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Episode 22 · 6 months ago

Goat Talk Podcast 022 | Mexico, USMNT, Concacaf Olympic Qualifiers, International Friendlies, FIFA

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

In episode 022 of Goat Talk, Alonso Frias and Fabian Magaña discuss Mexico beating Honduras to win 1st place in the Concacaf Pre-Olympic Tournament, the US mens soccer team missing out on 3 straight Olympics, the Seleccion Mexicana friendlies against Wales and Costa Rica, and the USMNT friendlies against Jamaica and Northern Ireland, among other topics.


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Oceme back everyone. This is episode.Twenty two of goat talk on e Hose Tolanzo and the first topic I want toget into is we just had the? U? Twenty three Mexican National Team Wen, thePreong, the big tournament yeah. We had Mexico squad winning a tournamentagainst on dudas. It was in a close matchup where they had to go topenalties to decide the winter. Also M Mexico came out of top twtin four five,four in the penalties. What did you see from the team? What doyou think lick for them or what made it go down like you know, to penalties. Ifeel like they geneeder to be a little bit more aggressive on the offense Ifeel like they. They had possession, but they weren't really doing much withthe ball something I really noticed too, with Masias I' alway's been getting alot of Hay, especially this tournament I feel like I don't know, I feel, likehet, wasn't really trying. I mean he was the one who provoked and ended upscoring the penalty, which a lot of people say that it wasn't and myopinion. I think that was clear is day, oh yeah, and then I feellike e the TV th because they showd a different angle, fom. What we said andH on twitter ended up going viral about the other other angle, from the camerathat showed clearly how mykeas got a shot off. He took out his ankles Bu.That was a clear penalty. It was a clear hit on the knee, but people weresaying that, because he got the shot off before he hit him, it shouldn't bea penalty, but that that's actually a rule by FIFA with even if he got thisshot off and he was hit after the fact it's still a penalty. So I feel like alot of people. Even the yeah, like you, said, earlieer the commentated rovandshying that I wasn't a penalty but upon seeing that review, it was clear andthen he ended up scoring the penalty and the nexical ended of winning yeah,and I mean credits on Gudas. You know they had a. They scored a Banger of agoal and a not as that thats ballf the tournament. It really was, I mean dude.He it was perfectly paid place and I mean obviously went top bins, but Imean they kept preasuring Mexico Wol whole game. You know theyre kind offorcing Mexi Wat o play. What on Dutas wanter to do those subs that Losano made for histeam really helped them in the second half, when we saw one Qorowa went onand Soraan Tuna, they held Mexico, you know greate, those chances were likebefore they had the penalty th. They had a couple easy chances where they could havescored, but they did it. But I mean the subs also helped them Xi get back intothe game and my opinion, because even like on Duras ended up using all otheirsubs and especially that person was called the boat to eswinelegues fromOlympia Ondura. That was a really great go. I feel like he had a reallyconsistent game and, like you said, I feel like the subs help Mexico law,especially because they've kind of played, like with the mix of startersand subplayers from their last match against Costa Rica, for the ticket tothe Olympics, and I don't know I feel like somebody like Orff, I feel I shouldhave started, even though I mean, maybe you don't want to risk him gettinginjured or or maybe something else behind thescenes that we don't know about. But I feel like it's a final I feel likesince it's a final, you got to put your best players, especially since they'vebeen resting too, because they don't have games with their club teams. Butoverall, I feel like it Wa. It's a...

