Match Preview: Atlanta United v Vancouver Whitecaps

Atlanta United returns to Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, March 17, to face Vancouver Whitecaps FC.  The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. EST and will be televised on FOX Sports South.

Atlanta United defeated D.C. United 3-1 in front of an MLS-record crowd of 72,035 fans on Sunday, March 11, in the team’s 2018 home opener at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Josef Martinez, Miguel Almirón, and Tito Villalba each added a goal while Darren Mattocks scored D.C.’s only goal.

Vancouver is coming off a 2-1 road victory at Houston on Saturday, March 10. Offseason acquisition Kei Kamara converted a penalty kick for the 100th goal of his MLS career. Houston’s Alberth Elis tied the game before halftime, but Vancouver’s Brek Shea scored the game-winner to earn Vancouver’s second-straight win.

 

MATCH INFORMATION

Saturday, March 17|Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia| 7:30 p.m. (EST)

Atlanta United (1-1-0, 3 points) vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (2-0-0, 6 points)

 

TV: FOX Sports South

Talent: Kevin Egan (play-by-play), Dan Gargan (analyst) and Jillian Sakovits (sideline reporter)

 

English Radio: WAOK 1380 AM

Talent: Mike Conti (play-by-play) and Jason Longshore (commentator)

 

AT&T Countdown to Kickoff (FB Live/Periscope)

 

National: Simulcast on SiriusXM FC Channel 157

 

Spanish Radio: La Mejor 1600 AM

Talent: Armando Carillo (play-by-play) and Daniel Cantu (commentator)

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