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    • Oct 12, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
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    • 80 EPISODES


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    USP#89 - USMNT loses to Panama 1-0

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 59:16

    Vince and Matty breakdown the World Cup Qualifying matches vs Jamaica and Panama. Also, Berhalter approval rating, who should start vs Costa Rica, and When can a new manager even be hired?

    USP#88 - USMNT World Cup Qualifying October Roster

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 77:50

    Justin and Vince join Matty to unpack the USMNT October World Cup Qualifying roster. Who are the snubs? How many points is a successful window? Which game do you play the best XI?

    USP#87 - USMNT Draft 3.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 122:31

    Matty, Marcus, Chris, Vince, and Justin draft their USMNT best XIs. Draft order: Justin Matty Vince Chris Marcus What picked the best USMNT starting XI? Look on Chasingacup.com for more details.

    USP#86 - September World Cup Qualifying comes to an end with a 4-1 victory

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 66:24

    Matty, Vince, and Marcus discuss USMNT now that the first round of WCQ is over. They answer questions about who the #1 striker is, their current approval rating of Berhalter, the Weston McKennie situation, and who will be added to the next WCQ roster.

    USP#85 - USMNT stumbles through first 2 World Cup Qualifiers

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 64:02

    Matty and Marcus discuss the first two USMNT WCQ matches vs El Salvador & Canada. After ties vs both teams (0-0 & 1-1) how will their next game vs Honduras end up?

    USP#84 - World Cup Qualifying September Roster

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 58:37

    Matty & Marcus discuss the USMNTs roster for the first window of World Cup Qualifying. The Yanks play El Salvador (Sept 2), Canada(Sept 5), & Honduras (Sept 8)

    USP#83 - Top 5 USMNT players by position - 6th edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 117:35

    Matty, Marcus, Chris, & Vince discuss the USMNT pool in depth. with the 6th edition of the top 5 rankings. Time Stamps: GK - 2:00 LB - 8:18 CB - 14:54 RB - 28:23 6 - 41:43 8 - 53:52 10 - 1:04:00 Wingers - 1:17:35 Forward - 1:33:22

    USP#82 - USMNT Gold Cup Semifinal Preview vs Qatar

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 55:54

    Matty & Vince preview USMNTs game vs Qatar in the Gold Cup semifinals. They also discuss the striker depth, what happens if USA loses to Qatar & if Canada's hype is legit.

    USP#81 - Dual Nat Panic & USMNT beat Haiti 1-0

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 55:43

    Matty is joined by Vince (@USMNT_Thoughts) to discuss USAs 1-0 victory vs Haiti in the opening game of the Gold Cup. They also talk about the Dual National situation and what players from the Gold Cup we should see in World Cup Qualifying.

    USP#80 - USMNT vs Honduras recap (Nations League SF)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 49:06

    Matty is joined by Marcus and Vince to discuss USMNTs 1-0 victory vs Honduras in the semifinal of Nations League.

    USP#79 - USMNT Nations League Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 61:34

    Matty is joined by Vince (@USMNT_Thoughts) to discuss the upcoming USMNT friendly against Switzerland & the Nations League Semifinal against Honduras. They break down the roster, predict starting lineups, discuss who should wear the captains band, and predict who Berhalter sees as the #2 keeper.

    USP#78 - Top 5 USMNT players by position - 5th edition

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2021 88:09

    Matty & Marcus discuss USP's Top 5 USMNT players by position. See where all USMNT players are ranked on the 5th edition of this ranking.

    USP#77 - David Kerr's Top 50 U-20 players version 2.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2021 113:48

    Marcus joined me for the second edition (#61 is first edition)of David Kerr's Top 50 U-20 players. #50 - 11:22 #40 - 25:22 #30 - 45:22 #20 - 1:10:19 #10 - 1:34:35

    USP#76 - Olympic Qualifying disaster & USMNT friendlies - Q&A

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 53:45

    Matty & Chris are joined by Scott from @AmericanHoolis for a Q&A pod. We talked all about Olympic Qualifying and some USMNT camp too.

