Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre NYC FC presser (11.2.18) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mlsplayoffs #nycfc

Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst
Atlanta United defender Michael Parkhurst plays ball in contest
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Michael Parkhurst before his team’s practice on Nov. 2. Topics included Atlanta’s preparations for its MLS playoff road game at New York City FC in the Eastern Conference semifinals on Nov. 4, Atlanta rebounding from its road defeat at Toronto FC in the regular-season finale the previous week, finding intensity in the postseason, Parkhurst’s role as a captain in the postseason and tactical challenges that NYC FC presents playing within the layout of Yankee Stadium.

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez pre NYC FC presser (11.2.18) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mlsplayoffs #nycfc

Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez
Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez before his team’s practice on Nov. 2. Topics included the team’s preparations for its MLS playoff road game at New York City FC in the Eastern Conference semifinals on Nov. 4, finding intensity in the postseason, the tactical challenges that NYC FC presents playing within the layout of Yankee Stadium and the upcoming Copa Libertadores finals between Boca Juniors and River Plate in Pirez’s native country of Argentina.

 

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Tata Martino pre NYC FC presser Part 1 (11.2.18) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mlsplayoffs #nycfc

Atlanta United Tata Martino
Atlanta United manager Tata Martino
Photo credit: Atlanta United

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Tata Martino before his team’s practice on Nov. 2. Topics included the team’s preparations for its MLS Playoffs road game at New York City FC in the Eastern Conference semifinals on Nov. 4, Atlanta rebounding from its road defeat at Toronto FC in the regular-season finale the previous week, finding intensity in the postseason and tactical challenges that NYCFC presents playing within the layout of Yankee Stadium.