Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. FC Cincinnati

Atlanta United returns to action Sunday against FC Cincinnati at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match will be televised on FOX Sports Southeast at 7 p.m. ET and transmitted on Sports Radio 92.9 The Game and La Mejor.

  • Atlanta holds an all-time record of 2-1-1 against FC Cincinnati and a 1-0-1 record at home in the series. This will be the third match between the teams in 2020 with Atlanta winning the first at Mercedes-Benz Stadium 2-1 on March 7 and Cincinnati winning 1-0 at the MLS is Back Tournament on July 16.
  • Atlanta sits in 13th place in the Eastern Conference standings with 19 points, two points below Chicago Fire FC for the final playoff spot with two regular season games remaining. FC Cincinnati is 14th in the standings with 16 points.
  • Sunday’s match is the final home match of the regular season. Since 2017, Atlanta has the fourth-most home wins in MLS with 37, two wins behind Seattle Sounders and New York City FC.
  • Cincinnati is coming off a 1-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City in the team’s final match at Nippert Stadium. Head coach Jaap Stam is 4-11-4 in his first year in charge and Yuya Kubo leads the team with three goals, one of which came March 7 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

MATCH INFORMATION

Sunday, Nov. 1 | Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA | 7 p.m. (ET)

Atlanta United (5-12-4, 19 points) vs. FC Cincinnati (4-13-4, 16 points)

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

TV | FOX Sports Southeast

English Radio | 92.9 The Game

Spanish Radio | La Mejor

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