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Last Word SC Radio: Concacaf Nations League Analysis as USMNT win!

What's up Internet? WHAT THE HECK HAPPENED ON SUNDAY NIGHT?!?!?!? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Rachael and Matt get together to process the hangover induced by the USMNT 3-2 win over Mexico in the Concacaf Nations League Final. This is your one-stop-listen for comprehensive Concacaf Nations League Analysis. 

We go through the events of the game minutes by minute, highlighting individual performances and nuances as we go. The duo discuss the officiating, shenanigans, and everything that happened in the stands. This game was a chaotic hot mess and we react to it as such. 

Relive the events, emotions, insanity, and mythology of instant classic that was USA vs Mexico in the Concacaf Nations League Final. 

Last Word SC: Concacaf Nations League Preview

What's up Internet? Happy Memorial Day! This week on Last Word SC Radio, Dan and Matt get together to talk USMNT. Dan gives his take on the friendly against Switzerland. We break down the roster, expectations, and format in our Concacaf Nations League Preview. 

The guys also talk individuals/positions we want to see someone else. Also, how will the Nations League and Gold Cup affect each other?

We spend some time praising Christian Pulisic for his contributions in Chelsea winning Champions League. In the Round Table, we do Pick 'Ems for the Thursday CNL matches. 

Last Word SC Radio: Saved the Crew x2 Plus Contenders or Pretenders

What's up internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Dan and Rachael discuss the second successful "Save the Crew" campaign, and rejoice that common sense prevailed. Then we took a look at three teams that might be getting more, or less credit than they deserve and find themselves in precarious positions in the standings.

Then we break down the USMNT roster and their plans to simulate World Cup Qualifying travel with the Nations League. Finally, we pick our winners of the biggest matches this weekend.

Last Word SC: Columbus SC Rebrand, Deathloons, MLS News

What's up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Columbus Crew SC are now just Columbus SC. Ugh. Rachael, Dan, and Matt discuss the tone deaf and disastrous rollout of Columbus's new crest and rebrand. 

We break down what's gone wrong for Minnesota United FC who have lost their first four games of the season. The group discusses Philadelphia Union being the only MLS team left in CCL, and manager Jim Curtin's comments after the second leg. 

Then we take a look at four MLS teams that have gotten results but whether they are contender or pretender is up for discussion. In the Round Table we have MLS news, a USMNT Nations League Roster, and Weekend Pick 'Ems. 

LWSC Radio: USMNT Olympic Failure, CCL Preview

What's up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, it's a sad angry show. Dan and Matt recap and analyze the USMNT Olympic failure, having not qualified for the fourth time in a row. We discuss the 2-1 loss to Honduras and what big picture institutional problems this failure brings to light. 

Then we talk the 2-1 friendly victory over Northern Ireland, preview Concacaf Champions League, and the USOC qualification tiebreaker format

LWSC Radio: USMNT Olympic Qualification Update

What up Internet? Last Word Soccer Club Radio is back. This week, Matt and Dan get stuck in with the nation team. We discuss the USMNT Olympic Qualification campaign post-group stage and ahead of the critical semifinal on Sunday. The guys break down the USMNT senior team's 4-1 win over Jamaica. 

Then we talk about the MLS schedule, the unbalanced conference and non-conference play, and more. 

LWSC Radio: 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs Opening Weekend Preview

What's up Internet? On this episode of Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan preview the upcoming 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs opening weekend. We start by talking winners, losers, and storylines from the USMNT camp after a big win over Panama. 

Then we look at every playoff game from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this week. We take a team-by-team perspective and then pick the results. 

LWSC Radio: MLS Season Awards Debate

What's up Internet? On this episode of Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan have a debate on the MLS Season Awards finalists. We briefly highlight the first round of MLS Cup Playoff matches taking place next weekend. In the Round Table, we do Pick 'Ems on the USMNT friendly against Panama on Monday. 

LWSC Radio: USWNT Lawsuit Decision, MLS Calendar Math

What's up Internet? This week, Last Word SC Radio is back. Rachael and Matt recap the last Friday's news dump. We discuss MLS, USL, and the NWSL putting out plans to have facilities and fields open for players on an individual basis. We extrapolate out the path forward to playing games. Then we take a look at the decision regarding the USWNT lawsuit and the fallout it could have. 

LWSC Radio: Rescheduled Olympics Impacts on USWNT/USMNT

What's up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Rachael are back with some actual soccer news. We discuss the rescheduled Olympics as the 2020 Summer Olympics will now take place in 2021. This could impact the older veteran USWNT players as well as how much time the younger players have to adjust. 

We discuss the impact on the USMNT as well. With the U-23 roster rules, several key players for the Men's Olympic team will be too old to participate per the rules unless they take up one of the overage roster spots. Then there's the issue of the Gold Cup next summer, meaning the federation, Jason Kreis, Gregg Berhalter, and the players' club teams have some decisions to make. 

We discuss all of the above and come up with some solutions and hypothetical ideas. 

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