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ATLUTD: Tactical Analysis

Talking Tactics.

Comparing Tactics: Valentino vs. Pineda

How different was Pineda’s Atlanta in his debut 2-0 loss to Nashville?

Rob Valentino's Tata-like tweaks to Atlanta United

Or maybe credit goes to assistant coach Josef

Talking Tactics: When Tactics Don’t Matter

Individual errors cost Atlanta United in Chicago.

Talking Tactics: Can Atlanta United’s Attack Find its Form?

We really hope so.

Talking Tactics: How Atlanta United Conceded Two Late Goals Against Philadelphia

Individual errors and plain old bad luck cost the Five Stripes dearly.

Atlanta United vs. Philadelphia Union Tactical Preview

Injuries and Copa America have stolen players from both sides. Will the third attempt be the charm for Atlanta?

How can Atlanta United replace Emerson Hyndman?

With one of Atlanta United’s most consistent midfielders out of the picture, how will Gabriel Heinze fill the void?

LOGICAL & REASONABLE: What the goals in Atlanta United vs. Nashville might say about the team in 2021

Look, just tell me if the forces of randomness thing is right and the we’re going to all live on Mars with Heinze or if it’s the Houston Dynamo thing and the team is going to finish 6th

Tactical Analysis: Heinze’s defensive nuance and adjustments

We wrap up an in-depth look at Atlanta United’s defensive setup under Gabriel Heinze by analyzing at the tweaks and adjustments.

Atlanta’s Swiss Army Knife: Franco Ibarra

Where is his best position? And where will Heinze use him most?

Tactical Analysis: Atlanta United’s marking and counterpressing under Heinze

We look further into how Atlanta United manager Gabriel Heinze wants his teams to defend.

Learning Heinze: Analyzing defensive setup and personnel

Continuing our series of analysis of Gabriel Heinze’s tactics, we look at the manager’s approach to defensive setup.

Talking Tactics: How Atlanta United’s midfield setup lead to Josef Martinez’ first goal of 2021

Sometimes little things make a big difference.

Learning Heinze: Problems and possibilities at Atlanta United

Breaking down the film on Heinze’s tactics, where things are going wrong, and why it’s exciting as hell.

Talking Tactics: How the New England Revolution stopped Santiago Sosa

Did Bruce Arena provide a blueprint for the rest of the league on how to stop Atlanta’s influential midfielder?

The AfterMath: Atlanta United 3-1 Chicago Fire

Chicago gets burned again in Atlanta

Atlanta United vs Chicago Fire: 3 Opposition Players to Watch

If Atlanta United is to take three points in its home opener, it will need to contain these opponents.

Prekrap: we absolutely know what is going to happen this weekend

Usually we don’t, but this time we do

Talking Tactics: The Debut of Gabriel Heinze at Atlanta United

What we learned about Atlanta United’s new manager.

Examining Santiago Sosa’s role in Gabriel Heinze’s Atlanta United side

Atlanta United’s scrimmage against the Charleston Battery offered hints on Gabriel Heinze’s tactics and Sosa’s key role.

Prekrap: Realistic expectations for the first season under Gabriel Heinze

Only about three of the teams in the East got better and most got a little worse, but it’s still going to be a really, really hard conference this year

Assessing potential line-ups for Atlanta United in 2021

Some tactical musings as preseason training begins

Amateur Scouting Notebook: Santiago Sosa and Franco Ibarra

What do we know about the new Argentine midfield duo?

Santiago Sosa: What can Atlanta United fans expect from Heinze’s new ‘conductor?’

Experts and the data weigh in on what Sosa brings to Gabriel Heinze’s Atlanta United.

Atlanta United are caught in a stylistic flux during playoff push


Was Daniel Royer Offside?

It’s complicated.

Film Room: Tactical analysis of Stephen Glass’ debut with Atlanta United

The new manager made some important changes to help Atlanta United to a 2-0 win over Nashville SC.

Film Room: How Atlanta United crumbled in the face of Crew’s pressure

A failure to press, and a failure to beat a press is a bad combination.

Atlanta United vs. Columbus Crew tactical preview

Dissecting the X’s and O’s ahead of tonight’s must-win match

Film Room: Breaking down Atlanta United’s catastrophe against FC Cincinnati

Well, that sucked.

Film Room: Red Bulls 1-0 Atlanta United

Breaking down the defeat.

How does Jurgen Damm fit in Frank De Boer’s Atlanta United?

Damm presents pace that was lacking in Atlanta since Tito Villalba’s departure.