...really good national team. I feel likewith the exception of one or two people I feel like everybody did what they hadto do through this whole process. I still think Teva at Boodwi. That shouldbe nowhere near a Mexican national team and that's I'm somebody who supports Chewas, butthan that like Sevasan Uralo, who took up the spot of the Goai position after the starter gother, I feel like he did really well. He blocked the first penalty, which endedup helping Mexi, put the win and he just a solid goalie. I feel like atfirst. I thought he was going to be one of the players to be replaced once theyget the three overh players, but I think they should just go it whodao allthe way you think, even if they get like, ifthey bring in, maybe which well got Tal about and a little bit like Whit. Theybring like one of the three reforceels is a veteran gokeep er. You think thatYeu should still start over the veteran. Now they bring it a veteran he's goingto have to start to, but I don't know because we never know how Louis Mylioone, who started the tournament who's, been playing consistently withthe KAXA. We don't know how he's going to come back from that injury, but ifthey end up getting an overage player, that's a Goa ter, of course, going tostart over Horalo, but a Calyo just stick with him, no yeah. I agree I agree yeah,especially since he doesn't get minutes with Chrisa soon yeah, that's true! Imean he could be next in life for Crusa Sol when Korona retired I mean most.Definitely that should be a keeper that cus Issu Shoul not let go an. He has a.He has a good. He has a promising peature with Cris Asudan for theMexican national team, because think about it too, even beforethis game, where Mexico ended up getting the ticket to Tokyo O last.Sixteen PEOLYMPIC Games have been all sixteen winds, which is counting thisone of this went on and they've only conceded, eight goals and they've scored forty five, which isyeah crazy and that's something to say to like whic we're got to get into. We might aswell get into right now the US national team, which failed to qualify for thethird time right, Thi tiry third time in a row and for the fourth time out ofthe last five. So that's I'll get into I a little bit, butMexico is playing against the same teams and mexwas putting up thesenumbers with players and aret in Europe with players fron their local league and they still be able toperform they're still able to get the job done. They B on Duras, whicheliminated the US NATONAL Tean, they're, playing against the same teams,Elsalalo Otarica, Anduras Atamala, whichever be a CONKACAV, it's alwaysgoing to be conclef, it's always the same teams, and I just think you wouldsay just they just fell to deliver once again yeah. They did- and I mentioned it earlier earlier in theweek when they lost how I saw on the twitter- and you know, Switchian media.A lot of the USA fans were saying that oh they'e Goin to make it because youknow Pulla sitch in them, and European...

...players were with the senior squad andnot with the OU. Twenty three and that it was mostly based MLS players, but Imean Mexico players were the t. The players on the Mexico squad where allthe Gutmakese players and thet was none a Li. Exactly coming from Toli, we haveplayers, some atlas, Bumas NEGAXA. We have a fucking our starting CDM, Hokskven plays on FC, Quatis and you're. Telling me you you're,trying to like bring up the excuse of MLS players for real and yeah, exactlylike. If you're looking at this Liga myeckes reach the Olympics, you knowthat's what it I that's. How I see it. It's Lega makes players help Mexiboreacs Olympic and the whole conversation where now they're sayingthat O emales his taken over is taking like more competitive than Lego. makeyslike that, should OL that shit out the window. Man Like that's, not even adebate right now, with what we saw, I'm a lest team, culdn't even be on't, dores to get to the ONUMPICS. I mean that shouldn't even be a debate, no more. Inmy opinion. You know I feel like thit's, just two differentsides to it. I feel like this. The whole mte last thing is just an excusethat sort of fans or supporters are saying, but I feel like the mess hasgrown really exponentially over the past years, but then at the same timelike there's, no way that you can't produceand a loving man starting eleven that can't be on Dutas, like that. It's justcrazy me because think about it. How many d one colleges are in Americalike how many players do they recruit from all over the country? How manyacademies from MLS teams is there? We which produce players like Westernmckinney who playing a Geventas right out and they scout also players fromall over the country. The population is like ten times greater and your tellm, you can't itsist crazy to me like this is where you kind of look at that. What slap on hadsaid about hem or less, where the reason they don't develop is becauseit's a pay to play, which is true. You can have all the talent in the world,but if you don't pay for an academy, you won't be noticed, and I mean that's coming from a guy who's inEurope where they over there, they don't care if you're, por or rich, likeyou're Basi there. Basing your your future and soccer off your talent,which it's how anty sports that Ho it should be. You shouldn't bringeconomics into it, but even in that to like now I a hundred we've talked aboutit before in the pordcast till about clib soccer and all this about how yougot to pay and but still, even even for the fucking people that pay to playthose rich kids, you telli me they can't beat onDoas like it, and especially all these DU national players, whoare alsoplaying on the you twenty three team, like Sebastan Sodo, who supposedlyChela, was fighting to get him, and some even fan supporters are saying. Oh,like ce Li, can have hem now but worr about that before another player JohnnyCard also who plays an inten of Brazil,...

