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ExtraTime, the Official Podcast of Major League Soccer (MLS)
93 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
Mark McKenzie on USA-Mexico, WCup qualifying, responding to racism & Champions League qualification
How did Mark McKenzie bounce back from his Nations League final gaff? Why did he decide to tackle racism head on? How did he break into the Genk team that qualified for Champions League? What’s the best musical chairs tactic? Andrew, David and Charlie bring you a show with three important conversations. First, Austin FC supporter Jorge Chavez ahead of the opening of Q2 Stadium. Then, McKenzie. Finally, Israel Solomon, who designed the commemorative box and jersey numbers you’ll see this weekend in celebrations of Juneteenth. 2:39 – Does Extratime have a coastal bias??? 5:16 – Interview: Jorge Chavez, Austin FC Supporter, on Q2 Stadium 17:50 – What to expect from Austin FC’s stadium opener 19:51– Interview: Mark McKenzie How he bounced back in the Nations League final What it was like to experience the USA - MEX rivalry How he decided to deal with the racial abuse and hate he received Juneteenth and the need for action, not just words Orange Slices podcast Breaking through in Belgium at Genk 1:11:20 – Are Houston Dynamo LAFC lite? 1:13:42 – Jim Curtin contract extension 1:14:11 – ESPN+ Games of the Week 1:19:17 – Interview: Israel Solomon on his art and celebrating Juneteenth 1:31:40 – Mailbag
69 minutes | Jun 14, 2021
Pulisic's best USMNT position? Club soccer or international? Pizarro to San Jose? Mailbag pod!
Mailbag pod! David, Doyle and Calen go through all your tweets, mail and messages, starting with the CanMNT’s business-like win in Haiti. Plus, what do you enjoy more … club soccer or international? Are Austin FC ready for Q2 Stadium? What if Inter Miami traded Rodolfo Pizarro to San Jose for a Matias Almeyda reunion? Could NYCFC finally win a trophy? What’s Christian Pulisic’s best position for the USMNT? 3:55 - Canada looking good in World Cup Qualifying 26:01 - What do you enjoy more: club soccer or international soccer? 31:26 - Austin FC finishes off grueling road trip in great shape 42:06 - Why a Rodolfo Pizarro trade makes sense 46:35 - NYCFC is poised for a breakout when MLS returns from the international break 55:24 - Early picks for Coach of the Year 1:01:24 - What’s Christian Pulisic’s best position for the USMNT?
85 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Liga MX vs. MLS? Dream All-Star format! Plus, Dike & Aaronson are big USMNT winners
Charlie Davies is back, and he’s jacked up for a “top bins” show! The guys dig into the USMNT’s convincing win against Costa Rica (LFG Daryl Dike and Brenden Aaronson) then talk MLS All-Star Game presented by Target and the Liga MX vs. MLS format. Who should be Liga MX manager? Who should be All-Stars from around MLS? Plus, D.C. United’s Paul Arriola stops by to help you understand how Liga MX stars will think about the game, why he was “cool as a cucumber during that USA-Mexico game, explain where D.C. United is headed and why it didn’t work out at Swansea. 2:00 - Charlie’s thoughts on USA-Mexico 9:06 - It’s MLS vs Liga MX (FINALLY) for the All-Star Game! 17:32 - Who should coach the Liga MX side in the All-Star Game? 19:39 - Which MLS players should be on this year’s All-Star team? 25:11 - Interview: D.C. United and USMNT winger Paul Arriola 53:01 - Biggest winners from USA - Costa Rica 1:09:56 - Which players should be on the Gold Cup roster?
75 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
The USMNT is BACK ... and they're not taking any #$%@! Nations League recap!
Subscribe to Extratime on iTunes or wherever you listen to podcasts! New shows every Monday and Thursday at 5 pm ET! The USMNT is BACK! After years wandering in the wilderness, there’s fire in our bellies once again after a Nations League triumph that will live on in the history of the incredible USA-Mexico rivalry. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and David try to make sense of it all. What does this win really mean? Why is Gregg Berhalter the big winner from Nations League? Should Ethan Horvath have a shot at starting? Did Christian Pulisic have a Landon Donovan moment? And … now what? Costa Rica looms, but so does the Gold Cup and World Cup qualifying. 5:39 - What does this win mean for the USMNT? And El Tri… 18:40 - Our favorite moments from a crazy game 28:44 - Evaluating Christian Pulisic’s performance and THAT photo 33:18 - Why Gregg Berhalter is the biggest Nations League winner 38:23 – Doyle’s tactical breakdown of the game 46:48 - Should there be a competition for the No. 1 goalkeeper spot? 52:33 - Which US center backs do you trust? 1:02:00 - What to do with the No. 9 position 1:05:47 - Where was Yunus Musah? 1:10:10 - Evaluating Gio Reyna’s performance
36 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
The USMNT is going to a final vs. Mexico ... but the sky is falling!?! Our take...