    USP#75 - Olympic Qualifying check-in & USMNT March Camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 54:35

    Chris & Marcus join Matty to discuss the first two games of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament and preview the upcoming game against Mexico. They also talk about the upcoming USMNT friendlies vs Jamaica & Northern Ireland and finish with "What are the chances?"

    USP#74 - Bryang Kayo Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2021 32:35

    Marcus & Matty interview USMNT Midfielder Bryang Kayo of Wolfsburg. BK talks about his development, adapting to life in Germany and playing with the national team.

    USP#73 - Nico Carrera Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2021 44:50

    Matty & Marcus are joined by USYNT CB Nico Carrera of Holstein Kiel. Nico talks family, football, development, what brought him to Kiel & how he stays motivated!

    USP#72 - USMNT vs T&T preview and roster breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2021 61:33

    Matty, Chris, & Marcus discuss the 25-man USMNT roster that will face Trinidad & Tobago on January 31st. Lineup predictions, snubbed players, injuries, & Jozy Altidore is back, but where does he fit in?

    USP#71 - Top 5 players by position - 4th edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 75:39

    Show Notes: Chris Kerr and Justin Moran join me to rank the USMNT player pool by position. 4:53 - GK 8:30 - LB 14:25 - CB 24:10 - RB 31:58 - MF (6) 36:22 - MF (8) 42:15 - MF (10) 47:35 - Wingers 55:46 - FW 1:04:10 - Closing questions

    USP#70 - USMNT beats El Salvador 6-0!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2020 37:05

    Matty and Marcus discuss USMNT's 6-0 victory vs El Salvador and they give their picks for player and young player of the year. Rate, Review, Follow, & Subscribe! Follow Marcus @Chasingacup

    USP#69 - USMNT vs El Salvador preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2020 34:10

    Matty and Chris preview the upcoming USMNT friendly vs El Salvador on December 9th. Don't forget to rate, review and follow. Follow Chris @Kerrc17

    USP#68 - Mark McKenzie Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2020 50:57

    Marcus and Matty interview Philadelphia Union and USMNT CB Mark McKenzie. Mark talks about the USMNT CB pool, preparing for a potential European move, and his life outside of soccer.

    USP#67 - Closing thoughts on November USMNT camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 67:26

    Matty is joined by Marcus O'Malley and Larry Henry of SBI Soccer to discuss the recent USMNT camp in Europe and the player pool in general. Who will be the next uncapped player to be called in? Who are some dual-nats we should pay attention to? Where do Soto & Gioacchini fit into the forward depth? Follow on Twitter: Larry @lhenry019 & Marcus @Chasingacup

    USP#66 - USMNT vs Wales breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2020 43:01

    Matty, Chris, and Marcus break down the USMNT friendly vs Wales. Whose stock declined the most in this game? Who was the Stud & Scrub of the match? What would we grade Berhalter's performance? What is our predicted starting XI vs Panama?

    USP#65 - November friendlies roster discussion

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 58:11

    Marcus and Matty breakdown the newly released roster for friendlies vs Wales and Panama in November. Also, who were the surprise additions, the snubs, and what our predicted lineup looks like. Don't forget to rate and review.

    USP#64 - USMNT roster prediction vs Wales

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 49:24

    Show Notes: Matty is joined by Chris and Marcus to predict the upcoming #USMNT squad that will face Wales on November 12th. 3:32 - Goal Keepers 8:31 - Defenders 14:39 - Midfielders 22:35 - Forwards Don't forget to rate and review.

    USP#63 - USMNT Player Stock Rising/Falling

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 84:38

    Show Notes: 4:24 - Stock Falling 34:39 - Stock Rising 1:10:31 - Jorek's Rising/Falling 1:18:00 - Tell Me I'm Wrong - Marcus Don't forget to rate and review!

    USP#62 - Top 5 players by position - 3rd edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2020 85:31

    Chris and Marcus join me to rank the #USMNT player pool by each position. Rules of rankings (3:37), GK (4:28), LB (9:04), CB (14:46), RB (23:26), MF-6 (30:43), MF-8 (37:16), MF-10 (43:47), Wingers (50:39), & FW (58:40) Don't forget to rate and review!

