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Midweek 9 Roundup and Legal Theories vs. Kaku



Hello soccer fans! And welcome back to the Sons of a Pitch: An American Soccer Podcast.

Midweek games are in full swing, and every game surprised:

  • NYCFC get another win over the under-performing Chicago Fire
  • DC United gets back to winning at the expense of the Crew, who are in a free fall
  • Montreal nets three against the Revs
  • Zlatan and the Galaxy can’t score vs. MNUFC
  • Surprising and surging San Jose salvage a draw vs. Seattle

In a special segment, Nick gives a basic legal analysis to whether the fan that was struck in the face by Kaku’s stray kick has any legal recourse. Learn about basic legal negligence, intentional conduct, and the comparison case law from baseball.

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Episode 5 – Week 9 MLS Roundup



With lots of action around the MLS, Nick and Mike look back at the big moments from each game. Their discussion highlights the impact of VAR, how Toronto faired coming off their loss in the CCL final, and whether Orlando City is a real contender. Please leave a comment, or reach out via email, and let us know your thoughts.

 

Also, Mike’s disdain for David Villa continues to grow.