Atlanta United player Tito Villalba handles ball during contest
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

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