Sure, Atlanta United has practically locked down it's playoff spot if not for a pesky goal differential technicality. Sure, FC Cincinnati has been the league's punching bag this year, losing their last eleven in a row. But Decision Day doesn't care. Decision Day comes for us all, we can only hope to come out of it unscathed.
On the flip side, Decision Day also offers us a great reward: the shot at a home playoff match. An NYCFC loss coupled with a United win will bring the Five Stripes back to the Benz to begin their postseason journey.
Atlanta United home playoff game scenarios today:— Mike Conti (@MikeConti929) November 7, 2021
ATL win + PHI win + MTL non-loss = ATL hosts NYC
ATL win + PHI win + ORL win by less than 8 goals = ATL hosts ORL
Eastern Conference matches are set to begin simultaneously at 3:45 PM ET, allowing for the mid-game score checking mayhem we've all come to know and love. Be sure to check out our match preview for the full rundown of playoff scenarios, then meet back here in time for kickoff to discuss all things Decision Day in the match thread down below.
Atlanta United’s Lineup:
FC Cincinnati's Lineup:
How to Watch:
Venue: TQL Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio
Kickoff Time: Sunday, November 7th, 3:45 PM ET
Available TV: Bally Sports Southeast
Available Streaming: AT&T TV, ESPN+ (Out of market only)
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