The Gab & Juls Show
Gab and Juls: Koeman to Blame for Barcelona's Problems? : 11/23/20
Alex Kirkland joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Barcelona's 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid and ask why Frenkie de Jong might replace Gerard Pique after his injury. Plus, they praise Tottenham after their 2-0 victory against Manchester City and discuss just how important Zlatan is to AC Milan.
Gab and Juls: End of the Line for Jogi Low?: 11/19/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Derek Rae to discuss Spain's 6-0 hammering of Germany and ask whether it's time for Germany to find a new manager. The guys also discuss whether Youssoufa Moukoko is the real deal ahead of his senior debut for Borussia Dortmund and take time to praise Italy's qualification to the final four of the Nations League.
Gab and Juls: Is Ramos Reliability Waning?: 11/16/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss Sergio Ramos double penalty miss in Spains 1-1 draw against Switzerland and ask if his consistency is now on the decline. The guys also talk about Paul Pogbas comments following Frances 1-0 victory over Portugal and ask if the reaction has been justified. All that plus much more on The Gab & Juls Show.
Gab and Juls: Football's Fixture Fiasco: 11/12/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the ongoing impact of this season's fixture list on European clubs. The guys also discuss France's shock 2-0 defeat against Finland, the latest drama at Lazio and criticise former FA Chairman Greg Clarke.
Gab and Juls: Dortmunds Psychological Problem: 11/9/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munichs 3-2 victory over Borussia Dortmund and ponder if Dortmund can keep their young and ambitious squad without winning trophies. The guys also react to Manchester Citys 1-1 draw against Liverpool and ask which of the two sides ended up in a stronger position following the stalemate. Plus, much more from a wild weekend in the world of football.
Gab and Juls: Real Madrid's UCL Relief: 11/5/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss why Real Madrid should feel more relieved than pleased with their tight UCL victory over Inter. Plus, Juls shares his thoughts on Paris Saint-Germain's 2-1 defeat against RB Leipzig, while the guys lament Manchester United's shocking defensive tactics. All that and much more on the Gab and Juls Show podcast.
Gab and Juls: What Can Ronaldo Learn from Zlatan?: 11/2/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Arsenal's 1-0 victory against Manchester United at Old Trafford and analyze the tactical approach that ensured Arsenal ending it's longtime away losing streak at Big-Six clubs. The guys also take a moment to appreciate AC Milan's unbeaten run and praise the impact Zlatan Ibrahimovic has had on their title challenge this season. Plus, Eden Hazard's standout performance could be the spark Real Madrid need to reignite their best form.
Gab and Juls: Man United's Best Performance Under Solskjaer?: 10/29/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at Barcelona's 2-0 win at Juventus and discuss Josep Bartomeu's legacy after resigning as Barcelona president. Plus, Mark Ogden joins the guys to debate if Manchester United's 5-0 win over RB Leipzig was their best performance under Solskjaer and suggests that the real winner was Julian Nagelsmann's jacket.
Gab and Juls: Does Koeman deserve any credit after Clasico defeat?: 10/26/20
Gab Marcotti, Julien Laurens and Sid Lowe discuss Real Madrids victory in El Clasico and ask if Barcelona can take away any positives from the defeat. Manchester United settled for a scoreless draw against Chelsea but why aren't Paul Pogba and Donny van de Beek not starting? And are Manchester City and Arsenal's struggles down to the manager or the players?
Gab and Juls: UCL Shock-tar for Real Madrid: 10/22/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Alex Kirkland to discuss how Real Madrid lost to Shakhtar Donetsk and ask whether the window of opportunity is closing for Zinedine Zidane. The guys also break down the proposed European Super League and ask why Mesut Ozil's been left out of Arsenal's 25 man squad.
Gab and Juls: Punishment for Pickford?: 10/19/20
Gab Marcotti, Julien Laurens and Don Hutchison discuss a controversial Merseyside Derby with Juls explaining why he believes Jordan Pickford should be punished for Virgil van Dijk's ACL injury. Plus, Zlatan Ibrahimovic leads AC Milan to a derby victory and Pep Guardiola outduels Mikel Arteta as Manchester City get back to winning ways.
Gab and Juls: 'Project Big Picture' a Big Mistake?: 10/15/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Project Big Picture and ask whether any of the more popular plans could be adopted by the Premier League. Plus, what impact does Cristiano Ronaldos positive COVID-19 test have and should matches be postponed?
Gab and Juls: Do France Need a Refresh?: 10/12/20
Stewart Robson joins Julien Laurens to explain why it was a poor England performance despite winning 2-1 against Belgium. Plus, World Cup winner Frank LeBoeuf argues that Didier Deschamps should consider dropping some big name players to make way for the next generation.
