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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Brad Guzan pre-Orlando presser (8.21.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan during contest against Los Angeles FC at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
Photo by Eric Rossitch/Atlanta United

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan spoke with the media on Aug. 21 following his team’s practice to discuss the team’s upcoming road match at Orlando City on Aug. 23, facing the same team for the second time in three weeks, seeing the midfielders contribute defensively, handling defenders pushing forward on offense, the Major League Soccer (MLS) Collective Bargaining Agreement areas of improvement particularly team travel and the competitive nature of MLS play for international players.

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Orlando presser (8.21.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer spoke with the media on Aug. 21 following his team’s practice to discuss the team’s upcoming road match at Orlando City on Aug. 23, facing the same team for the second time in three weeks, an injury update on George Bello, having a deep roster to create competitiveness within the team for playing time, the defense of midfielders such as Justin Meram as well as the contributions of Brad Guzan and Michael Parkhurst on and off the pitch.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Portland Timbers presser (8.16.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following the team’s practice on August 16. Topics included the team winning the Campeones Cup on August 14, seeing Leandro Gonzalez Pirez and Florentin Pogba playing forward with the ball as defenders, an injury/availability update on Eric Remedi, Franco Escobar and George Bello as well as Atlanta preparing to visit the Portland Timbers on August 18.