Atlanta United 2 returns to Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Georgia on Saturday, April 22 to take on Chicago Fire II. The match is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. EDT and will be streamed live on MLSNEXTPro.com.
In Atlanta's last match on Sunday, April 16, Nick Firmino scored two goals while Erik López scored his second of the season as the team defeated Orlando City B 3-1 to pick up its first win of the year.
Saturday, April 22 | Fifth Third Bank Stadium, Kennesaw, Georgia | 7:30 p.m. ET
ATL UTD 2 (1-2-1, 4 points) vs. Chicago Fire II (2-2-0, 6 points)
Nick Firmino leads the team with three goals on the season. In last week's match against Orlando, he scored his second career brace with ATL UTD 2 (April 2, 2022, 2-1 victory at Hartford Athletic).
ATL UTD 2 captain Kofi Twumasi has intercepted 14 passes through the first four matches of the season which leads MLS NEXT Pro.
Erik López scored his second goal of the season against Orlando and also recorded his first assist of the season.
CHICAGO FIRE II
Chicago Fire II is currently third in MLS NEXT Pro’s Central Division and is tied for sixth in the Eastern Conference with six points. After starting the season with a back-to-back wins, Chicago lost its last two matches, falling to Columbus Crew 2 and Philadelphia Union II by one goal in each game. Six different players have scored all six of Chicago goals this season, while Luka Prpa leads the team with three assists.
Behind the Scenes: ATL UTD 2 vs. Orlando City B