The Gab & Juls Show
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 Lećo'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: 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.
Gab and Juls: Conte and Klopp's Tactical Battle: 12/20/21
Stewart Robson joins Julien Laurens on today's episode to discuss Tottenhams contentious draw at home to Liverpool. The guys break down Contes growing influence at Spurs, the poor standard of refereeing in recent Premier League matches and Liverpools defensive weaknesses. They also talk about Napolis win over AC Milan, Arsenals win over Leeds and an increasingly unhappy Erling Haaland at Dortmund.
Gab and Juls: Are We Seeing Shoots of Green at Arsenal?: 12/16/21
Gab and Juls discuss Arsenals recent form after their win vs. West Ham took them into the top 4 of the Premier League. They also look at the current uncertainty surrounding European football as COVID-19 once again causes disruption. All that and much more in the Gab and Juls show.
Gab and Juls: Can Anyone Catch Real Madrid?: 12/13/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to look back on a dominant display from Real Madrid against their city rivals Atletico Madrid in El Derbi. The guys also discuss the failed Champions League draw, Steven Gerrard's return to Anfield, Chelsea's good fortune against Leeds and Gab's love of cuddly toys.
Gab and Juls:: Bye-bye Barca: 12/9/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sam Marsden to discuss Barcelonas elimination from the group stage of the Champions League. The guys debate whether they should focus on LaLiga or the Europa League in order to get back to the elite competition. The guys also discuss Ralf Rangnicks squad rotation for their match against Young Boys, Gini Wijnaldums future & whether Domenico Tedesco is a good fit for RB Leipzig.
Gab and Juls Meets: Victor Montagliani: 12/7/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens sit down with CONCACAF President and FIFA Vice President Victor Montagliani to discuss a range of topics including his rise in CONCACAF, Arsene Wengers ambitious plans for International football, Super League proposals and how Alphonso Davies was discovered.
Gab and Juls: Bellingham's Brazen Comments: 12/6/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Der Klassiker between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich and the comments made after the game by Dortmund's Jude Bellingham and Erling Haaland about referee Felix Zwayer. The guys also discuss Chelsea's shock defeat to West Ham, Jesse Marsch's departure from RB Leipzig and ask why Pochettino can't get this PSG side to work.
Gab and Juls: Can Liverpool Keep Their Rapid Form?: 12/2/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Don Hutchison to look back at Liverpools dismantling of Everton in the Merseyside Derby and ask whether any of the Liverpool players, such as Mo Salah, are in need of a break. The guys also discuss Evertons poor form and question if they could be relegation candidates, Real Madrids good fortune against Athletic Bilbao and Napolis wild draw against Sassuolo.
Gab & Juls: FC 100 2021 Special: 11/30/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take a closer look at ESPNs countdown of the 100 best players in football. The guys debate who deserves to be on top, and whos unlucky to be left off the list.
Gab and Juls: Rangnick's Reign Begins at Man United: 11/29/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Ralf Rangnicks arrival as interim manager of Manchester United and what that means for Cristiano Ronaldo's future at the club. Plus, Chelsea's title credentials take a hit, Real Madrid maintain their lead in the LaLiga title race, and Manchester City get the job done in snowy conditions.
Gab and Juls: Pochettino Underwhelming at PSG: 11/25/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at Manchester City's 2-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League and ask how far Pochettino's side really are from challenging with the very best in Europe. Also, the guys discuss Michael Carrick's first game as caretaker manager at Man United, Borussia Dortmund's Champions League struggles and all the drama from the midweek UCL fixtures.
Gab and Juls: Why would Pochettino swap PSG for Man United?: 11/22/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester United's future following the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager. Plus, they look back at Xavi's first win as Barcelona manager, Inter's 3-2 victory over Napoli & Jurgen Klopp's sideline antics during Liverpool's 4-0 victory over Arsenal.
Gab and Juls: Italy join Portugal in World Cup playoff peril: 11/18/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take a deep dive into European qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, with Italy joining Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo in the playoffs to fight for a ticket to Qatar. There's also a look at what went down in the North and South Americans qualifiers, and as always, a wrap of the biggest stories in the footballing world in quick hits!
Gab and Juls: Where Portugal Got it Wrong: 11/15/21
Gab and Juls discuss Portugals dramatic 2-1 loss to Serbia in World Cup qualifying, debate where it went wrong for Ronaldo's side and look ahead to what changes need to be made by Fernando Santos prior to the playoffs. They also break down other crucial international fixtures, including Spains win over Sweden, Frances destruction of Kazakhstan and Harry Maguires controversial celebration in Englands win against Albania.
Gab and Juls: Gerrard's Premier League Return: 11/11/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Nedum Onuoha to discuss Steven Gerrard's return to the Premier League as manager of Aston Villa and debate how successful Gerrard can be with his new squad. Plus, Nedum shares his pathway into football, while Gab and Juls discuss Paul Pogba's injury with France, the return of Sergio Ramos and Michael Edwards' departure from Liverpool.