...which I always every time I see inteteRasil, always get fash back from the COPOLLY Wertolois game final that theybeat. He wasn't, but that's besides the point, but also him he's been gettingexperience in Brazil on a really good team Juanaralcoo who plays on Li Galxy, whodid it start many of the Games and who had a really tough time against Aurilandtuna ones when they play Mexico, but they have players with experience,witin playing a lot of games in the MLS and most of them do as if not all ofthem, they all came from their local league. Yeah realthey did, and I mean I guess Ijust cam't under like on Duras just playing harder. Then us, you know the people weresaying that. Oh, I don't want to hear that Wen yo as wanted a more fur. In asense, it does because F H W with that much talent that you s had, and Iexperience how do you lose to Ando that you know like there's, no otherexplanation for it and I feel like it helps those players who are on the fence aboutwhether it's applaying for USA or Mexico like Fin Albat, is andSantinmoos who just play with Mexico, one on the senior and one of the youtwenty two level now they're saying Oh, like there's no other, like they USA,basically made the choice for them by the getting knocked out of the Olympicsbecause think about it, I don't think ef. FRIN allevters would get anyminutes with the senior team, because what he barely gets minutes with the LaGalaxy and he's going to start over like who, Jiorena or politic on thesenior roster and now what you have. No, they have no project they just got notto the Olympics is going to be a whole nother process in the next followingyears. For You, twenty three team same thing for Santi Munosho was born inTexas. He also plays in the final today against Ondudas and I feel like theyjust they pick for them. Basically, they're not going to want to play for ateam who hasn't made the last three Olympics and who also missed out on thelast World Cup, no yeah, O yeah yeah. True in every aspect of that, like you said they have to start fresh,so you know us, can they don't have to you know they don't think aboutOlympics? No more! That's out the Wingow UUS. All the soccers in us,socker is going to have to only think about now. Is You know, qualifying forthe World Cup and trying to win the goal cop this summer? Those are I'mpretty sure those are. They have to be those tough priority for that you knowthe nation in terms of soccer and Howm. Movingforward from you know, I'm not making its Olympics looking towards out theOlympics from Mexico. Who Do you think should be the three reverses coming forthem. You know to help them cool, because at first I was thinking ofmaybe a goalie, but I feel like after the performance that woud ite put on ineven Maliwan who started the tournament. I think there shouldn't be a goalie,especially since I feel like what co should just keep getting those lasttournaments in, like the COPATA with Mexico. I think my first one is Garlos Haselo I feellike they need a really good center back to go along with Jo Hambasces. Mysecond player would probablybe...

