Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer post-San Jose home presser (9.21.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #quakes74 #mls #majorleaguesoccer

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 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, substituting Tito Villalba for Justin Meram in the second half, facing San Jose’s aggressive press and the significance of earning the win in the highly competitive Eastern Conference.

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-San Jose presser (9.20.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer #quakes74 #vamosSJ

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 the team’s practice on Sept. 20. Topics included the team’s 2-0 road win over Cincinnati on Sept. 18, the form of Josef Martinez, fighting for first place in the Eastern Conference with New York City FC and Philadelphia, finding scoring opportunities on set pieces including corner kicks and Atlanta preparing to host San Jose on Sept. 21.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Darlington Nagbe pre-San Jose presser (9.20.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer #quakes74 #vamosSJ

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

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Darlington Nagbe following the team’s practice on Sept. 20. Topics included the team’s 2-0 road win over Cincinnati on Sept. 18, the form of teammate Josef Martinez, fighting for first place in the Eastern Conference with New York City FC and Philadelphia, Alexi Lalas saying Nagbe is the United States most skilled player and Atlanta preparing to host San Jose on Sept. 21.