Soundbytes: Week 12 of 2019 MLS Regular Season

Soundbytes Previewing
Week 12 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season
Soundbytes from players and coaches previewing Week 12 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season from the following are now available HEREWhen using soundbytes, please credit the specific club providing the content. 

Saturday, May 18:
New England Revolution at Montreal Impact (
NE: Teal Bunbury (English), Scott Caldwell (English): Teal Bunbury and Scott Caldwell discuss the excitement for the club's future with the addition of head coach and sporting director Bruce Arena, and getting up to speed with executing his philosophies.
 coach Remi Garde (English and French), Samuel Piette (English and French), Maxi Urruti (English): Remi Garde and Samuel Piette talk about Ignacio Piatti's return to training this week and possible return to the game pitch.

Toronto FC at Real Salt Lake (link)
 coach Mike Petke (English), Nedum Onuoha (English), Sebastian Saucedo (English): Sebastian Saucedo talks about the potential that this matchup could feature some heavy attack on both sides and Nedum Onuoha discusses how as a defense you enjoy the challenge of facing a high-powered offense such as Toronto's.

Chicago Fire at San Jose Earthquakes (link)
CHI: coach Veljko Paunovic (English and Spanish), Johan Kappelhof (English): Veljko Paunovic discusses the importance of attaining road victories and building on the club's confident play of late.
 coach Matias Almeyda (Spanish, with English subtitles), Cristian Espinoza (Spanish), Jackson Yueill (English): Matias Almeyda speaks about what they can learn from their recent loss to New England going into Saturday's match against Chicago, Cristian Espinoza discusses the preparation for going up against the Fire's defense, and Jackson Yueill talks about the adjustments toward the club's style of play.

Seattle Sounders FC at Philadelphia Union (link)
SEA: coach Brian Schmetzer (English): Brian Schmetzer talks about the improved play that Jordy Delem has shown and some of the nuances with the ball that are a result of strong work in training.
 coach Jim Curtin (English), Fafa Picault (English), Kacper Przybylko (English): Jim Curtin talks about the tough test against Seattle and the quality the club has throughout Sounders FC's roster, and Kacper Przybylko discusses the Union's good run of form during a three-game winning streak.

Columbus Crew SC at Minnesota United FC (link)
CLB: coach Caleb Porter (English), Robinho (Spanish, with English translation), Gaston Sauro (English), Gyasi Zardes (English): Caleb Porter talks about how Gyasi Zardes has earned a new long-term Designated Player contract, and Gyasi Zardes credits his success in Columbus toward the special chemistry and work ethic within the club.
 coach Adrian Heath (English), Ethan Finlay (English): Adrian Heath discusses taking advantage of their possession game at home, and Ethan Finlay talks about the chip on his shoulder heading into Saturday's game against his former Columbus side.

D.C. United at Houston Dynamo (link)
DC: coach Ben Olsen (English): Ben Olsen talks about the mentality of his roster within a tight window of matches.
 DaMarcus Beasley (English): DaMarcus Beasley discusses his return to the pitch and the challenges of facing Wayne Rooney and a talented D.C. United squad.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Sporting Kansas City (link)
VAN: coach Marc Dos Santos (English), Felipe (English), Jake Nerwinski (English): Marc Dos Santos, who formerly was with the Sporting Kansas City organization as the 2016 USL finalist head coach with Swope Park Rangers, talks about how special it is to play in Kansas City and how strong SKC is at home, and Jake Nerwinski notes that goalkeeper Max Crepeau's three-save sequence against Atlanta was the greatest sequence he has ever been a part of.
 coach Peter Vermes (English), Johnny Russell (English), Seth Sinovic (English): Peter Vermes and Johnny Russell talked about the seamless return of Benny Feilhaber as they think he will help the club get through a stretch of heavy injuries.

Sunday, May 19:
FC Cincinnati at Orlando City SC (
CIN: coach Yoann Damet (English), Justin Hoyte (English), Spencer Richey (English), Victor Ulloa (English), training broll: Spencer Richey talks about the connection the club showed in its last match and discusses the explosiveness of Orlando's attack.

Atlanta United at New York Red Bulls (link)
ATL: coach Frank de Boer (English): Frank de Boer discusses the chemistry that has led to an MLS-record five consecutive shutout victories.
 coach Chris Armas (English), Cristian Casseres (Spanish), Kaku (Spanish): Chris Armas talks about the club's stretch of three wins over the past four games as it prepares for a difficult match against the defending MLS Cup-winning Atlanta United.

LAFC at FC Dallas (link)
LAFC: coach Bob Bradley (English), Mark-Anthony Kaye (English): Bob Bradley discusses the rematch against Dallas and how the club will stay within the same approach whether it's home or away, and Mark-Anthony Kaye talks about how Sunday could be an entertaining duel following an emotional midweek match against Dallas on Thursday. 
 coach Luchi Gonzalez (English): Luchi Gonzalez discusses the fight the club showed against LAFC despite the road loss and how impressed he was with some high-pressure moments.

Colorado Rapids at LA Galaxy (link)

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