Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. FC Cincinnati on September 15, 2021

ATLANTA – Atlanta United returns to action Wednesday when it hosts FC Cincinnati at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match, presented by Novelis, is set to kick-off at 7 p.m. ET and will be regionally broadcast on Bally Sports Southeast.

  • Atlanta owns an all-time record of 3-1-2 against FC Cincinnati: 2-0-1 at home, 1-0-1 on the road and 0-1-0 at neutral sites in the series. This will be the second of three meetings between the teams during the regular season after a 1-1 draw at Cincinnati on July 21. Atlanta will travel to Cincinnati on Nov. 7, the final day of the regular season (3:30 p.m. ET, Bally Sports South).
  • Atlanta won its fifth match in the last six games Friday, defeating Orlando City SC 3-0 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. George Campbell scored the first goal of his MLS career and Ezequiel Barco scored his fifth goal of the year to set a new personal season-high in MLS. The Argentine attacking midfielder has scored four goals in his last six matches.
  • Atlanta has completed the second-most dribbles in the league with 272 and ranks fourth in passing accuracy in the attacking half with 79.21 %.
  • FC Cincinnati is coming off a 2-0 home win against Toronto FC on Saturday with goals from Brenner and Haris Medunjanin to snap a 12-game winless streak.

MATCH INFORMATION

Wednesday, Sept. 15 | Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA | 7 p.m. (ET)

Atlanta United (7-7-9, 30 points) vs. FC Cincinnati (4-10-8, 20 points)

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

TV | Bally Sports Southeast

English Radio | 92.9 The Game

Spanish Radio | La Mejor

ABOUT ATLANTA UNITED

Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and won the 2018 MLS Cup in just its second season, the earliest an expansion team has won the title since 1998. The club has set multiple league records including season tickets sales (36,000-plus), single-game attendance (72,548), single-season average (53,002) and total home attendance (901,033). Owned by Arthur M. Blank, and led by club President Darren Eales, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information about Atlanta United, including how to purchase season tickets, visit:www.atlutd.com, and follow @ATLUTD.

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