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The Mutant Gene Podcast with Alexi Lalas

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The Mutant Gene Podcast from FOX Soccer analyst, former US Soccer legend Alexi Lalas. Each episode Alexi will dive into the hottest topics in soccer around the US and the world, from the MLS to the World Cup and everything in between. Tune in for great opinion and insight in a way that's as unique as Alexi, plus the top guests in the sport.

The Mutant Gene Podcast from FOX Soccer analyst, former US Soccer legend Alexi Lalas. Each episode Alexi will dive into the hottest topics in soccer around the US and the world, from the MLS to the World Cup and everything in between. Tune in for great opinion and insight in a way that's as unique as Alexi, plus the top guests in the sport.
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The Mutant Gene Podcast from FOX Soccer analyst, former US Soccer legend Alexi Lalas. Each episode Alexi will dive into the hottest topics in soccer around the US and the world, from the MLS to the World Cup and everything in between. Tune in for great opinion and insight in a way that's as unique as Alexi, plus the top guests in the sport.

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English


Episodes

S E11: Zlatan to World Cup? + Buffon red card + USMNT + UCL semifinals

4/17/2018
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Alexi and Mosse look at refereeing decisions in the wake of Gianluigi Buffon's big sending off against Real Madrid in the State of the Union (2:47). In Mosse Makes the Case (14:09), Mosse wonders if winning league titles has lost its luster. Also, Alexi explores what the USMNT should do at future World Cups in Ask Alexi (22:08) and the guys break down Zlatan Ibrahimovic hinting he could un-retire from international duty in the World Cup Update (31:58). Finally, reaction to the Champions...

Duration:00:54:17

S E10: Brazil's World Cup striker + fan violence + Zlatan off-camera

4/10/2018
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Alexi and Mosse explore passion vs. fan violence and authentic soccer culture in the State of the Union (4:02). In Mosse Makes the Case (14:26), Mosse looks at what Pep Guardiola needs to secure his legacy. Also, Alexi explains what Zlatan Ibrahimovic is like when the superstar is off-camera in Ask Alexi (26:34) and the guys break down Brazil's striker options in the World Cup Update (33:44). Finally, a preview of the week's big Champions League matches highlights The Back Three (40:09).

Duration:00:52:01

S E9: Zlatan's ridiculous debut + World Cup favorites + USMNT & Bundesliga

4/3/2018
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Alexi and Mosse relive Zlatan Ibrahimovic's unbelievable debut with the LA Galaxy in the State of the Union (1:48). In Mosse Makes the Case (12:39), Mosse makes a pitch for American fans to watch more of the Bundesliga. Also, Alexi looks at the glory of winning the World Cup vs. winning the Champions League in Ask Alexi (21:24) and the guys offer up their top 3 World Cup contenders in World Cup Update (30:07). Finally, reaction to the USMNT's friendly victory against Paraguay headlines The...

Duration:00:48:28

S E8: World Cup dark horse + Zlatan to LA Galaxy + USMNT vs. Paraguay

3/27/2018
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Alexi and Mosse look at Zlatan Ibrahimovic's blockbuster move to the LA Galaxy in the State of the Union (2:33). In Mosse Makes the Case (11:47), Mosse delves into the pressure piled on South American teams at the upcoming World Cup, including a possible dark-horse contender. Also, Alexi weighs in on the Christen Press saga in Ask Alexi (17:44) and the guys examine France's mettle in the World Cup Update (27:37). Finally, the USMNT's friendly against Paraguay headlines The Back Three (23:46).

Duration:00:45:03

S E7: Is diving cheating? + Germany's World Cup striker + Mourinho & Man U + USMNT

3/20/2018
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Alexi and Mosse break down the hypocrisy of calling players who dive "cheaters" in the State of the Union (2:12). In Mosse Makes the Case (11:11), Mosse explains how Jose Mourinho's ego could be getting the best of him with Manchester United. Also, Alexi offers his advice for USMNT forward Bobby Wood in Ask Alexi (17:32) and the guys examine Timo Werner and Germany's striker options in the World Cup Update (25:36). Finally, the Champions League quarterfinal draw headlines The Back Three...

