Last Word SC Radio: MLS Cup Conference Semifinals Recap

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BRONX, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Rodney Wallace #23 of New York City FC tries to make his case to Josh Williams #3 of Columbus Crew get into it during the Audi MLS Eastern Conference Semifinal Leg 2 match between New York City FC vs Columbus Crew at Yankee Stadium on November 05, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York. New York City FC won the match with a score of 2 to 0. Columbus Crew advances to the Eastern Conference Championships. (Photo by Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images)

Podcast (November 16, 2017) – What’s up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, we’re doing a full recap of the MLS Cup Conference Semifinals.

Last Word SC Radio: MLS Cup Conference Semifinals Recap

In the first segment, we recap the second leg matches of the MLS Cup Conference Semifinals. The guys break down what went wrong for Vancouver Whitecaps FC as Clint Dempsey went off. We discuss what the New York teams have to do now that their seasons went wrong as well as how Toronto FC has been surviving but not thriving. We then talk about how Houston Dynamo and Columbus Crew SC got it done.

In the Round Table, we talk about what each of the final four teams needs to do during the International Break. We finish off with some rapid fire topics and some brief and unofficial LWSC Radio MLS Cup Conference Finals predictions.

Last Word SC Radio is a part of Last Word FC Media and an affiliate member of the Beautiful Game Network. We record Thursdays and post online by Friday morning usually. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Podbean, SoundCloud, and many other pod catchers.

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Matt Pollard is the Managing Editor of Last Word on Soccer and an engineer. When he’s not watching soccer or at work, the Colorado transplant enjoys skiing and hiking all over the state. The LA Kings will always be his first sports love, though MLS didn’t exist at the time. Once called the Shakespeare of LWOS, he covers the LA Galaxy, Colorado Rapids, and Saint Louis FC. Like the Galaxy, he too was handcrafted in LA.

Daniel Sperry is an Editor at Last Word on Soccer. He covers mainly Sporting KC and U.S. Soccer for LWOS, and discusses San Francisco Giants baseball elsewhere. He was born and raised in Northern California, hence his love for Bay Area teams. He currently resides in the KC Suburbs with his incredible wife and energetic puppy. Outside of sports and writing, he loves a good stout and nature, whether that is hiking, camping, canoeing, birding, or some activity with all four.

Robert Kerr is the Chicago Fire Beat Writer at Last Word on Soccer. He is a citizen of two football loving countries and a lifelong sports enthusiast. The multi-media producing father of two previously spent his time working in professional sports and broadcasting. He has also written about soccer since 2014. Enjoy his wonderful foreign accent every Thursday night on the podcast.

Matt McCarthy is in his second year as the Philadelphia Union Beat Writer for Last Word on Soccer. He is a freshman at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA studying both broadcast journalism and sports management. He is a Temple football communications intern. He also hosts a podcast that airs Tuesdays and Thursdays called The Knuckleheads with his brother Mike. Matt covered the 2016 Copa America Centenario for LWOS.

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