ExtraTime Radio: United States roll, Canada get revenge and Audi MLS Cup Playoffs return

Will Johnson, Luis Garrido - Canada, Honduras - Battle at BC Place


The United States national team flattened St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday night, but there are still plenty of questions to be answered. Who starts and in what formation when the Nats take the field in Port of Spain to take on Trinidad & Tobago in what will be their toughest test in CONCACAF’s Fourth Round? Andrew wonders whether Bobby Wood should be a shoo-in starter, and Matt praises Darlington Nagbe’s effect on the team. Not to be forgotten is the monumental victory up north by Canada against one-time boogieman Honduras. The guys look ahead to the CanMNT’s next match in San Salvador and the nation’s odds of qualifying for the Hex.

World Cup Qualifiers hum along, but don’t forget we are less than a week away from more Audi MLS Cup Playoffs action. Four teams enter the conference championships with their MLS Cup dreams intact. The guys look back on the offseason moves and regular-season performances got the Red Bulls, Crew SC, Timbers and FC Dallas to this point.

In the mailbag, the guys dive back into the ETR Book Club discussion as Matt weighs in on Das Reboot and explains what the US can borrow from World champion Germany. Plus, why aren’t there more Germans in MLS?

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