Diego Chara Is Pivotal Player For Final Of MLS Cup – Brad Friedel

Brad Friedel, the newly appointed head coach of New England Revolution has expressed his views regarding the presence of Diego Chara in the team. He believes that the number 10 player, Chara is even more important than MVP Josef Martinez, but no doubt that Portland has always an awesome and outstanding counter.

According to Brad “The Portland Timbers will definitely need to slow down Miguel Almiron of Atlanta United in the final of MLS Cup and Diego Chara can be the key for this as he will be very “pivotal” in teams’ efforts.

Although the 3 stripes boast had an exceptional collection of attackers, enhanced by the presence of MVP Josef Martinez, Miguel Almiron is arguably the best and works as an engine which helps to attack, and he has 14 assists and 12 goals in his name in this season for Atlanta.

The no.10 of Atlanta has allegedly shown interest in the upcoming Premier League, with speculations that Saturday’s season decider may be his last for the side of MLS, and Brad Friedel believes that he is very important to figure in the match, in fact, more important than the newbie reigning MVP.

Friedel told Goal ““I know very well that Martinez is the goal-scorer“, but I think if you can restrain Almiron’s efforts on the ball, that can make a huge difference.” And meanwhile, the Timbers have some quality players to match the ability of Chara, “who Friedel thinks can“ do anything that his team requires.

Brad Friedel has tremendous experience in dealing with such kind of attack, as his New England Revolution side has played with Atlanta at home in the month of May, which resulted in a 1-1 draw and then lost by 2-1 en route in October and he went to highlight how one can slow down Atlanta’s output.