Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. FC Cincinnati

Atlanta United returns to action Saturday when it hosts FC Cincinnati at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match, presented by Novelis, is set to kick off at 6 p.m. EST and will be broadcast on Peachtree TV and streamed live atATLUTD.com/live and the Bally Sports app.

  • Atlanta holds a 5-1-2 all-time record against FC Cincinnati: 3-0-1 at home, 2-0-1 on the road, and 0-1-0 at neutral venues in the series. This is the first of two meetings between the clubs in 2022 as Atlanta will travel to TQL Stadium on Aug. 13 (7:30 p.m., Bally Sports South). Atlanta won the previous matchup 2-1 at TQL Stadium on Decision Day last season.
  • Atlanta is coming off a 1-0 away loss to Charlotte FC on April 10 and currently sits in fourth place in the Eastern Conference standings.
  • Miles Robinson made his 100th career start in all competitions for the club on Sunday. The defender has played in 113 games since becoming the club’s first-ever MLS SuperDraft selection in 2017.
  • Thiago Almada recorded a team season-high six chances created against Charlotte.
  • FC Cincinnati dropped its last match at home against Montreal 4-3 on April 2 and is 1-2-0 on the road this season. Former Atlanta striker Brandon Vazquez scored against Montreal and is tied for the league lead with five goals scored.

MATCH INFORMATION

Saturday, April 16 | Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA | 6 p.m. (EST)

Atlanta United (3-2-1, 10 points) vs. FC Cincinnati (2-4-0, 6 points)

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

TV | Peachtree TV

Online | ATL UTD LIVE

English Radio | 92.9 The Game, SiriusXM FC 157

Spanish Radio | La Mejor

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