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ATLUTD: Tactical Analysis

Talking Tactics.

Talking Tactics: Should Gonzalo Pineda keep Atlanta United in a back three?

Though not Pineda’s first choice, is this the way forward?

Talking Tactics: How can Gonzalo Pineda set up Atlanta United with the current injury crisis?

Atlanta United’s staff has some tactical decisions to make with the dearth of options on the back line.

Predicting Atlanta United’s Starting XI vs. Columbus Crew

Who replaces Andrew Gutman?

Talking Tactics: How will Gonzalo Pineda integrate Luiz Araujo into his Atlanta United side?

As Atlanta’s most talented player regains fitness and looks poised to start for the first time since opening weekend, how will he be used?

Examining Atlanta United’s midfield without Ozzie Alonso

Gonzalo Pineda and his team will have to find new solutions with a key player out for the year once again.

The tactical lesson we’re not talking about from Atlanta United’s draw vs. Montreal

Atlanta United changed shape and personnel against Montreal and it didn’t go well. What can be learned?

What will Thiago Almada bring to Atlanta United?

A thorough scouting notebook on Atlanta’s new DP, statistically breaking down who he is as a player and what he’ll add to Gonzalo Pineda’s side.

Breaking down Gonzalo Pineda’s selection dilemma as Atlanta United enters MLS Cup Playoffs

A trip to Yankee Stadium throws a wrinkle Atlanta United’s tactical plan.

Illustrated Box Score - Atlanta United 0-0 New York Red Bulls: Expulsion from the Garden of Eden

Selling your soul to taste the forbidden fruit

How Gonzalo Pineda tweaked the attack and what that means for Atlanta United’s matchup with New York Red Bulls

A win on Wednesday can wash away some of Saturday’s disappointment

Three tactical notes from Atlanta United’s home win against Inter Miami

With a defined front-three and a healthy Sosa, how does Atlanta look different?

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