Atlanta United Starting XI vs. Columbus Crew
Brad Guzan (C), Ronald Hernández (Edwin Mosquera - 60'), Miles Robinson, Luis Abram, Caleb Wiley, Brooks Lennon, Tristan Muyumba (Saba Lobjanidze - HT), Matheus Rossetto, Jay Fortune (Tyler Wolff - 88'), Xande Silva (Jamal Thiaré - 60'), Giorgos Giakoumakis (Derrick Etienne Jr. - 88')
Atlanta United reserves not used
Ozzie Alonso, Juanjo Purata, Amar Sejdić, Quentin Westberg
Columbus Crew Starting XI
Patrick Schulte, Rudy Camacho, Julian Gressel, Malte Almudsen, Steven Moreira, Darlington Nagbe (C), Aidan Morris, Yaw Yeboah, Alexandru Matan (Kevin Molino - 87'), Cucho Hernández, Diego Rossi (Sean Zawadzki - 88')
Columbus Crew reserves not used
Christian Ramirez, Jacen Jackson-Rowe, Yevhen Cheberko, Mohamed Farsi, Evan Bush, Max Arftsen, Jimmy Medranda
- CLB - Cucho Hernández (Rossi) 45+1' ⚽
- CLB - Cucho Hernández (PK) 51' ⚽
- ATL - Tristan Muyumba (yellow) 25' 🟨
- ATL - Miles Robinson (yellow) 71' 🟨
- ATL - Jamal Thiaré (yellow) 77' 🟨
- CLB - Rudy Camacho (yellow) 78' 🟨
- CLB - Diego Rossi (yellow) 79' 🟨
- Homegrown Jay Fortune made his fourth start of the year.
- Striker Giorgos Giakoumakis finished the regular season with 17 goals, which put him tied for second in the Golden Boot race.
- This was the first match for Atlanta United in the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs. No matter the result Wednesday, Atlanta United will host a playoff match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 7. View tickets to the match.
- Thiago Almada was unavailable for Game 1 in the Round One Best-of-3 series. The Atlanta United midfielder is serving a one-match suspension for a red card issued on Decision Day.
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