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Last Word SC: Chicago Fire (Guillermo Rivera) And Seattle Sounders Playoffs Push

On this episode of Last Word SC Radio, Matt Pollard sits down with two guests to talk about underdog uprisings in Major League Soccer. In segment one, we have Guillermo Rivera of Fire Confidential on to talk all things Chicago Fire. They talk about the relief of getting a road win and the direction the club is going for the future. Guillermo promptly squashes Matt’s hype train of #FireMakeThePlayoffs2016. They do talk about youth development and possible DP signings. Bastian Schweinsteiger as a box-to-box midfielder anyone?

In segment two, Matt brings back an old friend and former co-host, Roger Cleaves. Matt and Rog break down what’s been cooking with the Seattle Sounders and how Nicolas Lodeiro has revolutionized Seattle’s attach. They boys talk Cascadia and Ozzie Alonso being a Bull in a China Shop. Lastly, Rog gives his take on what the Sounders must do to make the playoffs.

In the Round Table, Matt goes solo to talk about Hope Solo and Richard Chaplow getting suspended for saying bad things.

This episode is jammed packed with good stuff. Enjoy it with some Friday Tacos while you troll your Montreal Impact fan coworker about their loss to Chicago at home.

You can listen to Last Word SC Radio LIVE every Thursday night at 9 PM EST at lastwordonsports.com/lwsc.

Follow our wonderful hosts (read: motley crew) on Twitter: @TyBailey13 and @LWOSMattPollard.

Tyler Bailey is an undergraduate student at Fordham University in New York City and covers NYCFC and the USMNT as a Staff Writer for Last Word on Sports. He’s an avid musician, a member of Fordham University Men’s Club Soccer (Go Rams!), an unpredictable Twitter personality, and a soccer hipster. He loves cats and the beautiful game.

Matt Pollard is a Featured Columnist at Last Word on Sports and Corrosion Engineer. When he’s not saving pipelines and cleaning up messes, he’s going for a run, trying a microbrewery, or watching sports. His first sports love was the LA Kings, though MLS didn’t exist at the time. Once called the Shakespeare of the department, he covers the LA Galaxy, Colorado Rapids, and Saint Louis FC. Like the Galaxy, he too was handcrafted in LA.

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