2023 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs

Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United hosts Columbus Crew for Game 2 of Round One Best-of-3 series


Atlanta United Starting XI vs. Columbus Crew

Brad Guzan (C), Brooks Lennon, Miles Robinson, Luis Abram, Caleb Wiley, Tristan Muyumba, Matheus Rossetto (Jay Fortune - 57'), Thiago Almada (Juanjo Purata - 90+3'), Saba Lobjanidze (Tyler Wolff - 80'), Xande Silva (Edwin Mosquera - 80'), Giorgos Giakoumakis (Jamal Thiare - 90+3')

Atlanta United reserves not used

Ozzie Alonso, Ronald Hernández, Amar Sejdić, Quentin Westberg

Columbus Crew Starting XI

Patrick Schulte, Rudy Camacho, Julian Gressel (Mohamed Farsi - 80'), Malte Amundsen, Steven Moreira, Darlington Nagbe (C), Aidan Morris (Christian Ramirez - 80' Jacen Russell-Rowe - 90+1'), Alexandru Matan (Max Arftsen - 90+1'), Sean Zawadzki (Yaw Yeboah - 64'), Cucho Hernandez, Diego Rossi

Columbus Crew reserves not used

Kevin Molino, Yevhen Cheberko, Evan Bush, Jimmy Medranda


  1. ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis (Lennon, Rossetto) 38' ⚽
  2. CLB - Cucho Hernandez (Rossi, Moreira) 45' ⚽
  3. ATL - Xande Silva (Giakoumakis, Lobjanidze) 45+4' ⚽
  4. ATL - Edwin Mosquera (Giakoumakis) 83' ⚽
  5. ATL - Thiago Almada (Caleb Wiley) 88' ⚽
  6. CLB - Max Arftsen (Yaw Yeboah) 90+5' ⚽

Disciplinary Summary

  • ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis (yellow) 18' 🟨
  • CLB - Cucho Hernandez (yellow) 41' 🟨
  • ATL - Xande Silva (yellow) 45+4' 🟨

Roster Notes

Player Availability

  • Machop Chol is unavailable.
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