Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United hosts D.C. United


Atlanta United Starting XI vs. D.C. United

Brad Guzan (C), Brooks Lennon, Miles Robinson, Juanjo Purata, Andrew Gutman, Franco Ibarra (Ozzie Alonso - 84'), Jay Fortune (Amar Sejdic - 71'), Thiago Almada, Derrick Etienne Jr. (Tyler Wolff - 62'), Caleb Wiley (Machop Chol - 84'), Giorgos Giakoumakis (Miguel Berry - 84')

Atlanta United reserves not used

Luis Abram, Luiz Araújo, Ronald Hernández, Amar Sejdić, Quentin Westberg

D.C. United Starting XI

Tyler Miller, Pedro Santos (Kristian Fletcher - 82'), Steven Birnbaum (c), Donovan Pines, Jacob Greene (Cristian Dajome - 65'), Chris Durkin, Lewis O'Brien, Mateusz Klich, Victor Palsson, Taxi Fountas, Christian Benteke

Disciplinary summary

  • ATL - Ajani Fortune 42' 🟨
  • DC - Donovan Pines 51' 🟨
  • DC - Steven Birnbaum 69' 🟨
  • ATL - Gonzalo Pineda 73' 🟨
  • DC - Mateusz Klich 89' 🟨

Scoring summary

  1. ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis (Robinson) 13' ⚽
  2. DC - Taxi Fountas (Durkin) 27' ⚽
  3. ATL - Andrew Gutman (Almada) 49' ⚽
  4. ATL - Tyler Wolff (Gutman, Giakoumakis) 73' ⚽

Roster Notes

  • Giorgos Giakoumakis scored his 10th goal of the season. He became the fastest player in club history to reach 10 goals.
  • Andrew Gutman and Tyler Wolff both scored their third goals of the season.
  • Jay Fortune made his first career start for Atlanta United.
  • Caleb Wiley was back in the starting lineup for the first time since returning from international duty with the United States at the U-20 FIFA World Cup.
  • Ozzie Alonso returned to the pitch for the first time since April 2022 after recovering from an ACL injury.

Player Availability

  • Atlanta United was without Santiago Sosa (ankle).
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