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Atlanta United vs Philadelphia Union: Match Thread and How to Watch

Can the Five Stripes roll through a brick wall?

MLS: Atlanta United FC at Philadelphia Union Mitchell Leff-USA TODAY Sports

Two weeks ago, Atlanta United played one of the most lackluster games of their entire existence (not even exaggerating), and pretty much wrote off any hope of playoff qualification in the eyes of basically everyone. Two matches and six points later, the Five Stripes sit within striking distance of the top seven, even just three points back from fifth, albeit with an additional game played. Some fortunate results and continued form could very well see Atlanta shockingly into the postseason.

The catch? They have to go through Philadelphia. A team with a recent knack for obliterating opponents, winning their last five matches by a combined score of 23-2, including a 4-1 win over Atlanta just a few weeks ago. It’ll take some magic, and the odds aren’t great, but it’s make or break time in the Benz with only three games to go. Let’s see what happens.

Get prepared with our match preview and lineup prediction, the jump back over here and join us in the match thread below as we take in all the action together.

Atlanta United’s Lineup:

Philadelphia Union’s Lineup:

How to Watch:

Venue: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

Kickoff Time: Saturday, September 17th; 3:50 PM ET

Available TV: Univision, TUDN

Available Streaming: Twitter, TUDN App

Available Radio: 92.9 The Game, La Mejor 1460 AM

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