Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. Minnesota United

Atlanta United returns to action Wednesday when it hosts 2017 MLS expansion counterpart Minnesota United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7 p.m. EST and will be televised on FOX Sports South.

Atlanta United is 2-1-0 all-time against Minnesota United. Atlanta won away matches at TCF Bank Stadium in 2017 and 2018 but dropped the only meeting at Mercedes-Benz Stadium 3-2 in October 2017. Josef Martinez leads Atlanta with three goals against Minnesota. Atlanta returns home after completing its recent three-game road trip and will host Minnesota and Chicago Fire Saturday before an international break from MLS play. Since moving into Mercedes-Benz Stadium in September 2017, Atlanta has recorded 19 wins, which is tied for the most in MLS.

Minnesota is coming off a 1-0 home win over Houston Dynamo on May 25, as defender Romain Metanire scored the game’s only goal at Allianz Field. Minnesota has won two games in a row heading into the matchup with Atlanta and is 3-4-0 away from home this season. Forward Darwin Quintero leads the team with five goals on the season while Metanire has recorded a team-high five assists.

MATCH INFORMATION

Wednesday, May 29 | Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA |7 p.m. (EST)

Atlanta United (6-5-2, 20 points) vs. Minnesota United (6-4-3, 21 points)

 

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

English TV | FOX Sports South

Spanish Radio | La Mejor 1600 AM

English Radio | 92-9 The Game

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)

 

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