Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. CF Montreal

Atlanta United returns to action Saturday against CF Montreal at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match is set to kick-off at 8 p.m. ET and will be regionally broadcast on Bally Sports Southeast.

  • Atlanta owns an all-time record of 4-1-1 against Montreal. Atlanta is 3-0-0 at home in the series, outscoring the club 8-2 in those matches, and 1-1-1 on the road. This is the first of three meetings between the clubs in 2021 with the others coming at Montreal on Wednesday, Aug. 4 (7:30 p.m., Bally Sports Southeast) and Saturday, Oct. 2 (7 p.m., Bally Sports South).
  • Atlanta leads MLS in team possession with 59.39% and also leads the league in passing accuracy in the opponent’s half with 81.87%. Montreal is second at 80.57%.
  • Miles Robinson is sixth in MLS in duel success rate this season, winning 74.19% of his duels. Since 2019 (min. 300 duels), Robinson has the best duel success rate in the league at 67.55%.
  • Santiago Sosa and Anton Walkes currently hold the second and third-highest passing accuracies in MLS (min. 250 passes) at 90.73 and 90.70%.
  • Montreal enters the weekend in first place in the Eastern Conference standings and coming off a 2-0 win at Inter Miami CF on Wednesday night behind a brace from Bjorn Johnsen.

MATCH INFORMATION

Saturday, May 15 | Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA | 7 p.m. (ET)

Atlanta United (1-1-2, 5 points) vs. CF Montreal (2-1-2, 8 points)

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

TV | Bally Sports Southeast

English Radio | Sports Radio 92.9 The Game

Spanish Radio | La Mejor

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