Ben Righetti, co-host of the 90Plus Podcast, is joined by Between The Sticks’ Alex Gangue-Ruzic to talk about Vancouver’s compact preseason week, with games against Real Monarchs, Chicago Fire and Indy Eleven. Ben and Alex also look over how some of the midfield combinations look, as well as how each work for and against Marc Dos Santos’ tactics. Speaking of the gaffer, Dos Santos joins the show at 37:27 to chat about life in Utah, the difference between 2020 and 2021’s preseason, some of the young academy prospects, and more!
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90Plus Podcast can be found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Anchor FM, and anywhere else you find your podcasts. There is also the podcast’s Twitter and Instagram @90PlusPodcast, and the hosts’ Twitter profiles at @RighettiBen and @Sebastianp74. Check out the most recent 90Plus Podcast episode here.
Ben Righetti covers the Whitecaps for Last Word on Soccer, attending practices and games to bring readers the best and most in depth coverage of the team possible. The English native recently graduated from the Broadcast and Online Journalism program at BCIT, and hopes that the coverage he provides for Last Word, mixed with his CFL experience and TSN internship can make him a prominent figure in Vancouver’s sports media market.
Sebastian Pereira is a contributor for World Football Index, covering the Vancouver Whitecaps. Born in Colombia, Sebastian has always had a strong passion for the beautiful game, with his top football memories being his country’s deep run in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and watching Liverpool lift the Champions League in 2019. Sebastian is currently in his second year of studying journalism in Vancouver and aims to cover the sport at a top level.