...somebody who, I'm pretty sure you coana agree with Louise Montes from loon, because I feel like any other playerlike Etoradera er other center MIS from the senior team. I feel like theyshouldn't play with t you twenty three, because, especially like I dad a whopalready won the Olympics, wooth Mexico. I feel like he already did his processand I feel like somebody like MES Montis, wasn't received. All thoseopportunities should get this one to plan the Olympics, and then my thirdone, which is making news all over, is Garlozavella, which I kind of feel likehe's. Just not he's not going to end up going, especially after Martino saidthat how is a player going to say no to the senior team but say yes, O thejunior team yeah at the end of the day, the person who makes the decision isHimilosano, who 's t a? U Tenty, three coach but we'll see, but I would loveto see Carlos Bet, especially she hasn't seen action with the senior teambecause of his choice. Why not go and help out to you twenty three TamattOlympics? Oh yeah, that's true! I agree with you. Rusmontes in the midfield twould be like my midfield Resporsa, like you said, because I, like you,know his timeis up, but also just because, if, like the type ofleadership you could bring to the midfield and kind of you know for theseYungswurs kind of like show them. You know the leadership and like how tomanage a mid feeling. He can be like that presence to you know, leade theteam moving forward. You know give them that, like better an leadership thatthey all need. You said hat sai that fender, I wouldsay, ECTOR Morenno in my defense, like you know in myopinion, and it keeps u settle for the Goalcup, but also just because, for youknow the experience that what I know has I feel like he would be more of afocal leader for the defense. Rol Than Sibesella fo, like sexsel in a sense,isn't really a good role model. You know, sometimes he guys reallyhotheaded easily, but he gess so' done. That's shoething. You got the job doneyeah, but I mean I would rather have victim Morento who's. You know he'Who's better at, like you know, controlling the defense and keepingthem. You know all insink with each other and then yeah. I would say yousaid Carlos Wella, I would say maybe either to Pur Tekatito and then takemetout to the goal cub. You know, because if thot that doesn't want Hirfor the junior squad, well, then it least take them for the seniors squad.You know what he already said: He's not he's not going to go back to the seniorteam. You really do that to that Aya WHA Kir, those webbels Bra EST, fucking, no Vella Elas, the one who doesn't wantto go like at all like no he's not interested at all, but if what, if heaske, if what? If he is interested with that to still denia, I don't know- Imean tot bn before he said that the doors are open, but it doesn't comefrom him supposed to come from the player and he's talked so he's talkedtovella before and he has the same postures that he doesn't want to go andone of the main things I didn't call up or Whenier mentione chokior Tecatito,which are probably the Mexico's best players right now for the senior teamis because I feel like this team. This...

...you, twenty three team has really goodwingers, whose process shouldn't be interrupted, which is like Ondonna,Alexes, Baga, quarterback and sometimes play on the wing players who I feellike she just keep getting those process, keep getting those minutesinternationally playing against international teams. I feel like theirepossios shouldn't be cut through in the middle, because itis a great opportunity for them and Dona who also had his Anto. I think forme, even because Alexis Begga got voted as thebest player of the whole tournament, who can also play win. He played win acouple games. I feel like it it's their time now and especiallyin Olympics, the amount of experience are going to gain. The players aregoing to play against its it's going to help them a lot. Oh Yeah Y, a it is definitely aboutexperience but, like you said, yeah also for them like coming together, but I would still you know I wouldstill take in my opinio Iu'td still take ty. You know Tuki Itjust, for because of what he couldoffer you as a player. You Know Ma if you need somebody like that, and it's areally good match of you know having a player like that, can really, you know,tip the balance towards Mexico's favor, especially since they are going to beon the biggest stage. Who knows how they can handle? You know all thatpressure, but I mean I don't know we'll see who los anald decides to take tothis summers, Olympics yeah and also the thing to if he ends up gettingsomebody from herope it's up to their club team to decide of taking Gor Oince. It's not enough official FEFA tournament. Oh Yeah. European teams areobligated to let players go play for their nationalteam, which is something that's also kind of. Like Egypts, coach, Egypt, youtwenty three team. He said that he wants Mohammeala to coe LE, but thenwith all of liverpoose injuries, it's that would be crazy to see Georgeanclub letting Sala Go. But I don't know we'll see this off time to decide that'll be able to losannoand. Well, keep you guys, updated yeah. We had theother Mexico seniors quite also play today finishing after two game,FOCHAFEFA matchups in in Europe on they had they seothe one zero victory withTa Gofon Cukyo Cotrica. What did you think not not just aboutthe game but overall the whole EC feve performance? Well, they they lostagainst wills. I feel like awfol mistake. A lot of people I want to giveyou get your point of view also on this, because you were one of the people tosay that they played really bad in both games. But I feel like even off thewalls game I feel like they just got, scored off a mistake from Mexico andespecially there was offsides. I mean I'm not going to cry and say: Oh, theyshould have caught on because they also did really bad marking in the back onthe goal. So they should have defended better and it was really early, and Ifeel like the major thing that hurt Mexica was that he didn't have a numbernine. They didn't have a striker Choki had o play the fake number, nine staying up topand then be Satr Ende AP, plane, false...

