The Gab & Juls Show
Gab and Juls: Is Pep Guardiola to blame?: 12/7/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Citys fourth Premier League game without a win in a row after their 1-0 defeat against Aston Villa. The guys also talk about Jude Bellinghams Golden Boy award, Manchester Uniteds 2-1 win over Chelsea & praise third-tier Saarbrücken after their 2-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB Pokal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gab and Juls: Is Haaland overthinking things?: 12/4/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by Don Hutchison to discuss Manchester Citys 3-3 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. The guys also cover Barcelonas 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid, Trent Alexander-Arnolds heroics against Fulham and the end of Bayer Leverkusens 14 consecutive wins in the Bundesliga. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gab and Juls: Can Man United rescue their Champions League campaign?: 11/30/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens dissect Manchester Uniteds 3-3 draw with Galatasaray in the Champions League to set up a dramatic matchday six, where they have one more chance to qualify for the knockout stages. The guys also discuss IFABs approval of sin bin trials, which club has the most popular jersey and Cristiano Ronaldo again making headlines. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Gab and Juls: Man City and Liverpool keep title race wide open: 11/27/23
Julien Laurens is joined by Nedum Onuoha to discuss the big game this week between Manchester City and Liverpool, which ended in a 1-1 draw at the Etihad. The guys also chat about Arsenal taking top spot in the Premier League, Alejandro Garnachos super goal, plus all the biggest talking points from a busy weekend of football.
Gab and Juls: Maracanã Madness: 11/23/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by ESPN Brasils Gustavo Hofman to reflect on the distressing scenes at the Maracanã ahead of Argentinas 1-0 victory over Brazil and ask whats next for both Brazil and Argentina. The guys also discuss the UEFA Euro 2024 playoff draw, whether Inter Miami will play in Saudi Arabia or not & if Italy were lucky to qualify for the Euros.
The Gab and Juls Show: Should Chelsea & City be nervous following Everton sanctions?: 11/20/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss The Premier Leagues decision to dock Everton 10 points for breaching financial rules and ask whether Manchester City and Chelsea could face similar or worse. The guys also discuss Argentinas 2-0 defeat against Uruguay, Julian Nagelsmanns first defeat as Germany manager and ask if David de Gea could move to Miami.
The Gab and Juls Show: Big changes at Manchester United?: 11/16/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Richard Arnolds departure from Manchester United and ask what changes Sir Jim Ratcliffe will bring once his minority stake purchase has been confirmed. The guys also discuss Walter Mazzarris surprising return to Napoli, Chelseas Cyprus Confidential problem & ask if Messi mania in Miami has already begun to fade.
Gab and Juls: Chelsea and Manchester City play out Premier League classic: 11/13/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to dissect Chelsea and Manchester Citys thrilling 4-4 draw at Stamford Bridge. The guys also discuss Tottenhams last-minute defeat, the NWSL Championship final, as well as running through the biggest talking points from a packed weekend of action.
Gab and Juls: Champions League nightmare for Manchester United : 11/9/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Uniteds nightmare 4-3 loss to FC Copenhagen in the Champions League. They also run through the rest of the Champions League action, talk Ange Postecoglous tactics and debate Cristiano Ronaldos issues with a former Portugal coach.
Gab and Juls: Kane on fire as Bayern thump Dortmund : 11/6/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens dive into the action from Bayern Munichs crushing 4-0 win over Borussia Dortmund at the weekend. The guys also discuss the VAR controversy in the game between Arsenal and Newcastle, a late winner for Roma in Serie A and allegations of corruption in Brazil.
Gab and Juls: Man Uniteds meltdown continues : 11/2/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens dive into another horrible night for Manchester United and Erik ten Hag as they were humiliated by Newcastle in the Carabao Cup. They also discuss a shock upset for Bayern Munich in the DFB Pokal, Lionel Messis Ballon dOr win, and yet more controversy surrounding Neymar.
Gab and Juls: Can Jude Bellingham get better?: 10/31/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens praise Jude Bellingham after his two goals helped guide Real Madrid past Barcelona in El Clasico. The guys also discuss the Manchester derby, Napoli's fightback against AC Milan and ask if people are sleeping on Liverpool.
Gab and Juls: Do PSG have the depth to win the Champions League?: 10/26/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSG's 3-0 win over AC Milan in the Champions League and ask whether there might be a depth problem to Luis Enrique's side. The guys also discuss Newcastle's 1-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund, Sandro Tonali's 10-month ban & ask if Jose Mourinho wants to paint the town yellow and red.
The Gab and Juls Show: Do PSG have the depth to win the Champions League?: 10/26/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSG's 3-0 win over AC Milan in the Champions League and ask whether there might be a depth problem to Luis Enrique's side. The guys also discuss Newcastle's 1-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund, Sandro Tonali's 10-month ban & ask if Jose Mourinho wants to paint the town yellow and red.
Gab and Juls: Is the Jury still out on Mauricio Pochettino?: 10/23/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at Chelsea's 2-2 draw against Arsenal and ask whether Mauricio Pochettino is to blame for Chelsea's dropped points. The guys also discuss more ugliness involving Vinicius Jr. in LaLiga, Juventus' crucial 1-0 win over Milan and pay respects to Sir Bobby Charlton.
Gab and Juls: Does football have a gambling problem?: 10/19/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by Nedum Onuoha to discuss Englands 3-1 victory over Italy and to discuss potential sanctions against Sandro Tonali and Nicolo Zaniolo for gambling breaches. Plus, Luis Miguel Echegaray joins the guys to break down the latest news from CONMEBOL after Neymar was injured against Uruguay and Argentina made light work of Peru.
Gab and Juls: Why are Haaland, Odegaard and Norway struggling?: 10/16/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson and Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Norway's struggles on the international stage despite talented players such as Erling Haaland and Martin Odegaard. The guys also discuss England supporters booing Jordan Henderson, Sandro Tonali and Nicolo Zaniolo's betting investigations and Daniel Sturridge's dog dispute.
Gab and Juls: Was Eden Hazard an EPL GOAT?: 10/12/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Eden Hazard's career after he announced his retirement from football at 32. The guys discuss UEFA's decision to award Euro 2028 to the UK & Ireland, Wayne Rooney's new job at Birmingham City and ask if Lionel Messi could play in Europe or Saudi Arabia during the MLS off-season.
Gab and Juls: Advantage Arsenal?: 10/9/23
Stewart Robson and Mark Ogden join Gab Marcotti to discuss Arsenals 1-0 win over Manchester City and ask whether Mateo Kovacic was lucky to stay on the pitch. Plus, they praise Jude Bellinghams incredible start at Real Madrid and Olivier Girouds goalkeeping skills, while asking whether Wayne Rooney is the right man to lead Birmingham City to the Premier League.
Gab and Juls: Is Luis Enrique to blame for PSG's problems?: 10/5/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Newcastle United's 4-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League and ask who is to blame for PSG's poor start to the season? The guys also criticize Manchester United after their 3-2 defeat against Galatasaray, weigh-in on FIFA's World Cup 2030 plans and ask whether Barcelona got lucky against Porto.
Gab and Juls Show: VAR Fails Again: 10/2/23
Julien Laurens is joined by Nedum Onuoha to discuss Luis Diaz' disallowed goal in Liverpool's 2-1 defeat against high-flying Tottenham and ask who was to blame for the latest VAR mistake in the Premier League. The guys also discuss Jude Bellingham's heroics, the return of the WSL and ask if everything is better in Napoli again.
Gab and Juls: What now for Victor Osimhen and Napoli? : 9/28/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss an embarrassing week for Napoli and what this could mean for Victor Osimhen and the club going forward. They also dive into the latest stories from the footballing world, including Man City crashing out of the Carabao Cup and Lionel Messis Inter Miami missing out in the US Open Cup Final.
Gab and Juls Show: Is Carlo Ancelotti to blame for Atleti defeat?: 9/25/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrids 3-1 defeat to city rivals Atletico Madrid in LaLiga. The guys also look back at Arsenal and Tottenhams entertaining 2-2 draw in the Premier League, praise PSG after they beat Marseille 4-0 & discuss Megan Rapinoes legacy after she played her final game for the USWNT.
Gab and Juls Show: How does Harry Kane fit into Bayern Munich's system?: 9/21/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Bayern Munich's 4-3 victory against Manchester United in the Champions League and ask whether there are improvements to still be made at Bayern, despite the win. The guys also discuss PSG's 2-0 win over Dortmund, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's interview and once again reassess their appraisal of João Félix.
Gab and Juls Show: Is Erik ten Hag to blame for Brighton defeat?: 9/18/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Uniteds 3-1 loss against Brighton and ask whether Erik ten Hag should take responsibility for the performance and the result. The guys also show love to Inter Milan after their 5-1 demolition of city rivals AC Milan, praise Joao Felix in Barcelonas 5-0 win over Betis & ask if its a coincidence that PSG sold three players to clubs based in Qatar.
Gab and Juls Show: Is Paul Pogba's football career over?: 9/14/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Paul Pogba's positive test for testosterone and ask whether a four-year ban would signal the end of the mercurial midfielder's career. The guys also discuss Gareth Southgate's defence of Harry Maguire, Everton's potential sale to 777 Partners & ask why sports fans might be interested in Morocco debutant Amir Richardson. All that and loads more on the Gab and Juls Show.
