Portland Timbers vs. Columbus Crew SC (MLS Cup)

The Portland Timbers are the first team to take MLS Cup back to Cascadia after defeating the Columbus Crew 2-1 in Ohio last Sunday. Scoring in record fashion, and with the assistance of the officials, the Timbers earned a spot in next season’s CONCACAF Champions League with the win.

Joining the show today to talk MLS is Russ McKenzie (@Russ_McKenzie), who covers the New York Red Bulls for Empire of Soccer, and is the founding co-host and producer of Last Word SC Radio. In this episode we recap the eventful first fifteen minutes of the Cup, analyze the state of the league, and look ahead to next season’s contenders.

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Justin Hargett is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Eephus, and the host of The Big Game podcast.