The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Julian Gressel following his team’s practice on May 22. Topics included Atlanta preparing to visit Real Salt Lake on May 24, how opponents are defending Atlanta in 2019 and the team’s counter to it, the lack of offensive production in comparison to the 2018 campaign, continuing to find synergy with teammate Josef Martinez and an update on Gresselmania.
In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss:
-Atlanta United’s road loss at the New York Red Bulls and its implications of the team’s form after five matches in 15 days with audio from manager Frank de Boer, Brad Guzan and captain Michael Parkhurst in Offside Trap. (6:00-17:00) -The NBA Playoffs particularly the dominance of Golden State, the Warriors’ approach to contests without Kevin Durant, Milwaukee and Toronto’s intriguing Eastern Conference Finals matchup as well as the drama of the Los Angeles Lakers and Magic Johnson’s lack of accountability. (17:00-40:00) -The lack of interest in Brooks Koepka winning the PGA Championship and War of Will winning the Preakness Stakes in the Miscellaneous Department. (40:00-45:00)
The Sports Inquirer spoke with Atlanta United 2 player Jack Metcalf following his team’s practice on May 17 for an exclusive interview. Topics included the team’s 1-1 draw at Bethlehem on May 12, assisting on Laurence Wyke’s first professional goal in the contest, the team’s handling of the three-match road trip, a prediction of the FA Cup final between Manchester City and Watford as well as Atlanta preparing for its road match at the Swope Park Rangers on May 19.