Gab and Juls: Chaos Surrounding Man United: 11/8/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaers future following Manchester Uniteds derby defeat. Plus, they look back at the Derby della Madonnina, break down Xavi's impact in his Barcelona return, and show some love to David Moyes West Ham.
Gab and Juls: Liverpool Look Ruthless in UCL: 11/4/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens praise Liverpool's strong performance in their 2-0 victory against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. The guys also discuss Ronaldo's heroics during Manchester United's 2-2 draw against Atalanta, Borussia Dortmund's Champions League future and whether Antonio Conte can bring success to Spurs.
Gab and Juls: Conte the Right Man for Spurs?: 11/1/21
Gab and Juls discuss the breaking news that Nuno Espirito Santos tenure at Tottenham has come to an end. They break down what went wrong, what the next manager needs to do, and if that person will be Antonio Conte. Plus, they look back at all the weekends biggest action from on and off the field during Quick Hits.
Gab and Juls: Is Xavi Barcelona's Best Bet?: 10/28/21
Gab and Juls get stuck into the huge news from Barcelona as Ronald Koeman's time at the club has come to an end. The pair wonder if now was the right time to dismiss Koeman and assess the likely candidates to take his place. There's also plenty more in quick hits, including the mounting pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and surprise midweek defeats for Juventus and Bayern Munich.
Gab and Juls: Salah Sinks Solskjaer: 10/25/21
Gab and Juls discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's shortcomings as Manchester United fall 5-0 to Liverpool behind Mohamed Salah's hat trick. Ronald Koeman makes history in Barcelona's Clasico defeat to Real Madrid. Plus, PSG sees red in Le Classique and Juventus need help to salvage a draw in the Derby d'Italia.
Gab and Juls: Did Ronaldo Save Solskjaer's Job?: 10/21/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Manchester United's dramatic comeback win over Atalanta and ask if Cristiano Ronaldo's winner saved Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's job. Plus, Dan Thomas joins the guys from Spain to look ahead to El Clasico as Barcelona and Real Madrid's form are moving in different directions.
Gab and Juls: How Brilliant Bayern Dominated Leverkusen: 10/19/21
Gab and Juls are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munichs crushing 5-1 win away vs. Bayer Leverkusen. They also discuss Manchester Uniteds loss to Leicester, Barcelonas win vs. Valencia and Erling Haalands viral video antics. All that and much more in the Gab and Juls show.
Gab and Juls: Is Football Fan Violence Getting Worse?: 10/14/21
Gab and Juls are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss the crowd trouble during Englands draw against Hungary. They also discuss the takeover at Newcastle United, Kylian Mbappes future and Manchester Uniteds defensive injury woes. All that and much more in the Gab and Juls show.
Gab and Juls: Should France Drop Griezmann?: 10/11/21
Frank Leboeuf joins Julien Laurens and Nedum Onuoha to break down France's Nations League victory over Spain but ask if Antoine Greizmann still deserves a place in the side. Plus, they discuss Newcastle's takeover, Neymar's international future and whether Xavi should replace Ronald Koeman at Barcelona.
Gab and Juls: Are Spain World Cup favorites? : 10/7/21
Stewart Robson joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Spains 2-1 victory over Italy in the Nations League. Plus, they talk about the latest headlines surrounding Kylain Mbappe, Newcastle Uniteds proposed Saudi Arabian takeover & Gareth Southgates England project.
Gab and Juls: Can Anyone Stop Salah? : 10/4/21
Nedum Onuoha joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to break down Liverpool's entertaining 2-2 draw against Manchester City including Mohamed Salah's amazing goal and Bernardo Silva's impact. Plus, they talk about Nedum's bass audition for Man City superfan Noel Gallagher. They also look back at the weekend where Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and PSG all lost and Juls explains why he refuses to say Ronald Koeman's name.
Gab and Juls: How Numbered Are Koeman's Days at Barca?: 9/30/21
Gab Marcotti and Stewart Robson are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss Barcelona's disastrous 3-0 defeat against Benfica in the Champions League, and ask why Ronald Koeman took Gerard Pique off after 33 minutes? The guys also review the rest of the Champions League results, including Lionel Messi's first goal for Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid's 2-1 defeat against the Moldovan minnows, Sheriff Tiraspol, and Juventus' crucial 1-0 win against Chelsea.
Gab and Juls: Good Man City or Bad Chelsea?: 9/27/21
Nedum Onuoha joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester City's convincing 1-0 victory over Chelsea and ask whether Thomas Tuchel got his tactics wrong against the Premier League champions. Plus, Ansu Fati makes his Barcelona return, Manchester United's slump & why you should pay attention to the latest Maldini in Milan.