Gab and Juls Show: What's going on in Germany?: 9/11/23
Gab Marcotti and Don Hutchison are joined by Archie Rhind-Tutt to discuss Hansi Flicks departure as Germany manager following their 4-1 defeat against Japan to ask who can replace him and what this means for the Euro hosts next summer. The guys also discuss Luis Rubiales departure, Manchester Uniteds Antony issues and if Harvey Barnes should switch international allegiances from England to Scotland.
Gab and Juls: Hermoso formally accuses Rubiales: 9/7/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined from Spain by Samuel Marsden to break down the news of World Cup winner Jenni Hermoso accusing Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales of sexual assault for kissing her on the lips without her consent. The pair also get stuck into the Ballon dOr nominations, and Saudi Pro Leagues transfer deadline day.
Gab & Juls: Man United stung by Arsenal & Sancho: 9/4/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to cover all of the fallout from Arsenals dramatic win over Manchester United, as well as a rising conflict between Erik ten Hag and Jadon Sancho. The guys also get stuck into all of the weekends football action in quick hits.
Gab & Juls: Transfer madness in the Premier League: 8/31/23
With the clock ticking towards Fridays transfer deadline day across Europe, Nedum Onuoha joins Julien Laurens to talk through the biggest deals of the window so far and those that are yet to come.
Gab and Juls: Liverpools thrilling comeback: 8/28/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are back to break down Liverpools thrilling win over Newcastle in the Premier League, including Virgil van Dijks red card and Darwin Núñezs match-winning cameo. The pair also talk Barcelonas shining young stars, Arsenals stumble against Fulham and everything from across the football world this weekend in quick hits.
Gab & Juls: Problems on and off the pitch for Manchester United: 8/24/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by ESPN commentator Rob Palmer to discuss Manchester Uniteds decision not to reintegrate Mason Greenwood back into the squad, as well as the mounting on-field issues after a poor start to the season. The pair also talk Manchester Citys transfer moves, further Saudi Arabian interest in European stars and more in quick hits.
Gab & Juls: Spain Secure World Cup Glory: 8/21/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down the good and bad of the Womens World Cup final, as Spains success was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding their head coach and the president of the Spanish football federation. The pair also get stuck in to all the weekends football from around the world in quick hits.
Gab and Juls: Questions for Man City after Super Cup win: 8/17/23
Julien Laurens is back in the studio alongside Gab Marcotti as the pair break down all the talking points from Manchester Citys UEFA Super Cup win over Sevilla, preview the Womens World Cup final and cover all the latest football news from around the world.
Gab & Juls: Is Caicedo the answer for Chelsea?: 8/14/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to look back on Chelsea and Liverpool's thrilling start to their Premier League seasons, while Jan Aage Fjortoft dials in to reflect on a disappointing start to life at Bayern Munich for Harry Kane as RB Leipzig claim the Supercup with a 3-0 win.
Gab and Juls: Bayern go big for Kane: 8/10/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by Don Hutchison to react to Bayern Munich finally breaking through in their quest for Tottenham's Harry Kane, as Spurs accept a huge bid for their star striker. Alex Kirkland dials in from Spain to preview the LaLiga season, with Real Madrid and Barcelona set to go head-to-head again. And there's plenty to discuss in quick hits, with Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea eyeing up big midfield moves.
Gab & Juls: Arsenal start with silverware: 8/7/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by Nedum Onuoha to break down Arsenal's Community Shield triumph over Manchester City in the first Gab & Juls Show of the new season, before Julien Laurens dials in from Australia with the latest from the Women's World Cup.
Gab & Juls Show Meet: Ricardo Fort: 7/27/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens catch up with former Coca-Cola and VISA sports marketing guru Ricardo Fort to hear some stories behind how some of the biggest deals in football get made.
Gab & Juls Show: Ranking the best players in the World: 7/6/23
Gab Marcotit and Julien Laurens discuss the ESPN FC 100 list of the best players and coaches in world football. The guys also break down Declan Rices move to Arsenal, Mason Mounts move to Manchester United, praise Didier Drogbas plans to protect young players & ask why Jonjo Shelvey was trending online this week.
Gab & Juls Show: Fixing Chelseas transfer window: 7/3/23
Gab Marcotit and Julien Laurens discuss Chelseas deals so far this window and ask what else Mauricio Pochettinos side need to do this summer to compete for the Premier League next season. The guys also discuss Sandro Tonalis move to Newcastle, Josko Gvardiols move to Manchester City and Dominik Szoboszlais completed deal to Liverpool.
Gab & Juls Show: The Price is Rice?: 6/29/23
Julien Laurens and Don Hutchison discuss Arsenals move for West Hams Declan Rice and ask whether the England international is worth £105m. The guys also discuss Harry Kanes potential move to Bayern Munich & ask why ex-Man United defender Gary Neville is going to appear on a British reality show.
Gab and Juls: Will Kai Havertz be a success at Arsenal?: 6/26/23
Julien Laurens and Nedum Onuoha take a closer look at the biggest deals in the Premier League so far and ask whether Kai Havertz move from Chelsea to Arsenal is a risk or not. The guys also discuss the Euro U21 tournament, Ilkay Gundogans move to Barcelona & ask why Manchester United havent been able to agree a fee for Mason Mount.
Gab and Juls: The Summer of Saudi: 6/22/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Saudi Arabian clubs' heavy investment in European players as N'Golo Kante becomes the latest player to make the switch from Europe. The guys also look ahead to the NBA draft with their very own fantasy draft of footballers born in 2001. All that and much more including Sandro Tonali's move to Newcastle, Ilkay Gundogan's move to Barcelona and why Arsenal have suspended sales of their new kit.
Gab and Juls: Has Luka Modric played his last game for Croatia?: 6/19/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Spains success in the Nations League final and ask whether this was the international curtain-call of one of Croatias greatest players. The guys also discuss Saudi Arabias spending spree, why Real Madrid have brought Joselu back & ask if Gregg Berhalter is the right man for the USMNT job.
Gab and Juls: Is Mbappe to Madrid inevitable?: 6/15/23
Gab Marcotti and Don Hutchison discuss Kylian Mbappe's decision not to renew his contract at Paris Saint-Germain and ask whether a move to Real Madrid is back on the cards for the French superstar. The guys also discuss the Nations League semifinal between Croatia and the Netherlands, break down Jude Bellingham's big-money move to Real Madrid & ask whether £90m is the right price for Declan Rice.
Gab & Juls Show: Citys Treble triumph!: 6/12/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Citys Champions League victory over Inter Milan and discuss what next for Pep Guardiolas side. The guys also discuss The UEFA team of the season, pay respects to Silvio Berlusconi & ask who else could be heading to Saudi Arabia.
Gab and Juls: All eyes on Istanbul: 6/8/23
Julien Laurens and Stewart Robson are in the studio while Gab Marcotti joins the guys from Istanbul ahead of the Champions League final between Manchester City and Inter Milan. The guys debate which Pep Guardiola side is the best, discuss Lionel Messi's Miami move & praise the historic Europa Conference League win for West Ham United.
Gab & Juls Show: Peps Treble troubles?: 6/5/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at Manchester Citys 2-1 win over Manchester United in the FA Cup final and ask whether the pressure of their upcoming Champions League final against Inter Milan is weighing heavily on Pep Guardiola. The guys also pay respects to Zlatan Ibrahimovic after he announced his retirement and discuss Karim Benzemas impending exit from Real Madrid.
Gab & Juls: Sevilla trumps Mourinho to win another Europa League : 6/1/23
Stewart Robson fills in for Julien Laurens and joins Gab Marcotti on the Gab and Juls Show. The guys dive in to Sevillas win vs. Roma in the Europa league final. They also take an in-depth look at Mauricio Pochettinos appointment as manager of Chelsea, give the latest on Tottenhams manager search and talk about an interesting plus one for Romelu Lukaku at Lautaro Martinezs wedding.
Gab and Juls: Dortmund's Final Day Disaster: 5/29/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to break down a dramatic end to the Bundesliga season that saw Borussia Dortmund fall at the final hurdle to hand Bayern Munich their 11th straight title. The pair also discuss the final day of Premier League action, PSG wrapping up the Ligue 1 title and much more.
Gab and Juls: The key to Inter Milans UCL hopes: 5/25/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Inter Milans 2-1 win over Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia final and ask whether Inter can learn from this game to prepare for the Champions League final against Manchester City. The guys also discuss the continued fallout over the racial abuse suffered by Vinicius Jr. at the weekend, praise Brighton after qualifying for Europe and explain why Jose Mourinho isnt happy that Juventus 10-point deduction was re-instated.
Gab & Juls Show: Vini & Real Madrid take fight to LaLiga: 5/22/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens praise Manchester City after they were confirmed as Premier League champions this weekend before inviting Alex Kirkland onto the show to break down the fallout in LaLiga after Vinicius Jr. was racially abused by Valencia fans during their 1-0 defeat on Sunday.
Gab and Juls: Are Manchester City Inevitable? : 5/18/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Citys 4-0 victory over Real Madrid in the Champions League and ask whether their treble chase is on track. The guys also discuss Inter Milans 1-0 win over AC Milan and ask if they can repeat their 2010 success.
