Day: October 24, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer post-Philadelphia MLS Cup Playoffs home presser (10.24.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following his team’s 2-0 home win over the Philadelphia Union in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the MLS Cup Playoffs on Oct. 24.

Topics included the victory, Atlanta using a four-man back line which included Mikey Ambrose and Florentin Pogba, starting Pity Martinez alongside Josef Martinez and Ezequiel Barco, the defensive strategy in the second half, an injury update on Michael Parkhurst and Miles Robinson as well as preparing to host Toronto in the Eastern Conference finals on Oct. 30.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Jeff Larentowicz post-Philadelphia MLS Cup Playoffs home presser (10.24.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs

Atlanta United player Jeff Larentowicz
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Jeff Larentowicz following his team’s 2-0 home win over the Philadelphia Union in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the MLS Cup Playoffs on Oct. 24. Topics included the victory, playing in front of a four-man back line which included Mikey Ambrose and Florentin Pogba, finding consistent playing time in the postseason and preparing to host Toronto in the Eastern Conference finals on Oct. 30.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez post-Philadelphia MLS Cup Playoffs home presser (10.24.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs

Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez handles ball during contest.
Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender Leandro Gonzalez Pirez following his team’s 2-0 home win over the Philadelphia Union in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the MLS Cup Playoffs on Oct. 24.