Atlanta United is back in the win column thanks to a huge morale boosting 2-0 victory against Nashville over the weekend. But is Atlanta United back? Like, back back? Back to what exactly, who knows, but we’ll find out tonight as the Five Stripes try to go from a win to a win streak down in South Florida.
Inter Miami is also on the rise after stopping a losing slide of their own, defeating Orlando City 3-2 for the expansion club’s first win. This first ever meeting with Atlanta United will have the added bonus matchups of LGP, Brek Shea, and Mikey Ambrose suiting up against their former club for the first time.
Interim manager Stephen Glass will have some roster decisions to make with a growing list of absent players from his MLS debut victory on Saturday. Fernando Meza will be out for the near future with a knee injury, Franco Escobar has a one match suspension, Miles Robinson and Jurgen Damm may still not be ready to play a full 90, and Ezequiel Barco is... unofficially questionable.
He’ll still have the services of Pity Martinez, though, who showed out for his new coach with a pair of stunning goals last match. Will he be able to break down another expansion team’s back line tonight?
Don’t forget to check out our match preview, lineup prediction, and 3 questions with Inter Miami studio host Alex Donno, then come gather in the match thread as we discuss Atlanta’s first ever visit to Ft. Lauderdale.
Atlanta United’s Lineup:
Inter Miami CF’s Lineup:
How to Watch:
Venue: Inter Miami CF Stadium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Kickoff Time: Wednesday, August 26th; 8:00 PM EST
Available TV: FOX Sports South
Available Streaming: FOX Sports GO, ESPN+ (Out of market)
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