Day: October 19, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer post-New England Revolution MLS Cup Playoffs presser (10.19.19) #nerevs #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer (middle) during match
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following the team’s 1-0 home win over the New England Revolution in the first round of the MLS Cup Playoffs on Oct. 19. Topics included the victory, Atlanta switching to a four-man defensive back line in the second half, playing without Miles Robinson, an injury update on Michael Parkhurst, Franco Escobar scoring the game winner, Pity Martinez not appearing in the contest and Atlanta United preparing to host an Eastern Conference semifinals match on Oct. 24.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Darlington Nagbe post-New England Revolution MLS Cup Playoffs interview (10.19.19) #nerevs #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs

Atlanta United player Darlington Nagbe handles ball in contest against FC Dallas.
Atlanta United Commincations

The Sports Inquirer spoke with Atlanta United midfielder Darlington Nagbe for an exclusive interview following the team’s 1-0 home win over the New England Revolution in the first round of the MLS Cup Playoffs on Oct. 19. Topics included the victory, Atlanta switching to a four-man back line in the second half and preparing for its Eastern Conference semifinals home match on Oct. 24.

Original Free Kick: New England Revolution Bruce Arena post-Atlanta United MLS Cup Playoffs presser (10.19.19) #nerevs #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs

Atlanta United entrance ahead of home contest against Montreal Impact
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications (Karl L. Moore)

New England Revolution manager Bruce Arena spoke with the media following the team’s 1-0 road defeat to Atlanta United in the first round of the MLS Cup Playoffs on Oct. 19. Topics included the loss and the in-season transformation of the Revolution to become a postseason squad.