Gab & Juls Show: Xavi DNA crucial to Barca turnaround?: 5/15/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Barcelonas LaLiga title victory and ask what impact Xavi has had on a club that has had plenty of drama to contend with off the pitch. The guys also discuss Manchester Citys 3-0 win over Everton, AC Milans Ultra intervention and praise Gael Clichy after his goal for Servette from the halfway line.
Gab & Juls Show: Peps treble on track?: 5/11/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the opening leg of the Champions League semi-finals and ask whether Manchester City actually have a chance to win the treble this season. The guys also discuss Lionel Messi's future at Paris Saint-Germain, Oliver Kahn's big Bayern revelations & ask why Gareth Bale would come out of retirement.
Gab and Juls: Will Ancelotti leave Real Madrid on a high?: 5/8/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrid's Copa del Rey victory and look ahead to their Champions League semifinal vs. Manchester City. The guys also discuss Arsenal's 2-0 win against Newcastle, Borussia Dortmund's emphatic victory over Wolfsburg and bid farewell to Jean-Michel Aulas after he stepped down as Lyon President.
Gab & Juls Show: Is Messi finished in Paris?: 5/4/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Lionel Messis future after he was fined two weeks wages by PSG for travelling to Saudi Arabia when he was expected in training. The guys ask where next for Messi and if a return to Barcelona is likely. The guys also discuss Arsenals 3-1 victory over Chelsea, the return of Sam Allardyce & praise Erling Haaland after he took the record for the most goals scored in a Premier League season.
Gab and Juls: Did Klopp Go Too Far?: 5/1/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Liverpools wild 4-3 victory over Tottenham that featured Jurgen Klopp slamming referee Paul Tierney & Ryan Mason after the match and ask whether Klopp's comments were justified. Plus, Manchester City are the new Premier League leaders, Napoli are made to wait for their third scudetto and Lionel Messi keeps giving his individual trophies away.
Gab and Juls: Man City Swipe Arsenal Aside: 4/27/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Citys 4-1 victory over title rivals Arsenal and ask what Mikel Arteta could have done differently, if anything, to have defeated Pep Guardiola's side. The guys also discuss Inter's 1-0 win over Juventus in the Coppa Italia semifinal, whether Mauricio Pochettino is the right man for Chelsea and if a Champions League final in America would be a popular idea.
Gab & Juls Show: Are Bayern out of the title race?: 4/24/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munichs shock defeat against Mainz in the Bundesliga. The guys also break down Tottenhams shock 6-1 defeat against top four rivals Newcastle, discuss Napolis 1-0 win over Juventus & praise Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenneys Wrexham success.
Gab & Juls Show: Milan Derby in the Champions League!: 4/20/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss AC Milans victory over Napoli to set up a Champions League semi-final with city rivals Inter after their 3-3 draw against Benfica. The guys also talk about Real Madrids 2-0 win over Chelsea, Manchester Citys elimination of Bayern Munich and ask whether Cristiano Ronaldo is in trouble after Al Nassrs 2-0 defeat against Al Hilal.
Gab and Juls: Arsenal Title Race Slip: 4/17/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens dive into Arsenals 2-2 draw with West Ham and ask if Mikel Arteta's side remain favorites for the Premier League title. Man United take advantage of Newcastle and Tottenham's slip-ups in the top-4 race, but can Unai Emery's Aston Villa crash the party? Plus, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund both stumble in the Bundesliga title race.
Gab & Juls Show: Is Mane finished at Bayern?: 4/13/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Bayern Munichs 3-0 defeat against Manchester City in the Champions League and ask whether Sadio Manes time at Bayern may well be up after he and teammate Leroy Sane reportedly fought after the match. The guys also discuss Real Madrids 2-0 victory over Chelsea, Inters surprise win in Lisbon & whether a certain Special One could be headed to Saudi Arabia to manage Cristiano Ronaldo.
Gab and Juls Meets: Mike Forde: 4/12/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Chelsea executive Mike Forde to discuss learning lessons from Roman Abramovic, what European teams can learn from American franchises and his influence in bringing Erik ten Hag to Manchester United.
Gab and Juls: Robertson's Referee Skirmish: 4/10/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by Don Hutchison to discuss Liverpools crazy 2-2 draw with league leaders Arsenal to ask who's to blame over Andy Robertsons referee scuffle, whether Virgil Van Dijk might be nearing the end of his time at Liverpool and if Arsenal are still favorites for the title. Plus, the guys discuss Real Madrid's front row seat to the Samuel Chukwueze show, Man United's murky future after Marcus Rashford's injury, and Frank Lampard's rough re-appearance as Chelsea manager.
Gab and Juls: Barcelona Showing Cracks?: 4/6/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrids emphatic second leg Copa del Rey Clasico victory over Barcelona and how Barcelona might not appear to be the finished article just yet. Plus, the guys discuss Chelseas decision to bring Frank Lampard back to the club in an interim role, Romelu Lukaku's late and controversial red card against Juventus, the re-election of UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin and ask whether Lionel Messi is really considering a move to Saudi Arabia.
Gab and Juls: Tuchel's Torrid Start at Bayern: 4/3/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by Nedum Onuoha and Jan Aage Fjortoft to talk about Bayerns 4-2 victory over title-chasing Borussia Dortmund and ask whether Thomas Tuchel is the man to help Bayern maintain their level of dominance in the Bundesliga and beyond. Gab and Nedum also discuss Graham Potters exit from Chelsea and question whether Julian Nagelsmann should be considered the favorite to take over in West London.
Gab & Juls Show: Whats happened to Spain?: 3/30/23
Gab Marcotti is joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Spains shock defeat to Scotland in European qualifying and asks whether the former World Cup and Euro champions may not qualify for next years tournament. The guys also look ahead to Thomas Tuchels first challenge as Bayern manager, take a closer look at Gerard Piques Kings League and ask whether Marcus Rashford will sign a new deal with Manchester United.
Gab and Juls: Conte, Spurs Call it Quits: 3/27/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the departures of Julian Nagelsmann and Antonio Conte with the former being heavily linked with the Tottenham job in the summer. The guys also look back at the biggest moments from the international break and ask why Neymar was upset over a video game.
Gab & Juls: Who will buy Manchester United?: 3/23/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the potential sale of Manchester United with two bids being considered by the Glazer family. The guys also discuss Antonio Contes future at Tottenham, whether Brazil are interested in Carlo Ancelotti & say farewell to Mesut Ozil after he announced his retirement.
Gab and Juls: Barcelona's LaLiga Title Clincher?: 3/20/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens dive into Barcelonas win over Real Madrid in El Clasico, which put the Catalan club 12 points clear at the top of LaLiga, and discuss whether or not the title race is now over. The guys also break down Fulham's red card meltdown against Manchester United in the FA Cup, Bayern Munichs shock loss to Bayer Leverkusen and Antonio Contes furious post-match press conference after Tottenhams draw with Southampton.
Gab and Juls: Haaland's Historic Night: 3/16/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down Manchester City and Erling Haalands 7-0 demolition of RB Leipzig in the Champions League and discuss how long Erling Haaland can continue to break goal-scoring records. The guys also discuss Gianni Infantinos re-election as FIFA President, Real Madrids completing their UCL rout over Liverpool and tell the story of Violette AC and Haitian club's David & Goliath victory over Austin FC.
Gab & Juls: Will United miss Casemiro?: 3/13/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Uniteds 0-0 draw and ask whether Casemiros four-game ban will impact their season. The guys also talk Gary Lineker, Paul Pogbas Juventus future & ask why Steven Gerrard is heading to Turkey.
Gab & Juls: What now for PSG?: 3/9/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Paris Saint-Germains elimination from the Champions League at the hands of Bayern Munich and ask what now for Christophe Galtiers side. The guys also talk about Chelseas 2-1 aggregate win over Borussia Dortmund, Joan Laportas big interview and ask why Kyle Walker could be in big trouble
Gab and Juls: Liverpool's Seventh Heaven: 3/6/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Liverpools 7-0 victory over Manchester United and ask whether this type of result was on the cards for Erik ten Hags men. The guys also praise Reiss Nelson after his 97th minute winner for Arsenal against Bournemouth, ask whether the LaLiga title race is over and debate whether Kevin De Bruyne should be dropped for Manchester City.
Gab and Juls: Arsenal's Edge Over Man City?: 3/2/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down Arsenal's redemptive win over Everton and debate whether their now 5-point lead over Manchester City is enough of an edge as they move into the critical part of the season. Plus, Man United continue to roll on in the cup competitions while questions rise over their many home games and Lionel Messi and Alexia Putellas bring home FIFA TheBest awards to the tune of some controversy.
Gab & Juls: Should Chelsea stick with Potter?: 2/27/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Chelsea's 2-0 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and ask how long the Blues will last before sacking Graham Potter. The guys also discuss the Madrid derby, Manchester United's League Cup victory & if it's too early still to call Napoli Serie A champions.
Gab & Juls: Liverpool's Real horror show: 2/23/23
Julien Laurens is joined by Nedum Onuoha to discuss Liverpool's 5-2 defeat against Real Madrid in the Champions League where the guys ask whether Liverpool have any realistic chance to come back in the 2nd leg. The guys also discuss Manchester City's 1-1 draw with RB Leipzig, Napoli's 2-0 win over Frankfurt and pay respects to the late commentator, John Motson.
