Day: August 11, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Pity Martinez post-New York City FC home presser (8.11.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #nycfc

Atlanta United midfielder Pity Martinez (left) handles ball in contest against New York City FC in Atlanta on August 11, 2019.
Photo credit: AJ Reynolds (Atlanta United)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Pity Martinez following the team’s 2-1 home win over New York City FC on August 11. He had an assist in the contest. Topics included the victory, working alongside Ezequiel Barco and Josef Martinez, finding comfort in his first season with the team and in Major League Soccer and preparing to host Club America in the Campeones Cup on August 14.

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Brad Guzan post-New York City FC home presser (8.11.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #nycfc

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan following the team’s 2-1 home win over New York City FC on August 11. He had four saves in the contest. Topics included the victory, when he learned of Josef Martinez’s availability before the contest, Josef Martinez scoring two goals for Atlanta and the overall defensive form of the team.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer post-New York City FC home presser (8.11.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #nycfc

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 2-1 home win over New York City FC on August 11. Topics included the victory, the decision to play Josef Martinez who missed the team’s last game due to injury, Josef Martinez scoring both goals for Atlanta in the contest, handling NYC FC pressure, the form of Pity Martinez and Ezequiel Barco and preparing to host Club America in the Campeones Cup on August 14.