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Go inside the most popular sport in the world with the ESPN FC crew.

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Episodes

Arsenal's Best Saka Player?

2/25/2021
The FC crew discuss Arsenal's dramatic win over Benfica to advance to the Europa League round of 32 while Leicester City were dumped out of the competition by Slavia Prague. Is Joao Felix wasting his talent at Atletico Madrid? Plus, the debate over Atalanta's red card against Real Madrid continues.

Duration:00:43:38

Gab and Juls: Madrid's Mixed Week in the Champions League

2/25/2021
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Alex Kirkland to break down a contrasting week for the Madrid rivals. Atleti suffered a 1-0 defeat as Thomas Tuchel remains unbeaten as Chelsea boss, before Real got the better of 10-man Atalanta. Plus, the two UCL favorites continue to dominate as Manchester City’s incredible run reaches 19 consecutive wins and Bayern Munich makes light work of Lazio.

Duration:00:49:53

Red Card Relief for Real Madrid

2/24/2021
The FC crew have a proper debate over the red card controversy that helped propel Real Madrid to a narrow victory over Atalanta. Plus Manchester City cruise past Monchengladbach, and Neil Lennon steps down as Celtic manager.

Duration:00:50:18

Serie Awesome: Inter Triumph in the Battle for Milan

2/24/2021
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss Inter’s derby win over Milan, which saw them move four points clear at the top of Serie A. The guys then debate whether Juventus are still in the race for the title after their 3-0 victory against Crotone. Plus, the group breakdown why Atalanta’s Luis Muriel hardly starts, the latest on Napoli’s injury crisis and Cagliari’s recent sacking of Eusebio Di Francesco.

Duration:00:58:32

Chelsea Flying High

2/23/2021
The FC crew react to the day's UCL match-ups, which saw Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea come out on top of Atletico Madrid thanks to an outrageous overhead kick from Olivier Giroud. Plus, Bayern Munich put in a fine tuned performance against Lazio that helped shake off the rust of recent performances.

Duration:00:36:26

Caught Offside: the top 4 race tightens

2/23/2021
On this week's pod, the boys explain why Everton's celebrations were more than justified and we go "In The Club" with West Ham. Plus, is there anything more embarrassing than being subbed off after having been subbed on?

Duration:01:19:39

UCL Trouble for Chelsea?

2/22/2021
The FC crew preview this week's juicy UCL fixtures, including Chelsea taking a trip to Atletico and Real Madrid having injury woes ahead of their match-up against Atalanta. Plus, a debate over whether Liverpool's Top-4 odds are under threat, and more VAR controversy in the Premier League.

Duration:00:56:16

Gab & Juls: Inter & Everton Win Big on Derby Weekend

2/22/2021
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to get stuck into an action-packed weekend of football, where Inter beat Milan to take control of Serie A and Everton finally break their barren Anfield run with a win over Liverpool. The guys also discuss Manchester City’s merciless pursuit of the Premier League title, Atletico Madrid blowing the La Liga race wide open and much more in quick hits.

Duration:00:56:10

Mourinho's Latest Meltdown

2/21/2021
The FC crew discuss another dismal performance from Tottenham as Jose Mourinho's side fall to West Ham, Leicester City and Manchester United's top-4 expectations, and Manchester City's dominant run. Inter Milan strengthen their Serie A title chances after a statement win over AC Milan. Plus, what's wrong at Barcelona and PSG as they struggle to gain any consistency.

Duration:01:08:06

Liverpool's Freefall Continues After Derby Loss

2/20/2021
The FC crew discuss Everton's first win at Anfield since 1999 and try to pinpoint how Liverpool can right the ship. The crew also weighs in on Thomas Tuchel's harsh criticism of Callum Hudson-Odoi following Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Southampton. Jan Age Fjortoft joins the show to discuss Bayern Munich's recent slide and dives in to another stunning performance for Erling Haaland and Dortmund. Plus, Atletico Madrid lose once again allowing Real Madrid to gain ground in the La Liga title race.

