Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United visits Yankee Stadium to take on New York City FC


Atlanta United Starting XI vs. New York City FC

Brad Guzan (C), Brooks Lennon, Miles Robinson, Juanjo Purata, Caleb Wiley, Franco Ibarra, Amar Sejdić (Matheus Rossetto - 66'), Thiago Almada, Luiz Araújo (Machop Chol - 85'), Derrick Etienne Jr. (Santiago Sosa - 66'), Giorgos Giakoumakis (Luis Abram - 90')

Atlanta United reserves not used

Miguel Berry, Andrew Gutman, Ronald Hernández, Quentin Westberg, Tyler Wolff

New York City FC Starting XI

Luis Barraza, Brian Cufre, Maxime Chanot, Thiago Martins, Mitja Ilenic, James Sands (c) (Alfredo Morales - 66'), Santiago Rodriguez, Keaton Parks, Matias Pellegrini (Gabriel Pereira - 64'), Talles Magno, Gabe Segal (Richard Ledezma - 65')

Disciplinary Summary

  • ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis 45+1' 🟨
  • NYC - Matias Pellegrini 54' 🟨
  • ATL - Franco Ibarra 62' 🟥
  • NYC - Maxime Chanot 77' 🟨
  • NYC - Mitja Ilenic 90+3' 🟨

Scoring Summary

  1. ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis (Almada) 70' ⚽
  2. NYC - Gabriel Pereira (Ilenic) 72' ⚽

Roster Notes

  • Head coach Gonzalo Pineda went with the same starting XI that he did in the club's previous match against Red Bulls.
  • Luiz Araújo made his 50th MLS appearance.
  • Saturday marked Atlanta United's 200th MLS regular season match.
  • Atlanta has now scored in each of its first seven games to start the season, extending a club record.
  • Striker Giorgos Giakoumakis scored in his third consecutive match.
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