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Episode Summary

It's a listener question special, with lots of hypotheticals! Timestamps below ... 1:20 — In the USMNT we often talk about German Americans. What are some other famous country-country relationships for other countries? 7:40 — How has Lampard used Pulisic for Chelsea tactically different from how Berhalter has tried to use Pulisic? 13:22 — How would you change penalties to make it more even odds for the goalkeeper? We’ve had the rule change where they can’t come off their line so let’s say that part can’t be changed. 18:05 — Today's show is sponsored by Express VPN. Go to http://expressvpn.com/soccer for three months free 20:20 — What would happen if, instead of international breaks spread throughout the season, all international games happened in say November and December? 26:20 — How much do coaches and assistant coaches make? Do MLS coaches get paid significantly less than European coaches? 33:10 — What is one aspect of a major American sports league that you would like the Premier League to try? 38:15 — Today's show is sponsored by Manscaped. Use code TSS at http://manscaped.com to get 20% off plus free shipping 40:25 — Why do teams with years in the Premier League consistently stall out in the Championship? 45:08 — Can you pinpoint the day/game where the USMNT lost their identity of grinding and working their butts off? 49:40 — Do you think a beach soccer or futsal player could translate their skills to traditional soccer? (Link to World Soccer Falcao story: https://www.worldsoccer.com/blogs/falcao-pele-futsal-351602 )

Episode Notes

It's a listener question special, with lots of hypotheticals! Timestamps below ...

1:20 — In the USMNT we often talk about German Americans. What are some other famous country-country relationships for other countries?

7:40 — How has Lampard used Pulisic for Chelsea tactically different from how Berhalter has tried to use Pulisic?

13:22 — How would you change penalties to make it more even odds for the goalkeeper? We’ve had the rule change where they can’t come off their line so let’s say that part can’t be changed.

18:05 — Today's show is sponsored by Express VPN. Go to http://expressvpn.com/soccer for three months free

20:20 — What would happen if, instead of international breaks spread throughout the season, all international games happened in say November and December?

26:20 — How much do coaches and assistant coaches make? Do MLS coaches get paid significantly less than European coaches?

33:10 — What is one aspect of a major American sports league that you would like the Premier League to try?

38:15 — Today's show is sponsored by Manscaped. Use code TSS at http://manscaped.com to get 20% off plus free shipping

40:25 — Why do teams with years in the Premier League consistently stall out in the Championship?

45:08 — Can you pinpoint the day/game where the USMNT lost their identity of grinding and working their butts off?

49:40 — Do you think a beach soccer or futsal player could translate their skills to traditional soccer?

(Link to World Soccer Falcao story: https://www.worldsoccer.com/blogs/falcao-pele-futsal-351602 )