Gab and Juls: Transfer Window Special: 10/8/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss which clubs from across Europe did good or bad business in the transfer window. Why did Arsenal wait so late to sign Thomas Partey? Should Real Madrid have made any signings? Did Tottenham have the best transfer window in the Premier League? And why did Bayern Munich bring in four players in the final two days of the transfer window?
Gab and Juls: Awful Man United or Excellent Spurs?: 10/5/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss who's at fault for Manchester United's shocking 6-1 defeat at home to Tottenham and how Spurs were able to pull it off. Plus, Sid Lowe joins the guys to assess Barcelona's 1-1 draw against Sevilla. And finally, is it time for Liverpool fans to worry after their 7-2 loss at Aston Villa?
Gab and Juls: Understanding Man United's Transfer Strategy: 10/1/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester Uniteds transfer strategy with the window shutting in four days and ask if they should sign Edinson Cavani. Plus, did Borussia Dortmund miss a big opportunity to knock out Bayern Munich in the German Supercup?
Gab and Juls: What just happened?! : 9/28/20
Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti & Julien Laurens to try to understand how both Manchester City and Bayern Munich lost comprehensively this weekend. Plus, the guys discuss the VAR handball debate, Juventus 2-2 draw against Roma & Borussia Dortmunds 2-0 defeat to Augsburg.
Gab and Juls: Is Luis Suarez a Good Fit for Atletico Madrid?: 9/24/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe from Barcelona to discuss what kind of impact Luis Suarez will have at Atletico Madrid this season. Plus, are Manchester City favorites to win the Premier League and why did Patrice Evra criticize Manchester United?
Gab and Juls: Are Chelsea Rushing Timo Werner & Kai Havertz?: 9/21/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Thiago's debut and Frank Lampard's Timo Werner-Kai Havertz conundrum after Liverpools 2-0 victory over Chelsea. Plus, they react to Andrea Pirlos managerial debut at Juventus and ask whether Manchester United deserve any sympathy.
Gab and Juls: How will Thiago fit at Liverpool?: 9/17/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Derek Rae to look ahead to the new Bundesliga season and discuss the role Thiago Alcantara could play for Liverpool after a fee was agreed for the 29-year-old midfielder. They also preview the upcoming Serie A season and ask why Gareth Bale is heading back to North London.
Gab and Juls: Reasons for Worry at Liverpool?: 9/14/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to break down Liverpools late winner against newly promoted Leeds United. Plus, have PSG and Marseille damaged Ligue 1's reputation following their brawl on Sunday night? And what do they make of Jose Mourinho's post-match comments following Tottenham's loss to Everton.
Gab & Juls: Can Chelsea Compete for the PL Title?: 9/10/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti & Julien Laurens to look ahead to the new Premier League season and asks whether Chelsea can compete with Liverpool and Manchester City for the title. Plus, how does Antoine Griezmann fit in the Barcelona side? And is Manchester United's third kit the worst one ever?
Gab and Juls: Does Koeman want Messi at Barcelona?: 9/7/20
Sid Lowe joins Stewart Robson and Gab Marcotti to break down everything we've learned from the Lionel Messi-Barcelona transfer saga and explain why Ronaldo Koeman might not want the talisman on the team. Elsewhere, it has been a much happier transfer window for Chelsea, but how do the guys think Frank Lampard will fit all the new signings into his XI?
Gab and Juls: How Man United Can Get the Most From Donny van de Beek: 9/3/20
With Julien Laurens on holiday, Stewart Robson and Gab Marcotti wonder how Pep Guardiola would adapt to get Lionel Messi into his Manchester City team. Plus, the guys are joined by Jan Joost Van Gangelen to assess Van de Beeks switch to Manchester United.
Gab and Juls: Where does Kai Havertz fit at Chelsea?: 8/31/20
Julien Laurens and Don Hutchison ask whether or not Liverpool fans should be worried after their lackluster performance in the Community Shield. Aubameyang stole the show at Wembley again so why haven't Arsenal been able to lock down their talisman forward with a new contract? Plus, Jan Aage Fjortoft joins the podcast to discuss if Kai Havertz' transfer to Chelsea makes sense and takes a stroll down memory lane to talk about playing with Don at Sheffield United.
Gab and Juls: Barcelona's Messi Situation: 8/27/20
Sid Lowe joins Stewart Robson and Julien Laurens to discuss who's to blame for Lionel Messi wanting to leave Barcelona and where he should play this season. Plus, they talk about the importance of this season's Community Shield between Arsenal and Liverpool and debate whether David De Gea should start over Dean Henderson at Manchester United.
