Starting XI

Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United faces Philadelphia Union at Subaru Park


Atlanta United Starting XI vs. Philadelphia Union

Brad Guzan (C), Brooks Lennon, Miles Robinson, Luis Abram, Caleb Wiley, Matheus Rossetto (Jay Fortune - 66'), Tristan Muyumba (Miguel Berry - 85'), Thiago Almada, Saba Lobjanidze (Derrick Etienne Jr. - 73'), Xande Silva (Edwin Mosquera - 66'), Giorgos Giakoumakis (Jamal Thiare - 73')

Atlanta United reserves not used

Quentin Westberg, Ronald Hernández, Juanjo Purata, Amar Sejdić

Philadelphia Union Starting XI

Andre Blake, Nathan Harriel, Jack Elliott, Jakob Glesnes, Olivier Mbaizo (Damion Lowe - 83'), Daniel Gazdag, Alejandro Bedoya (c) (Matt Real - 84'), Jack McGlynn, Jesus Bueno (Jose Martinez - 12'), Mikael Uhre (Quinn Sullivan - 62'), Julián Carranza

Philadelphia Union reserves not used

Joe Bendik, Leon Flach, Jeremy Rafanello, Chris Donovan, Tai Baribo


  1. PHI - Daniel Gazdag (Bedoya) 39' ⚽
  2. PHI - Mikael Uhre (Carranza) 41' ⚽
  3. PHI - Julián Carranza (Gazdag) 45+3' ⚽
  4. ATL - Thiago Almada (penalty) 56' ⚽
  5. ATL - Edwin Mosquera (Muyumba) 77' ⚽

Disciplinary Summary

  • PHI - Jack Elliott 34' 🟨
  • PHI - Quinn Sullivan 66' 🟨
  • PHI - Jose Martínez 75' 🟨
  • ATL - Jamal Thiaré 75' 🟨
  • PHI - Nathan Harriel 81' 🟨

Roster Notes

  • Giorgos Giakoumakis entered the match tied for the lead in the Golden Boot race along with Hany Mukhtar of Nashville SC and Luciano Acosta of FC Cincinnati. (Acosta scored Wednesday to take sole possession of the lead in the race.)
  • Thiago Almada is the third player in club history to record at least 10 goals and 10 assists in a single season, joining Miguel Almirón and Tito Villalba. Almada is now also tied with Almirón for second on the club's all-time assist chart in MLS play with 28. The Argentine leads the league in assists and big chances created (21).

Player Availability

  • The club announced Machop Chol has undergone successful surgery and will miss the rest of the 2023 season.
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