s latest World Cup qualifier: their clash with Costa Rica on Wednesday evening. How did the U.S. perform? And what did we learn about the team from this Costa Rica game and from this window? You can hear all of that, plus praise for Sergiño Dest and Yunus Musah and analysis of Berhalter's decision to start Zack Steffen over Matt Turner, on the show.
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    • 42 min
    Allocation Disorder: From Panama City, Paul and Sam dig into the USMNT's World Cup qualifier against Panama

    Allocation Disorder: From Panama City, Paul and Sam dig into the USMNT's World Cup qualifier against Panama

    On this episode of Allocation Disorder, Paul and Sam dive into the USMNT’s 1-0 loss to Panama in World Cup Qualifying. How should Gregg Berhalter have rotated his lineup for this game? What were some of the on-field factors behind the defeat? And what was the atmosphere like in Panama? Paul and Sam talk about all of those things, and more, on the show.
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    • 56 min
    USMNT v Panama deep-dive review: What went wrong for the U.S.? Short answer: many things

    USMNT v Panama deep-dive review: What went wrong for the U.S.? Short answer: many things

    Taylor and Joe are back with another USMNT review show, this time digging into the USMNT's World Cup qualifier against Panama. What were some of the factors that led to the USMNT’s 1-0 loss, their first ever loss to Panama in World Cup Qualifying? What did we make of the lineup? Where does most of the blame for this result lie? We talk about those things - and much more - on the show. 
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Asherjmusgrave ,

The best.

I’ve been listening to this show for years, I grew up listening to it with my dad and almost felt like I knew the guys even though I never met them.😂 I’m so happy with the way you guys have been able to to evolve over time and always keep it fresh. The dynamic between Taylor, graham, joe, and Ryan is superb (even though for the longest time I hated Ryan 😅) keep it up guys!! I look forward to every episode!!!

FC Stars ,

Player Future Evolution

Guys - Stick to game analysis. Not interested in your thoughts about whether a player can or can’t get better over time. You have no idea. It makes you sound stupid.

VioletCrown ,

Ad reads are killer

5 minute ad reads. I sometimes think the pod hosts are more excited about reading the ads then talking soccer.

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