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.