Hey, a win is a win, right? NOT ON #USMNT TWITTER. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and David gather after a Nations League semifinal win to sort through the first meaningful game for the US men’s national team in 562 days. That’s a long time, and there were some key data points. What does this mean for Gregg Berhalter’s project? What was good and what … wasn’t? What’s next against Mexico? 1:21 - First thoughts on the US win 12:57 - Evaluating the Brooks - McKenzie partnership 17:44 - What did we see from the US attack? 30:40 - Looking ahead to the Final against Mexico
74 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
Nations League is here ... is the USMNT ready? Plus, MLS Wk 7 takeaways!
Is the loss to Switzerland just a friendly with issues that won’t repeat in the Nations League or Concacaf? Or signs of bigger problems to come? Andrew, David and Calen break it all down – Josh Sargent at the No. 9, DM sans Tyler Adams, centerback pairing etc – then talk Canada ahead of a big World Cup qualifying week in the region. We’ve also got your big-picture takeaways from MLS Week 7, including a developing situation between Jozy Altidore and Toronto FC and sanctions handed down to Inter Miami. 3:59 - Any concern for USMNT after Switzerland loss? 17:46 - Nations League/Honduras preview 24:23 - Check in on Canada & the rest of Concacaf World Cup Qualifying 29:20 - Gianluca Busio breakout game 36:49 - Nico Lodeiro out, concern for Seattle? 49:39 - What’s next for Jozy Altidore and Toronto FC? 53:21 - Djordje Mihailovic and Montreal keep winning 55:54 - MLS sanctions Inter Miami 1:08:31 - Caden Clark scores (again) Red Bulls get impressive win 1:10:49 - Mailbag
75 minutes | May 27, 2021
MLS winners and losers so far in 2021, plus USMNT-Switzerland & Wk 7 preview
Clint Dempsey + Charlie Davies = ??? … The guys tackle the big questions first with Mr. National TV himself, then turn to the USMNT’s friendly in Switzerland. Just as importantly, it’s the last full weekend of MLS for awhile. Who are the winners, losers and those stuck in between from the season’s opening burst? Has Austin FC hit an expansion wall? What are the ESPN+ Game of the Week? Why is Charlie FaceTiming us when he’s supposed to be on the show? All the big, important questions answered ahead of Week 7! 2:50 – MLS prediction regrets 6:51 – USMNT v Switzerland Preview 18:14 – What to expect from Charlie and Clint Dempsey on the same studio show 22:11 – Who are the winners of the season so far in MLS? NYCFC & LA Galaxy 25:04 – LAFC in … purgatory 32:00 – Are the Philadelphia Union as good as they were in 2020? Better? Worse? 37:24 – Has Austin FC hit a wall? 42:40 – ESPN+ Games of the Week 53:45 – Djordje is out for revenge against Chicago 1:01:01 – Fantasy picks: Who is primed for a big weekend? 1:05:58 – Mailbag (a.k.a. We don’t talk about Nashville enough)
82 minutes | May 26, 2021
Zack Steffen on winning Champions League ... and the WCup? Plus, Nations League preview w/ Mo Edu
Can the USMNT win a World Cup? Why not? Zack Steffen is not talking about ever … he’s talking soon! The Man City and US No. 1 joins the guys for a very special Club & Country driven by Continental Tire interview ahead of the Champions League final. Plus, Mo Edu helps Andrew and Dave break down Gregg Berhalter’s 23-man Nations League roster and Concacaf expert Jon Arnold previews the rest of the field. 5:38 - Nations League Roster Reaction with Maurice Edu 6:05 - Daryl Dike snubbed! Why and what’s next? 9:52 - Why there are separate Nations League and Gold Cup squads 19:33 - Who partners John Brooks at center back? 26:16 - D-Mid depth chart 31:08 - What’s success for the USMNT in Nations League? 33:42 - Interview: Zack Steffen on the Champions League Final and the USMNT’s World Cup Goals 1:02:51 - Interview: Jon Arnold previewing the other teams in the Nations League Finals 1:15:59 – Mailbag … Biggest USMNT snub of all-time?
