Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United hosts New York City FC for midweek match


Atlanta United Starting XI vs. New York City FC

Brad Guzan (C), Brooks Lennon, Noah Cobb, Juanjo Purata, Andrew Gutman, Jay Fortune (Matheus Rossetto - 64'), Franco Ibarra (Nick Firmino - 87'), Amar Sejdić (Luke Brennan - 87'), Caleb Wiley (Machop Chol - 64'), Tyler Wolff (Ozzie Alonso - 77'), Miguel Berry

Atlanta United reserves not used

Ronald Hernández, Aiden McFadden, Quentin Westberg

New York City FC Starting XI

Luis Barraza, Tony Alfaro, Justin Haak, Tayvon Gray, Braian Cufre (Kevin O'Toole - 76'), Alfredo Morales (C), Keaton Parks, Stephen Turnbull, Santiago Rodriguez (Andres Jasson - 90'), Richard Ledezma (Talles Magno - 75'), Gabriel Pereira (Matias Pellegrini - 76')

Disciplinary Summary

  • ATL - Noah Cobb 22' 🟨
  • NYC - Braian Cufre 71' 🟨
  • ATL - Andrew Gutman 75' 🟨
  • NYC - Matias Pellegrini 81' 🟨
  • NYC - Santiago Rodriguez 87' 🟨

Scoring Summary

  1. NYC - Gabriel Pereira (Parks) 1' ⚽
  2. ATL - Tyler Wolff (Fortune) 11' ⚽
  3. NYC - Gabriel Pereira (Ledezma) 56' ⚽
  4. ATL - Nick Firmino (Lennon, Chol) 95' ⚽

Roster Notes

  • Atlanta United signed Luke Brennan and Nick Firmino to short-term agreements. Each will be eligible for selection for Wednesday’s home match against New York City FC and Saturday’s match at New York Red Bulls. Both players made their league debut.
  • Atlanta United started four Homegrowns, setting the club record the most in an MLS regular season match.
  • Brennan became the second-ever Native American MLS player. Learn more.
  • Tyler Wolff scored the 350th goal in the club history in MLS regular season play.
  • Jay Fortune made his second consecutive MLS start.
  • Wolff entered the starting XI in an MLS match for the first time in 2023.
  • Noah Cobb made his second start of the season

Player Availability

  • Atlanta United was without leading scorer Giorgos Giakoumakis due to yellow card accumulation.
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