Atlanta United 2 visits Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for a match against Pittsburgh Riverhounds on Saturday, April 23. The match is scheduled to kick off at 7:00 p.m. ET and will be streamed live on ESPN+.
Saturday, April 23 | Highmark Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | 7:00 p.m. ET
ATL UTD 2 (2-5-0, 6 points) vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds (4-1-1, 13 points)
ATL UTD 2 is coming off a 2-1 road loss to Indy Eleven last Saturday, April 16. After the hosts opened the scoring with a free kick in the 12th minute, Jackson Conway equalized for ATL UTD 2 with a half-volley strike in the 68th minute; however, a stoppage-time goal sealed three points for Indy on the night.
Making his full debut against Indy Eleven, Nelson Orji had an impressive night in ATL UTD 2’s back line last Saturday.
The Nigerian made six interceptions and five clearances on the night, more than any other player on the pitch.
The FC Porto academy product also won all three of his tackles, a game high among both teams.
Jackson Conway ranks in a tie for third among USL Championship goal scorers, scoring four goals in his five games so far.
Conway has netted in open play in nearly every way possible, scoring one goal with each foot and two headers.
The Homegrown forward is two goals away from matching his personal season best with ATL UTD 2, six in the 2020-21 campaign.