    USP#61 - David Kerr's top 50 U-20 players

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2020 145:00

    Matty & Marcus talk to David Kerr about his USYNT top 50 under 20 players. David tells us how he came up with his ratings as well as an in depth look at each player. We also covered snubs, players moving in/out of the top 50 in the future & players just missing the list. 50 starts at 15:14 40 at 26:30 30 at 48:20 20 at 1:15:40 10 at 1:36:45 Don't forget to rate and review. Follow on Twitter David @dkerr0118 Marcus @Chasingacup

    USP#60 - CJ dos Santos Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2020 51:28

    Matty and Marcus talked to CJ about his goals at Benfica and USMNT, the GKs that he respects and admires most, and his hobbies outside of football. Don't forget to rate and review.

    USP#59 - Brian Sciaretta Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2020 78:23

    Matty, Marcus, and Chris talk with Brian Sciaretta of American Soccer Now about all things #USMNT related, including his future USMNT captain, GK depth chart, starting XI, and more. Don't forget to rate and review. Follow on Twitter Brian @BrianSciaretta Marcus @Chasingacup Chris @Kerrc17

    USP#58 - Rams Review Podcast Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2020 84:14

    Show Notes: Matty & Marcus (@Chasingacup) interview Jason (@ramsreview1) and Cory (@chancoc37) from Rams Review Podcast to discuss #USMNT player Duane Holmes, as well as, Derby County and the Championship.

    Knocking it around with USYNT players Patrick Weah & Jonathan Gomez (AKA Jogo)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2020 57:53

    Hosted by Marcus O'Malley @Chasingacup and joined by @kerrc17, @dkerr0118 and @UnderdogSP, we interview up and coming USYNT players Patrick Weah (@weah526) of Minnesota United Academy & Jonathan Gomez (@jonathan_42) AKA Jogo.

    USP#57 - Bundesliga Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2020 65:18

    Show Notes: 4:59 - Bundesliga Preview (Chris, Marcus, and Matty go through each Bundesliga team that has American representation and the teams expectations.) 49:11 - Matty leads the "Tell me I'm wrong" segment Don't forget to rate and review!

    USP#56 - Chris Richards interview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2020 57:03

    Show Notes: Marcus and Matty interview Bayern Munich and USYNT player, Chris Richards. Chris shares his development in the US, training at Bayern, his fathers inspirational words, his goals for club and country, & much more.

    USP#55 - USMNT Starting XI Draft 2.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2020 28:38

    Show Notes: Chris, Marcus, and Matty draft their best USMNT starting XI (Version 1.0 was episode 25). Which roster you think is the best? Don't forget to follow, rate, and review.

    USP#54 - Olympic Qualifying Roster Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2020 46:47

    Show Notes: 2:57 - Olympic Qualifying Squad (roster, snubs & players not released by clubs, and possible starting lineups) 37:31 - "Tell Me I'm Wrong" - Marcus Follow Marcus @Chasingacup & Chris @Kerrc17 Don't forget to rate and review!

    USP#53 - Interview with USMNT & Hobro IK player Christian "Cappy" Cappis

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2020 62:03

    Show Notes: 2:13 Interview with Christian Cappis (20 year old from Katy, TX talks about his journey to becoming a pro, the next up and coming USMNT player, his diet, and about his experiences with USMNT) Follow Marcus @Chasingacup Don't forget to Rate and Review!

    USP#52 - U23 Olympic Qualifying & USMNT roster predictions for March

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2020 56:40

    Show Notes: 2:51 - U23 Olympic Qualifying Tournament (roster & lineup predictions) 22:49 - USMNT Friendlies vs Netherlands & Wales (roster & lineup predictions) 42:40 - Chris leads our "Tell me I'm wrong" segment Follow on Twitter Chris @Kerrc17 Marcus @Chasingacup

    USP#51 - David Ochoa Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2020 30:13

    Show Notes: 1:54 - David Ochoa Interview - David discuss his favorite players growing up, winning the USL Championship, playing in the U-20 World Cup, and most importantly, his love for The Office Follow David on twitter @davidochoagk and Marcus @chasingacup Don't forget to rate and review!

