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. Follow Alexi Lalas' State of the Union podcast @SOTUWithAlexi on all platforms!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h9m. Bisher sind 473 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 5 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 21 days 2 hours 22 minutes


BEST BITE: USMNT in trouble at Copa without Sergiño Dest & would Alexi Lalas return to a front office role?

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse discussed the Sergiño Dest injury news being confirmed that he will be out for at least nine months with a 'serious' knee injury. They discussed what it means for the USMNT going forward and how it affects their ability to get out of the Copa America group stage...



Giroud to LAFC, Tim Weah & Juventus advance, La Liga in the US

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse kick things off with the exciting MLS news in LA. Olivier Giroud is set to join LAFC this summer and LA Galaxy have extended star Riqui Puig’s contract. Also, the CONCACAF Champions Cup semi finals are underway. Alejandro Zendejas scored the early goal for Club America in the first leg draw. (3:49) In Europe, the Serie A title race is over. Inter Milan clinched their 20th Scudetto with a win over rivals AC Milan...



BEST BITE: Sergiño Dest injured, might miss Copa America & Haji Wright continues to impress

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse reacted to reports that Sergino Dest had sustained a knee injury in practice this past week with PSV that will most likely make him miss Copa America this summer. On the other hand, Haji Wright continues to impress with Coventry City as he scored the tying goal in the FA Cup semifinals against Manchester United. Will Haji Wright make the USMNT Copa America squad? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit



Sergiño Dest out with knee injury, historic Haji Wright performance, VAR & rivalries galore

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse are back after another epic week of soccer. Unfortunately, PSV also announced Sergiño Dest suffered a knee injury during training, he will be out for an extended period of time. Who will replace Dest in Copa America? Over in the FA Cup, Haji Wright became the 4th American to score in a club match in Wembley and nearly sent Coventry to the finals...



BEST BITE: MLS tied to growth of soccer in US?

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse shared thoughts on whether the growth of MLS is tied to the growth of soccer in the United States with a recent development in the league. San Diego FC breaks boundaries by creating the first boarding youth academy, reminiscent of the overseas academies that clubs across Europe use. The new club will join MLS in 2025 with schooling for grades 6-12. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 April 19, 2024  10m

Thrilling UCL Quarters Recap, growth of soccer in United States tied to MLS?

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse recap a great UCL quarter-final round, Dortmund, PSG, Bayern, and Real Madrid book their tickets to the semifinals. Dortmund advances to the semis for the first time since 2013. Also in Europe, Christian Pulisic and crew look to take on Inter Milan for the Derby della Madonnina with the Scudetto on the line. (2:49) The guys then look forward to MLS action this weekend with a Leagues Cup final rematch and a doubleheader on FS1...


 April 18, 2024  55m

BEST BITE: Breaking down Gio Reyna's first start, Gianni Infantino implores MLS to "be bold"

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse broke down why they like how Gianni Infantino urged MLS owners to be big and bold and spend more to bolster the MLS by using the 2026 FIFA Men's World Cup to their advantage. The guys additionally discussed how Gio Reyna finally got his first start with Nottingham Forest and bagged an assist in a 2-2 draw against the Wolverhampton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 April 17, 2024  8m

Liverpool & Arsenal bottle the title race, Messi wins big in Patrick Mahomes' territory, assessing Gio Reyna's 1st start

In today’s show, Alexi Lalas and David Mosse recap the Premier League weekend.... Liverpool and Arsenal shockingly dropped points, putting Manchester City back on top. In Germany, Leverkusen seals the Bundesliga title for the first time in 120 seasons... Xabi Alonso deserves his flowers. Meanwhile, PSV keep humming along with Malik Tillman scoring on a cross from Sergiño Dest. (8:00) Back stateside, Messi leads Miami to a victory in front of Arrowhead’s historic crowd...


 April 16, 2024  1h0m

BEST BITE: CONCACAF Champions Cup quarterfinals recap

Today’s best bite features the CONCACAF Champions Cup recap of the quarterfinals. On Wednesday Messi and Inter Miami's match versus Monterrey did not go as planned. Brandon Vasquez was gifted a goal and booked Monterrey's ticket to the semifinals. The guys talk issues with playing out of the back and how MLS can close the gap with Liga MX. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 April 13, 2024  18m

Messi & Inter Miami's embarrassing loss, USWNT wins She Believes Cup, MLS Super League?

Alexi Lalas and David Mosse recap an epic week of soccer. To kick things off stateside, the USWNT won their 5th straight She Believes Cup, with Sophia Smith leading the way. In the CONCACAF Champions Cup, Inter Miami’s quarterfinals did not go as plan and Columbus Crew is the only MLS team moving on. (5:33) In Europe, the Champions League quarterfinals begin. Real Madrid and Manchester City treat us to a 6-goal thriller, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid each grab a win...


 April 12, 2024  1h12m