The group recaps a big six point week for Seattle after reliving some Gold Cup highlights. Ari shares his experience writing for Resurgence: How Sounders FC Roared Back to Win MLS Cup, pre-sale link here.
Michael McColl of AFTN joins to try and make sense of Vancouver's weekend disappointment. How did the high-flying Whitecaps fall so flat against 15-man Portland? Our preview of their next match, an away game at FC Dallas, contributes to the title of this episode, with two of our clubs playing in Texas this weekend.
Portland MLSsoccer.com beat writer and Prost editor Matt Hoffman chats with us about the other side of the derby. We praise Ebobisse's big performance and rate it amongst historical performances from other young Cascadians in derby matches. Our Texas Week coverage concludes with the group desperately begging Matt to assure everyone that Cascadia's futility in Houston will finally come to an end on Saturday.
League play returns following the hiatus for Gold Cup Group Stage play. We preview our clubs' midweek slate, which seems a positive chance for points for all despite call ups affecting each of the three. Attention then turns to this weekend's derby as the Timbers travel to Vancouver. Michael McColl joins to talk Whitecaps as well in an action-packed Ep. 117.