Time is a flat circle, so the phrase goes. Three Concacaf Champions League Quarterfinal appearances, back-to-back-to-back, is quite the feat. Not as impressive, though, is losing 3-0 in the first leg of each of them, digging a hole that has so for proven insurmountable for the Five Stripes.
And so Atlanta United heads into the second leg tonight in Philadelphia with a familiar situation, up against the wall, nothing to lose. The past two second legs have gone in Atlanta’s favor, but not enough, ending 1-0 in each. Unlike these results, this match sees United travelling for the second leg, meaning they must overcome three away goals from the Union, a taller task than the others.
After running out a rotated lineup over the weekend, but with injuries still abound, is it possible for the Five Stripes to fight back and find a way into the CCL Semifinals for the first time? Or will we have another run cut off in the Quarterfinal?
Before we find out, make sure to check out our match preview and predicted lineup, then come back here to join us in the match thread below as we witness what may be our last glimpse of CCL Fever this season.
Atlanta United’s Lineup:
Philadelphia Union’s Lineup:
How to Watch:
Venue: Subaru Park, Chester, Pennsylvania
Kickoff Time: Tuesday, May 4th; 8:06 PM ET
Available TV: FS1, TUDN
Available Streaming: FOX Sports Go, Fubo TV (Free Trial)
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