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Soccer 2 the MAX 9-27-18

9/30/2018
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On this episode, Erik and Rachael discuss some of the reasons why North Carolina winning the NWSL championship is extra special. Also, Rachael gives her reasons why the NWSL awards are well...a joke, especially this year. Finally, it's that time again, as the duo go over Jill Ellis' latest USWNT roster for CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.

Duration:00:28:16

Soccer 2 the MAX 9/12/18

9/13/2018
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On this edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Rachael and Erik discuss the next generation of the US-Mexico rivalry, and give their opinions on the USMNT during the international break. Also, the one bold step...they both give their NWSL playoff predictions.

Duration:00:31:29

Soccer 2 the MAX 8/28

8/28/2018
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On this week's episode, Erik and Rachael take the reigns, as they discuss what's right and what's (mostly) wrong with the USWNT roster. They also make sense of the stretch run in the NWSL, and Erik may have found someone else to aim his rage at...for once.

Duration:00:34:38

Soccer 2 the MAX

7/31/2018
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In the absence of awesome producer Sean, Rachael and Erik talk about why Miami really isn't a soccer town, and how the NC Courage upset not one, but two powerhouses to win the Women's International Champions Cup. Also, USWNT head coach Jill Ellis doesn't escapte their grasp, as the duo talk about what happened against Australia, and who needs to be on the pitch for the US to win the Tournament of Nations.

Duration:00:32:22

S2M: 2018 World Cup Final Review, Overall Tournament Thoughts

7/16/2018
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On the final World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer and Erik Watkins are joined by Last Word on Soccer's Matt Pollard to discuss all things 2018 World Cup Final. * Sean's audio apparently has a problem where it is scratchy, we apologize for that. Erik and Matt sound just fine though. * The guys breakdown the game, their thoughts on France and Croatia throughout the tournament. The future of both countries national teams looking ahead to EURO 2020. Then, things end with a...

Duration:00:57:22

S2M: 2018 World Cup Final Preview

7/13/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger discuss the two Semi-Finals, France and Croatia's road to the Final, and they make predictions on who wins. Not to mention, you want to listen for the big wager between Erik and Rachael depending on who wins as well.

Duration:00:28:25

S2M: World Cup 2018 Quarterfinals Review

7/8/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger discuss all four of the quarterfinal games. What to expect in the Semi-Finals, and who we could see making it to the Final.

Duration:00:39:03

S2M: World Cup Day 17: Penalties For the Win

7/1/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and the "Resident Russian" Rachael McKriger discuss Russia's big upset victory over Spain. Could Russia really go even further in the tournament? What exactly made Rachael cry when it was all over? And they give a big thanks to the goalkeeper hero. Well, it was the day for penalties, as Croatia and Denmark was also decided the same way. They discuss if perhaps the better team didn't get the win, is this Croatia's...

Duration:00:39:33

S2M: World Cup Day 16: Messi & Ronaldo Out

7/1/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer and Erik Watkins discuss what happened in the first set of Round of 16 games. Lionel Messi's Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal are out. Two of the tournament's biggest stars defeated in the Round of 16. What does it say about both men, and the makeup of their teams. What's next for them when it comes to the international realm, and what do the guys make of their absence in the game that mattered. On the other end, France...

Duration:00:43:54

S2M: World Cup Day 14 & 15: Fair Play Rules, Knockout Stage Predictions

6/29/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer and Erik Watkins discuss the final group stage games. The FIFA Fair Play tiebreaker made its presence felt, but not in the group you'd expect. Should this be a tiebreaker at all? Or was it really better to draw lots? The duo also give out their Knockout stage predictions now that it's all set. Who do they have winning the World Cup 2018? Did they stick with their original picks? Or do they make a few surprise choices? Certainly...

Duration:01:02:28

S2M: World Cup Day 12 & 13: Half the Knockout Round is Ready

6/27/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger discuss Russia finally getting a dose of reality, or did they just play into what Uruguay wanted? France and Denmark doing their best World Cup 1982 impression. While Peru finally gets on the board and wins one for their beloved fans. Portugal and Spain take VAR to a whole new level in controversy. However, it also made a big decision for Argentina as well. Were all these decisions the right ones...