Gab and Juls: Arsenal & Man City's Pivotal Weekend: 2/20/23
Nedum Onuoha joins the show alongside Julien Laurens to break down the two contrasting results for Arsenal and Manchester City on the weekend and discuss the impact it has on the title race going forward. Plus, Liverpool and Real Madrid both win 2-0 on the weekend ahead of their UCL rematch on Tuesday, and Manchester United and Barcelona both carry good form heading into the 2nd leg of their Europa League bout.
Gab & Juls: Have Arsenal bottled it?: 2/16/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Citys crucial 3-1 victory over Arsenal to move ahead of them at the top of the Premier League table. The guys also discuss PSGs 1-0 defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, praise Jakub Jankto & ask why Jesse Marsch wont be joining Southampton.
Gab and Juls: Are Chelsea Ruthless Enough?: 2/13/23
Julien Laurens is joined by Don Hutchison to discuss Chelsea's 1-1 draw with West Ham as the Blues draw their third game in a row and slip further down the Premier League table. The guys also dive into the contentious VAR decisions in the Premier League from the weekend, Real Madrid's Club World Cup victory and PSG's back-to-back defeats ahead of Tuesday's crucial UCL clash with Bayern Munich.
Gab and Juls: Would New Owners Improve Man United?: 2/9/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Uniteds 2-2 draw against Leeds United and ask whether a bid from Qatar-based investors will help to re-invigorate the club. The guys also discuss Real Madrids 4-1 victory over Al Ahly in the Club World Cup, PSGs 2-1 defeat in the Coupe de France and debate whether the excitement around Ronaldinhos son at Barcelona is justified.
Gab and Juls: Man City's FFP Concerns: 2/6/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Citys 1-0 defeat against Tottenham and break down the implications of the Premier League's charge of Man City breaching the rules regarding Financial Fair Play over nine seasons. Plus, the guys also discuss Sean Dyche frustrating Mikel Arteta and Arsenal, Inter delivering another blow to Milan in the Milan derby, Cristiano Ronaldo scoring his first goal for Al Nasr and Enzo Fernandezs debut for Chelsea.
Gab & Juls: Are Chelsea following the rules?: 2/2/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Chelseas controversial and expensive transfer window after the Blues announced the new big-money signing of Enzo Fernandez on Transfer Deadline Day. The guys also discuss Manchester Uniteds Carabao Cup semifinal win over Nottingham Forest, Bayerns Pokal win over Mainz & ask whether Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema will follow Cristiano Ronaldo to Saudi Arabia.
Gab and Juls: Klopp Under Pressure at Liverpool?: 1/30/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Liverpool's 2-1 defeat against Brighton in the FA Cup and ask whether Jurgen Klopp's position is under pressure. The guys also discuss Casemiro's fine form in a 3-1 win over Reading, AC Milan's 5-2 defeat against Sassuolo, Real Madrid's 0-0 draw with Real Sociedad and ask if Cristiano Ronaldo will play in Europe again.
Gab & Juls: Has Neuer played his last game for Bayern?: 1/26/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss the Bundesliga title race and ask whether back-to-back draws constitutes as a crisis for Bayern Munich. The guys also discuss Manchester Uniteds 3-0 win in the opening leg of the Carabao Cup semi final against Nottingham Forest, Barcelonas Copa del Rey win over Real Sociedad & ask why its so important that Kylian Mbappe is the new vice captain at Paris Saint-Germain. All that and much more on The Gab & Juls Show.
Gab and Juls: Arsenal Flex Title Muscles: 1/23/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens dive into the incredible match between Arsenal and Manchester United and discuss the strengths of Mikel Arteta's team and what they're doing in the transfer window to potentially get even stronger. Plus, the guys also break down Juventus' 15 point deduction in Serie A and why they still face a long road of legal trouble ahead, Liverpools drab game against Chelsea and Cristiano Ronaldos debut for Al Nassr.
Gab and Juls: Feel-good factor back at Ten Hags Man United: 1/19/23
Gab Marcotti and Don Hutchison dive into the resurgence at Manchester United after 9 wins in their last 10 games. The guys also take a close look at Inter Milans crushing win vs. AC Milan in the Italian Supercoppa, discuss Leandro Trossards pending move to Arsenal and talk about a strange tribute to Lionel Messi.
Gab and Juls: Arteta Has Arsenal Purring: 1/16/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take an in-depth look at Arsenals win at Tottenham in the North London Derby and how Mikel Arteta picked apart Antonio Conte's side. The guys also discuss Manchester Uniteds controversial equalizing goal in their 2-1 win over Manchester City, Liverpool's "worst performance" against Brighton, Mykhailo Mudryks dramatic move to Chelsea and Barcelonas impressive win agianst Real Madrid in the Spanish Supercopa final.
Gab and Juls: Real Madrid squeeze into Supercopa final: 1/12/23
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrids performance vs. Valencia after they made the Spanish Supercopa final via a penalty shootout. They also dive into Lionel Messis return to PSG, Manchester Citys Carabao Cup exit and comment on Gareth Bales career after he announced his retirement from football.
Gab and Juls: All Going Wrong for Chelsea: 1/9/23
Don Hutchison drops in with Julien Laurens to discuss the growing crisis for Graham Potter at Chelsea after their humiliating defeat to Man City in the FA Cup. The guys also dive into Liverpools sticky form, Roma's late robbery against AC Milan and Stevenage Boroughs incredible FA Cup upset win over Aston Villa.
Gab & Juls: Can Conte get more out of Spurs?: 1/5/23
Julien Laurens and Nedum Onuoha take a closer look at Tottenham Hotspur and ask whether Antonio Conte is getting the best out of the players at the club. The guys also discuss Lionel Messi's return to PSG, the end of Napoli's unbeaten run & ask what is going on between Gregg Berhalter and the Reyna family.
Gab and Juls: Arsenal Juggernaut Rolls On: 1/2/23
Stewart Robson fills in for Gab Marcotti and joins Julien Laurens to discuss Arsenals impressive restart after the World Cup and their chances at running away with the Premier League trophy. The guys also discuss Peles impact on world football, Cristiano Ronaldos move to Al-Nassr and a pivotal moment in Chelseas season.
Gab and Juls: Haaland, Man City Hit the Ground Running: 12/29/22
Nedum Onuoha joins the show as he and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Citys return to Premier League action and break down classy performances from Erling Haaland, Jack Grealish and Rico Lewis. The guys also dive into Marcus Rashford's red hot form in Manchester Uniteds win over Nottingham Forest, cover some bad injury news for Reece James and Chelsea and discuss Neymar leaving the stadium before PSGs game against Strasbourg had finished.
Gab & Juls: Are Newcastle really in the title race?: 12/27/22
Julien Laurens and Don Hutchison discuss Newcastle's remarkable run of results in the Premier League and ask whether they are actually in the Premier League title race. The guys also ask what Cody Gakpo can bring to Liverpool, whether Cristiano Ronaldo will move to Al-Nasr and ask whether Zinedine Zidane could be the perfect fit for the Brazil job.
Gab and Juls: Has Messi ended the GOAT debate?: 12/22/22
Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to look back at Argentinas World Cup title win against France and ask whether Lionel Messi has ended the GOAT debate once and for all. The guys also discuss Manchester Uniteds 2-0 victory against Burnley in the Carabao Cup, whether Cristiano Ronaldo could join Real Madrid & ask who can replace Manuel Neuer in goal for Bayern Munich.
Gab and Juls: Argentina are World Champions: 12/18/22
Argentina dominate for a majority of the game but France come back in thrilling fashion to make this one of the greatest finals ever played. What did Argentina do right and what did France do wrong? And the Messi vs Mbappe battle lived up to the hype with each player putting on a show. Was does this win mean for Messi's legacy? And what does it mean for Mbappe going forward?
Gab & Juls: Mbappe vs Messi: 12/15/22
France end Morocco's Cinderella story, but did they impress in their victory? The guys break down France's performance and look ahead to the final. Will Mbappe repeat or is this finally Messi's moment? Has Griezmann been the best player in the World Cup? How will Argentina line up? Will Benzema play a part? All these topics plus many more quick hits.
Gab and Juls: Messi's 2nd Chance at World Cup Glory: 12/13/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Argentina's dominating win over Croatia to send them to the World Cup final behind Lionel Messi and Julian Alvarez's heroics. They also look ahead to France-Morocco and if injury worries are a concern for Les Bleus. Plus, the international head coaching carousel continues as Brazil and England are linked with foreign managers while Jose Mourinho is linked with the Portugal national team.
Gab and Juls: Did Southgate Cost England?: 12/11/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down France's victory over England in the World Cup quarterfinals and debate whether Gareth Southgate could have done more to edge the English past the French in a tense second half. Plus, Morocco shock the world by defeating a Portugal side in disarray, and the guys preview a semifinal matchup between aging stars Lionel Messi and Luka Modric.
Gab & Juls: Brazil Collapse Against Croatia: 12/9/22
Brazil suffer a late blow by Croatia and then go down in penalties. Is Tite to blame? Argentina also suffers a huge scare from the Netherlands but they would hang on to prevail in penalties. Who will have the upper hand between Argentina and Croatia? And the guys look ahead to the other quarterfinal games as well as other hot topics in the world of football.
Gab & Juls: Spain's Massive Failure: 12/7/22
Luis Enrique's tactics come up short against a well organized Moroccan team, how much blame falls on the manager? The guys also discuss Portugal's historic win over Switzerland with Ronaldo on the bench. And we look ahead to all the big matchups in the quarterfinals of the World Cup.
