Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez pre NYC FC presser (11.2.18) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mlsplayoffs #nycfc

Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez
Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez before 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.

 

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez presser 10.23.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls

Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez
Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

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.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez post-New England Revolution presser 10.6.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #atlantaunited #NERevs #mls

Atlanta United Leandro Gonzalez Pirez
Atlanta United player Leandro Gonzalez Pirez
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

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.