We review the USA’s 2-0 win over Panama, with goals from Jozy Altidore and Eddie Johnson. We spotlight the key performances and try to look ahead to World Cup 2014 and ask what the U.S. needs to improve on before arriving in Brazil. Plus, new co-host Ryan makes his Wikipedia Game debut.
Laura, Daryl and guest co-host Ryan Heins review the USA’s dramatic 2-1 World Cup qualifying victory over Jamaica, in which the man, the myth, the instant USMNT legend, Brad Evans scored a 91st minute winner. We go over what we learned in this game (including: Matt Besler is not Franz Beckenbauer) and preview the upcoming game vs Panama.
We try our best not to go overboard after the U.S.’s 4-3 win over Germany, offering one worry for every positive that we saw. We also preview the game vs Jamaica.
One day all podcasts will be people calling their friends during lunch to talk about U.S. Men’s National Team soccer games. And Total Soccer Show is ahead of the curve with this bonus episode, in which Daryl calls Peyton to discuss the semi-drunken email Peyton sent to his co-hosts after the USA vs. Belgium game last night.
We review Bayern’s 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League Final, asking how Dortmund got it so right to begin with, but then so wrong. We also look back at Michael Bradley and Roma’s 1-0 loss to Lazio in the Coppa Italia Final, preview the Richmond Kickers vs DC United US Open Cup game with former Kickers midfielder Ryan Heins, talk a little Robbie Rogers, a little NYCFC, a little USMNT vs Belgium and finish with a lightning round of the Wikipedia Game in which Peyton bites off more than he can chew.
Peyton, Daryl and Josh preview the 2013 Champions League Final. Listen in to get yourself ready for Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund.
We dedicate an entire show to the career of one Sir Alex Ferguson, who announced his retirement this week.
We review Bayern Munich’s beating of Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund’s besting of Real Madrid.
Inspired by Luis Suarez, we pick a team of players infamous for their on-field behavior.
We narrowed it down to three: New Jersey, California and Texas. Then we argued it out until a winner emerged.