Home again at last, Atlanta United kicks off the first of three consecutive matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium tonight with a midweek meeting against New York City FC. The Five Stripes return after picking up a win in Toronto for the first time in club history, but at the expense of an Ezequiel Barco red card that leaves him ineligible for tonight’s match.
Atlanta jumped back into the playoff pool with its’ 2-0 win on Saturday, all the way up to fifth, while NYCFC sits outside the group in eighth place. However, only two points separate both sides in the table, and each has the same number of wins to their name — eleven.
Can United utilize their home field advantage and grab another big three points to help separate them out from a packed Eastern Conference playoff race? Check out our match preview and predicted lineup before kickoff rolls around, then come back here to the match thread in the comments below to talk about the action as it happens from the Benz.
Atlanta United’s Lineup:
How to Watch:
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia
Kickoff Time: Wednesday, October 20th, 7:38 P.M. ET
Available TV: Bally Sports South
Available Streaming: AT&T TV, ESPN+ (Out of market only)
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