71 minutes | May 24, 2021
Sounders are MLS's best ... but who is second best? Plus, Cincy and Chicago win (FINALLY)
OK, the Sounders are top of the heap, but who’s next? Andrew, David and Calen take a hard look at the results, the table and the ceilings of the contenders and try to name MLS’s No. 2 team. Plus, FC Cincinnati and the Fire know something is better than nothing … and they both got something this weekend for the first time this month: three points. The guys also talk Daryl Dike’s future and much more! 4:42 - Talking about THAT Romell Quioto miss 8:28 - Who is the second best team in the West? 14:16 - The case for SKC 15:27 - The case for LAFC 19:29 - The case for Portland 25:40 - Why the Revs are the second best team in the league 34:07 - Orlando has the look of an MLS Cup contender 44:59 - Lucas Zelarayan puts the Crew on his back 47:46 - Chicago, Cincinnati get their first wins of the season 54:52 - Respect Rubio Rubin! 1:05:02 - Mailbag
72 minutes | May 20, 2021
The "next Neymar" signs with NYCFC
Signing Brazillian wonderkids is just what MLS teams do now. At least it seems that way after NYCFC made a huge splash by signing 18-year-old Talles Magno. David Gass and Charlie Davies break down what the signing says about MLS’ current place in the global transfer market, and how the exciting young forward will help NYCFC this season. Then, Timbers midfielder Eryk Williamson stops by to tell us whether it’s trophy or bust for Portland this year, and to let us know if he’s taken anything a little bit personally in the last week. We finish off the show with a full-scale weekend preview including the marquee Sunday matchup between Seattle and Atlanta, our ESPN+ games of the week, our fantasy picks, and the mailbag. Happy listening! 4:37 - NYCFC sign Brazilian wonderkid 12:39 - Minnesota sign Franco Fragapane 19:15 - Interview: Portland Timbers Midfielder Eryk Williamson 33:22 - Is it trophy or bust for Portland this year? 39:23 - Chicago Fire FC vs Inter Miami CF Preview 42:01 - The Supporters’ Shield is the Sounders’ to lose 48:09 - Why this weekend is a great test for Austin FC 53:24 - ESPN+ Games of the Week 1:01:50 - Fantasy Picks 1:03:52 - Mailbag
78 minutes | May 17, 2021
Early season contenders, pretenders, and MVP picks
We're a month into the season and that means it's time for some way-too-early predictions! Which teams off to hot starts are here to stay? Who are you picking for MVP? The guys also break down FC Cincinnati's wild game to open TQL stadium, debate whether it's time to be a little bit worried about Columbus, and explain why Seattle is the only team currently passing the "eye test." Enjoy! 3:17 - Atlanta welcomes back a huge crowd 10:53 - Minnesota is on a roll 14:12 - Miami spoils Cincy’s new stadium opener 25:30 - Seattle is on a different level than the rest of the league 37:49 - Contender or Pretender? Which clubs off to hot starts will keep it up? 54:14 - MVP Predictions after a month of soccer 1:13:48 - Mailbag
80 minutes | May 13, 2021
A new stadium in Cincy, big bro-little bro Roldan moment & Sean Davis on #StopAsianHate
Midweek MLS is back, plus there's a busy weekend ahead! Andrew, Charlie and David break down all the results and look ahead to the weekend. Chicharito! Austin FC! FC Cincinnati's new home at TQL Stadium! Better than Bob Bowl (Seattle-LAFC) to finish the weekend! As part of Soccer For All week, New York Red Bulls captain Sean Davis joins Andrew Wiebe to discuss his background as an Asian American, the way racism has impacted his family and explain why it's so important to amplify and support Asian voices and perspectives in order to #StopAsianHate in the United States. 2:58 - Roldan brothers rescue the Sounders 8:39 - Seattle vs LAFC Preview 16:58 - Did Philly steal 3 points from New England? 29:01 - Why Toronto FC has the highest ceiling in MLS 33:02 - Columbus rebrand 39:16 - What’s at stake for FC Cincinnati as they open their new stadium? 49:52 - Interview: Sean Davis on #StopAsianHate
20 minutes | May 12, 2021
How power soccer is changing kids’ lives | Soccer For All Week
Nick Firchau is back in the ETR fold to tell a story about soccer that's much bigger than the game itself. Power soccer changes kids' lives, and this special podcast is part of Soccer For All week at MLS!
