Columbus Crew star Ethan Finlay joins SI Now to preview the MLS Cup final against the Portland Timbers.
The Columbus Crew are hosting the Portland Timbers in MLS Cup after ousting the New York Red Bulls in dramatic fashion, and Crew star midfielder Ethan Finlay previewed the matchup for us on Monday's episode of SI Now.
Finlay, whose rise to MLS stardom was recently chronicled by SI's Brian Straus, joined SI Now host Maggie Gray to talk about the matchup, why he favors his 1-on-1 matchup with Portland fullback Jorge Villafana, why Kei Kamara is uncoverable and how much of a factor being able to host the final at MAPFRE Stadium can be.
Finlay also talks about his U.S. men's national team aspirations, with the January camp looming after the conclusion of the MLS season.
Watch the entire interview in the video above.