Soundbytes: Week 7 of 2019 MLS Regular Season

Soundbytes Previewing
Week 7 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season
Soundbytes from players and coaches previewing Week 7 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season from the following are now available HEREWhen using soundbytes, please credit the specific club providing the content. 

Friday, April 12:
Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Chicago Fire
VAN: coach Marc Dos Santos (English), Felipe Martins (English), Fredy Montero (English), Russell Teibert (English): Marc Dos Santos discusses Ali Adnan's missed penalty kick while at the same time noting Adnan as "the best left back in MLS," and talks about the hybrid role that Inbeom Hwang played against the LA Galaxy.

CHI: coach Veljko Paunovic (English and Spanish), David Ousted (English): David Ousted discusses the upcoming challenge against his former Vancouver side, as well as some moments this season in which Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jozy Altidore have recognized two of his acrobatic saves.

Saturday, April 13:
Columbus Crew SC at Montreal Impact 
CLB: coach Caleb Porter (English), Waylon Francis (English), Wil Trapp (English): Wil Trapp discusses some areas Columbus could improve in terms of adaptability and cleverness, even with the club standing atop the Eastern Conference heading into the weekend.
MTL: coach Remi Garde (English and French), Harry Novillo (English and French), Samuel Piette (English and French): Remi Garde discusses the improved defense with back-to-back clean sheets over the previous two road games, Harry Novillo talks about playing their first game in front of a home crowd this season, and Samuel Piette discusses the club's improved confidence.

San Jose Earthquakes at Houston Dynamo (link)
SJ: coach Matias Almeyda (Spanish, with English subtitles), Harold Cummings (English), Florian Jungwirth (English): Matias Almeyda talks about staying focused and on the same path following the club's first victory of the 2019 campaign and the plans to stop Houston forward Alberth Elis, and Florian Jungwirth speaks about the team's focus following the Portland win.
HOU: coach Wilmer Cabrera (English and Spanish), Mauro Manotas (Spanish, with English translation), Tomas Martinez (Spanish), Kiki Struna (English): Wilmer Cabrera discusses maintaining the club's momentum of an unbeaten stretch, Mauro Manotas talks about embracing the Dynamo's underdog status and defender Kiki Struna discusses his first MLS season thus far.

Toronto FC at Seattle Sounders FC (link)
TOR: coach Greg Vanney (English), Chris Mavinga (English), Jonathan Osorio (English): Greg Vanney discusses the importance of a smart game plan going up against a strong attacking Seattle side and Jonathan Osorio talks about the progress and excitement this year for the Canada National Team in the Concacaf Gold Cup.

New York City FC at Minnesota United FC (link)
NYC: coach Domenec Torrent (English), Maxime Chanot (English): Domenec Torrent talks about training this week and provides updates on Brazilian striker Heber who is continuing to reach full-match fitness following his debut last weekend.
coach Adrian Heath (English), Brent Kallman (English), Angelo Rodriguez (Spanish): Adrian Heath discusses the club's recent victory against the New York Red Bulls, Brent Kallman talks about the road success to open the season and Angelo Rodriguez discusses the excitement heading into the club's home opener.

Atlanta United at New England Revolution (link)
ATL: coach Frank de Boer (English and Spanish), Leandro Gonzalez Pirez (English), Brad Guzan (English): Frank de Boer discusses the team's spirit and Michael Parkhurst's role, and Leandro Gonzalez Pirez and Brad Guzan talk about going up against a physical New England side that likes to high press.
NE: coach Brad Friedel (English), Jalil Anibaba (English), Scott Caldwell (English), Cody Cropper (English), Andrew Farrell (English): Scott Caldwell discusses the importance of maximizing points in the team's upcoming three-game homestand, and Andrew Farrell comments on facing a fresh Atlanta United side coming off a bye.

Portland Timbers at FC Dallas (link)
POR: coach Giovanni Savarese (English), Larrys Mabiala (English), Bill Tuiloma (English): Giovanni Savarese discusses the moment the team is facing as it pursues its first win of the season, Larrys Mabiala talks about the group sticking together to try and produce a positive road result against FC Dallas, and Bill Tuiloma addresses what the group needs to improve on defensively.
DAL: coach Luchi Gonzalez (English), Edwin Cerrillo (English), Carlos Gruezo (Spanish), Ryan Hollingshead (English): Luchi Gonzalez discusses facing a hungry Portland team that is still searching for its footing this year, but knocked the 2018 FC Dallas side out of the postseason to advance to MLS Cup.

Orlando City SC at Real Salt Lake (link)
RSL: coach Mike Petke (English), Kyle Beckerman (English): Mike Petke talks about Orlando's ability to widen the game and Orlando forward Dom Dwyer's work rate and knack for punishing defenses, while Kyle Beckerman discusses the youthful experience playing a hefty role for Salt Lake.

D.C. United at Colorado Rapids (link)

Philadelphia Union at LA Galaxy (link)
PHI: coach Jim Curtin (English), Cory Burke (English), Jack Elliott (English): Jim Curtin talks about the strong organization the club showed during Philadelphia's win against FC Dallas and the confidence within the roster as the players are pushing for minutes.
LA: Giancarlo Gonzalez (Spanish): Newly signed Giancarlo Gonzalez discusses the heavy interest from the LA Galaxy in bringing him in, and the physical readiness in helping out the club.

FC Cincinnati at Los Angeles Football Club (link)
CIN: coach Alan Koch (English), Kendall Waston (English and Spanish), training broll: Kendall Waston discusses the importance of staying mentally prepared, organized and aggressive against Western Conference-leading LAFC.
LAFC: coach Bob Bradley (English), Latif Blessing (English), Mark-Anthony Kaye (English), Christian Ramirez (English): Bob Bradley discusses facing expansion FC Cincinnati for the first time and Christian Ramirez talks about returning to Banc of California Stadium and taking care of the details to impose the club's style of play.

Sunday, April 14:
New York Red Bulls at Sporting Kansas City 
NY: coach Chris Armas (English), Marcus Epps (English), Kemar Lawrence (English): Kemar Lawrence talks about how his fitness is getting better with every day following his knee injury, and Marcus Epps discusses the transition to the Red Bulls system following two seasons with the Philadelphia Union.
 (unavailable because of Thursday's Concacaf Champions League Semifinal)

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