Match Preview: Atlanta United vs Orlando City

Atlanta United returns to action on Saturday, June 30 when it hosts Orlando City SC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Atlanta enters the match atop the Supporters’ Shield Standings (10-3-4, 34 points) while Orlando sits in eighth in the Eastern Conference (6-9-1, 19 points). The match, presented by SunTrust, is scheduled to kick-off at 7 p.m. EST and will be nationally televised on ESPN.

Atlanta is coming off a 1-1 draw against Portland Timbers on June 24 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Portland scored first in the 32′ minute when Larrys Mabiala headed in a rebound off a set piece. Atlanta responded in the second half, as Julian Gressel scored his second goal of the season to even the game at 1-1.

Orlando City SC is coming off a 2-0 home loss to Montreal Impact on June 23, extending the Lions’ losing streak to seven straight MLS matches. A Lamine Sané own goal and an Ignacio Piatti finish led to a 2-0 win for visiting Montreal, and its second straight win over Orlando.

 

MATCH INFORMATION

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

Atlanta United (10-3-4, 34 points) vs. Orlando City SC (6-9-1, 19 points)

 

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

English TV | ESPN

Spanish Radio | La Mejor 1600 AM

English Radio | 92-9 The Game (local)

Pre-match coverage:

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

6:30 p.m.: The Pre-Game show (92-9 The Game)

Mobile | ESPN

 

*Photo: Courtesy of ATL UTD

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