80 minutes | May 10, 2021
All hail Wondo, MLS G.O.A.T! Plus, Sounders atop the Shield & Galaxy's El Trafico glory
You can watch full Extratime episodes and select clips on the MLS YouTube channel! Don't forget to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. Who is the MLS G.O.A.T.? Chris Wondolowski, of course. MLS’s all-time leading goalscorer does it again, his goals and the Quakes win a no-doubter for the Celebrating Soccer Moment of the Weekend presented by Continental Tire. The guys celebrate Wondo’s greatness, then turn to the rest of Week 4: another big Chicharito performance and Galaxy win in El Trafico, panic time in Minnesota, Josef’s goal and Inter Miami vs. Atlanta, PK insanity in Seattle and Geoff Cameron/FC Cincinnati! Plus, the 22 Under 22 Team of the Week (Red Bulls) and much more! 8:08 – Chris Wondolowski is the G.O.A.T. 23:38 – El Trafico! Chicharito leads Galaxy to huge W 34:10 – It’s time to panic in Minnesota 43: 16 – Who’s better right now: Atlanta or Miami? 50:55 – Cascadia Cup: VAR insanity as Sounders win 1:04:39 – Would Geoff Cameron be good for FC Cincinnati? 1:13:08 – Mailbag!
76 minutes | May 7, 2021
Chicharito on ETR! Talking El Trafico, Carlos Vela & the yin and yang of life
Chicharito on ETR! Ahead of El Trafico, the guys chat with the El Tri legend and ponder Carlos Vela’s status as well as the stakes for this edition of the rivalry. In CCL, free space may be disappointment, but Jim Curtin and the Union are making up for MLS’s quarterfinal woes. Plus, previews for all six national TV games and our ESPN+ Games of the Weekend! 5:17 - CCL recap, Jim Curtin isn’t backing down! 17:14 - El Trafico Preview 21:12 - Interview: Chicharito on El Trafico, his childhood friend Carlos Vela & his mindset toward life 43:05 - FC Dallas vs Houston Dynamo FC start the battle for Copa de Tejas 47:55 - Orlando City SC vs NYCFC: Who is the realest? 53:52 - Inter Miami CF vs Atlanta United FC: Rivalry or nah? 1:01:01 - Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders FC: Can the juggernaut be stopped? 1:06:25 – Sporting KC vs. Austin FC: Matt Besler’s return 1:08:48 - ESPN+ Games of the Week 1:13:13 - Mailbag
81 minutes | May 3, 2021
Welp, we underestimated the Sounders! All the takeaways from Week 3...
Soooooo we were wrong about the Sounders? After Week 3, Andrew, David, Doyle and Calen revisit their predictions for a mulligan or two, starting with the MLS Cup and Shield creds of Seattle, who waxed the Galaxy on Sunday. Plus, we take a closer look at what’s going wrong in Minnesota (3 Ls), award David Ochoa and Real Salt Lake the Celebrating Soccer Moment of the Weekend presented by Continental Tire, express concern (and hope!) for Nashville after zero wins in three home games, preview El Trafico/wonder what’s up with Carlos Vela and confirm for all wondering that the Revs are good. 3:17 - Are the Sounders the Best Team in MLS? 12:48 - What’s Gone Wrong in Minnesota? 25:34 - Did We Badly Underestimate Real Salt Lake? 34:38 - Concern for Nashville After 0 Wins in 3 Home Games? 41:17 - El Trafico Preview … What’s up with Carlos Vela? 54:51 - How Good Are the Revs? 1:06:14 - CCL Preview 1:16:38 - Mailbag
87 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Marsch to RB Leipzig (!!!), CCL madness & MLS Week 3 preview
Andrew Wiebe is getting a much deserved rest day so we turn to the strike partnership of David Gass and Charlie Davies to guide us through the show. The guys do their best to break down the midweek CCL madness and figure out which MLS teams have the best shot to advance to the semifinals. Then we get you ready for the big games of the weekend, including an interview with Nashville SC’s Randall Leal ahead of Sunday’s matchup with Inter Miami. After that, we take a skip across the pond to discuss Jesse Marsch being named RB Leipzig manager and the latest developments in the Daryl Dike loan saga. 2:58 - CCL Madness! We Break Down the Midweek Action 23:15 - Houston - LAFC Preview 31:18 - Nashville - Miami Preview 39:17 - Interview: Nashville SC Winger Randall Leal 55:18 - Seattle - LA Galaxy Preview 1:06:19 - ESPN+ Games of the Week 1:09:07 - Daryl Dike Loan Situation Gets a Little Messy 1:17:02 - Jesse Marsch Named RB Leipzig Manager
89 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Who sits atop USMNT No. 9 depth chart? Best Yank abroad campaign? CanMNT best XI? Club & Country, Ep 2!
