Midweek Soundbytes Previewing Week 20 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season

Midweek Soundbytes Previewing
Week 20 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season
Soundbytes from players and coaches previewing Week 20 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season from the following are now available HEREWhen using soundbytes, please credit the specific club providing the content. 

Wednesday, July 17:
Houston Dynamo at Atlanta United (link)

HOU: coach Wilmer Cabrera (English), Darwin Ceren (English and Spanish), AJ DeLaGarza (English): Wilmer Cabrera provides an injury update on Memo Rodriguez who logged some time with USL Championship affiliate Rio Grande Valley FC, and Darwin Ceren and AJ DeLaGarza talk about being mentally strong and energetic on the road
ATL: coach Frank de Boer (English), Julian Gressel (English): Frank de Boer talks about going up against a Houston side that has pace, quality, South American talent, and plays through Alberth Elis, and Julian Gressel discusses playing multiple roles this season.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC at New England Revolution (link)
NE: coach Bruce Arena (English), Teal Bunbury (English), Gustavo Bou (Spanish, with English translation), Michael Mancienne (English), Matt Turner (English): Bruce Arena talks about the club's defensive improvement and strong goalkeeping, new Argentine signing Gustavo Bou discusses his traits and what he hopes to bring to the Revolution's attack, Michael Mancienne discusses working his way back over the past couple months from injury, and Matt Turner talks about the club's focus on set-piece defending and improving that attention to detail.

Columbus Crew SC at Chicago Fire (link)
CLB: coach Caleb Porter (English), Aboubacar Keita (English), Gyasi Zardes (English): Caleb Porter discusses the quick turnaround for Chicago, and Gyasi Zardes talks about immediately moving past the weekend road loss to Orlando City SC.

New York Red Bulls at Toronto FC (link)
NY: coach Chris Armas (English), Omir Fernandez (English), Tim Parker (English): Chris Armas discusses Toronto and the intensity of the matchup against the Canadian side, Omir Fernandez talks about going up against a number of U.S. Men's National Team players like Toronto newcomer Omar Gonzalez, Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore, and Tim Parker provides an update on his ankle injury and getting some game minutes during the Hudson River Derby.
 coach Greg Vanney (English), Alejandro Pozuelo (English), Chris Mavinga (English): Greg Vanney talks about the uptick in the intensity and competitive level among the group, Alejandro Pozuelodiscusses tallying a goal during the win against Montreal, and Chris Mavinga talks about playing alongside newly acquired defender Omar Gonzalez.

Thursday, July 18:
D.C. United at FC Cincinnati (link)
 coach Yoann Damet (English), Caleb Stanko (English): Yoann Damet discusses maintaining some momentum following back-to-back victories, and Caleb Stanko talks about being tight in the middle of the pitch to defend against Wayne Rooney and D.C.'s attack.

Orlando City SC at Portland Timbers (link)
ORL: coach James O'Connor (English), Sacha Kljestan (English), Brian Rowe (English), training broll: James O'Connor discusses the excitement and atmosphere the club will see heading to Portland, Sacha Kljestan talks about the growth of the league, and Brian Rowe references Providence Park being one of his favorite road locales.

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