Duration:00:43:59

S E6: MLS parity + Lionel Messi at World Cup + Barcelona vs. Chelsea

3/13/2018
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Alexi and Mosse discuss the uniqueness of MLS' parity and whether or not the league is the world's most competitive in the State of the Union (1:49). In Mosse Makes the Case (11:11), Mosse breaks down how Barcelona star Lionel Messi might be feeling a bit more pressure to perform in the Champions League. Also, Alexi picks his favorite team from CONCACAF to make a deep run at the World Cup in Ask Alexi (18:29) and the guys examine Argentina's plethora of attacking options in the World Cup...

Duration:00:39:29

S E5: Champions League + World Cup & VAR + Neymar injury

3/8/2018
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Alexi and Mosse discuss FIFA's decision to use VAR at the World Cup in the State of the Union (2:06). In Mosse Makes the Case (11:46), Mosse breaks down how experience has played a big role in Champions League success. Also, Alexi picks which star players he'd like most to see join MLS in Ask Alexi (17:47) and the guys explore the impact of Neymar's impact on the Brazil national team in the World Cup Update (23:25). Finally, a look ahead to the busy MLS weekend headlines The Back Three...

Duration:00:43:15

S E4: MLS kickoff + Arsenal's decline + Kane, Salah & Aguero at World Cup

2/27/2018
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Alexi and Mosse prepare for Major League Soccer's upcoming season in the State of the Union (2:01) and the league's relationship with the USMNT. In Mosse Makes the Case (11:18), Mosse explores Arsenal's decline and whether or not Arsene Wenger should step away from the club. Also, Landon Donovan's comments about the next USMNT coach is addressed in Ask Alexi (17:14) and the guys debut a new segment titled World Cup Update (24:10). Finally, Sepp Blatter's endorsement for Morocco to host the...

Duration:00:41:38

S E3: USMNT's playing style + Champions League + Robben to MLS?

2/20/2018
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Alexi and Mosse look at the USMNT's style of play in the State of the Union (1:01) and what U.S. Soccer should consider going forward. In Mosse Makes the Case (12:12), Mosse explains why PSG's loss in the first leg of the Champions League tie against Real Madrid isn't necessarily a death blow. Also, Christian Pulisic competing for playing time at Dortmund gets addressed in Ask Alexi (17:59) and rumors of Arjen Robben's interest in MLS headlines The Back Three (24:24).

Duration:00:31:45

S E2: Cordeiro named USSF president + Champions League returns + Christian Pulisic's EPL fit

2/14/2018
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Alexi and Mosse break down the USSF presidential election in the State of the Union (2:01), after Carlos Cordeiro beat out the likes of Kathy Carter, Eric Wynalda and others for the honor over the weekend. The Champions League returned after a long break and Mosse looks at a few of the favorites in his Mosse Makes the Case segment (12:00). Also, Landon Donovan's return to the pitch gets addressed in Ask Alexi (19:27) and the future of USMNT talisman Christian Pulisic headlines The Back...

Duration:00:44:28

S E23: Ep. 1 — USSF presidential election + Christian Pulisic + Zlatan to LA Galaxy?

2/6/2018
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In the debut episode of Alex Lalas' State of the Union Podcast, Alexi and FOX Soccer researcher/stats guru David Mosse dive in on the upcoming U.S. Soccer Federation presidential election. Alexi dishes on Eric Wynalda in his State of the Union (1:43), while Mosse goes in on Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo's futures in his Mosse Makes the Case segment (14:37). Also, Christian Pulisic's tenure at Borussia Dortmund gets addressed in Ask Alexi (23:57) and rumors of Zlatan Ibrahimovic joining up...

Duration:00:48:56

S E1: Alexi Lalas' State of the Union Podcast Preview

2/1/2018
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Alexi Lalas' State of the Union Podcast is launching Tuesday, February 6!

Duration:00:00:48

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