Atlanta on home loss to Nashville SC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday. Following today’s result, Atlanta are currently 8th with 27 points from 29 matches, while Nashville sit in 2nd, with 35 points from 29.
Nashville started the first half well, with a goal from Ríos just before half-time to see out the first half 0-1.
Nashville continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Leal just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 2-0.
For Atlanta, López, Rossetto, Damm and Hernández, came on for Amar Sejdic, Franco, Luiz Araujo and Lennon. Nashville brought on Leal, Aké Loba and Muyl, to replace Ríos, Sapong and Mukhtar.
There were bookings for Barco and Amar Sejdic from Atlanta, and Lovitz, Tah Anunga and Leal, for Nashville.
|Atlanta United:||Guzan, Franco (Rossetto, min.68), Robinson, Walkes, Lennon (Hernández, min.84), George Bello, Amar Sejdic (López, min.68), Moreno, Luiz Araujo (Damm, min.84), Barco and Josef Martinez|
|Nashville SC:||Willis, Zimmerman, Johnston, Romney, Lovitz, Washington, Godoy, Mukhtar (Muyl, min.89), Tah Anunga, Sapong (Aké Loba, min.80) and Ríos (Leal, min.59)|
|Goals:||Ríos (0-1, min. 45) and Leal (0-2, min. 95)|