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PawedCast Episode 157: Rapids Rewind, Pride, USWNT, OCB, an RSL Preview & More

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City takes three from Colorado and looks for more in Utah, while the Pride prepare for Portland.

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MLS: Colorado Rapids at Orlando City SC Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Orlando City finally got a win at the purple palace with a comeback (twice) against the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night. The game ended 4-3, so it was full of goals and had a couple of big moments that require discussion and so we discuss them in our breakdown segment and pick our unanimous Man of the Match.

We’re also preparing for the Pride’s 2019 NWSL season opener this weekend against Portland and in so doing, we have to discuss Orlando’s 5-0 win over the Puerto Rico Sol on Sunday. We checked in on the USWNT and Alex Morgan reaching 100 (and 101) goals and Ali Krieger getting as far as 99 caps. Will she be stuck there forever? Only Jill Ellis knows for sure.

The Young Lions of OCB are off to a rocky start. They seem capable of hanging in games early but red cards have ruined their chances for their first USL League One win.

The mailbag is pretty full this week, but not to worry, we answered! Plus, we give you our key match-ups and score predictions for this weekend’s game at Real Salt Lake. Don’t take these predictions to Vegas with you.

If there’s something you want us to address on our next show, just ask by tweeting it to us @TheManeLand with the hashtag #AskTMLPC.


Here’s how show No. 157 went down:

0:16 - Time to break down a wild win over the Rapids, a brace for Nani, a penalty, shouts for a headbutt, Cash Mueller off the bench, and more.

45:44 - The Pride wailed on the Puerto Rico Sol without their internationals but Portland presents a tougher challenge. Plus, Morgs hits 100, the USWNT wins twice, and OCB is not off to a great start.

1:00:24 - Our mailbag is ready for the return of Game of Thrones and we give our predictions for the upcoming game vs. RSL.