While technically not winner-take-all, todays’ Atlanta United vs. New York Red Bulls match has the feeling of that sort of occasion. The Five Stripes hold a four-point lead over the red half of New York in the Supporters’ Shield standings. Only a win for the home side would give them more than a glimmer of hope of surpassing Atlanta.
To get the full three points, Chris Armas’ team must pull it off without their best player and top goalscorer, Bradley Wright-Phillips. The veteran talisman will miss out of the big game due to yellow card accumulation.
The Red Bulls are one of only a few teams that Atlanta United has yet to defeat in MLS. In three meetings, Atlanta has lost twice at home and draw at Red Bull Arena. A win would be a dream scenario for the Five Stripes, but they would gladly take another draw to take their four-point lead into the last three matches of the season.
Which team will show their the best in the league? Let’s find out.
Atlanta United’s Lineup:
New York Red Bulls Lineup:
How to Watch
Venue: Red Bull Arena
Advertised Kickoff Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Available TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Available Streaming: WATCH ESPN
Available Radio: Star 94.1 (English), AT&T Countdown to Kickoff (FB Live/Periscope), La Mejor 1600 AM (Spanish)
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