Atlanta United 2 faces Birmingham Legion FC Wednesday night at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be streamed live on ESPN+.
Wednesday, September 22 | Fifth Third Bank Stadium, Kennesaw, GA | 7:30 p.m. (ET)
ATL UTD 2 (7-10-8, 29 points) vs. Birmingham Legion FC (12-7-5, 41 points)
Talent: Jon Nelson (play-by-play) and Jason Longshore (analyst)
ATL UTD 2 is looking to return to the win column against Birmingham Wednesday night in Atlanta’s penultimate home match of the season. With Saturday’s 2-0 loss to Tampa Bay Rowdies, Atlanta sits two points shy of a playoff spot in the Central Division. Wednesday night’s match will be the fourth and final match between Atlanta and Birmingham this season with Legion FC owning a 2-0-1 advantage against Atlanta.
Birmingham is also searching for three points as it is winless in its last three matches. Most recently, Legion FC played to a 1-1 draw with OKC Energy FC. After going down a goal in the 39th minute, Birmingham’s Mikey Lopez found the equalizer in the 55th minute to earn a point at home. Currently, Legion FC sits in second in the Central Division with 41 points.
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.