...nine, which Fok Mana, I hate to say,but having Bestar o play, falst nine that I don't know Martino what wasgoing through his head, but that was never going to work and he was he wasdisappeared against Costalika and I feel, like Mexico needs that numbernine who going goes up against these physical defenders. Somebody who canhave their backtunto the Goa and have a RECEIVA ble be able to distribute HenryMartin and Polito whor cauglet up and er number nine, but the ended upgetting hurt. I feel like that was just a major thing: MMYEAH, no yeah! You said it was I'mnot Goinna like it wasn't outside Golf, an Wales. I don't know how Er Efdin seethat, but what I like, how why I feltdisappointed was with the team that they had and the team that they playedagainst. I expected so much more. You know I'msitting there for two hours, I'm expecting to see goals and this Mexicoteam has proven that they an score goals. He and the lack of goals thattherre like there was, is what made me more, even disappointed more in the first game, wills. Mexico really had a hard time. Even youknow, creating chances. The midfield just didn't really connect and withplayers like a Waer, EALO and Etera, and like you having a Mitfe like thatand not be able to play through, it was like disappointing for me because those areyou know, experienced veteran midfulers, fror Mexico, but like they didn't showit, and I don't know if it's, because what o Ello hasn't played much recently,I mean he was out with an injury, for you know a couple, maybe like one ortwo months, and I don't know if maybe he's still trying to get the group backtogether but same same as actually actually hewas he had. He was out with Covid for a while yeah, but I mean I don't know ifthat had any type of effect on them, but this Costarica game also theyalmost had a zero zero draw and it was the last. It was basically a lastminute goal that F, Mexico, the lead, yeah inute. Eighty nine and I don'tknow what why didn't Mapino just if he was going to play Pisato like might aswell just should have started a fying out abou is, you know, give em minutesinstead of patting n in the last nine minutes of the game. Like you said, he called a Polido onMartin and Martin who got injured but to Polilo. Shar never been called up inthe first place, and I feel like this was a great but then also to we like.We never knew that poolito on honey Martin were going to get hurt andpractice before the first game. But then this kind of begs a question too,like somebody with experience like Tcharito, should he have been calgledup exactly the same question enters too of he's, also a player with no rhythm,especially because of the MLS ending a long time ago and then coming offbarely to perform in the preseason. So maybe the same thing. What happenedhappened with Pulito...