Duration:00:56:50

Can Liverpool Snap Their Slump?

2/19/2021
The FC crew preview a busy weekend in football that sees Liverpool limp into the Merseyside derby while Man City are flying as they prepare for Arsenal. Archie Rhind-Tutt joins the show to discuss Erling Haaland's star run in the Champions League and weighs in on the potential for Bayern to trip up against Frankfurt. Plus, the table is set in Italy between Inter and AC Milan as the top of the table clash plays out on Sunday.

Duration:00:37:27

The Conversation with Steven Levy-Cruz

2/19/2021
Steven Levy-Cruz is a LAFC fan and founder of AFJA -- a Los Angeles-based non-profit youth soccer organization that benefits low-income communities and aims to promote social change in Central America. AFJA won the 2019 Major League Soccer Community MVP Award and has provided organized soccer to more than 350 people in El Salvador and Guatemala. Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes speak with Levy-Cruz about the different ways communities and ethnicities are divided and how some communities are...

Duration:00:33:44

Bale and Bruno Boss Europa League

2/18/2021
The FC crew look back on a busy day of Europa League fixtures, which included a positive performance from much-maligned Gareth Bale, a Manchester United domination and an Arsenal dead-lock. Plus, what the fallout might be from Barcelona's collapse at home against PSG in the UCL.

Duration:00:43:40

Gab and Juls: What went wrong for Barcelona against PSG?

2/18/2021
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSG’s 4-1 victory at Barcelona in the Champions League; questioning Ronald Koeman’s tactics while praising Kylian Mbappe’s performance and PSG’s strength in depth. Plus, they look back at Borussia Dortmund’s impressive 3-2 win at Sevilla and discuss Erling Haaland’s future.

Duration:00:57:48

Caught Offside: Being Kylian Mbappe

2/18/2021
On Thursday's pod, the boys discus this week's Champions League matches including Mbappe's hat trick, Haaland's response and the Grizi/Pique confrontation. Plus, Andrew's refereeing horror stories and JJ's Liverpool satisfaction.

Duration:01:07:24

Haaland or Mbappe?

2/17/2021
The FC crew review Erling Haaland's masterful Champions' League performance against Sevilla and debate the ultimate question; Haaland or Mbappe? Meanwhile, Juventus fail to show up against Porto with poor performances from everyone and Manchester City continue their march to the Premier League title with a win over Everton.

Duration:00:48:16

Serie Awesome: Inter Leap-frog Milan Ahead of Derby

2/17/2021
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss Napoli’s 1-0 win over Juventus, after Lorenzo Insigne fired his team to victory from the penalty spot. The team then breakdown Spezia’s 2-0 win against AC Milan and Inter’s victory over Lazio which sent them top of Serie A. Plus, the group preview the massive Derby della Madonnina ahead of Sunday’s meeting between Milan and Inter.

Duration:00:56:24

Mbappe Makes Messi Miserable

2/16/2021
The FC crew discuss PSG's statement win over Barcelona as Kylian Mbappe's hat trick steals the show. And what does this loss mean for Lionel Messi's future? Plus, Mo Salah and Sadio Mane both score to help Liverpool bust out of their recent slump.

Duration:00:33:47

Time's Up for Timo's Drought

2/15/2021
The FC crew recap Chelsea's 2-0 victory over Newcastle which saw Timo Werner end a 100 day goal drought and argue if the Blues can finish in the top 4. Plus, the guys review Bayern Munich's 3-3 draw with Arminia Bielefeld, discuss Borussia Dortmund appointing Marco Rose as their manager next season and preview Tuesday's UCL Round of 16 matches.

Duration:00:48:49

Caught Offside: The Ole-Coaster ride continues

2/15/2021
The boys discuss Manchester United coming up small vs West Brom, whether or not grabbing someone's face should be a penalty and what exactly is going on in Alisson's head. Plus, what would you give up for the US Men to win a World Cup?

Duration:01:08:38