Gab and Juls: Argentina Too Messi Dependent?: 12/4/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down the first two days of the Round of 16 at the World Cup and question whether Argentina are becoming too dependent on Lionel Messi once again. Plus, the guys discuss Kylian Mbappe's high-flying form for France, England's resounding win over Senegal and the United States' poor defensive display against the Netherlands.
Gab and Juls: Belgium and Germany Head Home Early: 12/2/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens react to the final matchdays of 2022 World Cup group stage and argue who's at fault for the early exits of Belgium and Germany. Plus, the guys analyze Cristiano Ronaldo's play so far, break down if the United States has a chance against the Netherlands and react to Luis Suarez's emotional evening for Uruguay.
Gab and Juls: Germany's World Cup Hopes Stay Alive: 11/28/22
Gab Maroctti and Julien Laurens break down Spain and Germany's 1-1 draw which kept Germany's World Cup hopes alive and predict which teams will make it to the Round of 16. Plus, the guys argue which manager to credit and criticize in England's 0-0 draw with the United States and react to Morocco's upset of Belgium.
Gab & Juls: Richarlison lifts Brazil past Serbia: 11/24/22
Richarlison's scissor kick helps Brazil beat Serbia, but did Serbia expose any weaknesses in their side? And Cristiano Ronaldo gets on the scoresheet in five different World Cups, the first to do so. However, Ghana gave them just as much as they could handle. The guys look back on Germany's collapse against Japan as well as a myriad of other current topics in the world of football.
Gab and Juls: Can Messi and Argentina Turn It Around?: 11/22/22
Gab Maroctti and Julien Laurens discuss Lionel Messi and Argentina's shocking start to the World Cup and debate whether their squad has what it takes to turn their fortunes around. Plus, where Cristiano Ronaldo's next best move may be after he officially leaves Manchester United and Gareth Southgate provides a surprising starting XI in England's World Cup opener.
Gab and Juls Meet: Vincent Kompany: 11/22/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Manchester City captain and current Burnley manager, Vincent Kompany, to discuss his managerial career, his playing days at Manchester City and whether Belgium have what it takes to go all the way in Qatar.
Gab and Juls: Who Are the Dark Horses of the World Cup?: 11/18/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens have made it to Qatar ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The guys look ahead to the first round of matches in the group stage and give out a few teams who they think could be the "dark horses" of the tournament. Plus, reaction to Manchester United exploring options to terminate Cristiano Ronaldo's hat trick and quick hits.
Gab & Juls Meet: Pierluigi Collina : 11/17/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by legendary referee and Chairman of the FIFA referees committee, Pierluigi Collina, to discuss the role of the officials at the Qatar World Cup, his memories from the 2002 World Cup final and his love of basketball.
Gab and Juls: Has Ronaldo Tarnished His Legacy?: 11/14/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's explosive interview and ask whether he has officially burnt his bridges at Old Trafford for good. The guys also dive into Arsenal's 5-point lead at the top of the Premier League as Man City drop crucial points at home, Napoli's impressive unbeaten run and whether Barcelona will really receive ¬1-billion if they were to re-join the Super League.
Gab & Juls: Liverpool up for sale?: 11/10/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Liverpools potential sale, and ask who would be likely to buy the club. The guys also discuss Real Madrids surprise defeat against Rayo Vallecano, three defeats in four for Graham Potters Chelsea, and praise Napoli after moving eight points clear in Serie A.
Gab and Juls: Arsenal's New Invincibles?: 11/7/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Arsenal's 1-0 win over London rivals Chelsea and ask how they compare to their famous Invincibles side of 2003-04. The guys also discuss The Champions League draw, Unai Emery's return to the Premier League and show some love to Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting.
Gab and Juls: Will UCL exit change Juventus' philosophy?: 11/3/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus' exit from the Champions League and ask whether there are positives to take from their elimination from the competition. The guys also go in-depth on Tottenham's 2-1 victory over Marseille, ask whether Liverpool can lure Jude Bellingham in the Summer, and whether Ansu Fati will start again for Barcelona this weekend.
Gab and Juls: Potter Deserve Brighton Boos?: 10/31/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Chelseas 4-1 hammering away to Brighton which saw Graham Potter booed by fans of his former side and ask whether recruitment is the main issue at Stamford Bridge. The guys also discuss Liverpools defeat against Leeds, Real Madrids surprise draw against Girona and whether Lionel Messi is any closer to moving to Inter Miami and MLS.
Gab and Juls: Time to panic for Barcelona?: 10/27/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens reflect on Barcelonas 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich and their subsequent exit from the Champions League. The guys also discuss plenty of VAR controversy in the Champions League, Erling Haalands return Dortmund, and a possible move back to boyhood club, Sporting, for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Gab and Juls: Newcastle Disrupting the Premier League?: 10/24/22
Gab Marcotti and Don Hutchison take a deep dive on Newcastles impressive win at Spurs and current run of form. They also discuss Napolis important win away to Roma in Serie A, give the latest on Cristiano Ronaldo and reflect on the amazing career of Franck Ribery after he announces his retirement.
Gab and Juls: Ronaldo Right to be Upset at Man United?: 10/20/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Uniteds impressive 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur and Cristiano Ronaldos decision to leave the game before the full time whistle. The guys also discuss Real Madrids 3-0 win over Elche, Neymars legal troubles and why a player in Colombia has become a meme.
Gab and Juls: Xavi to Blame for El Clasico Loss?: 10/17/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Alex Kirkland to discuss Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over Barcelona in El Clasico and the mistakes Xavi made in setting up his team. The guys also discuss the implications of Liverpool's 1-0 victory over Manchester City, whether Kylian Mbappe is truly forcing a move away from PSG, Arsenal's crucial win against Leeds United and praise Union Berlin after their 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund.
Gab and Juls: Barcelona's Nightmare Scenario: 10/13/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Barcelona's 3-3 draw with Inter as their status as a Champions League side hangs on a knife-edge and analyze the financial impact on the club were they to get knocked out. The guys also ask why Kylian Mbappe has spoken out against PSG now instead of after the World Cup, praise Chelsea after their 2-0 win over AC Milan and ask why Didi Hamann won't be on Jurgen Klopp's Christmas card list.
Gab & Juls Show: Whats Going On With Mo Salah?: 10/10/22
Julien Laurens and Nedum Onuoha discuss Arsenal's 3-2 victory over Liverpool in the Premier League and ask how far this Arsenal side can go and whether Mo Salah can find his form for the Reds again. The guys also discuss AC Milan's 2-0 win over Juventus, Der Klassiker between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund & pay respects to Franck Ribery amid reports of his impending retirement.
Gab & Juls Show: Was Barça too predictable against Inter?: 10/6/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down Barcelona's 1-0 defeat against Inter Milan in the Champions League, and ask whether Xavi's tactics were to blame for the defeat. The guys also discuss Chelsea's 3-0 win over AC Milan, Napoli's 6-1 victory over Ajax & why cities in France won't show the World Cup in public spaces this year.
Gab & Juls: Can Arsenal Challenge Man City?: 10/3/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the two Premier League derbies of the weekend, as Arsenal beat Tottenham to add momentum to their title challenge and Manchester City make light work of a Manchester United that Erik ten Hag set up wrong. The guys also discuss Karim Benzema's penalty woes at Real Madrid, Robert Lewandowskis wonder-strike, and ask why Liverpool continue to underwhelm.
Gab & Juls Show: Can Brazil end 20-year World Cup wait?: 9/29/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Luis Miguel Echegaray to discuss Brazils chances ahead of the 2022 World Cup. The guys debate whether there are any obvious weaknesses in the side, and whether Neymar could write his name into Brazilian football history. The guys also discuss Englands 3-3 draw with Germany, Chelseas FIFA 23 blunder & if there are reasons to worry at Inter Milan.
Gab and Juls: How the Premier League took over: 9/26/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens reflect on 30 years of the Premier League, explain how it became the biggest league in the world and wonder if it really is more competitive than its European rivals. There's also a dive into Nations League defeats for France, England, and Spain, and much more in quick hits.
Gab & Juls: Crisis Point for France?: 9/22/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take a deep dive on Kylian Mbappe's image rights and all the surroundung drama currently facing the French Football Federation. They also discuss Lionel Messi's contract demands before his last season in Barcelona, some poor excuses for Harry Maguire and a potential move to Serie A for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Gab & Juls: Racism Overshadows Madrid Derby: 9/19/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrid's 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid and discuss the punishments that Atletico Madrid must face after a group of fans sang racist songs about Vinicius Jr before the match. The guys also discuss Arsenal's 3-0 win over Brentford and how one of their players made Premier League history in the process, Bayern's 4th game without a win, and whether time might be up for Max Allegri at Juventus.
Gab & Juls: Potter, Boehly and Chelsea's New Era: 9/15/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take a deep dive on the dawn of a new era at Chelsea by questioning Todd Boehlys comments made at a financial conference and analyzing Chelseas performance in Graham Potters first game. They also take a look at Bayern's great second half against Barcelona, Erling Haalnd's Cruyff impression on his winning goal, James Rodriguez's latest move and a possibly eternal Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Gab & Juls: Are Bayern Munich in Crisis?: 9/12/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munich's third consecutive draw in the Bundesliga and ask whether their current form constitutes as a crisis for the German giants. The guys also discuss Juventus' dramatic 2-2 draw with Salernitana, which which included one of the biggest VAR gaffes to date, the Premier League postponement, how Real Madrid have stayed perfect and Marco Rose's great debut as Leipzig manager.
