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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Franco Escobar pre-LAFC presser (7.24.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #lafc

Atlanta United player Franco Escobar handles ball in home contest against the Colorado Rapids
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Franco Escobar following his team’s practice on July 24. Topics included the team’s improved form following two consecutive shutouts, the team’s desire to play at a championship level and preparing to visit LAFC and defend Carlos Vela on July 26.

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Darlington Nagbe pre-LAFC presser (7.23.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #lafc

Atlanta United Darlington Nagbe (right) handles ball during contest
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Darlington Nagbe following the team’s practice on July 23. Topics included Atlanta’s two-match winning streak including a 2-0 home win over DC United, his role as a midfielder in the 3-5-2 system used during the winning streak, Atlanta’s struggles on the road in 2019 and preparing to visit LAFC on July 26.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Justin Meram pre-LAFC presser (7.23.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #lafc

Atlanta United player Justin Meram handles ball in contest against the Montreal Impact
Photo credit: Karl L. Moore/Atlanta United

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Justin Meram following the team’s practice on July 23. Topics included Atlanta’s two-match winning streak including a 2-1 home victory over DC United on July 21, starting as a left winger in the victory, his responsibilities on the field in the position, fellow Iraq national team member Ali Adnan signing with the Vancouver Whitecaps and Atlanta preparing to visit LAFC on July 26.