De Pared

31 Episodes

By: Ed

A Spanglish Football podcast. Dissecting the weekly football games of Europe's biggest leagues to North and South America no so big and everything the football soccer world has to offer! A Madridista to the core, with an objective point of view. FUTBOL IS LIFE!

The 2022 FIFA World Cup Group Stage is DONE. Let the DRAMA begin
Today at 3:00 AM

Matchday 3 is over, done, finito. The Qatar World Cup Knock Out round is upon us. Who is taking the beautiful trophy home? What team is going to reach eternal glory? Let's take a look at the Knock Out Brackets and see what countries are going to battle for place in history!

00:00 - Intro
00:16 - The FIFA World Cup in Qatar
02:22 - How The Group Stage Ended
03:57 - Knock Out Stage is Set
05:08 - Bracket Predictions
10:31 - Who Do You Think Will WIN?
11:40 - Outro

World Cup Madness Germany and Belgium are sent home!
Yesterday at 3:00 AM

TODAY Was absolutely madness at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar! Germany is out of the World Cup in the Group Stage, AGAIN! Spain was out for a minute, Australia is Facing Argentina for a Quarter-Final's ticket. Belgium, the Golden Generation, is out in the group stage!

So much going on preparing for the Round of 16 which start in just 2 days!

00:00 - Intro
00:37 - Round of 16: Group A vs Group B
02:42 - Round of 16: Group C vs Group D
03:28 - Mexico Situation
07:47 -  Round of 16: Group C vs Group D

Germany reamins alive after tie with Spain | FIFA World Cup roundup Day 8
Last Sunday at 11:00 PM

Outstanding action on day 8 of the Qatar World Cup. 

Germany came out alive thanks to Costa Rica. It leave everything open for the last Matchday in Group E. All 4 teams have a chance. Logic tells us that Spain will beat Japan and Germany will beat Costa Rica. But the Qatar World Cup has proven to us that Logic DOES NOT exist in Football.

Belgium is almost out after losing against Morocco. Modric and Croatia can and probably will, put the last nail in their coffin.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal take the pitch again t...

Brazil and Portugal presented their bid | 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP Day 5 Roundup

Portugal and Brazil finally made their debut in the Qatar World Cup. They presented their bid for the trophy. Both Brazil and Portugal display good football.

Uruguay also made their debut with a tie against South Korea.

Matchday 2 will kick off tomorrow Friday!

00:00 - Intro
00:16 - Happy Thanksgiving Day
00:28 - World Cup Day 5
00:44 - Brazil vs Serbia
05:17 - Portugal vs Ghana
08:56 - Uruguay vs South Korea
11:39 - Switzerland vs Cameroon
13:41 - Matchday 2 kicks off Friday!
16:06 - Outro

Japan shocking upset over Germany | 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP Day 4 Roundup

The Qatar world cup keeps giving us shocking moments for the history books. Japan shocked the world by beating Germany. Spain demolished Costa Rica and Canada fought a decent battle in their world cup return.

Join on today's 2022 World Cup round up of Day 4!

00:00 - Intro
00:24 - Germany vs Japan HUGE Upset!
02:20 - Prior Group Prediction
02:38 - Germany vs Japan game stats
04:43 - Germany vs Spain on Sunday!
04:52 - Spain vs Costa Rica
07:38 - Can Spain replicate their performance against Germany?
08:27 - Belgium vs Canada
09:13 - What...

Argentina was shook by Saudi Arabia | Mexico can upset the top Candidate on Saturday | World Cup day 3 round up

#Argentina is in very dangerous territory with their first lost against Saudi Arabia. #Messi and company can face elimination in a MUST GAME Saturday again #Mexico 

00:00 - Intro
00:14 - What happened to Argentina? What can Scaloni fix for Mexico?
03:23 - Argentina cannot lose against Saudi Arabia
05:07 - Saudi Arabia Superb Defending and overall master class
07:40 - Where is the 36 game winning streak team?
08:34 - Herve Renard
09:30 - Mexico always performs in the World Cup
11:42 - Group D roundup
13:04 - Wednesday's and Thursday's games LIVE Streams
13:47 - O...

England National Team 2022 World Cup Qatar | It's Coming Home

England has one of the squads with the most talent name by name in the Qatar World Cup. But can Gareth Southgate repeat his run in the Euro 2020 and bring this team to another final? 

