The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirezbefore his team’s practice on Nov. 2. Topics included the team’s preparations for its MLS playoff road game at New York City FC in the Eastern Conference semifinals on Nov. 4, finding intensity in the postseason, the tactical challenges that NYC FC presents playing within the layout of Yankee Stadium and the upcoming Copa Libertadores finals between Boca Juniors and River Plate in Pirez’s native country of Argentina.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender Leandro Gonzalez Pirez following his team’s practice on Oct. 23. Topics included the impending departure of manager Tata Martino, the team’s reaction to the news, Martino’s impact on Atlanta and Major League Soccer, the importance of winning the Supporter’s Shield and preparing for the team’s road contest at Toronto on Oct. 28.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez following his team’s 2-1 home win over the New England Revolution on Oct. 6. Topics included thoughts on the win, United’s strategy against New England, the form of George Bello and potentially missing the services of Miguel Almiron due to a leg injury.