Duration:00:35:52

S2M: World Cup Day 9,10,11: Close Calls & Spectacular Performances

6/25/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer and Erik Watkins discuss three days worth of action, as the second round of group games come to a close. Who's in a better position Brazil or Germany after their close calls with stoppage time miracles. CONCACAF sees two of their teams eliminated, while Mexico will most likely top their group. What does it say about the confederation as a whole? North African teams are officially eliminated. So it is all down to Nigeria and Senegal...

Duration:01:08:52

S2M: World Cup Day 8: Peru Eliminated, Croatia Blows Out Argentina

6/22/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger are a bit somber about the elimination of Peru thanks to their loss to France. Even though perhaps the country of Argentina is feeling even worse after the drubbing they received at the hands of Croatia. How did Croatia control the game? Should we question Lionel Messi's care for the squad? And could Croatia make a deep run after what they showed. Also, who looked better Denmark or France? All...

Duration:00:34:18

S2M: 2018 World Cup Day 7: Everything Goes 1-0

6/21/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer and Erik Watkins discuss three games that ended with the same scoreline. Plus, Uruguay and Russia have already claimed their places in the knockout phase. But who's set to join them from Group B? Can Portugal really just be all Ronaldo? Will it be Spain or Iran making it further? Are we worried about Uruguay after two games? This is all discussed on this edition.

Duration:00:39:13

S2M: 2018 World Cup Day 6: Russia Shows-Off Again

6/20/2018
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On this World Cup episode of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger are in celebration mode once again because Russia pulled off another fantastic performance, as they have one foot in the qualification door. The crew discusses who stepped up for them this time and what to expect against Uruguay. They also discuss the first sending off of the tournament in the Colombia vs. Japan contest. And also how a crazy situation probably helped Senegal get the upset against...

Duration:00:35:18

S2M: World Cup Day 3, 4, 5: Mexico Big Upset, VAR Makes It's Presence Felt

6/19/2018
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On this special World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger discuss the action from Day 3, 4, and 5 of the 2018 World Cup. They begin by celebrating in song over Mexico's big win over Germany on Father's Day. While also going over what happened in the other games to. Who's looked good, who has not, and how VAR went from nothing to a big deal in a matter of three days. Should we be worried about France, Germany, Argentina and Brazil? Or are things...

Duration:01:05:07

S2M: World Cup Day 2: Spain and Portugal Put on a Show

6/16/2018
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On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger are joined by Last Word on Soccer's Matt Pollard to discuss all the Day 2 action. The crew go over the decision not to play Mohamed Salah against Uruguay. Should he have at least come on as a substitute? Or did the Egypt manager do the right thing and sit him? Is there any worry about Uruguay at all? The quadret quickly go over Iran and Morocco. So that they can get to the main event of Spain and...

Duration:00:42:02

S2M: World Cup Day 1: Russia Blows Out Saudi Arabia 5-0

6/15/2018
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On the first World Cup daily episode, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger celebrate with our "Resident Russian" as she is joyous over Russia's 5-0 victory against Saudi Arabia. Is this more than just getting the result you needed? Are Saudi Arabia just that bad? And is there something there with how mixed the goals were for Russia? Oh yes, there's highlights for some of the goals too. Plus, they talk about the best player, and more. The crew also look ahead to Day 2's games, what...

Duration:00:39:39

Soccer 2 the MAX: World Cup 2018 Predictions Show

6/10/2018
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On this final prelude to the FIFA World Cup 2018 of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger give their predictions for all of the group winners, second place finishers, and they give their knockout round brackets, including who they have winning it all at the end. Prepare for some interesting decisions to say the least.

Duration:01:15:35

Soccer 2 the MAX: World Cup 2018: Group H Preview

6/8/2018
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On this special episode of Soccer 2 the MAX, the previews finally come to an end. Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger discuss all things Group H. Featuring Poland, Colombia, Japan, and Senegal.

Duration:00:32:52