Alexi Lalas’ State of the Union Podcast

U.S. Soccer legend Alexi Lalas discusses the biggest stories in the world of soccer. Join Alexi and soccer guru David Mosse, as they break down the USMNT, USWNT, MLS, Bundesliga, Premier League, World Cup & everything in between.


Zack Steffen’s Man City Struggles: Do Americans Abroad Get Enough Playing Time?

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse kick off the show with a look at all of the MLS action for the week including NYCFC's big win, Seattle's surprising loss vs. Inter Miami, and so much more (8:20). Then the guys discuss Matias Almeyda's departure from the San Jose Earthquakes, Matthew Hoppe's potential move to Atlanta, and the League Cup Showcase. We also cover all of the CONCACAF Champions League action and Alexi gives his reason why this is the year MLS team will win the competition. Later the guys breakdown at all of action in Europe's top 5 leagues including, the FA Cup Liverpool vs. Man City game, La Liga's officiating, and the Serie A title race (46:01). Next we check in on all of the UEFA Conference League, the Europa League and Champions League games over the last week. We answered your questions about Zack Steffen’s struggles at Man City, Alisson vs. Ederson, and try to find what sports stadium has the worst food in #AskAlexi (1:18:40). Finally, Alexi ends the show with a shout out to the United States's Paralympic soccer teams and wishes them good luck at the IFCPF World Cup tournament (1:43:45).

What We've Been Watching:

They Call Me Magic

Clippers vs. Pelicans

The Lost Leonardo

Dirty Harry (film series)

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 2022-04-19  1h53m