Gab and Juls: Tuchel Out, Potter In: 9/8/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Chelsea's decision to sack Thomas Tuchel following their 1-0 defeat against Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League and ask whether Graham Potter is the right man to replace him. The guys also discuss Liverpool's crushing defeat that left Jurgen Klopp flabbergasted, Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland showcasing their best in the Champions league, and how Barcelona smashed the transfer record to sign Keira Walsh.
Gab & Juls Show: How Stefano Pioli gets the best out of Rafael Leao: 9/5/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Rafael Leão's star turn following AC Milan's 3-2 victory over their city rivals Inter. The guys also discuss Manchester United's 3rd win in a row, this time ending Arsenal's own unbeaten start to the season. All that plus Barcelona's transfer window, VAR scandals in the Premier League & why Diego Costa could be making a return to Europe.
Gab & Juls Show: Is Thomas Tuchel making Chelsea nervous?: 9/1/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Chelseas 2-1 defeat against Southampton, and ask whether Thomas Tuchel makes his side more nervous when under pressure. The guys also discuss Chelseas late-window signings, Arthurs imminent move to Liverpool & AC Milans Sergino Dest signing.
Gab and Juls: Is Antony Worth the Risk for United?: 8/29/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester United's ¬100m approach for Ajax's Antony and ask whether the deal is a risk for Erik Ten Hag's side. The guys also discuss Liverpool's 9-0 victory over Bournemouth, Barcelona's comfortable win over Valladolid, Benzema's continued brilliance for Real Madrid and Paul Pogba's public family feud.
Gab and Juls: Cause for concern at Liverpool?: 8/25/22
Julien Laurens is joined by Stewart Robson on The Gab and Juls Show to take an in-depth look at Liverpool after their 2-1 defeat to Manchester United. The guys also discuss the latest transfer news, talk about an incredible Champions League night for Rangers and review some surprising scores in the Carabao Cup.
Gab and Juls: Man City Showing Weaknesses?: 8/22/22
Gab Marcotti is joined by Don Hutchison to take a look at Manchester Citys thrilling draw away at Newcastle, discuss Chelseas crushing defeat at the hands of Leeds United, analyze the latest transfer gossip surrounding Manchester United and question some curious interference from a member of Christian Pulisics family.
Gab and Juls: Transfer madness in the Premier League: 8/18/22
Julien Laurens is joined by Stewart Robson to discuss the latest events in the transfer market on the Gab and Juls Show. The guys discuss the targets each of the big Premier League clubs should be chasing at this point in the window to ensure they have the strongest squads possible. They also discuss takeover rumours at Manchester United, some exciting news for Nottingham Forest and a blow for Angel Di Maria at Juventus.
Gab and Juls: Tuchel and Conte See Red: 8/15/22
Julien Laurens is joined by Nedum Onuoha to discuss Tottenham's controversial draw against Chelsea in the Premier League. The guys also discuss Manchester United's 4-0 defeat against Brentford, Barcelona's misfiring start in LaLiga and ask why Lionel Messi was left off the list of Balon d'Or candidates.
Gab and Juls: Can Barcelona Take Real Madrid's LaLiga Crown?: 8/11/22
Julien Laurens is joined by Don Hutchison to look ahead to the LaLiga and Serie A season curtain raisers and ask who the title favorites are in each division. The guys also discuss Real Madrids Super Cup success, Manchester Uniteds Marko Arnautovic debacle and ask where will Frenkie De Jong will be playing when the transfer window closes.
Gab and Juls: What's Going on at Man United?: 8/8/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Manchester United's 2-1 defeat against Brighton and ask why the club are looking to add Marko Arnautovic and Adrien Rabiot to their squad. The guys also discuss Lionel Messi's bicycle-kick against Clermont Foot, Erling Haaland's brace on his Premier League debut and if Barcelona will be able to register any of their new players ahead of the LaLiga season.
Gab & Juls: 2022/23 Season Preview special!: 8/4/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look ahead to the start of the Premier League season and ask whether Manchester City or Liverpool will win the title, whether Arsenal can finish in the top four & if Leicester City could find themselves in trouble this season. The guys also look ahead to the Bundesliga season, ask where Marc Cucurella will play next season & ask if Barcelona will be able to register any of their summer signings.
Gab and Juls: Who Would Write Off Erling Haaland?: 8/1/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are back to discuss Liverpools 3-1 victory over Manchester City and ask why people are lining up to write off Erling Haaland so early. The guys also discuss Englands historic success in the Womens EUROs, Brazils victory in the womens Copa America and question whether Cristiano Ronaldo will be a Manchester United player for much longer.
Gab and Juls Meets: Gregg Berhalter: 6/28/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter to discuss his team's prospects for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the equal payment agreement with the USWNT, his long-standing relationship with the Reyna family, growing up in a soccer hot-bed, and much more.
Gab & Juls Show: Is Romelu Lukaku Chelsea's worst ever signing?: 6/23/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Romelu Lukaku's reported loan move to previous club Inter Milan and ask why Chelsea paid over £100m for the striker, to then loan him back to his club a year later. The guys also celebrate the best players born in 2000 ahead of the NBA draft, discuss Sadio Mane's move to Bayern Munich, & ask why Cristiano Ronaldo is worried about Manchester United's transfer business.
Gab and Juls: Did Manchester United's CEO Know He Was Being Filmed?: 6/20/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss the leaked video featuring Manchester United CEO's frank conversation with fans in a pub near his house, and ask whether part of him expected it to come out. The guys also ask why PSG are yet to announce Mauricio Pochettino's departure, whether Arsenal still need two new strikers & when Sadio Mane will be confirmed as a Bayern Munich player.
Gab and Juls: Are Expensive Transfers Ever Worth It?: 6/16/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take aim at the transfer market in the latest episode of the Gab and Juls Show. The guys discuss some of the most expensive transfers of all time in each position and analyse whether or not each was a good deal in hindsight. They also discuss some surprising results in the Nations League, the final spaces at the World Cup being secured and a bizarre ending for Ben Foster at Watford.
Gab and Juls: Will Darwin Nunez Be a Success at Liverpool?: 6/13/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Darwin Nunezs transfer from Benfica to Liverpool and try to determine where he will best fit into Jurgen Klopp's side. The guys also take a look at Mauricio Pochettinos pending exit from PSG, continued fallout from the organizational mess at the Stade de France during the Champions League Final, major countries struggling for form in the Nations League and the details of the next Clasico to be played in the USA.
Gab and Juls: England or Germany in better shape for the World Cup?: 6/9/22
Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to dissect Englands 1-1 draw with Germany. The guys take a deep dive on how both squads are looking in the build-up to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. They also discuss some transfer news at Real Madrid, Robert Lewandowskis determination to leave Bayern Munich and an obvious apology letter from the owner of Everton.
Gab and Juls: Gareth Bale and Wales are World Cup Bound: 6/6/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Wales 1-0 victory over Ukraine, securing their spot at the 2022 World Cup, and break down the role Gareth Bale played in the match and ask whether a return to Cardiff is on the cards for the former Real Madrid star. Also, Sadio Manes future, Cristiano Ronaldos brace, Lionel Messis five goal-haul against Estonia and why Jose Mourinho will not be taking over at Paris Saint Germain.
Gab & Juls: Do Argentina deserve more respect? : 6/2/22
Gab Marcotti and Don Hutchison discuss Ukraines 3-1 victory over Scotland in their UEFA World Cup qualifier and ask whether they can repeat the performance against Wales. The guys also discuss the Finalissima after Argentina beat Italy 3-0 and discuss whether Argentina should be included amongst the favorites for the World Cup.
Gab and Juls: Real Madrid Make More UCL History: 5/30/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take an in-depth look at Real Madrids 1-0 win against Liverpool in the Champions League final. The guys discuss manager tactics, Thibaut Courtois performance and whether or not this trophy now makes Carlo Ancelotti the greatest manager of all time. They also examine the difficulties faced by Liverpool fans before kick off and get into the weeds with early summer transfer rumors.
Gab & Juls: Champions League Final Preview: 5/26/22
Gab, Juls, and Stewart Robson go in-depth and analyze tactically the Champions League Final between Liverpool and Real Madrid. Gab and Juls also discuss Roma's victory in the Conference League Final over Feyenoord. They also talk about the situation with PSG and a potential Neymar transfer as well as many other topics in the world of football.
Gab and Juls: An Incredible Finish to the Premier League: 5/23/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take a look back at the pulsating final day of the Premier League after Manchester City were crowned champions in dramatic fashion. The guys also talk Kylian Mbappes stunning decision to turn down a move to Real Madrid, AC Milans first Serie A title since 2011 and a quite fantastic goal from Mario Balotelli.
Gab & Juls: Man City and Liverpool set for showdown Sunday: 5/19/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Liverpool's 2-1 victory over Southampton as the Reds stay just one point behind Manchester City going into the final day of the season. The guys also discuss Eintracht Frankfurt's Europa League victory, look ahead to AC Milan and Inter's final day dramas & ask whether Lionel Messi is headed to MLS.
