Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Sporting Kansas City presser (5.3.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

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 the team’s practice on May 3. Topics included the play and attitude of Pity Martinez, physically preparing to play a condensed upcoming schedule, his former club Ajax in the UEFA Champions League, the importance of a soccer club’s youth system and Atlanta’s upcoming road contest against Sporting Kansas City on May 5.

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Julian Gressel pre-Sporting Kansas City presser (5.3.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United player Julian Gressel (right) handles ball in contest against New England Revolution
Photo credit: Matthew Modoono (Atlanta United Communications)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Julian Gressel following the team’s practice on May 3. Topics included his interaction with teammate Pity Martinez in the team’s last contest against Colorado, physically preparing to play a condensed upcoming schedule and Atlanta’s upcoming road contest against Sporting Kansas City on May 5.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Brad Guzan pre-Sporting Kansas City road presser (5.2.19) #sportinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan following his team’s practice on May 2. Topics included facing limited shots when Atlanta has a large percentage of possession during a contest, whether this is a crucial portion of the schedule and the team preparing to visit Sporting Kansas City on May 5.