Know Your Opponent | Atlanta United

Know Your Opponent | Atlanta United

The Lions take on Atlanta United at home on Wednesday night at 7:30 pm ET on FS1. Here is what you need to know about City's opponents: 
 

Key Transactions and Player News 

Notable departures have been Darlington Nagbe, Justin Meram, Florentin Pogba, Leandro Gonzalez Pirez, Julian Gressel and Hector Villalba all left the club in the offseason. Most recently, the headline loss was Pity Martinez but Atlanta United has since replaced Pity with Marcelino Moreno signed from Lanus in Argentina. 

You can view Atlanta United's full roster here

Injury Report: Josef Martinez (torn ACL 2/29) and Edgar Castillo (not medically cleared) are both out.


Team Form 

Atlanta currently sits 12th in the East with 19 points. United are 0-3-2 in their last five matches and only have two goals in that stretch.    
 

Head-to-Head

This will be the fourth meeting between City and Atlanta United this season. City holds the advantage in the series 1-0-2.   
 

Rasmussen College Fact

The Lions are unbeaten in their three meetings against Atlanta United in 2020. 

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September 11, 2020: Major League Soccer has announced the 2020 regular season schedule through the end of September. From September 18-27, each MLS club will compete in three regular season matches. Additional 2020 MLS regular season matches will be announced pending further developments regarding travel protocols. Attendance at matches will be determined in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.