Atlanta United 2 Travels to Face Chicago Fire FC II


Atlanta United 2 is hitting the road for the first time this season as it is set to take on Chicago Fire FC II at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois on Sunday, April 28. The match is scheduled to kick off at 2:00 p.m. ET and will be streamed on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV, while fans can also tune in to the Soccer Down Here audio stream.

Scouting Report
Chicago Fire FC II comes into the match sitting at fourth place in the Eastern Conference with a 2-0-3 record (11 points) and is one of four MLS NEXT Pro sides without a regular season loss. Chicago is currently tied for eighth place in goals scored this year with 11 and has a goal differential of +3. Harold Osorio is the tip of the spear for Chicago’s offense, having bagged five goals in five shots on target through four games played for the 20-year-old. Between the sticks, Chicago’s Patrick Los has notched 17 saves in four matches, including a standout performance against Philadelphia Union II making nine saves.

Last Time Out
ATL UTD 2 is hot off a 1-0 victory against divisional rivals Chattanooga FC on Wednesday, April 24. Midfielder Javier Armas scored the match's lone goal, converting a penalty kick in the 20th minute after a Chattanooga handball in the 18-yard box. Armas now leads Atlanta with three goals scored this year, all coming from set pieces. Atlanta United goalkeeper Josh Cohen made his club debut, recording two massive saves in the clean sheet win. Atlanta United Academy product Ashton Gordon also made his professional debut in the match.

Previous Meeting
Atlanta United 2 holds a 1-1-0 (W-L-D) record against Chicago Fire FC II, with the last meeting between the two sides ending in a 2-1 away loss to Fire II on August 4, 2023.