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Starting XI and roster notes: Atlanta United hosts FC Cincinnati in midweek match

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Atlanta United Starting XI vs. FC Cincinnati

Brad Guzan (C), Brooks Lennon, Miles Robinson, Luis Abram, Caleb Wiley, Tristan Muyumba, Matheus Rossetto (Tyler Wolff - 86'), Thiago Almada, Xande Silva (Amar Sejdic - 76'), Edwin Mosquera (Saba Lobjanidze - 58'), Giorgos Giakoumakis

Atlanta United reserves not used

Quentin Westberg, Ronald Hernández, Juanjo Purata, Miguel Berry, Derrick Etienne Jr., Santiago Sosa

FC Cincinnati Starting XI

Roman Celentano, Nick Hagglund, Matt Miazga, Alvaro Barreal, Ian Murphy, Bret Halsey (Santiago Arias - HT), Obinna Nwobodo, Yuya Kubo (Marco Angulo - 71'), Luciano Acosta (c) (Malik Pinto - 90'), Sergio Santos (Junior Moreno - HT), Brandon Vazquez

FC Cincinnati reserves not used

Alec Kann, Alvas Powell, Raymon Gaddis, London Aghedo, Gerardo Valenzuela

Scoring Summary

  1. ATL - Edwin Mosquera 10' ⚽
  2. CIN - Luciano Acosta (Moreno) 75' ⚽
  3. CIN - Brandon Vazquez (Barreal, Acosta) 80' ⚽

Disciplinary 

  • CIN - Obinna Nwobodo 41' 🟨
  • ATL - Matheus Rossetto 60' 🟨
  • ATL - Tristan Muyumba 72' 🟨

Roster Notes

  • Head coach Gonzalo Pineda will miss this match due to yellow card accumulation after picking up his third yellow card of the season against Nashville SC.
  • Atlanta United used the same starting lineup as its last match, a 4-0 win over Nashville SC.
  • Thiago Almada is the reigning MLS Player of the Matchday. He contributed to three of Atlanta's four goals against Nashville last weekend.
  • Almada is one assist shy from the club record in a single season held by Miguel Almirón and Julian Gressel.
  • Giorgos Giakoumakis has scored 12 goals on the season, one shy of the current Golden Boot leader, Hany Mukhtar of Nashville SC.

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