Gab and Juls: How Ancelotti Improved Benzema: 9/23/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Karim Benzema's incredible start to the season and ask how Carlo Ancelotti has managed to get the most out of him since his return to Real Madrid. The guys also discuss Manchester United's shock elimination from the League Cup, Ronald Koeman's bizarre press conference and why James Rodriguez has moved to Qatar.
Gab and Juls: Have Tottenham already given up on Nuno?: 9/20/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to look back at Tottenham's 3-0 defeat against Chelsea and ask how much pressure is Nuno Espirito Santo under. Plus they discuss Romelu Lukaku's influence for Chelsea, Lionel Messi's reaction to being substituted & Real Madrid's late 2-1 victory against Valencia.
Gab and Juls: Can Liverpool Mount a PL Title Challenge?: 9/16/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down Liverpools 3-2 victory against AC Milan in the Champions League and ask whether they still need added depth in midfield to truly challenge for the Premier League title this season. The guys also discuss the newly-formed Messi-Neymar-Mbappe frontline at PSG and why it didn't work so well in their first outing, Ronald Koemans future after Barcelonas 3-0 defeat at home against Bayern Munich and Antoine Griezmanns mixed reception following his return to the Wanda Metropolitano.
Gab & Juls: Nagelsmann and Ronaldo's homecomings to remember: 9/13/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Bundesliga commentator Derek Rae to break down Bayern Munich's dominant win over last year's second-placed team RB Leipzig. Plus, the boys discuss all things Cristiano Ronaldo on his Old Trafford return. All this and much more on The Gab and Juls Show.
Gab and Juls: The Return of Cristiano Ronaldo: 9/9/21
Julien Laurens and Stewart Robson are joined by Mark Ogden to look forward to Cristiano Ronaldos Manchester United return against Newcastle at Old Trafford and discuss where Ronaldo fits best in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side. The guys also discuss Englands 1-1 draw against Poland, debate whether Memphis Depay is the best player in the world right now and determine whether Antoine Griezmann was right to return to Atletico Madrid.
Gab & Juls Show: Who's to blame for Brazil and Argentina debacle?: 9/6/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Gustavo Hofman to discuss the full story behind Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier, after it was cancelled in dramatic fashion when health agents stormed the pitch to end the match. The guys also discuss Mo Salah's future, Didier Deschamps' strange decisions & if Eden Hazard is back to his best.
Gab & Juls: Ronaldo breaks records again: 9/2/21
Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to break down some of the biggest transfer deadline deals as Antoine Griezmann returned to Atletico Madrid. Mark Ogden also joins the guys from an airport in Portugal after Cristiano Ronaldo broke Ali Daei's record for the most International goals scored by a man. The guys also discuss Ansu Fati's new shirt number at Barcelona, Jerome Boateng's move to Lyon & why Jamie Vardy's Rochester Rhinos are changing their name.
Gab and Juls: Why United's Ronaldo Deal Took So Long: 8/30/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United and ask why it took so long for the deal to be done and whether Manchester City were ever really in the chase for the superstar. The guys also discuss Lionel Messis debut for PSG, the latest on Kylian Mbappes future & whether Reece James deserved a red card against Liverpool.
Gab and Juls: Galacticos 3.0?: 8/26/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrids rejected ¬160 million offer for PSGs Kylian Mbappe and ask whether we could be witnessing the beginning of a new generation of Galacticos in Madrid. The guys also talk about Harry Kanes decision to stay at Tottenham, Cristiano Ronaldos rumored move to Manchester City and whether Pep Guardiola will still be in charge at the Etihad after 2023.
Gab and Juls: Pressure Building on Arsenal's Arteta?: 8/23/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Chelseas impressive 2-0 win over Arsenal and ask how much blame should be put on Mikel Arteta for Arsenal's slow start. Plus, they breakdown Real Madrids 3-3 draw against Levante, the violent scenes in Nice and their picks for the UEFA players of the season.
Gab and Juls: Ronaldo and Lewandowski on the move?: 8/19/21
Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Bayern Munich's 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the German Super Cup and Robert Lewandowski's future in Munich. Plus, they ask if Cristiano Ronaldo will stay at Juventus this summer after reports in Spain link him with a return to Real Madrid.
Gab and Juls: Spurs, Man City and the future of Harry Kane: 8/16/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens take a look back at the weekends clash between Manchester City and Tottenham and ask if signing Harry Kane would be good business for the Premier League champions. Barcelona open the post-Messi era with a win while Gerard Pique shines on and off the field. Plus, Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes lead Manchester United and Romelu Lukaku returns to Chelsea after leaving Inter.
Gab and Juls: The Premier League Returns: 8/12/21
Nedum Onuoha joins Julien Laurens and Stewart Robson to preview the Premier League season and how this could be the toughest title race in recent years. Plus, they discuss Juls' recent trip to Paris where he saw Lionel Messi's first press conference as a PSG player.
Gab and Juls: A Messi Weekend for PSG & Juls: 8/9/21
Don Hutchison does his best to keep Julien Laurens calm as Lionel Messi nears a move to Juls own PSG. The pair wonder how Messi will fit in this PSG super team, and whats next for Barcelona without him? Plus, is it time to push the panic button after Manchester City's loss to Leicester City in the Community Shield?
