Day: March 12, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-CONCACAF Champions League presser (3.12.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer #uniteandconquer #concacaf #sccl2019

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following his team’s practice on March 12 ahead of its CONCACAF Champions League home match against Monterrey the next night. Topics included preparing for the contest, Atlanta’s early struggles including a home tie against FC Cincinnati in MLS action on March 10, handling the suspension of defender Leandro Gonzalez Pirez and criticism of Atlanta’s formation and style of play from media and supporters.

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-CONCACAF Champions League presser (3.12.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer #uniteandconquer #concacaf #sccl2019

Atlanta United player Michael Parkhurst (left) handles ball in contest against DC United
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player and captain Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on March 12 ahead of its CONCACAF Champions League home match against Monterrey the next night. Topics included preparing for the contest, Atlanta’s early struggles including a home tie against FC Cincinnati in MLS action on March 10, handling the suspension of teammate Leandro Gonzalez Pirez and potential formation adjustments under manager Frank de Boer.

Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-CONCACAF Champions League Monterrey home presser (3.12.19)