MLS Cup Playoffs

FuegoCast #161: Treble Makers

The gang returns to discuss Toronto FC claiming the first ever MLS domestic treble with a 2-0 win over the Seattle Sounders, look back at Tigres winning the Liga MX Final, review the trades and unprotected lists to begin Player Insanity 2018, dig into the new Allocation Money injection, and wrap up the podcast for the year.

Also, Nick defends the entertainment of MLS Cup, Gregg unsurprisingly wants the Fire to sign a Liga MX player, Rudy gets greedy, Nick evolves the Gin and Tonic Allocation metaphor, and Gregg again asks if a certain coach has been fired. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelist: Rudy Gomez
Produceer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 42:51

FuegoCast #160: Unwanted Returns

The gang returns to look over the results of the Fire’s version of Keep/Drop, review some notable post-season tournaments in South America and Mexico, discuss the problems with the current MLS Cup Playoffs format, and predict the MLS Cup Final.

Also, the gang try to boost their Keep/Drop picks to Fire management, Nick tries to salvage value from a surprising pick for a returning player, Nick finds a familiar home for an out of favor forward, Gregg buffs his panel’s egos, and the gang express disappointment in the entertainment value of this year’s playoffs.

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelist: Rudy Gomez
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 54:07

FuegoCast #159: Down and Out

The gang finally returns to lay the 2017 season to rest after a 4-0 Knockout Round loss to New York Red Bulls, take a look at the gang’s pre-season predictions, review the rest of the MLS Playoff picture, and review the roster in one of our favorite segments: Keep/Drop. 

Also, Rudy jumps the Keep/Drop segment for one player in particular, everyone laughs at each other’s pre-season predictions, Nick flips his support for a certain defender in the playoffs, Gregg describes his MLS Cup fantasy, Nick gives his Baldomero Toledo impression, Rudy exercises his catapult, and the gang want to send a certain player to a galaxy far, far away. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelist: Rudy Gomez
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 107:41

FuegoCast #158: Playoffs Await

The gang is back to discuss the Fire’s 3-0 regular season finale loss at Houston, look around to the rest of the league and playoff picture, preview the Fire’s mid-week Knockout Round game against New York Red Bulls, and look ahead to the rest of the Knockout Round games. 

Also, Gregg calls in from overseas again leading to major technical difficulties, Nick prefers chaos over Fire, the gang have nervy predictions, Gregg subs out of the call early, Gregg offers predictions and insight from beyond the WiFi grave, Nick walks back from the precipice of filth, and the gang give fond farewells to a few favorite entities around MLS. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelist: Rudy Gomez
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 53:08