Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. Toronto FC Saturday, October 16, 2021

ATLANTA – Atlanta United returns to action Saturday when it travels to face Toronto FC at BMO Field. The match is set to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be regionally broadcast on Bally Sports Southeast.

  • Atlanta owns an all-time record of 2-4-3 against Toronto FC: 2-1-2 at home and 0-3-1 on the road in the series. This will be the second of three meetings between the teams during the regular season after a 1-0 win at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Aug. 18. The teams will play again at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Oct. 30. 
  • Atlanta sits in eighth place in the Eastern Conference standings on 39 points with six regular season games remaining, one point below the playoff line. 
  • Toronto currently sits in 13th place in the Eastern Conference standings on 25 points and is coming off a 3-1 home win against Chicago on Oct. 3. Toronto is unbeaten in four matches and has won its last three at home. 
  • Atlanta currently features two of the top-three players in MLS in duel success rate (min. 100 duels) with Miles Robinson leading the league at 68.06 % and Ezequiel Barco in third at 67.34 %. 

MATCH INFORMATION

Saturday, Oct. 16 | BMO Field, Toronto, Canada | 7:30 p.m. (ET)

Atlanta United (10-9-9, 39 points) vs. Toronto FC (6-15-7, 25 points)

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.