    USP#50 - January camp updates, Lost USMNT XI & Transfer window

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2020 53:04

    Show Notes: 2:51 - January camp update & projected lineup 14:25 - January transfer window 20:38 - USMNT lost generation XI 30:34 - Listener questions 42:17 - Final thoughts - "Tell me I'm wrong" Follow Marcus @chasingacup & Chris @Kerrc17 Don't forget to rate and review!

    USP#49 - January has been positive!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2020 46:33

    Show Notes - 1:29 - January camp (initial reactions & lineup predictions) 18:27 - Transfer window hopefuls 22:24 - Youth players about to breakthrough 27:16 - Olympic qualifying draw 31:23 - New hirings (McBride & Hudson) 39:39 - Weekly soccer chat Follow Marcus @Chasingacup & Chris @Kerrc17 Rate and Review!!!

    USP#48 - Top 5 rankings per position: Offense (2nd edition)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2020 55:54

    Show Notes- 1:14 - Midfield (6) 8:07 - Midfield (8/10) 21:58 - Wingers 36:36 - Strikers 44:11 - Listener Questions (Thanks @pkeeler167 & @blharreld) Follow Chris @kerrc17 & Marcus @Chasingacup Don't forget to rate and review!

    USP#47 - Top 5 rankings per position: Defense (2nd edition)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2019 44:55

    Show Notes: 1:04 - Explanation/rationale of Top 5 rankings 3:12 - GKs 8:04 - LBs 12:00 - RBs 20:04 - CBs 35:49 - YNT Coaching Vacancies Follow Chris @Kerrc17 and Marcus @Chasingacup on Twitter. Dont forget to Rate and review!

    USP#46 - 2019 Review and 2020 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2019 49:20

    Show Notes - :55 - Reviewing 2019 (Positives, negatives & Player of the Year conversation) 25:17 - Previewing 2020 (biggest need, next player to break into senior team, & bold predictions) Follow Marcus @Chasingacup and Chris @Kerrc17 Don't forget to rate and review!

    USP#45 - USMNT 4-0 victory over Cuba

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2019 59:49

    Show Notes: Marcus, Chris, and Matty discuss the 4-0 USMNT victory over Cuba to move on to the CONCACAF Nation's league Semifinals. We also discuss potential players moving to Europe and listener questions. Follow Chris on Twitter @Ckerr17 and Marcus @Chasingacup Don't forget to follow, rate, review, subscribe, comment, or even slide into our DMs

    USP#44 - USMNT 4-1 victory over Canada

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2019 53:17

    Show Notes: Matty and Chris breakdown USMNT 4-1 victory over Canada in Nations League group play (lineup, goals, good/bad games, & lineup prediction vs Cuba on Tuesday Make sure you rate and review! Follow Chris on Twitter @Kerrc17

    USP#43 - The disaster known as the USSF & November Nation's League Roster

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2019 65:21

    Show Notes: 1:57 - Matty, Chris, and Marcus discuss how the Berhalter Bro's are ruining USMNT and the "The Big Plan"... 21:26 - November "roster" breakdown (snubs, injuries, and the Fed's trick to gain supporters) Make sure to subscribe, rate, and review USP! Follow Chris (@Kerrc17) & Marcus (@Chasingacup) on Twitter

    USP#42 - Where does the USMNT go from here?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2019 59:09

    Show Notes - 8:15 - Where do we go from here? (Berhalter's flaws, MLS collusion, When Bert's time will end and who will be his replacement, and also roster choice mistakes) 50:59 - Where does the lack of passion come from that USMNT displayed vs Canada? Rate and review the podcast! Follow Justin on Twitter @movemnt_

    USP#41 - 2-0 loss to Canada wraps-up October Nation's League

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2019 47:59

    Show Notes: Matty and Chris discuss two Nation's League group games vs Cuba (7-0 victory) and Canada (2-0 loss) and a few important questions. Is it time to fire Bert? How does this loss compare to 2 years ago vs T&T? What is Sergino Dest thinking now? Why was Pulisic subbed out so early? Rate and Review!

    USP#40 - Nation's League Roster w/Chris Kerr

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2019 56:44

    Show Notes- :52 - Nation's League Roster (roster breakdown, snubs, major takeaways, and lineup & score predictions) 32:12 - Chris' Questions (Pulisic problem, Marsch Madness, & Fed Flop) Don't forget to rate and review!

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