Gab and Juls: Can Liverpool Complete the Quadruple?: 5/16/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the impact of psychology after Liverpools FA Cup final victory over Chelsea on penalties and talk about their chances of winning the quadruple after Man City's slip vs West Ham. The guys also discuss Robert Lewandowskis future at Bayern, praise Rafael Leao after AC Milans victory over Atalanta put them in the driving seat for the Serie A title and reflect on the career of Mark Noble.
Gab & Juls Show: Allegri feeling the heat after Coppa Italia failure?: 5/12/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus' 4-2 defeat against Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia final and discuss Max Allegri's substitution decisions. The guys also talk about Erling Haaland's huge move to Manchester City, the future of the FIFA EA Sports partnership, & why Marcelo was released by Lyon.
Gab and Juls: Jurgen Klopp's Sour Grapes: 5/9/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Liverpools 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur and ask whether Jurgen Klopp will regret his post-match comments about Antonio Contes side and their defensive tactics. The guys also discuss AC Milans title charge after beating Verona 3-1, Barcelonas Champions League qualification, Man City closing in on the EPL title, and get excited ahead of the Wagatha Christie trial.
Gab and Juls: Are Real Madrid a Team of Destiny?: 5/5/22
Gab Marcotti & Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrids late, late comeback win against Manchester City in the Champions League. The guys also discuss Liverpools 3-2 victory over Villarreal, the latest news on Chelseas prolonged takeover & ask whether Robert Lewandowski will be a Bayern Munich player next season.
Gab and Juls Meets: Zlatan Ibrahimovi: 5/3/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in an exclusive interview to discuss AC Milan's push to win this season's Serie A title, his time with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, how PSG became another home for him and his family, playing in MLS, what his future might look like post-retirement and much more.
Gab and Juls: Chelsea Running Out of Charge: 5/2/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back on Chelseas 1-0 defeat to Everton at Goodison Park and take a deep dive on Chelseas recent run of poor form as they sputter towards the end of the season. The guys also react to Real Madrid winning their 35th LaLiga title, the Premier League title race continuing in lockstep between Man City and Liverpool, and the tight battle between Inter and AC Milan to be crowned champions of Italy.
Gab and Juls: Did Man City Blow It Against Real Madrid?: 4/28/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Citys 4-3 victory over Real Madrid in the Champions League and ask which side should be happier going into the second leg. The guys also recap Liverpools impressive 2-0 victory over Villarreal in the other UCL semifinal, Inters shocking 2-1 defeat at the hands of Bologna thanks to a goalkeeping blunder and ask whether anyone is willing to pay ¬90 million this summer for Neymar.
Gab and Juls: Where Has Barcelona Gone Wrong?: 4/25/22
Gab Marcotti & Julien Laurens discuss Barcelonas third home defeat in a row, as they lose 1-0 to Rayo Vallecano in LaLiga, and question where the team's form has gone in recent weeks. The guys also analyze Liverpools chippy victory over city rivals Everton in the Premier League, AC Milans crucial late victory over Lazio in Serie A and Juls laments why fans at PSG decided not to celebrate the title with their own players.
Gab and Juls: Erik the Red: 4/21/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Uniteds appointment of Erik Ten Hag as Manchester United manager. The guys also ask whether Arsenal are the favorites to finish fourth after beating Chelsea 4-2 in a crucial London derby, if the wheels are starting to fall off for Xavi at Barcelona and whether Max Allegri can deliver the some silverware for Juventus this season after advancing to the Coppa Italia final.
Gab and Juls: Madrid's Magic Moment: 4/18/22
Gab Marcotti & Nedum Onuoha are joined by Alex Kirkland following Real Madrids remarkable comeback win over Sevilla in LaLiga. The guys also discuss Liverpools 3-2 victory over Manchester City in the FA Cup semifinal, show some love to Inaki Williams record breaking appearances and unpack the Wagatha Christie trial.
Gab and Juls: Rumble at the Wanda: 4/14/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at the Champions League Quarterfinals with all eyes on the fiery 0-0 draw between Manchester City and Atletico Madrid and discuss how Pep's men ousted a rigid Atleti. The guys also discuss Real Madrids elimination of Chelsea, despite an heroic comeback from the Blues in the 2nd leg, Bayern Munichs elimination at the hands of Villarreal, Liverpools 3-3 draw with Benfica and Erik Ten Hags impending move to Manchester United.
Gab and Juls: What's the Greatest Football Club Rivalry Ever?: 4/11/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to look back on Manchester City's pulsating draw with Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium and debate whether their current rivalry should be considered the greatest in Premier League history. The guys also talk Manchester United's poor performance at Everton, Barcelona's last-gasp win against Levante and acknowledge a rare apology from Jose Mourinho.
Gab and Juls: Karim the Dream Becomes Chelsea's Nightmare: 4/7/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over Chelsea in the 1st leg of the Champions League quarter final and ask whether there's any way back for the Blues in the 2nd leg after Karim Benzema's incredible hat trick all but sees Madrid through to the semi-finals. The guys also discuss Manchester City's 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid and whether Erik ten Hag will be the new Manchester United manager next season.
Gab and Juls: Inter Re-Enter the Title Race: 4/4/22
Gab Marcotti and Stewart Robson are joined by Don Hutchison after Inter beat Juventus 1-0 to move just three points behind AC Milan and Napoli at the top of the table. The guys also discuss Chelseas 4-1 defeat against Brentford and ask what the secret has been (other than Christian Eriksen) to the Bees success. As always, there are plenty of quick hits, including Manchester Uniteds 1-1 draw against Leicester City, Pedris wondergoal against Sevilla and Bayerns 12-man madness against Freiburg.
Gab and Juls: Qatar Qualification Almost Complete: 3/30/22
Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to discuss all things World Cup qualifiers; breaking down Portugal's win vs North Macedonia, assessing Poland's victory vs Sweden and taking an in-depth look at the top seeds for the competition. They also discuss the drama in the African qualifiers, Louis van Gaal's odd comments on Erik ten Haag to Manchester United and the crushing financial situation hanging over Everton.
Gab and Juls: Developing the Women's Game: 3/28/22
Sophie Lawson joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss the development of the womens game across the globe. Plus, they talk World Cup qualifiers, Lionel Messis future and Barcelona's transfer rumors.
Gab & Juls: How Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup (again): 3/25/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down Italy's 1-0 defeat to North Macedonia in the European World Cup qualifiers and ask how the European Champions have failed to reach the World Cup for the 2nd time in a row. The guys also discuss Portugal's victory over Turkey, Chelsea's potential buyers and ask whether Gareth Bale is justified over his anger at some of the Spanish press.
Gab and Juls: How Xavi and Barcelona Defeated Real Madrid: 3/21/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to take a look at Barcelonas huge 4-0 win over Real Madrid in El Clasico. The guys also talk about the FA Cup quarter final results, Mauricio Pochettinos future at PSG and the ongoing problems at Chelsea.
Gab and Juls: Are Liverpool Now Premier League Title Favourites?: 3/17/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens ask who the favourites are for the Premier League title following Liverpools 2-0 victory away at Arsenal. The guys also discuss Manchester Uniteds exit from the Champions League at the hands of Atletico Madrid, ask where Erling Haaland will play next season & whether PSG fans should be concerned about Lionel Messis future.
Gab and Juls: When Tom Brady Met the Real GOAT: 3/14/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Cristiano Ronaldos match-winning hat trick against Tottenham, with Juls talking through his encounter with Tom Brady after the game, and question whether Ronaldo has a future at Man United past this season. The guys also discuss PSGs fan protest aimed at Lionel Messi and Neymar, Barcelonas 4-0 demolition of Osasuna and ask whether a title race is still on in the Bundesliga.
Gab and Juls: Benzema Pushes PSG Into Collapse: 3/10/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSGs late collapse against Real Madrid in the Champions League, how Karim Benzema crucially stepped up for Real Madrid, Kylian Mbappes future in Paris and ask who is at fault for PSGs elimination. The guys also break down the impact the British governments sanctions on Roman Abramovich will have on Chelsea, Bayerns 7-1 victory over RB Salzburg and Inters unlucky exit from the Champions League at the hands of Liverpool..
Gab and Juls: Why Did Cristiano Ronaldo Miss the Manchester Derby?: 3/7/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Nedum Onuoha to discuss Manchester Citys 4-1 victory over local rivals Manchester United and ask whether Cristiano Ronaldo could have featured in the game. The guys also discuss the Premier League title race, AC Milans crucial win against Napoli & praise Eduardo Camavinga after Real Madrids 4-1 win against Real Sociedad
Gab and Juls: Why Chelsea Are Up For Sale: 3/3/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Roman Abramovic's decision to sell Chelsea mid-way through the season, and discuss why now, who the potential buyers are and whether it'll have an impact on the club on the pitch. The guys also discuss the FA Cup 5th round, the Super Coppa semifinal 1st legs and whether a Super League is about to make a comeback.
Gab and Juls Meets: Sami Khedira: 3/1/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Champions League and World Cup winning midfielder Sami Khedira to discuss his career at Real Madrid, Juventus, Schalke 04 & with the German national team.
Gab and Juls: Are Liverpool on the Quadruple?: 2/28/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Liverpool's victory in the Carabao Cup Final after their entertaining 0-0 draw with Chelsea was decided on penalties and ask whether this is just the beginning for Jurgen Klopp's side this season. The guys also discuss Barcelona's dominant victory over Athletic Club, Man City getting away with what looked to be a certain penalty and say farewell to Marcelo Bielsa after Leeds parted ways with the Argentine manager following their 4-0 defeat against Tottenham.