Gab and Juls: Grealish Set for Pep Roulette: 8/5/21
Julien Laurens and Mark Ogden take a look at Manchester City's impending signings of Jack Grealish and Harry Kane and ask how the two England Internationals would fit in at the Etihad. The guys also look ahead to the Community Shield between Manchester City and Leicester City and ask whether Romelu Lukaku will move from Inter Milan to his old club Chelsea.
Gab and Juls: New Season, New Faces, New Manchester United?: 8/2/21
The Gab & Juls Show is back for the new season! With Gab Marcotti still away on international duty, Stewart Robson joins Julien Laurens and Mark Ogden to talk all things Premier League. Man United have been the windows winners so far, but will it translate into a title challenge? And what of the other leading contenders, who needs what heading into the fresh start?
Gab & Juls Show: EURO 2020 Awards Special: 7/15/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Nedum Onuoha to decide the Gab and Juls XI of the tournament, player of the tournament and much more. The guys also discuss Lionel Messis latest contract offer at Barcelona, which player could replace Gini Wijnaldum at Liverpool and why Florentino Perez is in hot water.
Gab and Juls: Triumphant Italy Break English Hearts: 7/12/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Stewart Robson to discuss Italy's victory on penalties in the final of EURO 2020 against England and how Roberto Mancini out-managed Gareth Southgate in critical moments of the final. The guys also praise Lionel Messi and Argentina after their Copa America Final victory against Brazil, and debate whether Antoine Griezmann has a future at Barcelona.
Gab and Juls: Will England or Italy take the Euro 2020 crown?: 7/8/21
In a special episode at Wembley stadium, Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down the incredible semifinal wins for Italy and England. They also look ahead to the final and wonder how each side will approach the game. Plus, they discuss the Copa America, Manchester United transfer rumors and Mario Balotellis return to top flight football.
Gab and Juls: EURO 2020 Semifinals Preview: 7/5/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back on the quarterfinals at Euro 2020 before making their semifinal predictions. Plus, they discuss Jadon Sancho's move to Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo's future and Patrick Vieira's return to the Premier League as Crystal Palace manager.
Gab and Juls: England Ecstatic & France Flunk Out: 6/30/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Englands thrilling 2-0 win vs. Germany at a rocking Wembley Stadium and ask whether this is the year England finally win another major tournament. They also dissect Frances shock exit against Switzerland and what's next to come for Les Bleus. Plus the break down Spains dramatic win vs. Croatia and look ahead to the Euro 2020 quarterfinals.
Gab and Juls: End of the Road for Ronaldo and Portugal : 6/28/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Portugals exit from EURO 2020 after their 1-0 defeat to Belgium. Plus, they preview England-Germany, discuss Netherlands surprise exit and talk about Erling Haalands holiday.
Gab and Juls: EURO 2020 Knockouts Are Here: 6/24/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look ahead to the knockout stage of the EURO 2020 tournament and preview England facing Germany at Wembley and Belgium taking on Portugal in Seville. The guys also share their Best XI of the tournament so far and ask whether the time is now right for Jadon Sancho to move to Manchester United.
Gab and Juls: Business Time in the Group Stage: 6/21/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down Joachim Low's tactics and Portugal's shortcomings in Germany's 4-2 win. They also talk about Frances surprise draw in Hungary, England's poor performance against Scotland and Tottenham's ongoing search for a new manager.
Gab and Juls: Paul Pogba's French Brilliance: 6/17/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Frances win vs. Germany where Paul Pogba put in a brilliant display and analyze why questions still exist over his performances at Manchester United. The guys also dive into Italys performances so far at EURO 2020 after they became the first side to qualify for the Round of 16. Plus, they discuss Portugals demolition of Hungary and Cristiano Ronaldos apparent dislike for soft drinks. All that and much more on the Gab and Juls show.
Gab and Juls: Has Southgate found Englands formula?: 6/14/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Gareth Southgates team selection and Englands performance in their 1-0 win against Croatia. Plus, they look back at Hollands exciting 3-2 win over Ukraine, Belgium's dominant performance against Russia and the traumatic events surrounding Christian Eriksen in Denmark's opener.
Gab & Juls: It's time for EURO 2020!: 6/10/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look ahead to the beginning of EURO 2020 and ask whether France will dominate despite their tough group, if England can finish top of Group D and why Sweden could do better than some would expect.
Gab and Juls: Will Belgium's golden generation finally deliver?: 6/7/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look ahead to EURO 2020 and ask whether this is the last chance for Belgium's golden generation. Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs of the NFL's Player Association, George Atallah, joins the guys as well for an in-depth discussion over player power in the NFL compared to European football.
