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Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United hosts Cruz Azul in Leagues Cup group stage

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Atlanta United Starting XI vs. Cruz Azul

Brad Guzan (C), Ronald Hernández (Edwin Mosquera - 63'), Miles Robinson, Luis Abram, Caleb Wiley (Juanjo Purata - 80'), Tristan Muyumba, Matheus Rossetto (Miguel Berry - 89'), Amar Sejdić (Osvaldo Alonso - 63'), Thiago Almada, Brooks Lennon, Giorgos Giakoumakis

Atlanta United reserves not used

Quentin Westberg, Clément Diop, Noah Cobb, Derrick Etienne Jr., Jay Fortune, Aiden McFadden, Santiago Sosa, Tyler Wolff

Cruz Azul Starting XI

Sebastián Jurado, Ignacio Rivero, Carlos Salcedo, Juan Escobar (C), Willer Ditta, Carlos Rodriguez, Jesus Dueñas (Christian Tabo - 84'), Carlos Rotondi, Moisés (Erik Lira - 64'), Uriel Antuna, Augusto Lotti

Cruz Azul reserves not used

Alfredo Cabañas, Andrés Gudińo, Kevin Castaño, Diber Cambindo, Jesus Escoboza, Cristian Jiménez, Rafael Guerrero, Josué Diaz, Amaury Morales, Luis Iturbide

Disciplinary Summary

  • ATL - Brooks Lennon 6' 🟨
  • CAZ - Jesús Dueñas 8' 🟨
  • ATL - Amar Sejdić 27' 🟨
  • ATL - Ronald Hernández 42' 🟨
  • ATL - Tristan Muyumba 53' 🟨

Scoring Summary

  1. CAZ - Moisés (Rotondi) 20' ⚽
  2. ATL - Thiago Almada 75' ⚽

Roster Notes

  • Tristan Muyumba made his first appearance and first start for Atlanta United. The French midfielder signed with the club during the summer transfer window.
  • Atlanta United met Cruz Azul previously in 2023 during the preseason trip to Mexico City in February when the clubs played a scrimmage at Cruz Azul's home stadium, Estadio Azteca.

Player Availability

  • Machop Chol was unavailable for Atlanta United due to an ankle injury.
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