Gab and Juls: Bayern Munich, Champions of Europe: 8/24/20
Julien Laurens and Stewart Robson are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munichs 6th Champions League final trophy, and ask how a team who lost 5-1 against Eintracht Frankfurt in November managed to win the Champions League.
Gab and Juls: Can PSG Make History in Lisbon?: 8/20/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to preview the Champions League final, with Paris Saint-Germain set to make their first ever appearance against ten-time finalists Bayern Munich. Plus, the guys discuss the latest updates on Kai Havertz's move to Chelsea, how long Ronald Koeman will last a Barcelona and if Jadon Sancho will move to Manchester United this summer.
Gab and Juls: Another Guardiola UCL Failure: 8/17/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss who's at fault for Manchester City's shock defeat to Lyon in the Champions League quarterfinals and what's Manchester United's biggest problem after being ousted from the Europa League. Plus, they weigh in on Lionel Messi's future and ask whether Ronald Koeman is the right man to lead Barcelona.
Gab and Juls: PSG End Atalanta's Fairytale Season: 8/13/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Atalantas late heartbreak as they were eliminated in the Champions League quarterfinals by PSG. Stewart Robson joins the guys to preview Barcelonas match against Bayern Munich. Plus, what does Blaise Matuidi bring to Inter Miami?
Gab and Juls: Is Andrea Pirlo a Mistake for Juventus?: 8/10/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens ask whether Juventus made a mistake putting Andrea Pirlo in charge due to his lack of managerial experience. Plus, Jan Aage Fjortoft discusses the details of Jadon Sanchos transfer deadline between Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund, but explains how Sanchos future could still be in Manchester.
Gab and Juls: Pep Guardiola's UCL Burden: 8/6/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Pep Guardiola's record in the Champions League and ask what lessons he can learn from Zinedine Zidane. Plus, Manchester United let Alexis Sanchez join Inter Milan -- but who got the better end of the deal? They also pay tribute to Iker Casillas' career after retiring earlier this week.
Gab and Juls: Should Arsenal Give Aubameyang a New Deal?: 8/3/20
Gab Marcotti and Stewart Robson discuss Arsenal's 2-1 win over Chelsea in the FA Cup final and ask whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deserves a new deal in North London. James Olley joins the podcast to ponder Kepa Arrizabalaga's future at Chelsea. Plus, Stewart Robson argues that it might be Scudetto-or-bust next season after Antonio Conte's latest rant.
Gab and Juls: Unfair to Compare Solskjaer with Mourinho?: 7/27/20
Stewart Robson and Gab Marcotti discuss the final day of the Premier League and ask whether Manchester Uniteds enthusiasm for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is misplaced. Plus, is Maurizio Sarri's future safe after Juventus secured their 9th consecutive Scudetto?
Gab and Juls: Premier League Final Day Drama: 7/23/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look ahead to a crucial final round of fixtures in the Premier League with Chelsea, Manchester United and Leicester City fighting for Champions League qualification. They also ask if it was the right decision for AC Milan to not hire Ralf Rangnick. Plus, who should be named Premier League Player of the Year?
Gab and Juls: Is Solskjaer or De Gea to Blame for FA Cup Exit?: 7/20/20
Mark Ogden joins the show to assess Manchester Uniteds poor performance against Chelsea in the FA Cup and discuss what the club should do with David De Gea The guys also discuss Antonio Contes frustrations at Inter following their 2-2 draw at Roma and discuss Karim Benzemas impact for Real Madrid this season.
Gab and Juls: Does Reaching 100 Points Matter?: 7/16/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus' recent struggles and whether the club can succeed with Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri. Plus, will anyone remember that Liverpool won't crack 100 points this season?
Gab and Juls: Have Manchester City Made a Joke of FFP?: 7/13/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Manchester City's successful appeal to CAS and ask if Man City were lucky to escape a UEFA ban. The guys also look back at a fantastic battle between Juventus and Atalanta and how the handball impacted the match. Plus, James Olley makes his debut on the show to ask whether Tottenham or Arsenal will reach the Champions League first.
Gab and Juls: Messi Holds All the Cards: 7/9/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss AC Milans surprise win against Juventus and ask where Zlatan Ibrahimovics future lies. Plus, Sid Lowe recaps Barcelonas narrow victory over Espanyol, and explains why now isnt the time for Messi to sign a new deal with the club.
Gab and Juls: Premier League Crystal Ball: 7/6/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens predict who will qualify for the Champions League from England and Inter Milan's shock defeat to Bologna. Plus, are Manchester City a team in transition?
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