The English squad has depth and quality all around, but they have been displaying very poor form in their last game. Let's dive deep into their possibilities in the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup

00:00 - Intro

00:17 - England

01:06 - England Squad List Goalies

01:16 - England Squad List Defense

The Spanish National Team "La Roja" World Cup 2022

Time to take a look at the Spanish nation team. Luis Enrique released the squad list for the upcoming Qatar World Cup and there are some big names missing in this squad. Let's take a deep dive into the team and how far they can get in the 2022 World Cup

00:00 - Intro
00:15 - Squad list and How far they can go
07:56 - Goal Keeper
08:36 - Defense
09:16 - Midfield
09:57 - Attack
10:42 - What would you do?
11:22 - Outro / FANTASY LEAGUE!

Germany National Team 2022 World Cup in Qatar Football Heritage

Let's talk about Die Mannschaft 'The team' the football culture in Germany is like no other in the football world. They know how to properly take care of their youth and make their national team a World Cup contender EVERY single World Cup.

Let's see how far they can go in Qatar with a young squad hungry to bring another star to the Germany National Team.

00:00 - Intro / Fantasy league
00:31 - Germany National Team
10:55 - Goal Keeper
11:52 - Defense
13:51 - Midfield
17:44 - Stricker
18:00 - What do you think?

The Netherland National Team 2022 World Cup in Qatar


Let’s dive into one of the teams in best form for the the Qatar World Cup. The Netherlands ‘clock work orange’ is one of the most inform teams right now. They have not lost a match in over a year. Although many of us do not have them as a favorite for the World Cup. They are team that can easily shock us like they have before. 

Let’s take a look at who are...

Belgium National Team 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Deep dive in Belgium National Team. What is Roberto Martinez going to do in the Qatar World Cup. Will this finally be the tournament where Belgium stops being a promise and they deliver a championship?

The Belgium National team has been a favorite to win a major tournament Since the 2016 Euro in France. But have let us down every single time. Can Roberto Martinez change that in Qatar and finally bring World Cup glory to Belgium? We will find out in 13 days!

00:00 - Intro
00:56 - Belgium, the eternal promise
04:43 - Belgium Goal Keeper<...

Champions League Matchday 6 Recap | Knockout Round Champions League Draw coming up

Champions League group stage is over. Matchday 6 left us with some crazy results. Let's dive into how each group ended and who is facing who in the Champions League knock out stage next year in February.

00:00 - Intro
00:24 - Champions League Matchday 6
01:17 - Group A: Napoli, Liverpool, Ajax, Rangers
03:18 - Group B: Porto, Club Brugge, Bayern Leverkussen, Atletico Madrid
05:56 - Group C: Bayern Munchen, Inter, Barcelona, Viktoria Plzen
09:35 - Group D: Tottenham, Frankfurt, Sporting CP, Marseille
11:09 - Group E: Chelsea, Milan, Salzburg, Dinamo Zagreb
12:34 - Group F: Real Madrid...

Can Croatia Win The World Cup in Qatar?

I take a deep dive into the Croatian National Team that can start in the World Cup. After the amazing run they gave us in 2018 can this Croatia team surprise us again and give us a deep run in Qatar. 

Croatia has been going to the World Cup since 1998 after they became an Independent Nation in 1991. Since then they have only failed to qualify in 2010. 

Let's talk about Croatia's possibilities in Qatar

00:00 - Croatia's National Team
00:22 - 2018 World Cup Croatia's Amazing Run
01:11 - 2022 World Cup possibilities
02:18 - Croatia's Goalie and De...

Champions League Matchday 5 | 20 Days to Qatar | De Pared Football Podcast

Champions League Matchday 5 left us with some wild VAR last minute decisions. Atletico Madrid got another chance after the final whistle and they were not able to take advantage. Tottenham almost had their ticket to the next round but VAR said no. Barcelona confirmed their move to Europa League for the second year in a row. Xavi doesn't know how to utilize the team and fails to get out of the group. Liverpool and Napoli will face each other on Matchday 6 to fight for the 1st place in the group. PSG still needs one more win to top the...

Boca Campeon! Ronaldo vs Ten Hag, Premier League, LaLiga, Serie A Weekend roundup. Champions League is back

Boca Jr are champions of Argentina with the help of our archrivals River Plate.

Ronaldo vs Ten Hag boils up last week and Cristiano might be drop from United. 

Premier League, Serie A, LaLiga are heating up. The top is getting super competitive.

The Champions League is back and the group Stage is almost over.

00:00 - Intro
00:14 - Boca Jr campeon!
00:54 - Premier League: Ronaldo vs Ten Hag, Chelsea vs Man United, Arsenal
07:20 - Premier League Table
07:50 - Serie A
08:45 - Serie A Table
09:37 - L...

