For the first time in
7536845 28 days, Atlanta United return to Mercedes-Benz Stadium to take on Canadian foe Montreal Impact. Atlanta actually haven’t played a match since June 18’s game against the Columbus Crew, so it will be good to see the boys in action. (No, they didn’t play Wednesday at Toronto FC and lose on a last-second penalty, only to be granted a last-second penalty of their own and end up missing it. I have no idea what you’re talking about. Never happened.)
In all seriousness, again we see how the schedule makers have done Atlanta no favors as this is its second match in four days and the second of nine matches in 30 days. You’ll see plenty of rotation in the lineup as we progress through the coming weeks but probably won’t see as much today since the club had an 8-day break before Wednesday’s match.
The good news: Franco Escobar will be back after sitting out the TFC game due to yellow card accumulation. Atlanta clearly missed him on Wednesday and will enjoy the luxury of his presence at the RWB slot.
Atlanta United’s Lineup:
Montreal Impact’s Lineup:
How to Watch
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Advertised Kickoff Time: 6:00 p.m. ET
Available TV: FOX Sports South
Available Streaming: fuboTV (free trial), ESPN+ (sign up here, outside blackout region)
Available Radio: 92.9 The Game, La Mejor 1600 AM
Pre-match coverage: 5:00 p.m.: AT&T Countdown to Kickoff (FB Live/Periscope)
5:30 p.m.: The Pre-Game show (92-9 The Game)
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