Gab and Juls: Is Ancelotti the right man for Real Madrid?: 6/3/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrid's decision to appoint Carlo Ancelotti as manager after the departure of Zinedine Zidane. They also look ahead to Euro 2020 and discuss the possibility of Antonio Conte taking the job at Tottenham Hotspur. All that and much more on The Gab and Juls Show!
Gab and Juls: Tuchel Tops Guardiola in UCL Final: 5/31/21
Nedum Onuoha joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to break down Chelsea's win over Manchester City in the all-English Champions Leaugue final. Plus, what do they make of Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid exit and Max Allegri's return to Juventus.
Gab & Juls Show: A Solskjaer shocker?: 5/27/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens ask if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was at fault for Manchester Uniteds Europa League final defeat against Villarreal. Stewart Robson also joins the guys to look ahead to the Champions League final and ask whether Pep Guardiola will surprise people with his squad selection. The guys also break down Zinedine Zidanes exit from Real Madrid, Antonio Contes departure from Inter Milan and wonder if Mauricio Pochettino is really about to leave PSG and return to Tottenham.
Gab & Juls Show: Welcome to The Suarez Zone: 5/24/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens praise Luis Suarez' debut season at LaLiga winners Atletico Madrid and ask whether Zinedine Zidane is ready to leave Real Madrid. The guys also ask whether Chelsea might struggle in the Champions League final after a poor performance on the final day that saw them scrape into the top four.
Gab and Juls: Will Liverpool, Leicester or Chelsea qualify for the UCL?: 5/20/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the Premier League top-4 race as Chelsea, Leicester City & Liverpool all have a chance to secure a Champions League place for next season. Plus, they praise Andrea Pirlos Juventus side after winning the Coppa Italia final and ask how Karim Benzema made it back into the France side for EURO 2020.
Gab and Juls: Will Zidane leave Real Madrid?: 5/17/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the title race in La Liga, and ask whether rumors about Zinedine Zidane's future at Real Madrid are true. Plus, they praise Leicester City after their historic FA Cup final victory, ask whether Juventus will qualify for the Champions League next season & speculate if Paulo Fonseca will be the next Tottenham manager.
Gab and Juls: Doom and Gloom for Barcelona?: 5/13/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Barcelonas faltering pursuit of the La Liga title as well as Lionel Messis future at the club. Plus, they look at Manchester City and Pep Guardiola after the club secured their third Premier League title in four years.
Gab and Juls: Who will take La Liga glory?: 5/10/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss the La Liga title race between Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. They analyse each teams chances of taking the title as well as discussing the reaction to the European Super League in Spain. Outside of La Liga, the guys also discuss Manchester City, Pirlos future at Juventus and Robert Lewandowskis chances of breaking the Bundesliga scoring record.
Gab and Juls: Hazard the Scapegoat for Real Madrid's UCL Exit?: 5/6/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens react to the fallout from Madrid after Eden Hazard was seen laughing with some of his former Chelsea teammates following Real Madrid's elimination from the Champions League. Plus, they discuss Manchester City's 2-0 defeat over PSG, Jose Mourinho's shock move to Roma, and what punishments the European Super League clubs could face from UEFA.
Gab and Juls: Will the Manchester United protest change anything?: 5/3/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Sundays protest at Old Trafford as hundreds of Manchester United fans voiced their frustrations with the Glazer family following the failed launch of the European Super League. Plus, they praise Antonio Conte's work after Inter won the Scudetto for the first time in eleven years and ask whether Atletico Madrid can hold onto top spot in La Liga.
Gab and Juls: Will 2021 be Pep Guardiola's year?: 4/29/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back at Manchester City's 2-1 victory over PSG and Real Madrid's 1-1 draw with Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League semifinals. Plus, they discuss Julien Naglesmann's move to Bayern Munich, Arsenal's potential takeover & Ajax's tribute to Bob Marley.
Gab and Juls: Time for Harry Kane to leave Spurs?: 4/26/21
Nedum Onuoha joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester City's fourth straight League Cup trophy and Harry Kane's future with Tottenham. Plus, the La Liga title race heats up, Chelsea take the lead in the Premier League top-4 race, and is Julian Nagelsmann off to Bayern Munich?
Gab and Juls: How the European Super League Collapsed: 4/22/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens explain what factors were at play as the proposed European Super League ended after a few days. Plus, they discuss whether Borussia Dortmund could still challenge for a Champions League spot, what Cristiano Ronaldo was doing in the Juventus wall against Parma & Phil Foden's excellent form.
Gab and Juls: Mourinho out at Spurs & a new European Super League: 4/19/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens break down what to expect from the newly announced club-run European Super League and discuss how the football landscape will look without the biggest teams in Europe. The guys also react to Tottenham Hotpsur's decision to sack Jose Mourinho go after their 2-2 draw against Everton.
Gab and Juls: What Separates Neymar from the Very Best: 4/15/21
Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to discuss Liverpool's elimination from the Champions League and the declining performance of their front three. Meanwhile, regular co-host Julien Laurens dials in to discuss Paris Saint-Germain's victory against Bayern Munich and examine what separates Neymar from the very best.
