Steve Carrillo

Podcast: Alessandrini Exceeding his “Hype,” And Other LA Galaxy Things

On today’s show, your hosts talk about LA Galaxy players Robbie Rogers, Romain Alessandrini, Nathan Smith and more. Plus, we answer your questions.

CoG Studios, CA – The LA Galaxy are coming off a 2-0 win over the Montreal Impact. And while they have momentarily removed the monkey from their backs, they still have a lot of questions to answer.

In order to ask some of those questions, and then immediately answer them, your hosts, Josh Guesman and Kevin Baxter are talking 60-minutes of Galaxy talk in hopes of bringing just a little more clarity on the team’s current situation.

Josh and Kevin will update you on the status of Robbie Rogers and Dan Kennedy. Could both of these contracts come down to retirement? There are certainly enough rumors around Rogers’ camp to make you believe that he might not be able to come back to the field.

Next, the guys will look at the Clement Diop and Brian Rowe and what Curt Onalfo has said with the way he’s announcing the lineup. Who should get the start against Orlando? And what philosophy is Onalfo getting at by starting Diop after a poor performance in Vancouver?

The same can be said for João Pedro. Is he good enough for MLS? And should the Galaxy continue to give him minutes? Are five games enough to know what the team can expect from him?

One guy who’s been making lots of splashes is Romain Alessandrini. The Frenchman has been a star for the Galaxy in their last three games. But is he living up to the hype? Was there hype? Was there buzz? And what does that mean for the Galaxy in terms of players they should be attracting?

Finally, the guys get to answering all your questions as they talk about the good play from the rest of the squad. There are hypothetical questions that get ridiculous answers and there are some really good though provoking questions that also get ridiculous answers.

Thanks for joining us. Our 30-minute show continues to hit 60-minutes and we’re glad you could join us.

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