Midweek Soundbytes Previewing Week 24 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season

Midweek Soundbytes Previewing
Week 24 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season
 
Soundbytes from players and coaches previewing Week 24 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season from the following are now available HEREWhen using soundbytes, please credit the specific club providing the content. 

Wednesday, Aug. 14:
Sporting Kansas City at Orlando City SC (link)

SKC: Tim Melia (English), Johnny Russell (English): Tim Melia anticipates a scrappy matchup going up against an Orlando side that is in a similar spot in the East standings, and Johnny Russell talks about the "all or nothing" approach from here on out if Sporting can climb into the postseason picture.
ORL: coach James O'Connor (English): James O'Connor discusses the club's bench play, which stood out during last week's road draw against Toronto FC.


Colorado Rapids at Minnesota United FC (link)
COL: coach Conor Casey (English), Andre Shinyashiki (English): Conor Casey discusses working their way into the postseason race and he talks about the swings of attacking contributions, most recently with Diego Rubio of late.
MIN: coach Adrian Heath (English), Michael Boxall (English): Adrian Heath comments on Colorado's turnaround this season, and Michael Boxall talks about how set-piece defending and transition play will be key focal points against the Rapids.


Seattle Sounders FC at Real Salt Lake (link)
SEA: coach Brian Schmetzer (English), Cristian Roldan (English): Brian Schmetzer addresses the defensive focus following a high-scoring draw against the New England Revolution last week, and Cristian Roldan discusses the midweek road match against Real Salt Lake.
RSL:
 

FC Dallas at LA Galaxy (link)
DAL: coach Luchi Gonzalez (English), Michael Barrios (Spanish), Reggie Cannon (English), Brandon Servania (English): Luchi Gonzalez discusses the club's midfield scheme and pairings following a strong offensive performance last week against Minnesota, and Reggie Cannon previews the road match against LA and how every point matters over the club's final nine regular season games.
LA: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (English): Zlatan Ibrahimovic talks about newcomer Cristian Pavon's first game, saying he was the best player on the pitch against D.C. United.

Chicago Fire at Portland Timbers (link)
CHI: coach Veljko Paunovic (English), Dax McCarty (English): Veljko Paunovic discusses the motivation and excitement level heading into Portland, and Dax McCarty discusses scoring his first goal with the Fire, the team earning seven out of nine possible points over its past three matches, and taking on the Timbers this week.
POR: coach Giovanni Savarese (English), Marvin Loria (English and Spanish): Giovanni Savarese talks about the club's latest victory against Cascadia rivals Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and Marvin Loria speaks about his performance and his adaptation to the team.


Each week soundbytes previewing the games will be available here:
https://mlssoccer.box.com/soundbytes

Postgame reactions will be available here:
https://mlssoccer.box.com/PostgameSound
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