We're back, after an unsatisfying but ultimately important road point at San Jose. Orlando City returns home after their 1-1 draw against the Earthquakes. This despite being down a man for 40 minutes, so that's a good result, I guess, all things considered. The problem is that Brek Shea will be out Saturday night for the big revenge match against Columbus Crew SC.
We're here to break down the 1-1 draw against San Jose, so we're talking red cards, penalties, overall play and what not. We also delve into the enormous FIFA mess going on right now. Will Sepp Blatter survive this? Maybe. This is just the start of a long story yet to come but we'll get into why this could be a good thing for soccer in the long run.
And of course we get into Saturday night's upcoming rematch against the Crew. Is this a must-win for Orlando City? A win or a draw puts three positive results together in a row for the first time for the Lions, with a win vaulting the club over Columbus in the standings.
There's also a little U.S. Open Cup talk in there as well. And, of course, we give you our way-off-base predictions, so...bonus!
Here's how it went down:
0:26- We're back! Let's have some banter.
1:12- Me, Austin and Kevin break down the 1-1 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes.
12:35- We dive into the FIFA scandal. Yes, Sepp Blatter totally meant to get some of his guys arrested.
27:32- A look ahead at the Columbus Crew. We're thirsty for revenge.
37:04- Final prediction time!