Head coach Giovanni Savarese discussed the Timbers performance as well as the energy in the stadium during the Decision Day victory against Austin FC. He talked about the defensive performances of late, capped by a shutout on the final day of the regular season. Savarese also addressed the transition to the postseason and how to maintain the momentum and confidence the team has as they closed the regular season. He also provided his early thoughts on facing Minnesota United FC in Round 1 of the MLS Cup Playoffs.