Atlanta United player Michael Parkhurst (left) handles ball in contest against DC United
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Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-New York Red Bulls home presser (7.5.19)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender and captain Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on July 5. Topics included Atlanta rebounding from its 5-1 road loss to Chicago on July 3, the team’s defensive struggles in the contest, the team preparing to host the New York Red Bulls on July 7, helping new teammate Emerson Hyndman acclimate to the team and watching the United States Men’s National Team prepare for its Gold Cup final against Mexico on July 7 with his two former club managers in Tata Martino and Gregg Berhalter facing each other.