Gab and Juls: Messis Last El Clasico?: 4/12/21
Sid Lowe joins Mark Ogden and Julien Laurens to discuss Real Madrids 2-1 win over Barcelona and if this is the last time we see Lionel Messi play in El Clasico. Plus, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United get the better of Jose Mourinho's Tottenham in an impressive 3-1 away victory.
Gab and Juls: Another Mbappe Masterclass: 4/8/21
Derek Rae joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to praise Kylian Mbappe's performance in PSG's 3-2 win over Bayern Munich. Plus, they discuss the rest of the Champions League action, Atletico Madrids title chances after Luis Suarez's injury and automated offside technology.
Gab and Juls: Does Pochettino have a Neymar problem?: 4/5/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSGs defeat to Lille and ask what Neymar was thinking after he got sent off. Liverpool dismantle Arsenal but will Trent Alexander-Arnold feature in Englands Euro 2020 squad? Plus, which English side will secure 4th place & why did Toby Alderweireld miss Tottenham's 2-2 draw at Newcastle?
Gab and Juls: Can Bayern win without Lewandowski?: 4/1/21
Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Germanys shock defeat against North Macedonia and the impact Robert Lewandowskis injury will have on the end of Bayern Munichs season. Plus, they talk John Stones redemption and ask what advice Arrigo Sacchi was able to provide to Pep Guardiola.
Gab and Juls: Is A Quadruple Possible For Manchester City?: 3/29/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha to analyze the progression Manchester City have made over the last 12 years both on and off the pitch. The guys also debate whether VAR should have been available following Portugals 2-2 draw against Serbia, ask whether Harry Kanes future will be at Spurs and question whether Erling Haaland is worth 180 million Euros.
Gab and Juls: Covid-19's transfer market impact: 3/25/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by football adviser Kia Joorabchian to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on global football transfers. They also move on to the biggest stories from the World Cup qualifiers, including a surprise draw for France and a disaster for the Netherlands against Turkey. All that and more on the Gab and Juls show!
Gab and Juls: Man United Miss Out on Another Trophy : 3/22/21
Don Hutchison joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester Uniteds loss to Leicester City in the FA Cup quarterfinals, Bruno Fernandes' form, and Donny van de Beek's playing time. Plus, are vintage Barcelona back after their impressive 6-1 win over Real Sociedad?
Gab and Juls: Chelseas Tuchel transformation continues: 3/18/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Chelsea and France defender Frank Leboeuf to discuss Chelseas win over Atletico Madrid and how Thomas Tuchel revitalised the Blues. Plus, Real Madrids win over Atalanta as well as many other top stories from around the football world.
Gab and Juls: Glory for Arsenal & Disaster for Spurs: 3/15/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Arsenals 2-1 win over Tottenham in the North London Derby. They also analyze the current situation at Manchester United and ask if the appointment of a Director of Football will lead to better results on the pitch. Plus, what's in store for Cristiano Ronaldos future?
Gab and Juls: Mbappe & Haaland officially the new Messi & Ronaldo? : 3/11/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus incredible Champions League loss and what this means for Cristiano Ronaldo. They also take a look at Barcelonas Champions League exit and discuss the tactics used by PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino. Plus, have Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi officially passed the GOAT torch on to Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland?
Gab and Juls: Lewandowski Bests Haaland: 3/8/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to break down Bayern Munich's thrilling comeback win over Borussia Dortmund -- highlighted by Robert Lewandowski showing Erling Haaland he's still top dog in the Bundesliga. Plus, how did Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Man United end Man Citys 21-game winning streak?
Gab and Juls: Barcelona in Chaos! Or Are They?: 3/4/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe as Barcelona put an eventful week both on and off the pitch behind them with a thrilling win over Sevilla in the Copa Del Rey. The guys then break down what the future of Barcelona might look like, before getting stuck in to another drab Man United performance. Plus, all the biggest stories from around the world of football in quick hits.
Gab and Juls: Why is Zlatan Criticizing LeBron James?: 3/1/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss AC Milans excellent 2-1 win away at Roma in Serie A alongside Zlatan Ibrahimovics controversial remarks involving LeBron James. They also analyze Arsenals solid performance in their away win at Leicester and ask if the Gunners have finally turned a corner. Finally, they touch on a lackluster match between Chelsea and Manchester United, and Gareth Bales resurgence at Spurs.
Gab and Juls: Madrid's Mixed Week in the Champions League: 2/25/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Alex Kirkland to break down a contrasting week for the Madrid rivals. Atleti suffered a 1-0 defeat as Thomas Tuchel remains unbeaten as Chelsea boss, before Real got the better of 10-man Atalanta. Plus, the two UCL favorites continue to dominate as Manchester Citys incredible run reaches 19 consecutive wins and Bayern Munich makes light work of Lazio.
