Northern Fútbol Podcast, Episode 56: The big conundrums for the CanMNT and U-20s in March
Peter Galindo and Thomas Nef officially begin Year 2 of the Northern Fútbol Podcast!
Peter and Thomas kick off the show with a recap of Canada’s draw for the Concacaf U-20 Championship, the potential pathway towards qualifying for tournaments, how the squad could be composed and so much more.
The guys then dive into Canucks Abroad matters, from Alphonso Davies’ health to Jonathan David snapping his goal-scoring drought. Plus, why was Stephen Eustaquio dropped from the Porto squad last week and is Cyle Larin in the doghouse at Besiktas? All of that and more is answered.
They also discuss possible Sam Adekugbe replacements for the Costa Rica match, who could fill in for Samuel Piette, what Canada needs to do to claim Pot 3 for the World Cup draw and much more.
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1:57 – Canada U-20 draw and burning questions
11:22 – Canucks Abroad Roundup (Davies update, David snaps drought, Larin’s issues, etc.)
26:35 – Canucks Abroad Mailbag (Extra FBs for March, Piette replacements, why was Eustaquio left out, etc.)
48:36 – Canadian Championship draw, 2020 final to be played, possible new formats
55:11 – MLS recaps, Canadian player takeaways, who is the most exciting young Canadian in MLS?
1:07:26 – News and Notes (Canada-Jamaica tickets, Canada progresses at Concacaf women’s U-20s, etc.)