Atlanta United 2 takes on Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday 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+.
Saturday, September 18 | Fifth Third Bank Stadium, Kennesaw, GA | 7:30 p.m. (ET)
ATL UTD 2 (7-9-8, 29 points) vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies (16-6-1, 49 points)
Talent: Jon Nelson (play-by-play) and Jason Longshore (analyst)
ATL UTD 2 takes on the top of the table in the Atlantic Division Saturday night for the second match in its three-game homestand. With just eight matches remaining in the regular season, Atlanta is looking to pick up some crucial points at home. On Wednesday night, Atlanta played to a 1-1 draw versus Charleston Battery. Jackson Conway scored Atlanta’s lone goal in the match to help earn a point at home. Entering the weekend, ATL UTD 2 currently sits fifth in the Central Division with 29 points, just one point away from a playoff spot.
Tampa Bay has won seven of its eight last matches and is currently on a five-game win streak. In Tampa Bay’s most recent match, Leo Fernandes, Sebastian Guenzatti and Yann Ekra all recorded braces in a big 6-0 win against New York Red Bulls II. Additionally, Tampa goalkeeper Evan Louro now has a league-leading 12 clean sheets. The Rowdies sit first in the Atlantic Division with 49 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.