Behind the scenes at Atlanta's opener | MLS Insider

It’s only appropriate that the first MLS Insider episode of 2017 would look at the MLS team that just played their first-ever match, Atlanta United FC.

The newest episode of MLS Insider gives a behind the scenes look at Atlanta United technical director Carlos Bocanegra at the club’s inaugural match, a thrilling, yet ultimately disappointing, 2-1 defeat to the New York Red Bulls in front of a sold-out crowd of 55,000-plus at Bobby Dodd Stadium last Sunday.

Atlanta will play the second match in club history this Sunday, when they’ll take on expansion partner Minnesota United FC at the Loons’ MLS home opener at TCF Bank Stadium (5 pm ET; ESPN2 in the US | MLS LIVE in Canada).

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