Gab & Juls: Inter & Everton Win Big on Derby Weekend: 2/22/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to get stuck into an action-packed weekend of football, where Inter beat Milan to take control of Serie A and Everton finally break their barren Anfield run with a win over Liverpool. The guys also discuss Manchester Citys merciless pursuit of the Premier League title, Atletico Madrid blowing the La Liga race wide open and much more in quick hits.
Gab and Juls: What went wrong for Barcelona against PSG?: 2/18/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSGs 4-1 victory at Barcelona in the Champions League; questioning Ronald Koemans tactics while praising Kylian Mbappes performance and PSGs strength in depth. Plus, they look back at Borussia Dortmunds impressive 3-2 win at Sevilla and discuss Erling Haalands future.
Gab & Juls: A New Low for Liverpool: 2/15/21
Stewart Robson steps in for Gab Marcotti and joins Julien Laurens to break down another Premier League defeat for reigning champions Liverpool, this time coming just before the return of the Champions League. Plus, the guys also dive into Serie As unpredictable title race and wrap up all the biggest talking points from around the world of football in quick hits.
Gab & Juls: PSG's Messi Maneuver: 2/11/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Rodrigo Faez to discuss Barcelona's frustration with PSG after Lionel Messi appeared on the front cover of 'France Foot' in a mocked up PSG shirt. Plus, they break down Everton's 5-4 victory over Tottenham in the FA Cup and ask whether Carlo Ancelotti is the coolest manager in the Premier League.
Gab and Juls: Are Liverpool Guaranteed Top 4?: 2/8/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Jurgen Klopp's post-match antics after Liverpool's heavy 4-1 defeat against title challengers Manchester City, and debate whether Liverpool should even be guaranteed a Top-4 spot. Plus, the guys also discuss Lionel Messi's magnificent impact against Real Betis, Everton's late comeback against Manchester United, and show some love to Goran Pandev.
Gab and Juls: Has TAA gone MIA?: 2/4/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison to discuss their 1-0 defeat against Brighton and ask about Trent Alexander-Arnold's loss of form. Plus, they break down Juventus' 2-1 victory over Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia, Manchester United's 9-0 hammering of Southampton in the Premier League and Barcelona's lucky escape against Granada in the Copa Del Rey.
Gab & Juls: Why Messi isnt Barcelonas biggest problem: 2/1/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss the leak of Lionel Messis contract at Barcelona and ask what this might mean for his and the Catalan giants future. The guys also look back on Manchester Uniteds 0-0 draw against Arsenal and ask if it's one point gained or two points dropped for United. All that and much more on The Gab & Juls Show.
Gab and Juls: Did Zlatan push Lukaku too far?: 1/28/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku's clash in the Coppa Italia and ask if something needs to be done about player conduct on the pitch. They also assess Thomas Tuchel's first game as Chelsea manager and try to understand how Manchester United lost to Sheffield United in the Premier League.
Gab and Juls: Will Tuchel do better than Lampard?: 1/25/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens analyze Chelsea's decision to part ways with Frank Lampard, discuss the moments that ultimately cost him the job, and wonder if Thomas Tuchel will fare any better. Plus, they take a look back at Manchester United's FA Cup win over Liverpool and what it means for both clubs.
Gab and Juls: Can Leicester repeat 2016 heroics?: 1/21/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Leicester City's 2-0 victory over Chelsea and ask how seriously people should take the Foxes as title contenders. Plus, they talk about Manchester City's aspirations after a 2-0 win over Aston Villa and reflect on Real Madrid's disastrous defeat to third-division Alcoyano in the Copa Del Rey.
Gab and Juls: Have Liverpool Gone Stale?: 1/18/21
Don Hutchison argues with Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens about whether Liverpool have gone stale after their latest 0-0 draw against title challengers Manchester United. Plus, they discuss Inter Milan's 2-0 victory over Juventus and ask why Lionel Messi finally saw red as a Barcelona player in their Spanish Super Cup defeat to Athletic Bilbao.
Gab and Juls: Is Mourinho to Blame for Spurs' Poor Form?: 1/14/21
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back on Tottenham's 1-1 draw against Fulham and question whether Jose Mourinho's tactics have been helping or hindering Spurs' recent poor performances. Frank LeBoeuf also joins the pod to discuss Mauricio Pochettino and PSG's Trophee des Champions victory against Marseille and Neymar's social media trolling ways. Plus, Bayern Munich collapse in a major upset, while Barcelona and Juventus squeak their way into the next rounds of their respective cup competitions.
Gab and Juls: How Solskjaer is changing Manchester United's DNA: 1/11/21
Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's progression at Manchester United as they only need a point against Burnley to move to the top of the Premier League. Plus, how important was Borussia Dortmund's 3-1 victory over RB Leipzig and have Barcelona turned a corner?
