Episode 44: Former Crew beat reporter joins to talk Berhalter, and a breakdown of the Nike Friendlies


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Andrew Erickson, the former Crew SC beat reporter for the Columbus Dispatch, joins the pod to talk about covering newly announced USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter, and then Belz and Matt Hartman discuss what we learned about the U17s in the Nike Friendlies.

  • 0:30 Andrew Erickson interview
  • 26:45 the U17s at the Nike Friendlies: all the players discussed to some extent, special emphasis on midfield and centerback struggles, Gio Reyna, off-ball stasis, Ricardo Pepi and how the end of the residency program (ultimately a positive development) may be affecting team cohesion in the near-term

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