LWSC Radio: MLS CCL Preview Round of 16

MLS CCL preview Mitrita
QUEENS, NY - OCTOBER 23: Alexandru Mitrita #28 of New York City with tattoos on his neck during 2019 MLS Cup Major League Soccer Eastern Conference Semifinal match between New York City FC and Toronto FC at Citi Field on October 23, 2019 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Toronto FC won the match with a score of 2 to 1 and advances to the Eastern Conference Finals. (Photo by Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images)

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Rachael are here to help cure your CCL Fever (temper expectations?). We have a full MLS CCL preview, looking at every Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 match up featuring an MLS team.

LWSC Radio: MLS CCL Preview Round of 16

The two talk about expectations for Seattle Sounders, Atlanta United, and Los Angeles FC. We break down what playing a “road home match” looks like for New York City FC. And we have some fun talking stadium atmosphere for the Saprissa Montreal Impact two leg series.

We end the show with Pick ‘Ems for the all of these match ups.

Last Word SC Radio is a part of Last Word on Sports Media and an affiliate member of the Beautiful Game Network. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and many other podcatchers, along with lots of other great content from other Last Word on Sports outlets.

Follow our wonderful hosts (read: motley crew) on Twitter: @LWOSMattPollard, @RachaelKriger and @sperrydaniel94.

About Us

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.

Rachael Kriger is a Senior Editor at Last Word on Soccer. She is the lead writer for the Seattle Sounders, U.S. Women’s National Team and NWSL. Hailing from Moscow, Russia, she resides in Pittsburgh, Pa., home to the Riverhounds. Rachael is a big fan of her home country’s national teams and cried when Russia beat Spain in the World Cup Round of 16. However, Rachael has to admit that basketball was her first love and still keeps in contact with that sport through coaching. By day, she is a creative copywriter in marketing for DICK’S Sporting Goods.

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.

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