Atlanta United has officially going through the next round in the CONCACAF Champions League thanks to a comeback from a 3-1 loss away against the Costa Rican club. Atlanta United lost their first leg against the Costa Rican club CS Herediano 3-1. They had to win at least a minimum of 2-0 at home in the second leg. They ended up winning 4-0 at home in the second leg beating the Costa Rican club an aggregate score of 5-3 going through to the next round. Atlanta United wins thanks to a first leg goal from Julian Gressel and goals from Josef Martinez, Julian Gressel & Pirez in the second leg.
Atlanta United disappoints the league in their first ever appearance in the CONCACAF Champions League. They suffered a devastating loss again CD Herediano. The Costa Rican club shocked the MLS Champion by beating them 3-1 at home. Atlanta United who was probably one of the favorite if not the favorite to win the CONCACAF Champions League. The team looked very poor against the Costa Rican club, very unorganized and very bad in the defensive area. George Bello has been probably the worst player on the field cause many errors against the Atlanta United team. Very pool from Bello. Frank De Boer has a lot to fix for the second leg against them which will be held at home. Atlanta Inited will have to win 2-0 and avoid any home goals scored against them to be able to qualify for the next round. The one goal that Atlanta united scores against the opposing team will be key for the next game. They are the second team to lose their first game in the tournaments alongside Toronto FC.
Official: Paul Pogba the French international has confirmed that his brother Florentin Pogba is set to join Atlanta United. The Guinean international is the brother of Manchester United Star Paul Pogba. The 28-year-old defender has previously played for Sedan, Saint-Étienne, & Gençlerbirligi. With rumors coming out that Boca Juniors could potentially sign Gonzalez Pirez, could Pogba potentially replace him or just be a backup in the defensive area.