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.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank De Boer following his team’s practice on Oct. 17. Topics included Miles Robinson being injured while with the United States Men’s National Team earlier in the week and potentially missing the MLS Playoffs, the strained relationship between club and international teams on the handling of players and Atlanta’s preparation for its first round match in the playoffs at home against New England on Oct. 19.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following the team’s 3-1 home win over the New England Revolution in its regular season finale on Oct. 6. Topics included the victory, Josef Martinez returning from injury, the impact retiring captain Michael Parkhurst has had on the team and preparing to face New England again in the first round of the MLS Playoffs.