Soundbytes Previewing Week 28 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season

Soundbytes Previewing
Week 28 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season
Soundbytes from players and coaches previewing Week 28 of the 2019 MLS Regular Season from the following are now available HERE. When using soundbytes, please credit the specific club providing the content. 

Saturday, Sept. 14:
FC Dallas at Chicago Fire (link)

DAL: coach Luchi Gonzalez (English), Michael Barrios (Spanish), Ryan Hollingshead (English), Reto Ziegler (English): Luchi Gonzalez praises Ryan Hollingshead's ability to try things and his dual role on both ends of the field, and Ryan Hollingshead talks about the energy and freedom he has utilized to get into attacking spaces to do something special in the attacking side.

Columbus Crew SC at Atlanta United (link)
CLB: coach Caleb Porter (English), Harrison Afful (English), Luis Diaz (Spanish, with English translation): Harrison Afful discusses the club stepping up its game against the defending MLS Cup champions this weekend, and Luis Diaz talks about the rewarding feeling of his first senior national team appearance with Costa Rica.

FC Cincinnati at Montreal Impact (link)
CIN: coach Ron Jans (English), Joe Gyau (English), training broll: Ron Jans talks about the mental preparation and maintaining high spirit over the final five games of the 2019 season, and Joe Gyau discussed his first start with Cincinnati last week.
MTL: coach Wilmer Cabrera (English), Samuel Piette (English and French), Jukka Raitala (English): Samuel Piette discusses the urgency among the locker room to solidify a postseason position, and Jukka Raitala talks about the training session approaches with Wilmer Cabrera.

New England Revolution at Orlando City SC (link)
NE: coach Bruce Arena (English), Jalil Anibaba (English), Teal Bunbury (English), Andrew Farrell (English): Jalil Anibaba previews the upcoming Orlando match and Teal Bunbury talks about his improving hamstring to get back to full fitness.
ORL: coach James O'Connor (English), Chris Mueller (English), Kyle Smith (English): James O'Connor discusses the process-oriented approach for Orlando during this stretch run, and Chris Mueller talks about overcoming the frustration factor of missed points and controlling the factors in front of them.

Los Angeles Football Club at Philadelphia Union (link)
LAFC: coach Bob Bradley (English): Bob Bradley discusses the chatter from Philadelphia, which was targeting this matchup shortly after a victory against Atlanta United.
PHI: coach Jim Curtin (English), Mark McKenzie (English), Kai Wagner (English): Jim Curtin talks about LAFC playing the "best soccer that our league has ever seen" and prepares to face his first professional coach Bob Bradley, Mark McKenzie speaks about how the club has been feeding off the home crowd energy, and Kai Wagner pinpoints compact play and thinking quickly as key attributes in preparing for LAFC.

Houston Dynamo at Vancouver Whitecaps FC (link)
VAN: coach Marc Dos Santos (English), Scott Sutter (English), Tosaint Ricketts (English): Marc Dos Santos discusses the high-level approach over the course of the club's final four matches, and Tosaint Ricketts talks about expanding on the connections among the group since his arrival from Europe a month ago.

San Jose Earthquakes at New York City FC (link)


Sunday, Sept. 15:
D.C. United at Portland Timbers (link)

DC: coach Ben Olsen (English), Paul Arriola (English): Paul Arriola discusses the confidence following the Montreal game and preparing for the challenge of facing Portland at Providence Park.
POR: coach Giovanni Savarese (English), Eryk Williamson (English): Giovanni Savarese talks about the importance of the club's depth and internal competition, and Eryk Williamson discusses his home debut against Sporting Kansas City and now going up against his hometown team, D.C. United.

New York Red Bulls at Seattle Sounders FC (link)
NY: coach Chris Armas (English), Sean Davis (English), Aaron Long (English), Nick Robles (English), Daniel Royer (English), Josh Sims (English): Sean Davis talks about moving up the Eastern Conference table and replicating the strong regular season finish that the Red Bulls showed in 2018, and Josh Sims discusses his transition into the club after joining midseason.
SEA: coach Brian Schmetzer (English), Cristian Roldan (English), Luis Silva (English), Gustav Svensson (English): Brian Schmetzer and Cristian Roldan talk about watching Jordan Morris' effective form for both Seattle and the U.S. Men's National Team, and Gustav Svensson reflects on his recent stretch with Sweden's national team, 

Sporting Kansas City at LA Galaxy (link)
SKC: coach Peter Vermes (English), Matt Besler (English), Ilie Sanchez (English): Matt Besler talks about bouncing back from last week's result against Portland and previews a game against an LA Galaxy team that has been hit-or-miss in stretches, and Ilie Sanchez talks about the postseason intensity that could be present in this weekend's tilt.

Real Salt Lake at Minnesota United FC (link)
MIN: coach Adrian Heath (English), Ethan FInlay (English): Adrian Heath discusses needing a big response from the players following a defeat last week to Houston and preparing to face a confident Salt Lake side.

Colorado Rapids at Toronto FC (link)
TOR: coach Greg Vanney (English), Richie Laryea (English), Jonathan Osorio (English): Greg Vanney talks about facing former TFC assistant coach Robin Fraser who is heading the Rapids now, and Jonathan Osorio talks about his past stretch with Canada's national team to secure two victories.

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