...and somebody or Manyu who Wer alsoidmultiple times he should ae and then somebody to WHO's. He hasn't finishedthe process yet, but he's going to soon is fone is Moti who's going to be ableto play for Mexico. E has to be called that for the Goal Cup like this. I feellike this ends the discussion, because a lot of people are saying how wouldyou call it for this mote? We have plenty of strikers and then shit likethis happens where Youre two strikers that you caught up and the third onedroud he mentac, who was practicing with the team but couldn't play becausecoming from the injury, they both got hurt and then you were left with havingto scratch something last minute and then putting players at risk,because I feel like Chuki to Chuki got fuckit was getting wrec, he was getting.He got found so many times in both games and I feel like he was losing histemper, especially in that whalls game, and I feel like to point out to thewells amatch in the second half I feel likethey played really defensively. I feel like most of the time the full Levenwas on their side of the field, and it's something that I pointed out to toyou. When the game was going Ron. Wa, like you, can't really attack, I mean you should be able to,but it's really hard to attack a team. That's really playing this defensivelylike that, especially in the second half late, where they put in theirstars like Garreth Bell, who, I think, is kind of like overrated. At thispoint, O they still put in a lot of theplayers who are starting in the euro. Qualifiers no yeah, like you, said the Ormeno and Funismory shirt like th. For me, those should have been called up and get caught up like lessdefenders or something or taken players away from a different positior. There'slireally. I, when you look at the listers way too many defenders thatover offensive players- and I don't get white that that does that he's done itlike for the last few collups I mean I don't know what and he he has like thalike a fetish. Ot rotating defensive players too, like that is yeah, becauseI mean he does that too, and we criticize El Sodio for switchingtdefenders and players, but he do he's doing the same thing. Only with thedefense. I mean it Gevs you're, trying to get people minutes, but I mean youcan't really build anything if you're not being consistent with your lineup but yeah Wales, you said how they wereall in the back, but that that just goes back to difffor that chook Yecan't really play the nine we saw in today. He would kind of roam towardsthe win, and would nobody would be in the middle when Forin, scintist orlineess would try to center the ball and that kind of just like it. It stops the lack of like you, know,opportunities for Mexico and which is which is what I said, that they didn'treally create clear chances. Just because t like you said they don't havea nine Boso, I mean pretting thokier doesn't really sove any anything,because Toki would always drift wide and who's in the middle to receive theball and creating chances. Nobody there, because that's what Pesato, especiallyfor those who don't know the false nine, when somebody's playing false nineyou're supposed to drop all the way back to the defensive, half and try torecover the ball and that's something...

...that Pesaro kind of really fellt at Imean he would drop down, but he wouldn't really do anything he wouldn'tgenerate any plays, and I U tr over most of the time. I see him on O andhis thing. Isn't his thing isn't recovering the ball like for those whohave seen him play on Chivas, Montere Patuka and even some I feel like hisgame dropped on into the Miami, but still like his thing is generating histhing is generating plays like solo like he does. A lot of Solo plays, helikes to take shots, but he just playing false. Not. I feel like put alot of defensive pressure on him and he's not used to that and even Tatasaid to that Datta Martino after the game against. Well, he said that h.This team needs to be patient with teams that play possession defensivelyand they wel, and that's also, I agree because I feellike they got desperate a lot of the times they would ty to force plays.They would their shot. Selection wasn't te Spartis, I mean they were gettingshots off, but they weren't on target or they just worein good shots. Theirpassing was really good. They completed six hundred twenty nine passes comparedto only two hundred from Wales, so I feel like the passing was good, butwhat good ies passing? Do It to you? If you're not getting anywhere with it,yeah O, if it's not leaving to goals, does 't mean that's what you'reultimately trying to build up with passes? You know chances and you know shots on go, andhopefully one of those goes in yeah. Like you said I don't know I seebesade just been. I saw him clumsy the last two games and I mean I that's. Ifelies he's getting a lot of shit too because, like what the way, I don'tknow why the way he plays it not bother me like it doesn't botherme like you know like. Oh, it's be Satro. It bothers me, like he just kindof seems clumsy. You know like not dro the boss, ontes too much shit, Tuckeur,shit, Tikshit, dude e, he drov ha ball too much bro and like ends up gettingtaken away, and he kind of just like throws his hands up and I'm like dude.If you lose a bar, Go get it back. Bro, like Youe, obviously you're playingclumsy, do like fucking go, get the ballen at least do like and don'tdribble the Baw for so long Wure you're, not messy you're, trying to dribble itthrough, like the two people to just passe ther's somebody open to you, andI mean that's what makes them look bad because when he could lik e, if e, ifhe makes a pass instead of dribbling, maybe that pass sooner can lead to anop like a chance up talk but he's choosing to dribble around and that's,like you said it kind of like disrupts the attacking, and I mean I don't knowif it's just because he's still trying to get his rhythm back from not playingfor like five months, but I mean that's also what you get for, calling up amlesplayers who, having things is October and barely ar returning to theirpreseason training and especially these players who, on the offseason, I don'tthink they're really doing much. I mean staritos been posting a lot of Shit onthe offseason where he was fucking. Woud, do he's working out. We're do gotouch, go kick the balb right fuck now, but my point is like a lot of theseplayers, like it's very few, who are on the offseason, especially N, the MLS.They don't really do much and especially like somebody like Pisadawho's now living in Miami. Where...

