Starting XI and Roster Notes: Atlanta United takes on FC Cincinnati at TQL Stadium 


Atlanta United Starting XI

Brad Guzan (c), Brooks Lennon, Noah Cobb, Luis Abram, Caleb Wiley, Bartosz Slisz, Dax McCarty (Tristan Muyumba 74'), Thiago Almada (Xande Silva 16' - Edwin Mosquera 74'), Saba Lobjanidze (Jamal Thiaré 61'), Jay Fortune (Stian Gregersen 61'), Giorgos Giakoumakis.

Atlanta United substitions not used

Josh Cohen, Nick Firmino, Ronald Hernández, Daniel Ríos.

FC Cincinnati Starting XI

Gerardo Valenzuela (Bret Halsey 83'), Luciano Acosta (C), Obinna Nwobodo (Malik Pinto, 65'), Pavel Bucha, Luca Orellano (Yamil Asad 90+3'), Ian Murphy, Matt Miazga, Miles Robinson (Nick Hagglund 89'), Yuya Kubo, Roman Celentano, Kevin Kelsy (Sergio Santos 65').

FC Cincinnati substitutions not used

Alec Kann, Kipp Keller, Isaiah Foster, Stiven Jimenez.


  1. CIN - Kevin Kelsy (Luciano Acosta) 7'


  • ATL - Bartosz Slisz 🟨 23'
  • ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis 🟨 74'

Roster Notes

  • Atlanta United are sitting on 99 regular season wins in club history.
  • This is the first match in a double matchweek for the 5-Stripes. On Saturday, they will play against Nashville SC at Geodis Park.
  • Dax McCarty made his third start for the club this season - his second in MLS play.
  • Jay Fortune made his first start for the club in MLS play this season.

Player Availablity

  • Stian Gregersen and Jamal Thiaré are available off the bench. Gregersen missed the last match against D.C. United due to concussion protocol, and Thiaré missed time due to a hamstring related injury.
  • Two players are unavailable for Atlanta United head coach Gonzalo Pineda. View the Availability Report presented by Piedmont.
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