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Atlanta United vs. Orlando City: Match Thread and How to Watch

A Friday night faceoff with our friends in purple

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MLS: Atlanta United FC at Orlando City SC Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Two weeks since suffering a 2-0 home defeat to Nashville SC, Atlanta United welcomes another southeastern rival to the Benz, eager to give Gonzalo Pineda the first win of his managerial tenure.

It will be no small task, as the Five Stripes take on second place Orlando City, who are unbeaten against Atlanta in their last six meetings, including the most recent 3-2 rollercoaster back in July. United also will be without key players including Josef Martinez and Miles Robinson due to the recent international window, but the extended break has given Pineda time to improve upon his first outing and prepare for tonight.

The always highly anticipated matchup gets a Friday night spotlight, airing on FS1 to a national audience, while also being streamed through the FOX Sports GO app. Radio coverage will also be available through 92.9 The Game and in Spanish from La Mejor 1600 AM.

Before the 7:25 PM kickoff time rolls around, check out our match preview and predicted lineup, then come back and join us in the comments below as we find out if Atlanta can return to their prior form against their neighbors to the south.

Atlanta United’s Lineup:

Orlando City's Lineup:

How to Watch:

Venue: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Kickoff Time: Friday, September 10th, 7:25 P.M. ET

Available TV: FS1, FOX Deportes

Available Streaming: FOX Sports GO, Fubo TV (Free Trial)

Available Radio: 92.9 The Game, La Mejor 1600 AM

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