...there's a lot of shit going on, I, maybe they weren't really touchingthe ball, that much on the offseasand. They entered national team camps out ofrhythm and then ends up hurting the team and overall but yeah. That's that's Kinof. Lastthing I want to talk about Mexiwa, we'll see ou there. We won't see them unto thecoca, I believe, yeah less. They have let stuff that make Tris to makeanother r trying O getng. For that I' G try to make a couple more friendlis. Ibelieve before that, but notthing a yet. Then we had another conkocap giant alsowho had a couple games up in Europe? USA. They had, they finished it offwith two wins. The first one was against Jamaica and they had the SECname against Nort Ireland. What did you see from this USA team,and do you think that they're plowing this sholt of proportion that Al FiveStraight Wins Watch out Mexico? What do you have to say about that? Imean I think you cust see. I see both sides of the coin, I mean look. Theyhad players from clubs in ten different countries, Tha Average Age was twentythree we had finally got to see sergeant,Posik and Giorena uptop, which is something I wanted to see for a while,especially with Musa, adding moves up to that CAM position. But then, at the same time bro You, youbeat Jamaica, you beat to make a convincinly, and then you struggled, Ifeel like to North Ireland. You only beat them by one goal, but I feel, like I don't know these.These games help the team a lot to gain chemistry, because I feel like you,somebody like Gio Rena. I feel like didn't, do really well against Jamaica,same thing with politic. Also shaky first half ended up getting subbed outan half time and then both of them ended up scoring in the second game. SoI feel like these games are that's what they're meant for be to gather rhythmgame chemistry with players you're not playing against you're, not sining, ona consistent basis, but I feel like we shouldn't get carried away. This is tome usas golden generation, better than Landon Donavan, but Theydi really, butthey still had nono, but they still haven't done. What like London, Donnovaand Clint dmcs generation did I mean they haven't even won a fucking GoldCup and that's coming from players likethey say: Brosa, dormoon, Juvantus, chelsly, Barcelonas, aginodes, who's,scored, boot bars and then ended up scoring with USA, the next game, butthey haven't won anything so I feel like we should slow down. This is agolden generation, but I feel like people just slow down, Oh yeah, and I agree they should slow down for one it. Letme tell you this: It was two thousand and a hundred eighteen days since theyvlast had beaten. A European team you know to that's is the last one was jetwas in June to thousand and fifteen against Germany. That was last timethat they beat a European team, and I mean to say that, like Oh yeah, this is they're on abeaten. Onbeaten stand unbeatin streak...

