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
- ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis (Lennon, Rossetto) 38' ⚽
- CLB - Cucho Hernandez (Rossi, Moreira) 45' ⚽
- ATL - Xande Silva (Giakoumakis, Lobjanidze) 45+4' ⚽
- ATL - Edwin Mosquera (Giakoumakis) 83' ⚽
- ATL - Thiago Almada (Caleb Wiley) 88' ⚽
- CLB - Max Arftsen (Yaw Yeboah) 90+5' ⚽
- ATL - Giorgos Giakoumakis (yellow) 18' 🟨
- CLB - Cucho Hernandez (yellow) 41' 🟨
- ATL - Xande Silva (yellow) 45+4' 🟨
- Midfielder Thiago Almada returned to the starting XI. He missed Game 1 of the Best-of-3 series because he was serving a red card suspension.
- On Monday, Almada was also named 2023 MLS Young Player of the Year.
- Atlanta United striker Giorgos Giakoumakis was named 2023 MLS Newcomer of the Year on November 2.
- This was Game 2 for Atlanta United in the Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs. The Crew won the first meeting at Lower.com Field and Atlanta's win Tuesday means a third game in Columbus will decide the series. Learn more about this year's playoff format.
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