Starting XI

Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United faces off against Charlotte Independence in U.S. Open Cup

match (5-7)

Atlanta United Starting XI vs Charlotte Independence

Josh Cohen, Matt Edwards (Brooks Lennon - 64'), Efrain Morales, Stian Gregersen (Noah Cobb - 11'), Roland Hernandez (c), Dax McCarty (Bartosz Slisz - 72'), Jay Fortune, Nick Firmino (Adyn Torres - 88'), Luke Brennan (Xande Silva - 72'), Ashton Gordon (Caleb Wiley - 64'), Daniel Rios.

Atlanta United substitutions

Quentin Westberg.

Charlotte Independence Starting XI

Austin Pack, Hugh Roberts II, Anton Sorenson, Nick Spielman, Clay Dimick, Luis Alvarez, Omar Ciss, JC Obregon Jr, Bachir Ndiye, Gabriel Obertan, Fabrice Ngah.

Scoring

ATL - Nick Firmino 52'

ATL - Nick Firmino 71'

ATL - Daniel Rios 85'

Disciplinary

ATL - Dax McCarty 🟨 5'

CLT - Fabrice Ngah 🟨 26'

ATL - Matt Edwards 🟨 35'

CLT - Luis Alvarez 🟨 76'

Roster Notes

  • Nick Firmino scored a brace.
  • Daniel Rios now has two goal on the season.
  • Josh Cohen, signed during the offseason, maked his Atlanta United debut - earned a clean sheet
  • Stian Gregersen was forced to exit the match in the 12th minute due to injury. This was first start since undergoing surgery on his miniscus.
  • Atlanta United signed Ashton Gordon and Matt Edwards to short-term agreements.
  • This is the first time Atlanta United and Charlotte Independence are played each other in the U.S. Open Cup.

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