...of five games, but go look Lo coolbecause e you play Trinidad Il Savador Jamaica, I believe they played against. I thinkit was also a savador or an Tuda was one of those two but you're playingGONKACAV teams that you would see in the Aliminet Torias you're, not playinglike how mixowas Playn against freaking Netherland and we had against Asso dam play Japan. You Know OhAlgaria, who was the African champions Maren as Ale yeah like for Sayng, that they're like they're ona role n people should be afraid they haven't like we haven't seen whyyou're playing you're winning games and you should be winning like we're notexpecting more of the less but, like you said, you know, Policichand Jorena. They had a subpart first game, Hado Bater. Second, second game. I think to me like the biggest takeawayfrom this. Is that people the Emily you know tha the USsocerfans talking Shar about Halwai Imas player, still getting called ut?We had sobash on the jet. You know if you see the pregame of the first gamein the comments everybody's saying. Oh, why is this em Malis A in startng, hey,hegets, he's getting hay right, crazy, then pass forward to the end of thegame. For me he was the best player, that ofthat game against Jamaica and he had two goals. You know tweeter that shitout. You know Beckag, betweenter or whatever, but I mean I saw a lot ofpeople saying oh where's, the MLS hiters now N. I mean it's true, becausewhy are you hanting on MLS said that's where before that's where your playersare coming from? Why you, I mean yeah, sure they're there in Europe, but beingin Europe, doesn't necessarily mean that they're fucking better like ortheyre. They should Shald. They should't. They like should all becalled up. INSEDO anelize players. Like I mean you, should still have mlsplayers present like when you interview, Troy, diakhe, so the same thing. Itshould be made up of both MLS and European yeah, so I mean I don't getwhy people still say that whyare imlesspers being called up if, like forthat game, you know what who was your best player and mls player. You knowit's ind. The thing to I feel, like the US, did a really good job with amidfield without mckanney an tyler Adams, so we usually are starters fromthat position and that'slike Lagit. I feel like He. He played his role. Hedid really well. He stood out again and sit out on the crowd against Jamaica,but, and I feel like they should have the average agees twenty three, butthey should be having players with H. Experience like this, like I n, I'm not.I know hate to use Mexico as an example because of the whole rivalry, and maybe people think we're biased toMexico, but, like Mexico has like actomoreno Andress Wao actoadetaplayers who are older, who we can depend on when Games get rough when decisionshave to be made of where to make the passes? Who to look for- and I feellike maybe legit could be that person but other than that is nobody reallythat stands out. That's like in Thei S,...

...whul, EA and be good. Boo can also bebad at the same time yeah, and we had a discussion with him where he said how greg has approached him about youknow, sort of taking that betteran role and how he didn't ask for it, but he'shappily you know taking it, and I mean it's working out with the Mitfield. Iwould say that, probably if he most likely the way grow world callt her, asyou know, call them up. You know continuously from the for the past yearfor all the games that they had, I'm pretty sure he's Goinna, be you know hescillified himself as a starter for them and maybe we'll see him withBusson mckinney and teller adoms in the midfield. That could be maybe thestarting midfield for the Goal Cup yeah and that's something the to like everycoach has that one player that everybody is like that's his guy and Ifeel like Wi j, especially playing all those games in two thousand and twentywith the US being the only playe to do so. I feel like that's, that's just hisplayer. I feel like we've seen it in Mexico too, where, for example, when Havragitit took like Gi for ancleand both ootball, these tuns, like yeah, O, sometimes have that one player thatyou're not going to make them change their mind about not taking that's justa guy somebody they've gained trust or something they see that maybe we don'tand we never. We never know how practices are maybe legitbe helping outa lot and practice leading players, and that's just that's just his guy and weseen it. We seean sing in the last few games. Yeah, we like say yeah, we'reseeing that is going to be interesting. Thissummer's goal, coback in should be interesting. I'd, say theystill both USAAND Mexico will reach the funal again. Yeah we'll see who comes out on top O thistime. You know now they're going to be like. Oh, we have the European players.Okay, we'll see that we'll see you use to be if you can still win andhopefully nobody's heard, nobody's hurting everybod plays and none of thatCovid Shiti still around. So hopefully, all boll teams are fully healthy andhalp their complete roster, because theres e does have one friendly alreadylined up for may they're going to play Switzerland so ooay how that goes andyeah it's about it for you SA. I don't want to hear no excuses. Mexico beatsthis USATEAM. You know want to hear all that Shit. Oh noit's, because we'reit's Gold Cup in their favor of Mexico is shut. The fuck up, it's beingplaynin US loil shut up. I an no excuses, we'll see we'll see.That's it for this week, make sure the like share, subscribe and we'll see allnext time.

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