The gameplan is what lost us that game 100%. You don't give a team like that any space to operate especially with the knowledge that they do not do well against our style of high press.
You just can't go with that gameplan. Most of MLS goes with that gameplan against them and gets stomped regularly. We are easily the best team in MLS of getting in player's faces and making things tough on them. EXACTLY what you have to do to beat Atlanta. And that's exactly why we had always beaten Atlanta.
It was just a stupid move. I don't know that we would have won because they are the most talented team in MLS, but it would have given us a much better shot.