Ronaldo vs Messi in the World Cup Final of Qatar. Who can win a World Cup First USMNT or Mexico

Cristiano Ronaldo has one more shot at greatness with Portugal. Can him and the Portugal National team make it count? On paper they seems to be a squad filled with very talented players. But they haven't been able to translate that to the pitch under Fernando Santos management.

Will #Mexico or the #USMNT ever be solid candidates to win a World Cup in the near future?

00:00 - Intro
00:20 - Portugal National Team
02:31 - Portugal Goal Keeper
03:15 - Portugal Defense
06:50 - Portugal Midfield
10:00 - Portugal Attack
13:30 - Portugal Best Starting 11<...

El Clasico Real Madrid vs Barcelona, Ballon D'Or Preview, Liverpool vs Man City, Xavi in or Xavi Out?

On this Monday's episode I go over the preview of the Ballon D'Or which is being given away on Monday October 17. Karim Benzema is the clear favorite.

Premier League is HOT, Man City dropped 3 points against Liverpool. Klopp's team beats Pep again this season in an electrifying game!

Bundesliga is super tight after 10 matchdays. Union Berlin still topping the league. Bayern is closed 2nd.

Serie A is still being dominated by Napoli but they're being chased closely by the rest of the top 10!

LaLiga gave us El Clasico this weekend. Where...

Champions League Matchday 4 Barcelona is going to Europa League Again!

Champions League Matchday 4 left us with some shocking results. Juventus cannot kick start their season and drop a huge opportunity to get back in the fight in their group. PSG and Benfica tied once again. Real Madrid, Napoli, Manchester City and Club Brugge are through the next round.

Barcelona IS OUT (Well pretty much out) of the Champions League for second year in a row! The Cules fail to qualify to the Knock Out round and are heading back to Europa League. After pawning half of the club in order to buy new players #xavi failed to...

Arsenal Beat Liverpool | Uruguay a Surprise Team this World Cup

On today's episode I go over the weekend. Liverpool loses against Arsenal and they are in deep troubles. Serie A is as competitive as ever, Napoli claimed the top of the table alone. LaLiga is heating up week way away from El Clasico at the Bernabeu. 

I go over Uruguay's team and how far I think they can make it. I think they this team is flying very low and people have not noticed them. They can be a real surprise in the #Qatar World Cup

00:00 - Intro
00:20 - Premier League
03:12 - Serie A...

Europe does not have a World Cup Favorite, Champions League Matchday 3

Champions League is back with a bang. Matchday 3 came and went and left us bitting our nails waiting for next week's Champions League matches! The groups are hot and a lot of teams are still competing for a ticket to the Champions League Knock Out Round. Some teams want to remain in Europe via Europa League, some teams do not want that, but seems like faith has other plans!

I go over the usual European favorites to win the world cup. But I cannot find any clear European favorite to win in Qatar. Which leads me to...

Club Football is Back | Manchester Derby, Haaland breaking records | LaLiga fires up | Champions League preview

Club football is back after a week and a half of National teams action. The Manchester derby did not disappoint, well unless you're a Manchester United fan! Liverpool is still on a funk. Arsenal still topping the table and City proves again that hey are almost unstoppable. Erling Haaland is an absolute monster and scored another hat-trick.

Real Madrid let the first points of the season slip off their hands. Benzema missed a penalty, letting the opposite goalie play mind games with him. Barcelona tied in points and Lewandowski remains unstoppable in LaLiga. 

Serie A i...

The World Cup Curse, France is NOT Winning in Qatar 2022

The current world cup champions have been dealing with a curse since the early 60s. France is up next and I think they will not perform as expected. Let's go over all the things that have gone wrong for them and other teams.

00:00 - Intro
00:24 - France is a Solid Candidate to win Qatar World Cup 2022
01:07 - This is why France can't win in Qatar 2022
01:36 - The last back to back Champions Brazil
01:49 - FIFA World Cup England 1966
02:20 - FIFA World Cup Mexico 1970
02:41 - FIFA World Cup Germany 1974
04:06 - FIFA...

Qatar World Cup Heavy Favorites: Argentina & Brasil

On this episode  I go over my top 2 contenders to take the #Qatar #WorldCup. My favorites are Argentina and Brazil and in this episode I show you why!

