Daryl and Taylor break down the USA’s disappointing 3-2 loss to Denmark, and try to figure out what Klinsmann’s squad was trying to do and what went wrong.
0:00-42:00 : Denmark 3 – USA 2 recap, featuring your listener questions
42:00-54:36 : Final thank yous to our TSS supporters!
0:00 – 6:33 : Our discussion of Manchester United 2 – Liverpool 1, featuring Stevie G and the Red Mist, Marouane Fellaini’s chest and Juan Mata discovering the wings.
6:33 – 26:35 : El Clasico Review, including specific predictions (they were poor) and comprehensive breakdowns of all three goals.
26:25 – 35:30 : Analyzing the new USMNT roster ahead of the impending friendlies against Denmark and Switzerland.
Here’s what’s on the new soccer podcast:
(0:00 – 37:15) USMNT vs Chile review, featuring questions from Total Soccer Show listeners and a list of “things we learned” from the game.
(37:15 – end) Chelsea vs Man City preview, featuring some very specific predictions.
(0:00 – 17:30) Daryl and Taylor each pick the three players they’re most excited to see called up for US Men’s National Team January camp.
(17:30 -23:20) Jozy Altidore’s possible return to Major League Soccer.
(23:20 – end) Listener questions, including: What does it mean to play on the break? Is Frank Lampard Schrodinger’s footballer? Would Leo Messi fit in Chelsea’s system? What is Merseyside? Why Kyle Walker? Is Jordan Morris hindering the USMNT?
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We InterWiki with Matt Kolesky of the London chapter of the American Outlaws, then preview the USMNT vs Colombia friendly by predicting our starting XIs.
Utrecht’s 18-year-old attacker Rubio Rubin has been named to the USMNT roster for the game against the Czech Republic. We found these highlights of Rubin in action for the US U-17 team while doing research to preview the game.
Daryl and Taylor review the USMNT’s loss that felt like a win against Germany, a result which takes the US out of the Group of Death and into the knockout rounds of the World Cup.
Daryl and Taylor preview the USMNT’s World Cup Group G finale showdown with Germany by going through Germany’s lineup and seeing what the US can exploit/what the US should be scared of.
Daryl and Taylor review the USA’s 2-2 tie with Portugal, which was mere seconds from being the USA’s 2-1 win over Portugal. We explain why we aren’t blaming Michael Bradley for that final goal, what we think Geoff Cameron was doing on the first goal, and why Jermaine Jones is a patriotic prince.
Daryl and Taylor go DEEP into Sunday’s USA vs Portugal game, reading every smart take they could find, internalizing that knowledge, adding their own twist, then presenting it to you. What is Portugals’ likely line-up and approach. Where are their strengths and weaknesses. Are we better off if Cristiano Ronaldo starts or doesn’t start in this game. Who replaces Jozy Altidore. Listen to hear the answers to all that and more.