2023 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs

Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United kicks off Round One Best-of-3 series in Columbus


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


  1. CLB - Cucho Hernández (Rossi) 45+1' ⚽
  2. 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' 🟨

Roster Notes

Player Availability

  • 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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