Atlanta United 2 faces Birmingham Legion FC Saturday night at BBVA Compass Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be streamed live on ESPN+.
Saturday, July 31| BBVA Compass Stadium, Birmingham, Alabama | 7:30 p.m. (ET)
ATL UTD 2 (4-6-5, 17 points) vs. Birmingham Legion FC (8-4-1, 25 points)
Atlanta travels to BBVA Compass Stadium to take on Birmingham for the second of four meetings this season. ATL UTD 2 is coming off a 2-1 win over FC Tulsa Wednesday night. Amadou Macky Diop and Ajani Fortune both netted their first goal of the season, while Abdoulaye Diop appeared in his first match of the season. Additionally, Rocco Ríos Novo saved a penalty to help his squad secure the win.
Birmingham returns home with three points after a 2-1 win versus Indy Eleven. Jonathan Dean’s goal in stoppage time lifted Legion FC over Indy to earn three points on the road. Going into Saturday’s match, Birmingham sits in second in the Central Division with 25 points, while Atlanta is fifth in the division with 17 points.
Talent: Blake Gardner (play-by-play), Mike Getman (analyst) and Lynden Blake (sideline)
ABOUT ATL UTD 2
ATL UTD 2 is owned and operated by AMB Sports & Entertainment and is the United Soccer League Championship (USL Championship) affiliate of Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United. ATL UTD 2 joined the USL for its expansion 2018 season and plays its home matches at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Georgia.