2 World Cup Qualifiers in the books with a combined score of 10-0. The USMNT advance to the Hex and stories abound. The return to form of Jozy Altidore, the return period, of Sacha Kljestan, and finally, the rise of Cristian Pulisic. The Red Bulls also pulled off only their second road win of the season and they can thank Erik Hurtado for that.
The rosters for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers were announced and with injuries to Zardes, Dempsey, and the pull out of Brooks there was room for some surprises and one of the bigger ones was the return of the Great Mustachio, Sacha Kljestan. The Red Bulls and Revolution played a match that was pedestrian, but out in Portland and down in D.C. goals were plentiful.
D.C. Week has come and gone for now and The Red Bulls gave up another second half lead. We had the pleasure of speaking to Cal and Hip from Designated Podcast about that game and get a little more insight into what’s going on in D.C. For the first time in over 36 away games Chicago finally manages a win away from Toyota Park and Finally we wrap up in Seattle. 50,000 fans were in attendance to watch their beloved Sounders take a 3-1 victory in the Cascadia cup over defending MLS Champions Portland Timbers
Thursday recording day due to some technical difficulties on Wednesday. The Red Bulls win convincingly at home against Montreal, Alejandro Bedoya makes his Union debut in a route over New England. Finally, Seattle and Lodeiro continue their late season push with a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake.
We are back in Jersey and on our normal run today. We talk about the hat tricks from both The Deuce and The Atomic Ant this week. Then we move out to LA for a thriller of an ending between 2 teams who have won 4 of the last 6 Supporters Shield winners.
We are on vacation from our regular 9-5’s but that doesn’t mean we stop this train from rolling along. We talk about the Red Bulls scratching back and getting a draw in Chicago. The drubbing that the Villaless NYCFC boys put on USMNT Goalkeeper Tim Howard and the Colorado Rapids. If you can believe it there has been a Jozy Altidore Sighting for Toronto.
This week in MLS there were the haves and the have nots, with goals and blowouts abound. We talk about the Hudson Derby, the connection of Piatti and Drogba, along with the fallout in Seattle after it appeared the team simply gave up.