Atlanta United returns to action Wednesday night as it travels to face New York City FC at Red Bull Arena. The match is set to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be regionally broadcast on Bally Sports Southeast.
- Atlanta owns an all-time record of 4-1-2 against New York City FC in MLS (including playoffs), 3-0-1 at home and 1-2-1 on the road in the series. This is the first of two meetings this season with the second coming at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Oct. 20 (7:30 p.m., Bally Sports South).
- Atlanta is coming off a 2-2 draw against Philadelphia Union on June 20, extending its unbeaten streak to five games. Anton Walkes scored his first goal of the season and the third of his Atlanta career.
- Brooks Lennon ranks tied for fourth in MLS with 24 chances created this season. Lennon created eight chances against Philadelphia, which tied an Atlanta single-game MLS record, and also took a single-game record of 11 corner kicks in the match. As a team, Atlanta ranks second in MLS in crosses/corner accuracy at 33.1 %.
- Santiago Sosa has won possession a team-high 62 times in MLS play. Atlanta leads MLS in tackle success rate at 68.03 %.
Wednesday, June 23 | Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ | 7:30 p.m. (ET)
Atlanta United (2-1-5, 11 points) vs. New York City FC (3-3-2, 11 points)
TV | Bally Sports Southeast
English Radio | Star 94
Spanish Radio | La Mejor