Atlanta United player Justin Meram
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Justin Meram following the team’s 3-1 home win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Sept. 21. He scored the first goal of the contest in the fourth minute. Topics included his goal, the team winning the match despite the second-half injury of leading goal scorer Josef Martinez, facing San Jose’s aggressive press and the significance of earning the win in the highly competitive Eastern Conference.