Soundbytes: Week 16 of 2019 MLS Regular Season

Soundbytes Previewing
Week 16 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season
 
Soundbytes from players and coaches previewing Week 16 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season from the following are now available HEREWhen using soundbytes, please credit the specific club providing the content. 

Saturday, June 22:
LA Galaxy at FC Cincinnati (link)

LA: coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto (English): Guillermo Barros Schelotto discusses the club's play up to this point, that despite having lost some points, the team is still near the top of the Western Conference and motivated to keep improving.
CIN: coach Yoann Damet (English), Fanendo Adi (English), Kekuta Manneh (English): Yoann Damet discusses the improvement shown on the back line and Kekuta Manneh talks about trusting the process and staying positive.


Real Salt Lake at Chicago Fire (link)
RSL: 
CHI:
 coach Veljko Paunovic (English and Spanish), Mo Adams (English): Veljko Paunovic discusses moving on from the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and refocusing to put the club in position for a postseason spot, and Mo Adams talks about building some momentum heading into the Salt Lake match.

Toronto FC at FC Dallas (link)
TOR: coach Greg Vanney (English), Drew Moor (English): Greg Vanney talks about playing a smart style and taking care of the ball on the road against Dallas, and Dallas native and former FC Dallas player Drew Moor discusses Dallas' speed and transition attack.
DAL: coach Luchi Gonzalez (English), Paxton Pomykal (English): Luchi Gonzalez talks about Toronto's depth and special individual players such as Alejandro Pozuelo, and Paxton Pomykal discusses the importance of taking advantage of the hotter climate to tire out Toronto FC.

Colorado Rapids at Vancouver Whitecaps FC (link)
COL: coach Conor Casey (English), Kei Kamara (English): Conor Casey discusses the readiness level of his players heading into Vancouver while Kei Kamara talks about how the Rapids are a different team following the first meeting between the sides earlier this season.
VAN:
 coach Marc Dos Santos (English), Felipe (English), Zac MacMath (English), Jake Nerwinski (English), Andy Rose (English): Marc Dos Santos talks about maintaining some rhythm during this heavy international stretch heading into the Colorado matchup, Felipe discusses the team's tactical growth, and Jake Nerwinski talks about facing a Colorado side that has shown a good stretch of form.

Houston Dynamo at Portland Timbers (link)
HOU: A.J. DeLaGarza (English), Tomas Martinez (Spanish): A.J. DeLaGarza discusses the challenge of picking up road points in a tough environment at Providence Park.
POR:
 

Sunday, June 23:
Sporting Kansas City at Columbus Crew SC (link)

SKC: coach Peter Vermes (English), Matt Besler (English), Gerso (English), Krisztian Nemeth (English): Peter Vermes discusses Columbus' direct play during Caleb Porter's first season at the helm, and Matt Besler talks about the clarity of the club's regular season focus following a busy year that included Concacaf Champions League and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
CLB: coach Caleb Porter (English), David Accam (English), Harrison Afful (English): Caleb Porter discusses a pivotal stretch to gain ground with a number of home games on the horizon, and David Accam talks about being more aggressive and treating the club's regular-season games as finals.



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