Day: August 3, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer post-LA Galaxy presser (8.3.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #lagalaxy

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 3-0 home win over the Los Angeles Galaxy on August 3. Topics included the victory, the defensive effort of the unit particularly Miles Robinson, having Ezequiel Barco and Pity Martinez on the field at the same time and the team’s focus through potential distractions of player discontent.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Miles Robinson post-LA Galaxy interview (8.3.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #lagalaxy

Atlanta United player Miles Robinson takes picture with supporters
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer spoke with Atlanta United defender Miles Robinson following the team’s 3-0 home win over the Los Angeles Galaxy for an exclusive interview on August 3. Topics included the victory, playing with a three-man defensive line, finding open spaces in the flow of play and the team’s recovery plans before visiting Orlando City in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup on August 6.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Justin Meram pre-LA Galaxy presser (8.2.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #majorleaguesoccer #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United player Justin Meram handles ball in contest against the Montreal Impact
Photo credit: Karl L. Moore/Atlanta United

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Justin Meram following his team’s practice on August 2. Topics included Leandro Gonzalez Pirez’s comments on the state of the team, the communication level between de Boer and the players, Atlanta preparing to play against the LA Galaxy on August 3 while also looking to the US Open Cup semifinals match at Orlando City on August 6 where he would face his former team.