00:00 - Intro
00:24 - World Cup Favorites
01:14 - Argentina
04:43 - Argentina: Goalie
05:59 - Argentina: Defense
07:35 - Argentina: Midfield
10:35 - Argentina: Attack
13:44 - Brazil
15:15 - Brazil: Goalie
15:50 - Brazil: Defense
19:01 - Brazil: Midfield
20:10 - Brazil: Attack
24:30 - Outra

Barçagate: Messi's insane demands to renew in 2020 | Vinicius Jr threaten by El Chiringuito | UEFA Super Cup to the USA

On this Episode I dive into Barcagate; Messi's demands to Barcelona in order to renew his contract back in 2020. Vinicius was threat by a famous spanish football talk show El Chiringuito. UEFA Super Cup to be played in the US with a weird special guest! Cristiano Ronaldo wants to play the next Euros! Asensio flirts with Barcelona?! Ronaldo Nazario bring Cruzeiro back to 1st Division

00:00 - Intro
00:42 - Barcagate Messi's demands to Renew in 2020
11:16 - El Chiringuito Threatens Vinicius Jr.
17:29 - Ancelotti the Key to Real Madrid Success
20:23 - Asensio Flirts with Barcelona<...

Champions League Final to the US | Weekend Round Up | Madrid Derby

In this Monday episode I talked about the possibility of the Champions League Final to be brought to U.S. I also covered all the drama that lead to El Derby Madrileño. All the talk about Vinicius Jr dances and the extreme and horrible attitude by some Atletico Madrid fans. Some Premier League games were still canceled due to the Queen's passing. Son scored a Hat-trick. Bundesliga is super interesting and surprising everyone! Serie A is becoming an extremely intense race. We have an international break through the first week of October, so let's talk a bit of W...

Champions League Week 2 Round Up and Group Analysis

On episode 6 of De Pared Podcast we are dissecting each Champions League group at their current state. Which teams have the chance to go into the next round. What teams are going to be send to Europa League and which teams are done in Europe this season.

I am also taking a look at the new World Cup Jerseys dropped by Nike, the USMNT jersey and the Portugal Jersey are not what I expected. 

00:00 - Intro

01:23 - Champions League Group A

04:07 - Champions League Group B

07:13 - Champions League G...

Champions League Week 2 Preview, LaLiga Roundup, Federico Valverde Box to Box Midfield

No Premier League this week due to Queen Elizabeth’s passing. But we had a Super Clasico where Boca Jr. Defeated river plate 1-0 at the Bombonera. Copa Libertadores will have yet another Brazilian final. Flamengo will be facing Atletico Paranense in the grand finale.

LaLiga is heating up, Barcelona faced Cadiz, who celebrated 112 years. El Magico Gonzales was at the Stadium. But even his magic was not enough to avoid Cadiz defeat. Barcelona won the game 4-0. Atletico faced Celta Vigo at home and beat them 4-1, Grienzmann is still being subbed in after the 60th mi...

Champions League Week 1 Action Recap

Champions League football is finally back. Week 1 of Champions League left us wit ha few surprises and a some amazing duels. Thomas Tuchel lost his first game with Chelsea against Diano Zagreb and that cost him his Job. Tuchel got sacked the next day and now Chelsea entrusted their 310 Million summer spending to Graham Potter.

Man City, Real Madrid, Bayer and Barcelona all won their first games to start this years Champions League on the right foot. Liverpool lost badly at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium against a superior Napoli.

This year's edition of the...

Antony Debuts for Man United, Tchouameni is a Super Star, Transfer Market Premier League vs LaLiga

#Antony made his #manutd debut scoring a goal and playing well. #ManCity dropped points again, but #Haaland scored in his third game in a row. #VAR is destroying the beautiful game! #Arsenal is still on the top despite losing against #ManUnited. #RealMadrid is now the only leader in #LaLiga. #tchouaméni masterclass game gave los blancos their 4th win in LaLiga. #Vinicius is having a great start, he scored yet another banger. #Barcelona is stating to play great football #lewandowski keep scoring, I think he might become the new Pichichi. #SerieA will be as competitive as ever this season. T...

Champions League vs Premier League. Which is more desired

The Champions League returns this Tuesday. There are some heavy favorites like every year. Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Liverpool, PSG and Manchester City are some of the favorites.

For most of these teams, winning the Champions League is the most important trophy in their history. For some, history is yet to be written.

Some teams have admitted that, regardless the heavy spending, they rather win the Premier League than the Champions League.

Is the Champions League a far more important trophy than the local league?

The Week in Football

Ed talks about The Figo Affairs, the soccer transfer that shocked the world. Real Madrid took Barcelona's most valuable player at the time. He take a look at how exciting the premiere league is turning out this season. LaLiga is heating up and he takes a look into Sevilla issues, Real Betis amazing start. Barcelona's new team after many levelers and Real Madrid impeccable form. He also takes a look at Serie A and how competitive this season can turn out. Neymar come back season and the impact PSG players can have in their national teams during the 2022 Qatar...