Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following his team’s practice on Aug. 26 ahead of the final of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup against Minnesota United on Aug. 27. Topics included Atlanta’s preparation for the match, the importance of the U.S. Open Cup to the franchise, the potential of having the final at a neutral site in the future and whether the prospect of extra time and/or penalty kicks will impact Atlanta’s lineup .