Club & Country driven by Continental Tire is back! First up, Charlie Davies walks you through his USMNT No. 9 depth chart. Daryl Dike is No. 1 – Chuck D says give him the nod in a must-win game – but who else makes up the top five and where does Jozy stand? Good vibes (finally) at Chelsea for Christian Pulisic, but he hasn’t had the best season for an American in Europe. Total Soccer Show’s Taylor Rockwell stops by to debate the best of the best for Yanks abroad. What about Canada, you say? Toronto FC’s Richie Laryea calls in and David Gass takes a stab at John Herdman’s best XI. 5:34 - USMNT No. 9 Depth Chart 23:51 - What to Make of Christian Pulisic’s Situation at Chelsea 25:31 - Total Soccer Show’s Taylor Rockwell Joins to Talk Americans in Europe 51:58 - Interview: Canada Men’s National Team Defender Richie Laryea 1:08:50 - What is Canada’s Best XI? 1:23:14 - Mailbag
81 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
Chicharito can’t be stopped, David Ochoa vs. Adrian Heath & All of Minnesota
We’ve already got off-the-rails MLS and it’s only Week 2! Chicharito dominates the headlines for a second straight week after bagging a hat trick against the Red Bulls. A hot start, a superstar striker, Greg Vanney firmly at the helm... are the Galaxy back to being the biggest club in the league? In the Midwest, David Ochoa sows the seeds of a real rivalry with Minnesota after booting the ball into the supporters’ section. The moment, the scuffle, the jab from Adrian Heath, is anyone in the wrong here? Or is it all just fun? We also dive in on Cade Cowell’s breakout performance, Austin FC’s first-ever win, and FC Cincinnati’s blowout loss. Listen and enjoy! 3:20 - Chicharito and the Galaxy Are On Fire 18:16 - David Ochoa vs. Minnesota - Did Either Side Cross a Line? 33:00 - Austin FC Get Their First-Ever Win 38:17 - Higuain Bros Connect, Help Miami Upset Philly 46:01 - The Cade Cowell Era is Here 1:00:06 - CCL Preview 1:10:34 - Mailbag
82 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
What you need to know about MLS Wk 2: Struber talks Red Bulls + Best games to watch
Are you ready for MLS Week 2? Charlie is back to help Andrew and David dig into the three-day soccer weekend, including an interview with Red Bulls manager Gerhard Struber (why MLS, Amaya, Klimala, MLS Cup aspirations). First up, Peter Vermes hits a major MLS milestone as Sporting host Orlando City, sans Pato. Oscar Pareja has a tough decision up top, and Alan Pulido and Johhny Russell would change the level for Sporting. On Saturday, Carlos Vela may or may not be back when LAFC host the Seattle Sounders, what does that mean? After Yeimar sat out the opener – and Brian Schmetzer addressed it – Charlie explains how he approached DNPs and what Schmetz’s quote might have meant. Plus, how FC Dallas is setting up under Luchi, ESPN+ games of the weekend (Philly-Inter Miami) and more in the Mailbag. 4:34 - SKC v ORL Preview 16:56 - LAFC v SEA Preview 35:15 - LA v RBNY Preview 41:13 - Interview: RBNY Head Coach Gerhard Struber 1:03:08 - SJ v DAL Preview 1:07:45 - Our ESPN+ Games of the Week 1:15:22 - Toronto FC Linked to Yeferson Soteldo 1:17:06 Mailbag
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