Week 12 of the 2015 MLS season is in the books, and no one knows anything about this crazy, ridiculous league…still. Seriously, it's out of control. Montreal Impact 2-1 FC Dallas, Philadelphia Union 2-0 New York Red Bulls and Colorado Rapids 1-0 Vancouver Whitecaps say so. Andy and Charles also discuss New England Revolution 1-1 D.C. United and Toronto FC 1-0 Portland Timbers, while wondering, "Are TFC finally for real?"
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 4-2 victory over the New England Revolution, 0-0 draw with the Seattle Sounders, whether it's hypocritical for SKC to play "bunker-ball" on the road, and the emergence of Krisztian Nemeth.
Week 11 of the 2015 MLS season is in the books, and just in case you needed a reminder, YOU DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT MLS. Teams that lost this weekend: Real Salt Lake, Portland Timbers, Columbus Crew SC, LA Galaxy and D.C. United. Teams they lost to: Montreal Impact, Houston Dynamo, San Jose Earthquakes, Orlando City SC and Philadelphia Union. Andy and Charles have much to discuss.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles skip Sporting KC's rained-out/lightninged-out/weathered-out game with the Colorado Rapids, instead focusing on a pair of games coming up this week, vs. the New England Revolution and Seattle Sounders. Who's likely to return from injuries to face two of the best teams in MLS?
Week 10 of the 2015 MLS season is in the books, and Good Golly Miss Molly, it was a good one. Andy and Charles are back to discuss Columbus Crew SC 3-2 Seattle Sounders (MLS Cup sneak peek?); FC Dallas 2-1 LA Galaxy; New York Red Bulls 2-1 New York City FC; and Chicago Fire 1-2 Real Salt Lake.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 1-1 draw with D.C. United, the improved run of form SKC are currently enjoying, Dom Dwyer's second goal in three games, and Erik Palmer-Brown's short- and long-term prospects — both in KC and with the U.S. U-20 national team.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire, the changes at goalkeeper and defensive midfielder, Benny Feilhaber's continued dominance, and the problems ailing striker Dom Dwyer.
Week 8 of the 2015 MLS season is in the books, and boy oh boy, was it a good one! The 20 goals scored in 4 games on Saturday night give Andy and Charles plenty to talk about, including Columbus Crew SC 4-1 Philadelphia Union; New England Revolution 4-0 Real Salt Lake; Orlando City SC 0-2 Toronto FC; Vancouver Whitecaps 1-2 D.C. United; New York Red Bulls 1-1 LA Galaxy.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 4-4 draw with the Houston Dynamo, which might go down as the MLS Game of the Year; discuss what's going on with SKC's set-piece defending and goalkeeper Luis Marin; and look into xG (expected goals) statistics to profile the SKC attack.
Week 7 of the 2015 MLS season is in the books, and there's a whole host of great games from over the weekend for Andy and Charles to discuss, including Columbus Crew SC 3-0 Orlando City SC; FC Dallas 3-2 Toronto FC; Real Salt Lake 0-1 Vancouver Whitecaps; and Philadelphia Union 1-2 New York City FC.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 2-1 loss to the LA Galaxy, why in the world SKC are so BORING to watch at the moment, a potential light at the end of the tunnel and the coming weekend's opponent, the Houston Dynamo.
Week 6 of the 2015 MLS season is in the books, and what the hell, the Colorado Rapids scored FOUR goals and won a game? That's weird, so Andy and Charles have plenty to say about that, Vancouver Whitecaps 2-2 Colombus Crew SC, D.C. United 2-2 New York Red Bulls and LA Galaxy 1-0 Seattle Sounders. Also, a depressing update to a previous Stat of the Week.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 0-0 draw with Real Salt Lake, Ike Opara's potentially season-ending Achilles injury, who the defense turns to now and the coming weekend's opponent, the LA Galaxy.
Week 5 of the 2015 MLS season is in the books, and the league's international stars are back. And what do you know — so is the good soccer that we've come to expect of most MLS teams. Games discussed: Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 LA Galaxy; Portland Timbers 3-1 FC Dallas; Chicago Fire 3-2 Toronto FC; Colorado Rapids 0-2 New England Revolution.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's first home victory of the 2015 season, a 3-2 stoppage-time thriller over the Philadelphia Union, the team's continued struggles to create chances and what they will ultimately look like in September and October.
Week 4 of the 2015 MLS season is, regrettably, in the books, as a number of the league's biggest stars were unavailable over the weekend due to international call-ups. WHY is MLS still playing through FIFA's international window? Also, Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Portland Timbers; Columbus Crew SC vs. New York Red Bulls; Montreal Impact vs. Orlando City SC; New England Revolution vs. San Jose Earthquakes.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's first victory of the 2015 season, 1-0 over New York City FC, the team's resolute defense and their continued struggles to create chances and score goals.
Week 3 of the 2015 MLS season is in the books, and despite the fact there were only 10 goals scored in 8 games, Andy and Charles still manage to find plenty to talk about — from San Jose Earthquakes vs. Chicago Fire, to New York Red Bulls vs. D.C. United, to Orlando City SC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, to more MLS expansion news and WHY is MLS still playing games on international dates?
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 0-0 draw with the Portland Timbers, the team's continued search for an identity and what changes are needed to jumpstart the 2015 season.
Week 2 of the 2015 MLS season is in the books, and what a weekend of games it was! But first, expansion talk — who's team No. 24? And who's in line from 25-30? Then, the soccer, from San Jose's upset of Seattle, to the six goals scored by RSL and Philadelphia, to NYCFC's first-ever MLS victory — Andy and Charles have you covered.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 3-1 loss to FC Dallas, the ongoing struggles of Dom Dwyer, the constant state of change in defense and a team 14 months in transition.
Soccer — woo! The CBA got done 24 hours after last week's show, so Andy and Charles start by dissecting the first iteration of free agency in MLS history; Vancouver Whitecaps-Toronto FC, Orlando City SC-New York City FC, Houston Dynamo-Columbus Crew SC, Portland Timbers-Real Salt Lake, Seattle Sounders-New England Revolution; Player of the Week.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's season-opening 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls. More specifically, the Benny Feilhaber & Roger Espinoza midfield partnership, how the offseason acquisitions fared in their SKC debuts and the ongoing struggles for Matt Besler.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss the ongoing MLS CBA saga, offseason moves made by a number of teams and look deep into the crystal ball to forecast the 2015 season.