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 2-1 home win over Minnesota United to win the U.S. Open Cup for the first time in franchise history on Aug. 27. Topics included the victory, earning the team’s second trophy in a month with the Campeones Cup, the defensive play of the team particularly Eric Remedi, Atlanta qualifying for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League and the importance of the U.S. Open Cup victory to elevate the status of Atlanta United on a global scale.