The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following his team’s 2-1 home win over Minnesota United to win the U.S. Open Cup for the first time in franchise history on Aug. 27. Topics included the victory, earning the team’s second trophy in a month with the Campeones Cup, the defensive play of the team particularly Eric Remedi, Atlanta qualifying for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League and the importance of the U.S. Open Cup victory to elevate the status of Atlanta United on a global scale.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Pity Martinez following his team’s practice on Aug. 26 ahead of the final of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup against Minnesota United on Aug. 27. Topics included Atlanta’s preparation for the match, the advantage of winning the Campeones Cup earlier this season for experience and the importance of the U.S. Open Cup to the team.
The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Chris McCann following his team’s practice on March 28. Topics included the team’s activities during its off week, United’s two-game winning streak, working alongside teammate Josef Martinez and preparing for the cold elements in its upcoming road game at Minnesota on March 31.