Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United matches up against Real Salt Lake for the first time in two years 


Atlanta United Starting XI

Brad Guzan (c), Ronald Hernández (Matthew Edwards 89'), Derrick Williams, Bartosz Slisz (Luke Brennan 90'), Saba Lobjanidze (Jay Fortune 69'), Brooks Lennon, Dax McCarty (Tristan Muyumba 60'), Xande Silva (Tyler Wolff 60'), Daniel Ríos, Noah Cobb, Caleb Wiley.

Atlanta United subs not used

Josh Cohen, Luis Abram, Nick Firmino, Efrain Morales.

Real Salt Lake Starting XI

Gavin Beavers, Brayan Vera (Bryan Oviedo 67'), Bode Hildalgo, Philip Quinton (Andrew Brody 46'), Alexandros Katranis, Braian Ojeda, Diego Luna, Andres Gomez, Emeka Eneli (Nelson Palacio 46'), Matt Crooks (Anderson Julio 67'), Cristan Arango (c).

Real Salt Lake subs not used

Bryan Oviedo, Maikel Chang, Zac MacMath, Tommy Silva, Zavier Gozo, Noel Caliskan.


  1. RSL - Matt Crooks 1' (Diego Luna, Braian Ojeda)
  2. ATL - Saba Lobjanidze 31' (Daniel Ríos, Bartosz Slisz)
  3. RSL - Braian Ojeda 59'
  4. RSL - Cristian Arango 68' (Diego Luna)
  5. RSL - Alexandros Katranis 78' (Diego Luna)
  6. ATL - Daniel Ríos 80' (Brooks Lennon)
  7. RSL - Diego Luna 84' (Maikel Chang)


  • RSL - Diego Luna 57' 🟨
  • ATL - Derrick William 67'🟨
  • ATL - Jay Fortune 89' 🟨

Roster Notes

  • This was the first time Atlanta United and Real Salt Lake played each since 2022, and the first time since 2019 Atlanta traveled to Utah to play RSL.
  • Matt Edwards, who recently signed a homegrown deal with Atlanta United, made his MLS debut after being subbed in during the second half.
  • The three players who were away for the Euros and Copa America have returned to the team. Bartosz Slisz (Poland) and Saba Lobjanidze (Georgia) made the starting XI. Luis Abram (Peru) was available off the bench.
  • Stian Gregersen was available due to yellow card accumulation.

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