Gab and Juls: Did Manchester United Deserve Anything from Atletico Madrid?: 2/24/22
Julien Laurens is joined by guest host Nedum Onuoha following Manchester Uniteds 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in the 1st leg of the Champions League round of 16 and ask who will be happier with a draw going into the 2nd leg. The guys also discuss Antonio Contes future at Tottenham following his post-match comments following their Burnley defeat, Neymars MLS ambitions & an historic victory for the USWNT.
Gab and Juls: Pep and Man City's Defensive Vulnerabilities: 2/21/22
Julien Laurens is joined by guest host Stewart Robson to discuss Tottenham Hotspurs 3-2 victory over PL league leaders Manchester City and break down City's defensive vulnerabilities that could potentially derail their title hopes. Plus, the guys discuss Liverpool's chances at a title push with their game in hand, analyze PSGs shock defeat to Nantes in Ligue 1, praise Pierre-Emerick Aubameyangs hat-trick for Barcelona and ask if FC Bayern are turning into FC Hollywood again.
Gab and Juls: Will Real Madrid Make a Move for Pochettino Before Man United?: 2/17/22
Gab Marcotti and guest host Don Hutchison are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss Real Madrids 1-0 defeat against PSG in the Champions League round of 16 and ask whether rumours linking Mauricio Pochettino with a move to Madrid are accurate. The guys also discuss Liverpools 2-0 victory against Inter Milan at the San Siro & ask whether Antonio Conte has a problem with Tottenhams transfer strategy.
Gab and Juls: Chelsea's Club World Cup Win Due More Respect?: 2/14/22
Gab Marcotti and Nedum Onuoha discuss Chelseas FIFA Club World Cup final victory over Palmeiras and ask if enough respect has been paid to the competition. Plus, the guys debate if Thomas Tuchel is on the same managerial level of Pep Guardiola, what went wrong for Manchester United in their 1-1 draw against Southampton, Bayern Munichs shock defeat against Bochum and if Juventus title hopes have all but faded away.
Gab and Juls: Why Wont Rangnick Start Cristiano Ronaldo?: 2/10/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester Uniteds 1-1 draw with relegation candidates Burnley and ask why manager Ralf Rangnick insists on starting Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench. The guys also discuss Tottenhams poor defeat against Southampton, Barcelonas new shirt sponsor & the prospect of a Super Bowl in North London.
Gab and Juls: Wide Open Serie A Title Race: 2/7/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the Milan derby as AC Milan beat Inter 2-1 to bring the gap to within one point separating the top three sides in Italy. The guys also praise Senegal after their first ever Africa Cup of Nations title, ask how Manchester United got knocked out of the FA Cup to Championship side Middlesbrough and analyze how Xavi has got Barcelona ticking after their 4-1 victory over Atletico Madrid.
Gab and Juls: Why Did Arsenal Let Aubameyang Leave for Barcelona?: 2/3/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at some of the biggest deals from transfer deadline day and ask why Arsenal allowed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leave for free at the end of the window, without bringing in a replacement. The guys also discuss USMNTs 3-0 victory over Honduras in sub-zero temperatures, Thomas Mullers future at Bayern Munich & look ahead to the Africa Cup of Nations Final.
Gab and Juls: Are Juventus the January transfer window winners?: 1/31/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus dealings in January, and ask whether the moves for Dusan Vlahovic and Denis Zakaria will allow the club to push for a top four spot this season.The guys also talk about some of the biggest moves on Transfer Deadline Day including Luis Diaz moving from Porto to Liverpool & Christian Eriksens return to the Premier League.
Gab and Juls: Who Will Win the Africa Cup of Nations?: 1/27/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Ed Dove to preview the Quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations with pre-tournament favourties Ivory Coast and Nigeria already eliminated and ask who could go on to win? The guys also discuss Dusan Vlahovics imminent transfer to Juventus, Anthony Martials move to Sevilla & ask why John Terry is in trouble for his NFTs?
Gab and Juls: Spurs' Silent Transfer Window: 1/24/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at Chelseas 2-0 victory over Tottenham and ask why Antonio Conte has waited so long during this January transfer window to improve Tottenhams squad. The guys also discuss Real Madrids late comeback draw against Elche, Crystal Palaces VAR complaints against Liverpool and why Dusan Vlahovic sat out of Fiorentinas 1-1 draw against Cagliari.
Introducing 'Football vs. Football' from Man in the Arena: 1/21/22
Whether you love him or hate him or are somehow completely indifferent, youve probably spent at least some of the last 20 years thinking about Tom Brady. Brady has altered friendships, families and communities. Hes changed the trajectory of careers and reputations, enabled fairy tale dreams to be both realized and dashed. 'Man In the Arena' is a new 10-part series from ESPN and Religion of Sports that looks at those two decades of Brady through the eyes of the fans and the haters, those in the arena and those outside. Host Gotham Chopra grapples with these big themes, while grounding the podcast in his personal relationship with Tom and his journey from a Brady fan to Toms friend. This episode looks at how the NFL and Tom Brady are viewed by the other footballAKA soccer. Can American football ever speak the language of international sport, become truly global, expand its appeal across the pond... and even beyond? Or is there something about the game that makes it... too American? And what can football tell us about who we are as a country? Guests: Harry Kane, Roger Bennett (Men In Blazers), Brendan Hunt (co-creator Ted Lasso) Listen on Apple Podcasts (https://apple.co/3FgQalz), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3c6q4oB), or search Man In the Arena" wherever you're listening now.
Gab and Juls: Does Ronaldo Fit Rangnick's Man Utd System?: 1/20/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's reaction to being substituted in Manchester United's 3-1 victory over Brentford. The guys also discuss Tottenham's late 3-2 turnaround victory over Leicester City, AC Milan's shock defeat to Spezia & Dortmund's surprise exit from the German Cup at the hands of St Pauli.
Gab and Juls: Can Liverpool Catch Man City?: 1/17/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Nedum Onuoha to discuss Manchester City's 1-0 victory against Chelsea and ask where Chelsea go from here and whether Liverpool have any hope of catching Man City in the title race. The guys also discuss Real Madrid's Spanish Supercopa victory, the postponed North London Derby and why Rafa Benitez was sacked at Everton.
Gab and Juls: How Real Madrid Are Getting Two Karim Benzemas This Season: 1/13/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe following the Supercoppa semifinal Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona to discuss the role Karim Benzema has had this season for Real Madrid. The guys also discuss Paul Pogbas future, Inter Milans victory in the Italian Super Cup final & Dusan Vlahovics future.
Gab and Juls Meets: Gael Clichy: 1/11/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Arsenal & Manchester City defender Gael Clichy to look back on his career in football so far. Clichy talks to the guys about meeting Arsene Wenger, learning from the Invincibles, Sergio Agueros heroics in 2012 & his ambitions to be a manager.
Gab and Juls: Mourinho at Fault for Roma's Loss?: 1/10/22
Don Hutchison joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to break down Juventus' comeback victory against Roma and ask whether Jose Mourinho was at fault for his side's 2nd-half collapse. Plus, they discuss Ferran Torres' move to Barcelona, Paul Pogba's delayed return from injury & the beginning of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Gab and Juls: Should Conte Start a Spurs Shopping Spree?: 1/6/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Chelseas 2-0 victory against Tottenham in the 1st leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final, and ask who Spurs need to get their campaign back on track. The guys also react to Romelu Lukakus apology video, Ed Woodwards departure from Manchester United & Lorenzo Insignes move to Toronto FC.
Gab and Juls: Did Tuchel Handle the Lukaku Situation Well?: 1/4/22
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Chelseas 2-2 draw against Liverpool and break down why Romelu Lukaku wasnt in Chelseas squad and whether Thomas Tuchel handled the situation well. The guys also discuss Manchester Uniteds 1-0 defeat against Wolves, Ferran Torres unveiling as a Barcelona player and why an Argentinian DJ is getting abuse for Lionel Messi testing positive for COVID.
Gab and Juls:: Are Liverpool Burnt Out?: 12/30/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Liverpools 1-0 defeat against Leicester City in the Premier League and ask whether fixture congestion is having an impact on their season. The guys also discuss Barcelonas COVID outbreak, Chelseas left back conundrum and whether Lorenzo Insigne is set to join Toronto FC.
Gab and Juls: Man City & Leicesters Christmas Cracker: 12/27/21
With Juls enjoying a holiday break, Gab is joined by the perfect man to break down Manchester City's big win, Nedum Onuoha. Plus, they discuss Chelseas return to winning ways against Aston Villa, and bring a little festive cheer with a Boxing Day poem.
Gab and Juls: Breaking down Barcelona: 12/23/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the performance of Barcelona's youngsters in a 1-1 draw with Sevilla and weigh in on the potential signing of Ferran Torres from Manchester City. They also talk about Liverpools dramatic win vs Leicester in the Carabao Cup, Inter Milans excellent form and the future of goal scoring sensation Dusan Vlahovic. All that and much more on The Gab and Juls Show.
Gab and Juls Meets: Giovanni Branchini: 12/21/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Italian super-agent Giovanni Branchini to discuss his career in football, including his role in bringing Ronaldo to Europe, Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United and convincing Pep Guardiola to join Bayern Munich.
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