March to the Match Podcast: How far could this USMNT go in World Cup? Think 2002 ... and beyond

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Wednesday, September 11

Project Klinsmann

The deed is done and the USMNT is going to Brazil. Jurgen Klinsmann has pushed the right buttons to turn them into a powerhouse. The guys reverse-engineer the math of how he's done it, and then answer the big question: How far can this group go next summer? Meanwhile, it's perhaps the most anticipated match of the season in Seattle. Can the Sounders unseat Real Salt Lake atop the Shield standings and stake their claim as best team in MLS? We break it down.

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Meet the MttM team

Matt Doyle is an editor at MLSsoccer.com and pens the popular Armchair Analyst column. He enjoys a good glass of scotch, the Pixies blasted at 11, intelligent Twitter conversations with lunatic supporters groups and long walks on the beach. He takes accusations of "curmudgeon" as high praise.

Matt Tomaszewicz, a.k.a. "The Shin Guardian," works in tech and has an unhealthy obssession with the Beautiful Game. He's currently teaching his 2-year-old daughter how to beat the offside trap. When he's not seeking out venture capital, he's on the hunt for San Francisco's perfect cup of coffee.

Jonah Freedman is the host of March to the Match and is the managing editor of MLSsoccer.com. He also writes The Throw-In column every Thursday and stresses every day over the merits of AP Style vs. Chicago Style. He is a devout Earthquakes fan. Or is it LA Galaxy fan? The world may never know.

MttM producer Dan Haiek works as a video editor for MLSsoccer.com. When he's not filming and editing interviews and behind-the-scenes looks at MLS, he is the unofficial president of the Worldwide Venezuelan-Icelandic José Mourinho Impersonators Society (trademark pending).