Match Preview: Atlanta United 2 vs FC Cincinnati

Atlanta United 2 returns to action on Wednesday, Aug. 22 when it hosts FC Cincinnati at Coolray Field. The match is scheduled to kick off at 7:00 p.m. EST and will be streamed live on ESPN+.

Atlanta United 2 returns to Coolray Field for the first time since July 11. The team is coming off an 11-day break since its last outing, a 1-0 loss at Charleston Battery on Aug. 11. FC Cincinnati, currently the top team in the USL with 51 points, is riding a 13-match unbeaten run during which time FCC is 9-0-4 in league play.

This is FCC’s only visit to Coolray Field and the teams’ second meeting this season. In the first match at Nippert Stadium on May 5, ATL UTD 2 scored twice in the first half while out-possessing and out-shooting the MLS-bound club, but Cincinnati capitalized on its chances to come out on top 4-2.

The Orange and Blue hold a 6-1-3 road record with a +6 goal differential. Atlanta has lost just once at Coolray Field this season and currently has a four-match home unbeaten streak.