Aaaaand we’re back. The first international break has come and gone, predictably claiming an Atlanta United starter along the way. While Pity Martinez may be out of action for a week or two, the Five Stripes will still be hoping to pick up their first league win of the season tonight in Columbus.
As you well know, it’s been a rough beginning to the Frank de Boer era, with only two wins in seven in all competitions. They are coming off two disappointing draws at home to teams they should’ve beaten. We can only hope that this extended break was enough time for De Boer to get everyone on the same page.
Meanwhile, the Crew have begun the season in pretty good form, winning twice, drawing once and losing once. If Atlanta United is to keep their perfect 4-0-0 regular season record against Columbus intact, they’ll need to find a way to score a few goals, something that’s been hard to come by so far this season. With Pity sidelined with a hamstring problem, Tito Villalba, who has five career goals against the Crew, will likely get a chance to add to that total.
Let’s get this season on track, shall we? VAMOS ATL!
Atlanta United’s Lineup:
Columbus Crew’s Lineup:
How to Watch
Venue: MAPFRE Stadium
Advertised Kickoff Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Available TV: Fox Sports South
Available Streaming: Fox Sports Go, fuboTV (free trial)
Available Radio: 92.9 The Game, La Mejor 1600 AM
Pre-match coverage: 6:30 p.m.: AT&T Countdown to Kickoff (FB Live/Periscope)
7:00 p.m.: The Pre-Game show (92-9 The Game)
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