Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. Columbus Crew

Atlanta United returns to action on Sunday, August 19 when it hosts Columbus Crew SC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Atlanta enters the weekend atop the Supporters’ Shield Standings (14-4-6, 48 points) while Columbus sits in fourth place in the Eastern Conference (11-7-6, 39 points). Sunday’s match, presented by Equifax, is scheduled to kick-off at 4 p.m. EST and will be televised on FOX Sports Southeast.

Atlanta is coming off a 2-2 draw against Toronto FC on August 4 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Josef Martinez scored a brace to bring his season goal tally to 26, leaving him just one goal shy of tying the all-time MLS record.

Columbus has won three straight games, most recently a 1-0 win over Houston Dynamo at home on August 11. Gyasi Zardes scored the game-winning goal in second-half stoppage time, his third goal in the past three games.

 

MATCH INFORMATION

Sunday, Aug. 19|Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia |4 p.m. (EST)

Atlanta United (14-4-6, 48 points) vs. Columbus Crew SC (11-7-6, 39 points)

 

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

English TV | FOX Sports Southeast

Spanish Radio | La Mejor 1600 AM

English Radio | 92-9 The Game (local)

Pre-match coverage:

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

3:30 p.m.: The Pre-Game show (92-9 The Game)

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