Match Preview: Atlanta United vs Columbus Crew SC

Atlanta United returns to action on Wednesday, June 13 when it visits Columbus Crew SC at MAPFRE Stadium. Atlanta enters the match atop the Supporters’ Shield Standings (9-3-3, 30 points) while Columbus sits in third in the Eastern Conference (7-3-6, 27 points). The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. EST and will be televised on FOX Sports South.

Atlanta will play its second away match in five days after playing NYCFC to a 1-1 draw at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 9. Josef Martinez scored his league-leading 13th goal to give Atlanta a 1-0 advantage, but Alexander Callens equalized in the 77′. Brad Guzan made a team-record nine saves and helped Atlanta earn a point to remain in first place in the Eastern Conference.

Columbus Crew SC enters Wednesday’s match in third place in the East and having allowed a league-best 14 goals this season. On Saturday, June 9, Columbus played New York Red Bulls to a 1-1 draw at MAPFRE Stadium. Gyasi Zardes scored his team-high 10th goal of the season in the first half to give Columbus the lead, however, a second-half goal by Alex Muyl forced the teams to split the points.

 

MATCH INFORMATION

Wednesday, June 13|MAPFRE Stadium, Columbus, Ohio|7:30 p.m. (EST)

Atlanta United (9-3-3, 30 points) vs. Columbus Crew SC (7-3-6, 27 points)

 

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

English TV | FOX Sports South

Spanish Radio | La Mejor 1600 AM

English Radio | 92-9 The Game (local)

Pre-match coverage:

6:30 p.m.: AT&T Countdown to Kickoff (FB Live/Periscope)

7 p.m.: The Pre-Game show (92-9 The Game)

Mobile | FOX Sports GO

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