TOP 10 PODCAST EPISODES 2019 - Fútbol Ace

As the year comes to an end, we would like to share with you all the Top Ten Fútbol Ace Podcast episodes of 2019 in both English and Spanish. This ranking is based on the number of listens the episode received during the 2019 year. Enjoy! //

A medida que el año llega a su fin, nos gustaría compartir con ustedes los diez mejores episodios del Podcast de Fútbol Ace de 2019 en inglés y español. Esta clasificación se basa en la cantidad de escuchas que recibió el episodio durante el año 2019. ¡Disfruta!

10. S2E40: Reflections on FIFA The Best Awards and FWWC Technical Report

On this episode, we reflect on the winners of the FIFA "The Best" Awards with soccer enthusiast, Juan Aguerrevere who is communications student from the University of Florida. Winners included Jürgen Klopp, Jill Ellis, Lionel Messi, and Megan Rapinoe. With Juan, we discussed the world dominance of Counter-Pressing football.  Later on, we reflect on the FIFA Women's World Cup technical report with former Jamaican player and local Miami Coach Ashleigh Shim. We discuss and focus on three out of the six main themes of the report: Building from the Back, Player Movement and Rotation, and Winning the Ball Back.

9. T2E20: NWSL Jornada 3 con Vero Boquete

En este episodio conversamos sobre la jornada 3 de la NWSL. Seguimos admirando a North Carolina por su buen desarrollo en la cancha, y hablamos de cómo los equipos irán cambiando a medida que se acerque la fecha de inicio de la Copa del Mundo.

Empezamos con Orlando Pride vs. Utah Royals, seguimos con Chicago Red Stars vs. Reign FC. Luego pasamos a analizar el partido entre Houston Dash vs. North Carolina Courage, y finalizamos con Sky Blue vs. Portland Thorns. Y escuchen hasta el final porque les tenemos una entrevista con una invitada muy especial.

8. S2E13: Conversation with Saundra Baron from Trinidad and Tobago and Maccabi Kishronot Hadera

On this episode, we have a conversation with Trinidad and Tobago’s Goalkeeper Saundra Baron who is currently playing professionally in Maccabi Kishronot Hadera in Israel. Saundra shares with us her journey to playing at a professional level. Saundra also shares with us her struggles and how football has been there for her in important moments of her life. We also talk about Saundra's experience during World Cup Qualifiers, her favorite moments about last year with her national team, and what's to come for the Concacaf region and as well as Trinidad and Tobago.

7. T2E22: NWSL Jornada 5 con Maria Sánchez

En este episodio de Fútbol Ace nos encargamos de analizar lo que dejó la jornada 5 de la NWSL. Comenzamos con el partido entre Washington Spirit y Sky Blue, donde resaltamos la actuación de Cheyna Matthews, el gol de Raquel Rodriguez y Savannah McCaskill. Luego seguimos con Utah Royals vs Houston Dash, donde discutimos sobre los pilares de ambos equipos. Continuamos con Orlando Pride vs Portland Thorns, donde hablamos sobre las jugadoras que recién hicieron su debut en este partido y sus roles en cada uno de estos equipos. Y finalizamos con el análisis del encuentro entre Chicago Red Stars vs North Carolina Courage, y como las locales fueron capaces de cortar con la racha ganadora del Courage. Terminamos el episodio con una entrevista con una invitada especial, así que asegúrense de escuchar hasta el final.

6. T2E33: Juegos PanAmericanos – Jornada 1

En este episodio de Fútbol Ace les contamos lo que sucedió en la primera jornada de los Juegos Panamericanos Lima 2019, donde cuatro equipos de la Concacaf tuvieron participación. Analizamos el partido debut del campeonato que enfrentó a Jamaica contra México, donde los comentamos brevemente sus historias en estos juegos y luego pasamos a hacer lo mismo en el análisis del encuentro entre Panamá y Costa Rica.

5. S2E26: #FIFAWWC Preview and #FRAKOR wrap-up with Gaby Guillen

On this episode, we introduce our #FIFAWWC co-host Gaby Guillen from the Costa Rican Women's National Team and Saprissa FF. With Gaby, we discuss and analyze all groups and team participating in the World Cup, however focusing mainly on the three Concacaf nations participating #USWNT, #CANWNT, and the #ReggaeGirlz

4. S2E15: ConcacafW Feb./Mar. with Charles Olney

On this episode, we discuss and analyze the progress of the WWC teams who will be representing Concacaf in France in June. On the USWNT's side, we reflect and analyze their performance during the SheBelieves Cup. On the Canadian side, we speak about their shutout performance during the Algarve Cup. On the Jamaican side, we reflect and analyze their performance versus their two Chilean friendlies and touch on the performance on players who received their first cap. Aside from World Cup-bound teams, we discussed the Mexican's performance during the Cyprus Cup and what is to be expected from them during Panamerican games where they will join Costa Rica, Jamaica, and Panama. We also briefly speak about the rise of Belize and their most recent friendly. On a more general note, we discuss the reoccurring theme on Concacaf teams being "winger dependent" and the lack of building through the middle spaces.

3. S2E28: #FIFAWWC Group Stage Match 2 for Jamaica, Canada, and USA with Gaby Guillen

On this episode, we analyze the first group stage matches of the teams representing the Concacaf region during the FIFA 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. Jamaica lost 0-5 to a world-class Italian side with a hattrick from Cristiana Girelli and two goals from Aurora Galli. The CANWNT continue their unbeaten streak of 10 matches with a 2-0 win versus New Zealand with goals by Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince. The USWNT beat Chile 3-0 with two goals by Carli Lloyd and one by Julie Ertz.

2. S2E17: Concacaf W April

On this episode, we discuss and analyze the progress of the WWC teams who will be representing Concacaf in France in June with Charles Olney. On the USWNT's side, we examined their performance versus Australia, who play a very similar transition-based football, and Belgium. On the Canadian side, we discussed their phenomenal match versus England and the very experimental match versus Nigeria. On the Reggae side, we reflect and analyze their performance in their first ever transcontinental friendly versus Banyana Banyana.

1. S2E31: #FIFAWWC – Au Revoir France with Charles

During this episode, we wrap up the Women's World Cup with a conversation with Charles Olney after spending an entire month in France. From Grenoble to Lyon, together, Ana and Charles reflect on the USWNT earning their fourth star and also several lessons, favorite moments, and many learnings we bring back with us from the beautiful game during the FIFA 2019 Women's World Cup.

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