Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United faces Seattle Sounders for Sunday matchup


Atlanta United Starting XI vs. Seattle Sounders

Brad Guzan (C), Brooks Lennon, Miles Robinson, Luis Abram, Caleb Wiley, Tristan Muyumba (Juanjo Purata - 86'), Matheus Rossetto (Ozzie Alonso - 77'), Thiago Almada, Xande Silva (Tyler Wolff - 66'), Edwin Mosquera (Amar Sejdić - 78'), Giorgos Giakoumakis (Miguel Berry - 86')

Atlanta United reserves not used

Derrick Etienne Jr., Ronald Hernández, Santiago Sosa, Quentin Westberg

Seattle Sounders Starting Lineup

Stefan Frei, Alex Roldan, Yeimar Gomez , Jackson Ragen, Nouhou (Reed Baker-Whiting - 73'), Joao Paulo (Obed Vargas - 68'), Albert Rusnak, Nicolas Lodeiro (Fredy Montero - 68'), Jordan Morris, Leo Chu (Paul Rothrock - 68'), Raul Ruidiaz

Seattle Sounders reserves not used

Andrew Thomas, Xavier Arreaga, Ethan Dobbelaere, Heber, Josh Atencio

Disciplinary Summary

  • SEA - Gómez Andrade 8' 🟨
  • ATL - Almada 26' 🟨
  • ATL - Mosquera 64' 🟨

Scoring Summary

  1. ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis 11' ⚽
  2. ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis 65' ⚽

Roster Notes

  • Xande Silva was available for the first time for Atlanta United since signing with the club earlier this month.
  • Silva, Tristan Muyumba and Edwin Mosquera made their first MLS starts this season in Sunday's match.
  • Thiago Almada made his debut as Atlanta's new No. 10.
  • Miles Robinson returned to MLS play for the first time since June 10.
  • Giorgos Giakoumakis scored his second brace of the year and increased his team-leading tally to 12 goals on the season.
  • Brooks Lennon set a new single-season career-high with his eighth assist.
  • Thiago Almada recorded his 11th assist of the season.

Player Availability

  • Saba Lobjanidze and Jamal Thiare were unavailable for Atlanta United vs. Seattle Sounders.
Starting XI pose prior to the match against Seattle Sounders FC at Lumen Field in Seattle, WA on Sunday, August 20, 2023. (Photo by Mitch Martin/Atlanta United)
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