Gab and Juls: Are Juventus back in the Serie A title race?: 1/7/21
Stewart Robson joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Juventus' 3-1 victory over league leaders AC Milan and question Cristiano Ronaldo's lack of impact in the game. Plus, does Bruno Fernandes struggle in Manchester United's biggest matches?
Gab and Juls: Lampard Pressure Justified?: 1/4/21
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens following Chelsea's 3-1 defeat to Manchester City and ask whether Frank Lampard deserves to be under scrutiny. Plus, they discuss Atletico Madrid's table-topping form with Juls admitting that he perhaps was wrong about Luis Suarez.
Gab and Juls: Premier League's Lurking Crisis: 12/31/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are back on New Year's Eve to finally draw a line under 2020. In this episode, the guys discuss the Premier League ending the year with a fizzle rather than a bang as two games were hit by last-minute COVID-related postponements. Plus, Real Madrid fail to end the year on a high note after their 1-1 draw mid-week, and Liverpool drop points in consecutive games, potentially giving their fans reason to worry.
Gab and Juls: How can Frank Lampard get misfiring Chelsea going?: 12/28/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Don Hutchison to reflect on a festive feast of Premier League football that saw Arsenal make a surprise return to form against a stuttering Chelsea side. The guys also break down the latest from Paris, with Mauricio Pochettino close to being named Thomas Tuchel's replacement at PSG, and much more.
Gab and Juls: How long can AC Milan's unbeaten run last?: 12/24/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Stewart Robson to discuss AC Milan's 3-2 victory over Lazio. The guys also talk about Mikel Arteta's future following Arsenal's 4-1 defeat against Manchester City in the Carabao Cup and explain why Thomas Tuchel was relieved of his duties at Paris Saint-Germain.
Gab and Juls: What is Bayern's plan for Leroy Sane?: 12/21/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munich's 2-1 victory against Bayer Leverkusen and ask whether Bayern know what they're doing by substituting Leroy Sane after he came on as a substitute earlier in the game. The guys also ask if Tottenham's title push is over and discuss whether Mohamed Salah is still happy at Liverpool.
Gab and Juls: Klopp and Mourinho's War of Words: 12/17/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden following Liverpool's late victory against Tottenham Hotspur. The guys discuss whether the post-match argument between Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho was justified. Also on the show today, Barcelona secure a vital win against Real Sociedad, Chelsea lose in back-to-back matches and Arsenal are still spinning their wheels.
Gab and Juls: How Madrid's Squad Saved Zidane: 12/14/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to dissect the importance of Real Madrid's crucial 2-0 victory over city and title rivals Atletico Madrid. The guys also discuss Paul Pogba's future following Manchester United's 0-0 draw against Manchester City in the Manchester Derby, reflect on the Champions League draw and pay respect to Gerard Houllier.
Gab and Juls: The Price for Pogba: 12/10/20
Gab Marcotti and Stewart Robson are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Manchester United's 3-2 defeat away at RB Leipzig, the influence of Mino Raiola at Old Trafford and whether a swap deal for Paul Pogba and Cristiano Ronaldo is in the cards. The guys also discuss Juventus' 3-0 victory against Barcelona and the dark side of Antonio Conte as a manager.
Gab and Juls: How Mourinho Made Tottenham Title Contenders: 12/7/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss where things went wrong for Arsenal in the North London derby and analyze what Jose Mourinho has done at Spurs to turn them into title contenders. Jan Aage Fjortoft also joins the guys to discuss Bayern Munich's thrilling 3-3 draw against RB Leipzig in the game of the weekend, while questions continue to hover over Barcelona's subpar form.
Gab and Juls: Should questions be asked of Solskjaer? : 12/3/20
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester United's 3-1 defeat to PSG and ask if Ole Gunnar Solskjaers tactics are to blame. They also praise Romelu Lukaku after Inter Milan's vital 3-2 victory against Borussia Monchengladbach & ask whether Real Madrid will make it to the knock-out stage of the Champions League.
Gab & Juls: ESPN FC 100 Special: 12/2/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens celebrate ESPN's ranking of the top 100 players and managers in football in a special edition of the Gab & Juls Show. Mark Ogden, Stewart Robson and Natalie Gedra all join the guys in this packed show to explain what makes these players the best in the world.
Gab and Juls: What is Happening at Real Madrid?: 11/30/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Real Madrid's surprise defeat to Alaves and ask why defensive issues continue to be a problem for Los Blancos. Stewart Robson also joins to look back at Tottenham's 0-0 draw away at Chelsea and debate how close each respective side is to becoming a finished product. Plus, plenty of love for Edinson Cavani and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Gab & Juls: Reflecting on a True Legend: 11/26/20
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens reflect on the life and career of one of the greatest footballers of all time; Diego Maradona. The guys also discuss Real Madrids 2-0 victory away at Inter Milan and ask whether theres anything to read from the performances Antonio Conte has gotten out of Christian Eriksen compared to those Mauricio Pochettino managed when the pair were together at Tottenham.
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?
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