Atlanta United defender Brooks Lennon #11 kicks the ball during the preseason match against Toluca FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA on Wednesday February 15, 2023. (Photo by Mitchell Martin/Atlanta United)

Atlanta United returns to action Saturday when it hosts D.C. United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match, presented by Georgia Power, is set to kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on MLS Season Pass while fans can also tune in to radio calls on 92.9 The Game and La Mejor. 

MLS Season Pass features every match of the regular season and Audi MLS Cup Playoffs with consistent match times and no blackouts. The service also features MLS Countdown, the live pre-game show before every match, live halftime reports, MLS 360 — a fast-moving whip-around show that will provide live look-ins and analysis from all the key moments from every match, and MLS Wrap-up, the live post-game show. All matches feature commentary in English or Spanish, while matches involving Canadian teams will also have French commentary. Fans in the U.S. and Canada also have the option to select their home team’s radio for broadcast audio on the Apple TV app where available. 

  • Atlanta holds a 8-6-0 all-time record against D.C. United in MLS regular season play: 5-1-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road. Atlanta has won its last five home matches against D.C., scoring a combined 14 goals, including a 3-2 win in the most recent meeting at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Aug. 28, 2022.
  • Thiago Almada has recorded the second-most goal contributions in MLS this season with 15. The midfielder also ranks first in the league with 48 chances created and 326 successful passes in the final third. 
  • Brad Guzan made a season-high eight saves and kept the 50th clean sheet of his Atlanta career against LAFC. Atlanta’s captain also became the first player in club history to reach 150 MLS regular season starts. 
  • Franco Ibarra won four tackles against LAFC and is now tied for third in MLS with 29 tackles won. He also won 12 duels on Wednesday, the seventh match this season in which the midfielder has won at least 10 duels. That mark ranks second in MLS trailing only D.C. forward Christian Benteke who has done so eight times.
  • D.C. heads into Matchday 18 in seventh place in the Eastern Conference and coming off a 2-1 win at Inter Miami CF on June 3. D.C.’s attack is led by a pair of former Premier League players in Benteke, who leads the team with eight goals, and Mateusz Klich, who has tallied a team-best six assists and 35 key passes.

Player Availability

Ozzie Alonso (ACL recovery) and Santiago Sosa (Ankle) are questionable while Erik López (Ankle) is out.


Saturday, June 10 | Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia | 7:30 p.m. (ET)

Atlanta United (6-4-7, 25 points) vs. D.C. United (6-6-5, 23 points)


TV | MLS Season Pass

English Radio | 92.9 The Game

Spanish Radio | La Mejor

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