Week 24 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season
Saturday, Aug. 17:
New England Revolution at New York Red Bulls (link)
NE: coach Bruce Arena (English), Jalil Anibaba (English), Diego Fagundez (English), Michael Mancienne (English): Bruce Arena discusses the return of Michael Mancienne on the pitch, and Michael Mancienne talks about the different atmosphere in the locker room as New England's confidence has grown.
NY: coach Chris Armas (English), Rece Buckmaster (English), Sean Davis (English), Tim Parker (English), Brian White (English): Rece Buckmaster talks about his adaptation to the Red Bulls after playing for the organization's USL Championship side, and Sean Davis and Brian White talked about how the Revolution have evolved under Bruce Arena as head coach.
New York City FC at FC Cincinnati (link)
NYC: coach Domenec Torrent (English), Ronald Matarrita (Spanish): Domenec Torrent previews the Cincinnati match and talks about how they should not be underestimated given their spot in the Eastern Conference standings.
CIN: coach Ron Jans (English), Derrick Etienne Jr. (English), Joe Gyau (English), Victor Ulloa (English and Spanish), training broll: Ron Jans talks about preparing for his first home match with the group, Derrick Etienne discusses his transition playing for Cincinnati, as well as facing a New York City FC side that he's very familiar with during his New York Red Bulls tenure.
Toronto FC at Columbus Crew SC (link)
TOR: coach Greg Vanney (English), Michael Bradley (English), Patrick Mullins (English): Greg Vanney and Michael Bradley discuss the outlook of the final nine matches of the regular season, and Patrick Mullins talks about facing his former Crew SC side.
CLB: coach Caleb Porter (English), Harrison Afful (English), Luis Argudo (English): Luis Argudo reflects on the environment of last week's #HellisReal clash with MLS newcomers FC Cincinnati and talks about the combination play with Gyasi Zardes.
FC Dallas at Montreal Impact (link)
Philadelphia Union at Chicago Fire (link)
PHI: coach Jim Curtin (English): Jim Curtin talks about facing a Chicago team that has improved of late and has been strong at breaking clubs down.
Orlando City SC at Minnesota United FC (link)
MIN: coach Adrian Heath (English), Chase Gasper (English): Adrian Heath reflects on what it is like facing his former Orlando club, and Chase Gasper discusses his upcoming matchup defending the likes of Nani on Saturday.
San Jose Earthquakes at Sporting Kansas City (link)
SJ: coach Matias Almeyda (Spanish, with English translation), Magnus Eriksson (English), Marcos Lopez (Spanish): Matias Almeyda previews the matchup against Sporting Kansas City and his admiration of SKC head coach Peter Vermes, Magnus Eriksson discusses the growing comfort level among the group as the season has progressed, and Marcos Lopez speaks about fighting for a place in the starting XI.
Colorado Rapids at Houston Dynamo (link)
COL: coach Conor Casey (English), Sam Vines (English): Conor Casey discusses the club's bench play and anticipates some energy from Houston after a coaching change, and Sam Vines talks about defending against Houston's attack.
HOU: coach Davy Arnaud (English), Mauro Manotas (Spanish), Christian Ramirez (English and Spanish), Matias Vera (Spanish): Newly named interim coach Davy Arnaud talks about putting emotion to the side to focus on the club's preparation as best as the group can, and Christian Ramirez talks about his new setting in Houston.
Seattle Sounders FC at LA Galaxy (link)
Los Angeles Football Club at Real Salt Lake (link)
LAFC: coach Bob Bradley (English), Mark-Anthony Kaye (English), Eddie Segura (Spanish): Bob Bradley previews the matchup against Real Salt Lake and how he tries to implement the same ideas and style of football on the road, and Mark-Anthony Kaye minimizes the celebratory possibility if LAFC can clinch a playoff berth this weekend, and Eddie Segura speaks about the challenge that Salt Lake poses.
RSL: coach Freddy Juarez (English), Corey Baird (English): Freddy Juarez talks about the rhythm and form the club is currently in heading into a matchup against Western Conference-leading LAFC,and Corey Baird discusses how he is finding himself in the rights spots during this stretch of multiple goals in a two-game stretch.
D.C. United at Vancouver Whitecaps FC (link)
DC: coach Ben Olsen (English), Wayne Rooney (English): Ben Olsen discusses the depth of the roster moving forward and the collective defensive effort the club showed in its victory against the LA Galaxy, and Wayne Rooney talks about getting back on the pitch after being out with an illness.
VAN: coach Marc Dos Santos (English), Theo Bair (English), Jake Nerwinski (English), Tosaint Ricketts (English), Russell Teibert (English): Theo Bair talks about the rush after scoring his first MLS goal last week and the national attention from it, and Tosaint Ricketts discusses the excitement of returning to MLS and returning to a Canadian club.
Sunday, Aug. 18
Atlanta United at Portland Timbers (link)
ATL: coach Frank de Boer (English), Florentin Pogba (English), Darlington Nagbe (English): Frank de Boer praises Darlington Nagbe's play and how he shined against Club America to win the Campeones Cup, and Darlington Nagbe talks about heading to Providence Park for the first time since his Timbers tenure and reflects on the Campeones Cup overall.
POR: coach Giovanni Savarese (English), Jeremy Ebobisse (English), Jorge Villafana (English): Giovanni Savarese looks back at the 2018 MLS Cup match against Atlanta United FC and analyzes their strengths, Jeremy Ebobisse talks about facing a club that is coming off a significant Campeones Cup win, and Jorge Villafana speaks about the importance of improving defensively at home.
Each week soundbytes previewing the games will be available here:
Postgame reactions will be available here: