Atlanta United 2 hosts Orange County SC at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Georgia for a match on Friday, May 27. The match is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be streamed live on ESPN+.
Friday, May 27 | Fifth Third Bank Stadium, Kennesaw, Georgia | 7:30 p.m. ET
ATL UTD 2 (2-8-0, 6 points) vs. Orange County SC (3-3-4, 13 points)
ATL UTD 2 returns home after a 3-1 loss against Detroit City FC in Hamtramck, Michigan.
**Nelson Orji has made major contributions for head coach Jack Collison’s side in both attack and defense since his April 9 debut.
In the team’s previous match against Detroit City, the Nigerian dispossessed the opposition 13 times; Orji’s tally was a game-high for both teams.
The defender also scored Atlanta’s lone goal of the match, getting his head on the end of a Robbie Mertz free kick on his first shot of the season.
**ORANGE COUNTY IN 2022
**After winning the 2021 USL Championship title, Orange County currently sits 11th in the Western Conference.
Milan Iloski leads the team in goals with six and former Atlanta United striker Erick Torres follows closely behind with five.
The Mexican international scored the 78th minute equalizer in Orange County’s last match, a 2-2 draw against El Paso Locomotive.